Classic Rock News

EAGLES Kick Off 1st Major Tour w/o Glen Frey...

In their first major outing since the death of founding member GLEN FREY , The EAGLES started their 52 date tour earlier this week in Indianapolis. With Deacon Frey and Vince Gill now part of the band's line-up, the beloved American band turned in a 28-song set, packed with most of their hits, and...
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Here's More Deets on the LED ZEPPELIN Anniversary Book...

More info has been provided re: the upcoming publication of 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin,' the 368-page book that lists Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones as authors... Publisher Reel Art Press boasts that the hardcover tome "is the first and only official illustrated book to be...
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Singer ANN WILSON (Heart) Plots Next Solo Album.

ANN WILSON of HEART will be resuming her solo tour this month, and the singing sister of Heart has revealed that her next solo album will be (tentatively) called 'Project Dead Guys.' In her announcement, Ms. Wilson outlined that the theme of the LP will be to pay tribute to other Rockers who have...
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AEROSMITH's Joe Perry: "I'd Like To Record New Aerosmith Music'

It seems that it wasn't all that long ago that Heritage Rockers, AEROSMITH were talking 'Farewell Tour,' going so far as performing shows in Europe as their 'Aerovederci' Tour. However, the band was a little more 'cagey' about any such plans for the U.S. Now it appears that any kind of 'farewell'...
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Black Sabbath's GEEZER BUTLER-"No more reunions..."

The last BLACK SABBATH tour, which was dubbed 'The End' pretty much left no doubt that it was, indeed, the end for the pioneering Heavy Metal band, however, just to be clear, bassist GEEZER BUTLER has confirmed that, moving forward, there will not be any more 'reunions' with his band mates, TONY...
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What Were The Top North American Tours in 2017?

The recent publication of the Nielsen 2017 Year-End Report showed that Metal Masters METALLICA were the top act in 2017, landing the #1 position on the "Top 5 Genre Artists" list in 'The Year In Rock' category, and Metallica's 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' album took the #3 spot on the 'Top 5...
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RAY THOMAS of The Moody Blues Passes Away.

RAY THOMAS , multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and a founding member of The MOODY BLUES has died, according to sources that include his record company, Esoteric Recordings ( read statement here ), and his friend & band mate since the beginning, John Lodge . Especially tragic about this...
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GUNS N' ROSES Latest Tour Is 4th Largest of All Time!

According to Billboard Magazine , The now 2-year-old GUNS N' ROSES 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour is now the 4th largest tour of all time! The Gunners 'Reunion' tour (to date) has grossed over 475 Million dollars from ticket sales, with the band having performed for approximately 4.3 million fans...
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TESLA Posts 'Recap' Video of 2017, Continue Work On NEW Album...

The hard-rockin' Sacramento, California band TESLA continue to enjoy their heritage career, and while they are looking forward to rockin' some more in 2018, they first wanted to acknowledge, and thank their faithful fans for the past year. TESLA recently posted a 6 1/2 minute video clip, which you...
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Another 'New' JIMI HENDRIX LP Coming In March 2018!

With the literally dozens of albums released in the many years since his death in 1970, you might need to be reminded that JIMI HENDRIX released a total of only 3 albums while the legendary guitarist was alive... Now, (IMO) a bunch of those releases early on (with a few exceptions) were nothing...
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