Classic Rock News

The Six-Year Wait for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Reunion

The Six-Year Wait for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Reunion

He delivered three albums, two movies, a Broadway show and a presidential podcast while waiting more than half a decade for chance to tour again. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Rock Hall 2023 Nominees Roundtable: Snubs, Surprises and More

Rock Hall 2023 Nominees Roundtable: Snubs, Surprises and More

UCR's writers react to this year's crop of HOF potentials. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Billy Joel Wrote Rock Hall Calling for Warren Zevon's Induction

Billy Joel Wrote Rock Hall Calling for Warren Zevon's Induction

He says late singer-songwriter didn't get attention he deserved because he was piano player. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Watch a Clip From New Carole King Central Park Concert Film

Watch a Clip From New Carole King Central Park Concert Film

Never-before-seen footage from 1973 performance is at center of 'Home Again: Live in Central Park.' Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Bryan Adams and Joan Jett Announce Joint Tour

Bryan Adams and Joan Jett Announce Joint Tour

Dates from June to August continue Canadian rocker's So Happy It Hurts road trip. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Reveals 2023 Nominees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Reveals 2023 Nominees

This year's class includes eight first-time nominees, plus six returning. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Ozzy Osbourne Gives Up on Touring Ever Again

Ozzy Osbourne Gives Up on Touring Ever Again

“Never would I have imagined that my touring days would have ended this way." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Elton John Expands 'Honky Chateau' With Live Concert and Demos

Elton John Expands 'Honky Chateau' With Live Concert and Demos

His first No. 1 album is home to the singles "Rocket Man" and "Honky Cat." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Elton John Expands 'Honky Chateau' With Live Concert, Demos

Elton John Expands 'Honky Chateau' With Live Concert, Demos

John's first No. 1 album is home to the singles "Rocket Man" and "Honky Cat." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Announce North American Tour

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Announce North American Tour

The duo's March performance at Red Rocks will be available as a worldwide stream. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Rock Hall of Fame Shares New, More Inclusive Mission Statement

Rock Hall of Fame Shares New, More Inclusive Mission Statement

R&B and country now identified as building blocks of rock 'n' roll. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Elton John Now Has the Highest-Grossing Tour of All Time

Elton John Now Has the Highest-Grossing Tour of All Time

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is the first trek to surpass $800 million. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
'Laverne and Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Dead at 75

'Laverne and Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Dead at 75

Actress starred in the groundbreaking '70s comedy for seven seasons. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie Announce Freaks on Parade 2023 Tour

Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie Announce Freaks on Parade 2023 Tour

Shock-rock roadshow will also feature Ministry and Filter. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Wings' Legacy Surprises Denny Laine

Wings' Legacy Surprises Denny Laine

Guitarist hails Linda McCartney's contribution to husband Paul's post-Beatles band. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
The Smile Announces New Live EP and More Tour Dates

The Smile Announces New Live EP and More Tour Dates

Summer shows will find the band making first appearances in several major North American cities. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
The Who Announces 'Live at Wembley' Album

The Who Announces 'Live at Wembley' Album

LP recorded at sold-out London concert in 2019 coincides with new U.K. tour. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Barrett Strong, 'Money' Singer and Motown Songwriter, Dead at 81

Barrett Strong, 'Money' Singer and Motown Songwriter, Dead at 81

He helped craft such legendary hits as “I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "War" and "Papa Was a Rolling Stone." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Dave Grohl to Star in Crown Royal Super Bowl Commercial

Dave Grohl to Star in Crown Royal Super Bowl Commercial

Head Foo Fighter is now a pitchman for the Canadian whiskey brand. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Rockers React to Tom Verlaine’s Death

Rockers React to Tom Verlaine’s Death

Television icon hailed by Michael Stipe, Flea, Patti Smith, Chris Stein and many others. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading