Classic Rock

RITCHIE BLACKMORE Releases First 'New' Music From RAINBOW in 22 Years

In a recent interview with legendary, Rock & Roll Guitarist, RITCHIE BLACKMORE , he mentioned a couple of things worth recalling: 1) If asked , he would "probably" play again with DEEP PURPLE ---he also acknowledged that he hasn't been asked and it probably won't happen anyway and 2) he doesn't...
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RITCHIE BLACKMORE "I Would Play w/ Deep Purple Again..."

I can't imagine there's a DEEP PURPLE Fan anywhere that wouldn't wanna see a reunion of RITCHIE BLACKMORE with the heritage, legendary band he founded back in 1968, and then famously left. Twice . (1975 & 1993) And to be honest, it's not something that Mr. Blackmore himself ever imagined, but...
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AEROSMITH bids "Aero-Vederci" to Israel as European Tour Starts!

AEROSMITH has 'back-pedaled' a bit on whether or not the heritage rockers will mount a "Farewell Tour" in the U.S., with JOE PERRY stating recently (and repeatedly) that he felt that the band may still "have 1 or 2 albums left in them..." So, don't look for the "Bad Boys of Boston" on the road here...
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New STYX LP, Their 16th Album, Set For Release in Mid-June!

It's been almost 15 years since Heritage Rockers, STYX had any new music available for their fans...their previous studio album of new material was 2003's "Cyclorama." STYX fans won't have to wait much longer, as the band has completed work on the new LP, which is titled, "The Mission," and will be...
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Don't Like "Rock & Roll Cruises?" How About A "Rock Getaway" At A Hotel?

I've recently pointed out the growing popularity of "Rock Themed" vacation cruises, where Music fans can set sail on a luxury cruise ship and enjoy performances and other "up-close & personal" interactions with some of their life-long, favorite performers. One of the biggest yet, the "Classic...
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THE WHO Get Ready For A Las Vegas 'Residency!'

THE WHO , with just 2 original members left in PETE TOWNSHEND & ROGER DALTREY , will play 6 shows in what's being referred to as a "Residency" at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this Summer. Coming on the heels of the band's 2 very well received/reviewed shows at last Fall's '...
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GEORGE HARRISON's Reissued Autobiography Enhances His Legacy.

The newly reissued GEORGE HARRISON autobiography, 'I Me Mine,' helps to fill in the blanks of the years in George's life and career that followed the initial publication of the book in 1980. The expanded edition of the book was released at the same time as the new Box Set of all 12 of George...
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So, Who Might Perform At Desert Trip II?

Sure, there were lots of jokes & references about the average age of not only the crowd that attended the first 'Desert Trip' last Fall, but also that of the performers: Stones, Dylan, McCartney, Roger Waters, Neil Young, & The Who. But there's NO joking about the huge, unparalelled success...
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A Summer FULL of Classic Rock Tours!

Looking at the roster of legendary Rock & Roll " Marquee Name " performers & bands out on tour this Summer, a person could be confused as to whether it's 2017,...or 1987! Some of the biggest names in Rock & Roll, Pop, Blues, Metal, Prog-Rock, & more are all represented in the...
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Have YOU Heard THIS version of 'Smoke On The Water?!'

Following a devastating earthquake in Armenia in 1989, members of QUEEN, BLACK SABBATH, PINK FLOYD, IRON MAIDEN , & other Rockers got together for what were billed as 'The Rock Aid Armenia Sessions.' Rock & Roll has frequently been there when it comes to lending humanitarian aid in the form...
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