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Mike Rutherford Still Living His Musical Years

Our Mike Rutherford interview in which the classic rocker talks about Mike + the Mechanics and addresses the ever-present Genesis reunion questions.

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10 Best Classic Rock Live Bootlegs

Discovering a great live bootleg from a favorite band is a treat. Here are some of top classic rock acts that are well worth seeking out

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Watch: Metallica Perform Title Cut From New Hardwired Album

The band’s 11th studio album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, is their first in eight years. The two-disc, 12-track set arrives November 18. Have a listen…

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Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall,’ Full Catalog, Returning to Vinyl

The band continues to reintroduce their entire catalog onto vinyl as the demand for that format continues. Full details on the reissue campaign…

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Paul McCartney Returns to Capitol Records

The legend has signed a worldwide recording agreement with Capitol Records, marking a return to his and The Beatles’ longtime home

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 2)

It’s amazing that these songs – many by huge stars – were not only played on Top 40 radio… they became smash hits. Their stories…

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The Myth of Woodstock

The iconic Woodstock Fest in ’69 has both its myth and reality – not all that different. But over time the event’s public image has strayed from the truth.

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Premiere: Graham Nash ‘Myself at Last’ Video

Best Classic Bands is excited to debut the singer-songwriter legend’s new video for this poignant tune from his recent This Path Tonight album

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Woodstock Performers: Where Are They Now Pocket Guide

Many are still creating brilliant music. Here is a brief guide to the status of most of the artists who performed at the legendary 1969 festival

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits

It’s amazing that these songs from Lou Reed, The Kinks, George Harrison and more not only were played on Top 40 radio but became smash hits. Their stories…

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Phil Collins To Perform at US Open

The longtime Genesis singer and drummer has his memoirs and a singles collection coming this fall. With this upcoming performance, is he ready to tour?

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50 Years Ago: Beatles Release ‘Revolver’ in the U.S.

Learn a thing or two about an album that’s been an essential part of your collection for decades, including the unusual decision about its singles

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