classic rock

Why This Guns N' Roses Fan Was Banned From Their Concerts For Life

He’s been to 32 shows, tattooed the band’s autographs on his arm, and named his son Axl, but Rick Dunsford is apparently the last person Guns N’ Roses wants to see at its shows. The Mississippi resident says GNR banned him for life because it thinks he leaked Chinese Democracy demos online...
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Metallica to Headline 5 U.S. Festivals in 2020

Metallica will headline five U.S. festivals in 2020: Epicenter, Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, and Aftershock. The announcement is the payoff for the countdown clock the band teased earlier this week. Metallica will play on two nights of each festival – all produced by the...
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Van Halen's 7 Best Songs of the David Lee Roth Era

There aren’t many more rock ‘n roll fan debates that are more polarizing than the David Lee Roth vs. Sammy Hagar eras of Van Halen . We personally loved them both. Roth has the benefit of being the original, but how many replacement singers could have helped keep the band relevant through the rest...
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Ozzy Postpones Tour Dates Again: 'I'm Not Dying, I'm Recovering'

Ozzy Osbourne says he’s not quite ready to get back on-stage after a series of health issues. In a video message to fans, the “Crazy Train” singer said he was postponing European tour dates once again, but North American dates were not affected. The European trek was scheduled to begin at the start...
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In Honor of John Lennon's Birthday, 10 Memorable Post-Beatles Songs

They probably didn’t realize it at the time, but The Beatles were churning out more material in the sixties than can be reasonably expected of a rock band. And despite releasing twelve studio albums in less than a decade as the Fab Four, John Lennon , Paul McCartney , George Harrison and Ringo...
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The Eagles Announce Elaborate 'Hotel California' Tour

The Eagles are taking one of their classic albums on the road. Following a sold-out, three-night run in Las Vegas, the band announced it will bring its Hotel California show to more cities. Each concert will start with a set of the 1976 album in its entirety, accompanied by a 46-piece orchestra and...
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Elton John Reveals He Was '24 Hours Away From Death' in New Memoir

Elton John is opening about his near-death experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years ago. In his shocking new memoir, Me: Elton John , the 72-year-old discloses he was “24 hours away from death” after developing complications from prostate surgery in 2017, in new excerpts...
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What is Metallica Counting Down To?

Metallica fans’ heads are spinning faster than the descending numbers on a cryptic website launched by the band. Metallica’s social media directs users to metallicaxx.com, where there’s nothing but a flickering countdown clock on a black background. The clock is set to hit zero on Thursday, and...
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KISS to Play Indian Ocean Concert to 'Entice Sharks'

“We’re going to do something totally crazy, and it’s going to be absolutely epic,” says outdoors tour guide Matt Waller . He’s announcing one of the most unique concerts ever – KISS playing above the Indian Ocean to entice sharks. Experts say the feared fish love the low-frequency sounds of rock...
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Foreigner Singer Lou Gramm Hospitalized, Sidelined from Tour

Original Foreigner singer Lou Gramm is hospitalized with a severe respiratory infection, dehydration and fatigue, forcing him to sit out a few concerts. "I’m very disappointed about not being able to perform at the Foreigner Double Vision: Then & Now shows for all the fans,” the 69-year-old...
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