classic-rock

Run-DMC to Join Aerosmith for Performance at 2020 GRAMMY Awards

Two legends will reunite on-stage at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards when Run-DMC joins Aerosmith during their live performance. And it would be a shock if the occasion was not used to resurrect “Walk This Way” during a career-spanning medley. If you can remember a time before frequent collaborations,...
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Doobie Brothers, Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston Among 2020 Rock Hall Inductees

The Doobie Brothers , Depeche Mode , Nine Inch Nails , The Notorious B.I.G. , T. Rex and Whitney Houston are this year’s inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the Doobies, who helped soundtrack the 70s with hits like “China Grove” and have been eligible...
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Dave Matthews Band Edges Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers in Rock Hall Fan Vote

Dave Matthews Band has won the fan vote for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ’s class of 2020. That doesn’t mean they’re in just yet, but past fan votes have proven to be good predictors of success. The “Ants Marching” band scored a comfortable win with more than 1 million votes. But the other top...
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Dave Grohl and Danny Carey of Tool Pay Tribute to Rush Drummer Neil Peart

This weekend the music world honored the legacy of Neil Peart , the drummer and force behind the band Rush . The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member passed away on January 7 after a battle with brain cancer, but leaves behind a lifetime of influence for several generations of drummers, and beyond...
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This Beatles Album Was the Top Selling Vinyl LP of 2019 and the Decade

Vinyl made a comeback years ago, and the format is proving to have staying power. According to Nielsen Music’s year-end report, vinyl now represents 26% of all physical album sales with 18.8 million units sold in 2019. That’s compared to 54.8 million CDs. Vinyl remains especially popular with the...
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Metallica and Elton John Make Big Donations to Australian Wildfires Relief

Two of the biggest names in music are making large donations to Australian wildfires relief efforts. Metallica is pledging $750,000 to the NSW Rural Fire Service and the Country Fire Authority in Victoria. The band made the announcement in an Instagram post that included a picture of a lone...
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Aerosmith, Billie Eilish, and Lizzo Performing at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards

The first round of performers has been announced for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, happening Sunday January 26 at 8PM ET on CBS. Aerosmith will perform a career-spanning set packed with their legendary hits. The band is being honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year , being recognized for their impact...
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7 Memorable David Bowie Duets, Collabs and Covers

When David Bowie was in his prime, which was most of his life, anybody who was somebody wanted to be him, or be near him. He was the definition of rock and roll, which means he didn’t play by any rules when it came to writing, recording or dressing. He blew minds with 1969’s “Space Oddity” before...
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Greta Thunberg Responds to Meat Loaf's Claim That She's 'Brainwashed'

Greta Thunberg is answering her first famous critic of 2020, shrugging off comments made last week by “Paradise By The Dashboard Light" singer Meat Loaf . In an interview last week, the GRAMMY winner questioned the authenticity of the young activist, claiming that climate change isn’t real and that...
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9 Rock Stars Who Played in Multiple Successful Bands

Some people have all the luck. Not that it doesn’t require a ton of hard work, dedication and practice to make a living playing music. But imagine being in one of the biggest rock bands of the early 90s, and then starting another band that dominates for a quarter century after that. Or imagine...
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