Classic Rock News

All three members of ZZ Top spoke at length about the man Frank Beard referred to as their "father figure." Continue reading…
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The makers of a Jimi Hendrix-branded alcoholic beverage must change their packaging and promotional materials. Continue reading…
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Ritchie Blackmore reached deeper into his past for the final night of his 2016 return to rock. Continue reading…
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Joel played three songs, two of which were covers, with Big Shot in Huntington, N.Y., last night (June 24). Continue reading…
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In discussing the "Stairway to Heaven" trial, Paul Stanley referenced similarities between a Bruce Springsteen song and one of Kiss' biggest hits. Continue reading…
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Ultimate Classic Rock spoke with the former Journey drummer on the anniversary of his sobriety. Continue reading…
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This Day in Music History

Tickets for a forthcoming Rolling Stones gig at the Hollywood Bowl were set to become the most expensive in rock 'n' roll history. Fans would have to pay up to £249 for a seat - £2 per minute to watch...
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During sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, recorded 'John, I'm Only Dancing', with on lead guitar and Lou Reed on rhythm guitar. The track which was released and became a hit single in the...
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During a world tour, played two shows at Town Hall, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. The flight from Auckland to Dunedin was tense due the receipt of an anonymous threat that a "germ bomb" had bee...
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