Classic Rock

New Music Releases For June!

The month of June will bring a healthy amount of new box sets from lots of heritage rockers, and new solo efforts from some of music's 'Elder Statesmen.' Of the planned box set releases, it's interesting to note that a number of them will feature vinyl releases, including those from Black Sabbath...
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DICKEY BETTS Plays For Hometown Crowd For 1st Time In 4 Years

It was only last November that guitarist DICKEY BETTS of Allman Brothers Band fame, having not performed publicly for some time, "called it a career" and announced his retirement , telling Rolling Stone Magazine at that time, "My career is over." Fortunately for fans of the veteran guitar player,...
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U2 Set Date For 'Invitation Only' Gig At NYC's Apollo Theater

As U2 continues on their 'Songs of Experience & Innocence' world trek, the heritage rockers will take a break from arenas and stadiums to play an intimate, 'invitation only' show at New York's legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem. On June 11th, U2 will present songs from the newest work, 'Songs...
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'Belly Up' w/ New DEF LEPPARD Branded Beer!

Just added to the bill for the upcoming DEF LEPPARD & JOURNEY Tour...a NEW , Def Leppard branded beer! Yes, starting with the 2nd tour date (Albany, NY) on their massive, joint tour, Def Lep fans will be able to toast their favorite rockers with 'Def Leppard Pale,' produced by Elysian Brewing...
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The ROLLING STONES Announce Next 'From The Vault' CD/DVD Release...

The next offering from The ROLLING STONES ' 'From The Vault' series of live recordings has just been announced, and will be released in mid-July. The new set, titled 'No Security-San Jose 1999,' is culled from the final performance of The Stones' tour of the same name, and will be available on DVD...
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GUNS N' ROSES Upcoming Box Set Omits 'One' Song

With GUNS N' ROSES fans still buzzing over the recent announcement of the 'Appetite For Destruction' box sets (including the $999 'Locked & Loaded' Edition) coming in late June, it's been pointed out that there is apparently a song that's been left off the new, mammoth collection...The Gunner's...
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'Untold Stories' of METALLICA Bassist Cliff Burton Addressed In New Film

'The Salvation Kingdom' is a new, 90-minute film about the life and tragic death of original METALLICA bass player, CLIFF BURTON . The iconic musician played on the first 3 Metallica albums-"Kill 'Em All", "Ride The Lightning" and "Master Of Puppets",' and was the co-writer of Metallica classics, "...
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QUEEN The Latest Classic Rockers To Set Up 'Residency' In Las Vegas

Following the likes of Aerosmith, ZZ Top, The Who, Elton John , and other heritage music acts, QUEEN , through their official website , have announced their plans for a Las Vegas residency that will run for the first 3 weeks of September 2018. In the press release announcing the shows dubbed as '...
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Lil' Steven Van Zandt Inducted To N.J. Hall of Fame, Honored By Pal, Bruce

"Though born in Boston, Massachusetts, there is no purer distillation of the Jersey ethos than 'Little' Steven Van Zandt," is what BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN said of Lil' Steven , who over the weekend, was inducted to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Mr. Van Zandt was feted along with Jersey natives, Meryl...
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Details Of GUNS N' ROSES 'Appetite' Box Set 'Leak' On-Line Early

Apparently pre-empting a big announcement from GUNS N' ROSES , a now-deleted internet video ( follow the link below to watch ) featured the contents of a planned box set for their 'Appetite For Destruction' album. The announcement from GN'R is (was) scheduled for Friday May 4th, and now, thanks to...
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