Classic Rock

ROBERT PLANT Announces Dates For 2nd Leg of North American Tour!

ROBERT PLANT 's long awaited North American Tour had no sooner wrapped up on March 2nd when the legendary singer announced a second leg of dates that will last the entire month of June... The 12 shows on the first jaunt saw Robert and his band, The Sensational Shape Shifters 'wowing' the audiences...
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Looks Like A (Full) BON JOVI Reunion For Rock Hall Induction...

It took 9 years of being nominated, but BON JOVI was finally inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for 2018, and it's just been announced that original members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such will reunite with the band for the first time in years! (Sambora left in 2013, and Alec John Such...
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Monkee Business.

"Hey hey, we're The Monkees, people say we monkey around. But we're too busy singin', to put anybody down!" For music fans of a particular age, you'd recognize the lyrics (and be able to sing along) to the theme song for The Monkees TV show from the 1960's. The formation of the band was not what...
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METALLICA To Receive Sweden's Polar Music Prize!

The Swedish News site, The Local has announced that Heavy Metal Icons (and all around swell dudes) METALLICA will receive this year’s Polar Music Prize ! The Polar Music Prize is often considered ‘Music’s Nobel Prize,’ and The Metallicats join a very distinguished group of previous winners that...
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JUDAS PRIEST'S Rob Halford Addresses Glenn Tipton's Departure.

Fans of Heavy Metal Icons JUDAS PRIEST are still reeling from the recent announcement that long time guitarist GLENN TIPTON will "step back" from the band due to the advancing effects of Parkinson's disease on his performing and playing. Tipton had been diagnosed with early onset of the...
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OZZY OSBOURNE: "I'd Like to Make A New Solo Album."

OZZY OSBOURNE , who famously mounted a 'No More Tours' trek back in 1992, is back on the road for the 'No More Tours-2' tour that will take the legendary singer around the world to play for his legion of fans one last time. Ozzy is quick to point out that the current tour is NOT the end of his...
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ROBERT PLANT's North American Tour Kicks Off in Raleigh NC

ROBERT PLANT and The Sensational Shape Shifters started their brief (11 dates) North American tour in Raleigh, NC the other night with a stunning 15-song set. A full third of the songs performed were Zeppelin classics, now bearing Robert's regular creative and imaginative 're-interpretations.'...
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Health Issue Forces Judas Priest Guitarist GLENN TIPTON From Tour.

JUDAS PRIEST has just shared some very disappointing news about guitarist GLENN TIPTON , namely, the band's long-time axe man has been forced to withdraw from the legendary metal band's upcoming tour. Tipton has Parkinson's disease, and although the original diagnosis of the degenerative illness...
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The BEATLES '68 Trip to India Subject of New Film.

In early 1968, The Beatles took their now famous trip to India to learn Transcendental Meditation, and to work on some spiritual enlightenment with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The Beatles visit to Rishikesh provided some very fertile creative ground, and it was there that many of the songs that...
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John Perry Barlow, Grateful Dead Lyricist & Political Activist Dies at 70.

John Perry Barlow, the long-time songwriting collaborator with the GRATEFUL DEAD 's Bob Weir, and a political activist in the last 3 decades has died at age 70. The announcement was first made by film director, Amir Bar Lev, who was the man behind the cameras for the recent Grateful Dead movie, '...
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