Classic Rock

PINK FLOYD's Nick Mason To Resurrect Band's Early Music w/ New 'Supergroup'

Drummer NICK MASON , a founding member and a constant presence on every single PINK FLOYD album, has put together a new 'Supergroup' with the sole purpose of revisiting and performing the music from the early part of the legendary band's career. The 4-piece band's name, 'Nick Mason's Saucerful of...
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CLAPTON's 'Life In 12 Bars' Documentary Headed For Video Release

If you missed the broadcast run of the ERIC CLAPTON documentary, 'Life In 12 Bars,' or if you want to have your own copy of the stunning and personal documentary of the guitarist's personal life, you only need wait until June 8th. That's the official release date for the film on DVD, Blu-ray, and...
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DICKEY BETTS (Unretired) Adds More Dates To His 2018 Schedule

Guitarist DICKEY BETTS , an original member (and one of the 2 surviving members) of The Allman Brothers Band , has not only reversed his November 2017 decision to retire , he has added more dates to his return to touring! It was shortly after the announcement of his retirement (on his Dec.12th...
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ZZ TOP Readies 2nd Vinyl Album Box Set

Like lots of other Classic Rock acts who were around when there were only vinyl albums (or cassettes & 8-tracks!) available to hear their music, ZZ Top has for a second time, joined the move to re-release their previous recordings once again on vinyl. Last year saw The ZZ-3 release 'Cinco: The...
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Some Q & A w/ Billy Gibbons.

In advance of the upcoming 'Blues & Bayous' Tour with John Fogerty , The Rev. Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ TOP was recently interviewed by Classic Rock Revisited . Some highlights from the conversation... On how the 'Blues & Bayous Tour came about: Billy: The appeal…the opportunity to return to...
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MEGADETH Re-releasing 1985 Debut w/ New Mix & Extra Features!

MEGADETH 's 1985 debut album, 'Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!,' is set for re-release in June to mark the 35th anniversary of the pioneering Thrash Metal band. The new edition, 'The Final Kill, ' features a new album mix, and a slew of alternate takes, demos, and live selections.(...
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BEATLES' 'Yellow Submarine' To Surface Again This Summer.

This year brings with it 2 BEATLES ' anniversaries: Later in the year (December) will mark a half century since the release of the 1968 double LP, 'The Beatles,' commonly referred to as the 'White Album,' and in July, a 50th Anniversary, digitally-restored version of ' Yellow Submarine' will hit...
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PINK FLOYD's Live 'Pulse' Recording Being Re-released On Vinyl!

'Pulse,' the 1995 'Live' album that chronicled PINK FLOYD 's 1994 performances in England and Europe is headed for a re-release on high quality vinyl! Set for a May release, Floyd (and vinyl) fans can grab up the captivating performance on 4 heavyweight,180 gram vinyl LPs, housed in a nice package...
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3 Giants of 'Alt-Rock' Team Up For Summer Tour!

Three of the biggest & most successful bands of the 1990's- BUSH , STONE TEMPLE PILOT S, & THE CULT -are teaming up for a (brief) Summer tour that has been dubbed the 'Revolution 3 Tour,' and is scheduled to hit the road starting in late-July. In what is described as a "revolving headline...
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I Didn't Know This About John Fogerty...

Had he not had a revelatory conversation with BOB DYLAN years ago, it's entirely possible that JOHN FOGERTY might never have reclaimed the legacy of his songs and would never have performed them before an audience again. The legendary creative force of Creedence Clearwater Revival had famously...
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