Classic Rock News

David Coverdale Thought He Was Done as He Wrote ‘Here I Go Again’

David Coverdale Thought He Was Done as He Wrote ‘Here I Go Again’

Whitesnake leader regards recent return to charts as “nice parting gift” from Tawny Kitaen. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Cop Who Ended Beatles' Final Show Still Happy With His Conduct

Cop Who Ended Beatles' Final Show Still Happy With His Conduct

As the performance ended, Ringo Starr joked, "Don't put the handcuffs on me!" Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Watch: Dave Grohl’s Death Metal Cover of Lisa Loeb’s ‘Stay’

Watch: Dave Grohl’s Death Metal Cover of Lisa Loeb’s ‘Stay’

Foo Fighters frontman is back with Greg Kurstin for another edition of their "Hanukkah Sessions." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham: ‘Golf Saved My Ass’

Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham: ‘Golf Saved My Ass’

Guitarist focused on “stupid little white ball” to escape heroin addiction. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Rod Stewart Had to Be Locked in Hotel Room Until He Wrote Songs

Rod Stewart Had to Be Locked in Hotel Room Until He Wrote Songs

He says “there was too much shagging and drinking to do” in his Faces era. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Brian May Says His Words on Trans People Were 'Subtly Twisted'

Brian May Says His Words on Trans People Were 'Subtly Twisted'

Queen guitarist writes that “predatory Press hack” made him come across as “unfriendly to trans people." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
How Stone Temple Pilots Became '90s Rock Giants

How Stone Temple Pilots Became '90s Rock Giants

STP guitarist Dean DeLeo recalls of early days, "We just played like it was going to be our last day alive." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Deep Purple’s Steve Morse Recalls Hate for Ozzy Osbourne Covers

Deep Purple’s Steve Morse Recalls Hate for Ozzy Osbourne Covers

Guitarist endured backlash over 2004 album ‘Living Loud.’ Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Robert Plant Might Have Abandoned Music if He’d Read Mom’s Letter

Robert Plant Might Have Abandoned Music if He’d Read Mom’s Letter

He only opened 1967 note in 2020 after finding it in his archive. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Midnight Oil Confirm Final Tour and New Album

Midnight Oil Confirm Final Tour and New Album

Australians bow out with road trip in support of upcoming LP, ‘Resist.’ Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Lindsey Buckingham Settles Accidental Plagiarism Issue

Lindsey Buckingham Settles Accidental Plagiarism Issue

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist released “Swan Song” 20 years after writers gave him the demo. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Queen Never Discussed Song Meanings With Each Other

Queen Never Discussed Song Meanings With Each Other

Brian May admits “very, very close” relationship with bandmates had “areas that we weren’t going to.” Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
The Big Lesson Slash Learned From Bob Dylan Session

The Big Lesson Slash Learned From Bob Dylan Session

Guns N’ Roses guitarist recalls being told why his solo had been cut from 1990 song. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Queen's Brian May: 'I Worry About Cancel Culture'

Queen's Brian May: 'I Worry About Cancel Culture'

Queen guitarist worries that decisions are made “without thinking of the long-term consequences.” Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Deep Purple Talk Covers LP, Why a 'Long Goodbye' Was Premature

Deep Purple Talk Covers LP, Why a 'Long Goodbye' Was Premature

"It was really a chance for the guys to stretch out a bit after all those months locked up," singer Ian Gillan says of 'Turning to Crime.' Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Peter Jackson ‘In Two Minds’ on Beatles’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ Bid

Peter Jackson ‘In Two Minds’ on Beatles’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ Bid

‘Get Back’ director might never have made epic movie series if Fab Four had got their way. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’ Inspiration Hopes They’ll Play It Again

Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’ Inspiration Hopes They’ll Play It Again

Claudia Lennear reacts to controversial song’s removal from band’s live set. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Carmine Appice Warned Kiss About Hiring ‘Idiot’ Vinnie Vincent

Carmine Appice Warned Kiss About Hiring ‘Idiot’ Vinnie Vincent

Drummer calls guitarist a “douchebag” over 2019 shows that never happened. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Why Ian Anderson Reactivated Jethro Tull Name for New Album

Why Ian Anderson Reactivated Jethro Tull Name for New Album

Leader says ‘The Zealot Gene’ isn’t a solo LP because it employs “band performance ethic.” Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Listen to New Tony Iommi Track ‘Scent of Dark’

Listen to New Tony Iommi Track ‘Scent of Dark’

Black Sabbath icon discusses appearance on Ozzy Osbourne’s next album. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading