Classic Rock News

UCR's State of the Union: 2019 Plans for Rock's Biggest Bands

01/22/2019 01:58 PM

Get an early look at what the year will bring from more than four dozen of rock's biggest bands and artists.

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Billy Idol Now Has a Funko Pop! Figure

01/22/2019 12:11 PM

Lip-curling rocker is latest to be immortalized in popular line of collectible figurines.

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What Are the Odds 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Will Win Oscars?

01/22/2019 11:00 AM

British bookmakers are already taking odds on Queen biopic's chances of winning Best Picture and Best Actor.

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Mott the Hoople Will Tour U.S. for First Time Since 1974

01/22/2019 10:47 AM

A string of American theater dates will include three members of the band's core lineup from 45 years ago.

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Ninth Kiss Kruise Announced for 2019

01/22/2019 10:16 AM

Band promise “experience of a lifetime” on trip starting October 30.

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Metallica, Thin Lizzy Members to Appear in Phil Lynott Movie

01/22/2019 10:00 AM

Award-winning director confirms big-screen film ’Songs for While I’m Away’ is under production.

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'Dave Grohl's Not Available': How Lemmy Hired Matt Sorum for Motorhead Tour

01/22/2019 09:25 AM

Former Guns N’ Roses drummer recalls 2009 call-up to play 13 shows with no rehearsal.

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'Bohemian Rhapsody' Earns Five Oscar Nominations Including Best Picture and Best Actor

01/22/2019 08:49 AM

Queen movie nominated for Academy Awards in five categories.

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Why Geezer Butler Came Out of Retirement for Deadland Ritual

01/22/2019 08:49 AM

Black Sabbath veteran had considered solo album before joining band with Matt Sorum, Steve Stevens and Franky Perez.

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Foreigner Search for Fan Who Inspired 'Juke Box Hero'

01/22/2019 08:13 AM

V.I.P. experience waiting at musical premiere for person who went backstage around 1980.

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Geddy Lee Refuses to 'Live Off the Fumes' Of His Past: Exclusive Interview

01/21/2019 11:33 AM

Geddy Lee talks about his new book and what his post-Rush future looks like so far.

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Huey Lewis and the News Sign Deal for First Album in 10 Years

01/21/2019 10:41 AM

10th LP due for release in the spring, although doubts remain over frontman’s ability to tour.

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Tony Iommi Recalls 'Nightmare' of Black Sabbath's 'Sabotage'

01/21/2019 10:11 AM

1975 album was recorded during legal battle with manager, with sessions interrupted by lawyers.

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'Bohemian Rhapsody' Producer Hails Rami Malek for 'Driving Train' Through Director's Firing

01/21/2019 09:19 AM

Queen biopic star was the only actor ever signed up to play Freddie Mercury, says Graham King.

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Geddy Lee Explains Why It was 'Bittersweet' Performing With Yes at the Rock Hall Inductions

01/20/2019 12:39 PM

"I practiced, as I usually do, like a crazy person, to make sure I didn't embarrass Chris by my performance."

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Ozzy Osbourne Marks Bat-Biting Anniversary with Plush Toy

01/20/2019 12:06 PM

Souvenir with detachable head celebrates moment he created a rock legend on stage.

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Michael Schenker, Ian Gillan, Rory Gallagher Drummer Ted McKenna Dead at 68

01/20/2019 11:58 AM

Scots veteran passes away ahead of U.S. tour and second Michael Schenker Fest album.

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Terminally Ill Lee Kerslake Gets His Ozzy Platinum Discs

01/20/2019 08:09 AM

Drummer’s “bucket list” request for ‘80s sales recognition is granted.

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Alex Lifeson Says Greta Van Fleet 'Can Carry That Banner For a Rock Band Into The Future'

01/19/2019 09:16 PM

"There's a real great future for them as they develop their own style - much like we did."

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Why Joe Walsh Abandoned Oboe For Guitar

01/19/2019 12:14 PM

Eagles icon recalls the reason he chose woodwind instrument at school - and why he changed his mind.

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