Rock Music

Why December 16th Matters In Rock History

It’s December 16th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1970, five singles and five albums by <b>Creedence Clearwater …

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Big Big Train Smash Into Physical Singles Top 40 At No. 2!!

British prog rockers <b>Big Big Train</b> have achieved the remarkable feat of crashing in at No. 2 on the Physical Singles Chart with their current seasonal …

Classic Rock

Jack Antonoff Teases 'Sesame Street' Appearance on Instagram

Jack Antonoff, can you tell us how to get to <i>Sesame Street</i>?<p>The <b>Bleachers</b> frontman posted a series of photos and clips on Friday (Dec. 15) from the set …

Pop Music

Rob Halford Shares Rock Hall and Roll of Fame Rejection Letter

<b>Judas Priest</b> recently learned that despite their long career as one of the progenitors of heavy metal, they've been passed over for inclusion into …

Judas Priest

Queens of the Stone Age Loses Another TV Spot Over Assault Incident

<b>Queens of the Stone Age</b>'s scheduled appearance on Thursday's "Ellen" was abruptly canceled this week after frontman <b>Josh Homme</b> was pictured on video …

Stone Age

The Original Rock 'n' Roll Guitar God Was Actually a Goddess

Rock 'n' roll was born and baptized in a smoky nightclub somewhere, but the baby was conceived in a church. Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Gene Simmons Sued For Sexual Assault

<b>Gene Simmons</b> is being sued for sexual assault after he allegedly groped a woman.<p>According to the lawsuit, which TMZ reports was filed by a Jane Doe, …

San Bernardino

Why December 15th Matters In Rock History

It’s December 15th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1990, <b>Rod</b> <b>Stewart</b> married model <b>Rachel</b> <b>Hunter</b> in Beverly Hills. …

Beverly Hills

Whitesnake stream rousing live version of Fool For Your Loving

Whitesnake have released a live stream of their classic 1980 track <i>Fool For Your Loving</i>.<p>It’s been lifted from the upcoming package <i>The Purple Tour …

Classic Rock

All-Star Elton John Grammy Salute Concert Set for January

Elton John's career in music will be celebrated by a slew of artists at a special concert called "I'm Still Standing: A Grammy Salute." Continue …

Elton John

Scott Ian Talks Malcolm Young Influence: He ‘Was My Guitar Teacher’

<b>Anthrax</b>'s <b>Scott Ian</b> says there was no guitarist more important to his development on the guitar, as a player and a songwriter, than late <b>AC/DC</b> <b></b>rhythm …

AC/DC

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson to appear on Christmas University Challenge

Bruce Dickinson will appear on a celebrity version of the BBC TV show University Challenge over the festive period.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Doors' Last Filmed Show to Release as 'Live at the Isle of Wight'

Doors fans will have a belated opportunity to revisit one of the later chapters in the band's history with singer Jim Morrison in early 2018, with …

Classic Rock

We rank all of this year's Christmas music from worst to best

We take a listen to all of this year's Christmas rock music and rank it in order of festive greatness<p>What's the best bit about Christmas? All the …

Christmas

Richie Sambora Can't Wait for Rock Hall of Fame Induction

<b>Richie Sambora</b> hadn't yet spoken to his former bandmates in <b>Bon Jovi</b> before he excitedly accepted the invitation to the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of …

ICYMI: Chuck rocks to news from the music world

In case you missed it... yesterday, the 2018 inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced and Chuck can't help but rock out.

U.S. Politics

Jack Black explains why Ronnie James Dio is his favourite heavy metal vocalist ever

Ahead of the release of his new movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle next week, Jack Black dropped by to record a one-hour My Planet Rocks special.

Ronnie James Dio

The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, December 15

What happened in music this week? Lots of activity on the mergers and acquisitions front. The FCC repealed net neutrality rules over significant …

SXSW

Tracks Of The Week: new music and videos from Myles Kennedy, Blondie and more

Are you sitting comfortably? Good, then we'll begin with Classic Rock's Tracks Of The Week. Listen, ingest, then VOTE for your favourite from this …

Classic Rock

The 10 Best Five Finger Death Punch Songs, Chosen By Zoltan Bathory

With six studio albums tucked firmly under their bullet belts, <b>Five Finger Death Punch</b> aren't short of a massive tune or two – just look at their …

Guitar

Classic Rock's Second Best Albums

Pity the always-overlooked No. 2. Second place is often simply thought of as the best-finishing loser. One of the key synonyms for this condition …

Mick Jagger

The 10 Best U2 Songs of the 21st Century

U2's brand new LP, <i>Songs of Experience</i>, just hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, making them the only band in pop history to have chart leaders …

Music

Joe Biden visits Meghan McCain on 'The View' to offer support after her father's cancer diagnosis

Plus, the induction ceremony for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will take place in April, with Bon Jovi headlining.

Meghan McCain

Nina Simone’s overdue Rock Hall induction shows the canon is still allergic to women

Nina Simone has been eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame since its inception. Why is she only being honored now?<p>On April 14, 2018, Nina Simone …

Music

Misfits Plan Strict "No Cellphone" Policy at Reunion Shows

The reunited <b>Misfits</b>, featuring <b>Glenn Danzig</b>, <b>Jerry Only</b> and <b>Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein</b>, have revealed plans to enforce a strict no-cellphone policy …

Supergroup Legend Of The Seagullmen launch new track Shipswreck

Supergroup Legend Of The Seagullmen have shared a stream of their new single <i>Shipswreck</i>.<p>The band features Tool drummer Danny Carey, Mastodon guitarist …

Classic Rock

Metallica Manager Says There's 'Simple' Trick to the Band's Longevity

<b>Metallica</b> co-manager <b>Peter Mensch</b> says "respect" is the key to the legendary metal band's longevity and incredible earning potential.<p>Last week, …

Longevity

Def Leppard’s Phil Collen: Hysteria Was The Best Thing We Ever Did

<b>Def Leppard</b>’s Phil Collen has reflected on the band’s classic 1987 album <i>Hysteria</i>.<p>The follow-up to 1983’s <i>Pyromania</i> was a massive success, racking up …

Your Prog Xmas Buyers' Guide

Looking for that last minute prog-related Christmas gift? Look no further than our round-up of proggy delights...<p>Everyone wants a proggy Christmas, …

Classic Rock

Axios AM

1 big thing: ​The Donald's Democratic surge<p>Election-night party in Birmingham (AP's John Bazemore)<p><b>President Trump</b> is slowly but surely giving …

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