classic-rock

Metallica and Elton John Make Big Donations to Australian Wildfires Relief

Two of the biggest names in music are making large donations to Australian wildfires relief efforts. Metallica is pledging $750,000 to the NSW Rural Fire Service and the Country Fire Authority in Victoria. The band made the announcement in an Instagram post that included a picture of a lone...
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7 Memorable David Bowie Duets, Collabs and Covers

When David Bowie was in his prime, which was most of his life, anybody who was somebody wanted to be him, or be near him. He was the definition of rock and roll, which means he didn’t play by any rules when it came to writing, recording or dressing. He blew minds with 1969’s “Space Oddity” before...
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9 Rock Stars Who Played in Multiple Successful Bands

Some people have all the luck. Not that it doesn’t require a ton of hard work, dedication and practice to make a living playing music. But imagine being in one of the biggest rock bands of the early 90s, and then starting another band that dominates for a quarter century after that. Or imagine...
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Brian May of Queen Says He Was 'Engulfed' With Depression Over Christmas

Brian May is speaking out about the depression he went through over the holidays, writing on Instagram about pulling himself out of feelings that “engulfed” him Standing in front of a painting gifted to him by Joe Elliot of Def Leppard , the legendary Queen guitarist writes about his own struggles...
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Allman Brothers Band 50th Anniversary Tribute Set for NYC

The surviving members of the last Allman Brothers Band line-up are getting together to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary. Drummer Jaimoe Johanson , guitarists Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks , bassist Oteil Burbridge and percussionist Marc Quinones will reunite under the name The Brothers for a...
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Gene Simmons Puts Ice Cubes in His Cereal

The new year is starting with some disturbing breaking news for KISS fans: Gene Simmons has revealed that he puts ice cubes in his cereal. Perhaps his taste buds are different than the average person’s because of that notorious tongue, but the 70-year-old bass player certainly does breakfast his...
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End of the Decade Anthems for Your New Year's Playlist

It’s the end of the decade as we know it, and we feel fine because we’re expecting another round of the roaring 20s. The robots haven’t completely taken over yet, and the predictions of doom and gloom that accompanied Y2K still haven’t happened. But it’s always a good idea to party like it’s your...
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Rare Rolling Stones Images on Display in New Bill Wyman Photography Book

There have been countless books - containing hundreds of photographs - written about the Rolling Stones , but no outsider has the quality of material that can be provided by a band member with a camera. Longtime bassist Bill Wyman has announced the release of his new, limited edition book “Stones...
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Motley Pew: Vince Neil Goes to Church on Christmas Day

Vince Neil really means it when he sings “Shout at the Devil.” The Mötley Crüe frontman practiced what he preached when he attended church services on Christmas Day. Neil sat next to Mike Wolfe , star of the History Channel series “American Pickers, who posted the evidence on Instagram with the...
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Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica Honor the Anniversary of Lemmy's Death

Saturday December 28 marked the fourth anniversary of the passing of metal icon Lemmy Kilmister . The Motörhead leader died just days after his 70th birthday, and his imprint on the world of music remains. In honor of the day, Metallica shared a clip of the band performing alongside Lemmy in 2009,...
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