Classic Rock News

Some of the memories are funny, while others are outrageous, but all of them point to the deep connection shared by AC/DC and Cheap Trick. Continue reading…
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How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life. Continue reading…
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The death of AC/DC's founder has caused many friends and admirers to share their grief on social media. Continue reading…
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Retired AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young had been suffering from dementia for several years. Continue reading…
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King Crimson have never not been interesting. Continue reading…
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With his outsized personality, outspoken opinion and conservative-leaning political views, Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons has long been a natural fit for guest appearances on the Fox News network. Continue reading…
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It can be argued that Paul Simon put more effort into 'The Capeman' than any other project in his long career – he certainly put in more time. Continue reading…
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David Coverdale revealed that Whitesnake are preparing a new album for release next year. Continue reading…
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This Day in Music History

US celebrity publicist Paul Wasserman, died aged 73 of respiratory failure. His clients included Neil Diamond, Tom Petty and James Taylor. His career ended in 2000, when he was jailed for six mont...
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A Belgian songwriter won a plagiarism case against over her 1998 hit single Frozen. Salvatore Acquaviva claimed that the song copied one of his recordings, the judge agreed that Madonna's single used...
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American composer and orchestral arranger Michael Kamen died of a heart attack in London aged 55. Worked with Pink Floyd, Roger Daltrey, Aerosmith, Tom Petty, Eurythmics, Queensryche, Rush, Metalli...
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made their first appearance outside the US when they appeared on Channel 4 UK TV show The following night they made their live UK debut when the played at Dingwalls, London.
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was at No.1 on the UK & US album charts. The original cover and interior gatefold art consisted of a surreal collection of random images. Behind the front cover was a rotatable laminated card disc, co...
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received silver LP discs for 'Please Please Me' and 'With the Beatles' at a ceremony held at EMI House in London. They also received a silver EP for 'Twist and Shout' and a silver single for 'She Love...
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