classic rock

Watch Queen's Brian May Play Guitar With a Koala on His Shoulder

The locals are clearly excited to have May and the band in town, as evidenced by the eager koala who wanted to get a close-up look at his guitar playing.
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Steve Miller Band Sets Summer 'Americana' Tour

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band behind favorites like “Swingtown,” “Take the Money and Run” and “Jet Airliner” have announced their 2020 Americana tour. The 40 city trek kicks off June 13th in Austin and runs through September 4th in Puyallup, WA.
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Black Sabbath's Debut Album 50 Years Later, the Core of Heavy Metal

50 years ago on February 13, 1970 Black Sabbath dropped their self-titled and game-changing debut album. Many in the world consider this project to be the first Heavy Metal album and the birth of the genre. The band consisting of guitarist Tony Iommi , drummer Bill Ward , bassist Geezer Butler and...
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Ozzy Osbourne Shares He's Had Parkinson's For Years

Fans knew Ozzy Osbourne was dealing with his share of health challenges, but they didn’t know the full extent of them until he revealed that he had Parkinson’s disease. The Prince of Darkness and his wife, Sharon, revealed the diagnosis on “Good Morning America” last month, and while the disease...
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Queen Guitarist Brian May Lashes Out at 'Disrespectful' Cameraman

Queen guitarist Brian May is thanking fans for their support in the aftermath of a run-in he had with a cameraman. May arrived at the airport in Brisbane this week to begin the Australian leg of the Queen + Adam Lambert tour, which includes a benefit concert for wildfires relief . As May was...
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Def Leppard Teams Up With ZZ Top for Fall Tour

As if taking part in one of the biggest rock tours of the summer wasn’t enough, Def Leppard is following it up with a fall tour with another legendary band. Just weeks after the stadium tour with Mötley Crüe , Poison and Joan Jett ends, the “Rock of Ages” band will hit the road with ZZ Top . The 16...
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The Song Guns N' Roses Has Played Live the Most

Guns N’ Roses went through a lengthy period of uncertainty between the release of 1993’s The Spaghetti Incident and the start of their Not in This Lifetime tour in 2016. Even though frontman Axl Rose (and keyboardist Dizzy Reed ) carried on the GNR name on tour and on 2008’s Chinese Democracy ,...
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Joey Kramer Rejoins Aerosmith After GRAMMY Dispute

“On the drums, Mr. Joey Kramer.” And with that introduction, everything appears to be back to normal in Aerosmith land. Kramer was the first band member on stage during their Vegas residency show on Monday. Frontman Steven Tyler gave him the spotlight as he kicked off the appropriately named “Let...
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9 Forgotten Hair Metal Songs That Deserve to Be Remembered

It’s the genre that critics loved to hate and fans have kept around to this day: hair metal. The label in and of itself is limiting and loathed by those involved, but it’s the easiest way to describe the kind of hard-rocking, meticulously-produced, guitar solo-infused music that took off in the...
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Dee Snider Promotes Petition for AC/DC to Play the Super Bowl

Dee Snider is moving full speed ahead with his quest to get rock music back in the game. The Twisted Sister frontman is promoting a change.org petition that aims to put AC/DC on stage during the next Super Bowl halftime show. Not since The Who in 2010 has a traditional rock band earned top billing...
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