BEST CLASSIC BANDS – CELEBRATING THE ARTISTS, MUSIC AND POP CULTURE OF THE CLASSIC ROCK ERA

Ozzy Cancels Tour, Retires From Touring

Noting that he’s “not physically capable,” Osbourne has succumbed to the inevitable. Ironically, the tour was called “No More Tours 2”

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Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Announce 2023 Tour

With Raise the Roof, the pair released a worthy follow-up to 2007’s Raising Sand, which won six Grammy awards, including Album of the Year

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Warren Zevon’s ‘Excitable Boy’ LP: Werewolves and Lawyers, Oh My

With songs like “Werewolves of London,” “Lawyers, Guns and Money” and the title track, it was not only his greatest work but a singer-songwriter classic

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Louise Harrison, George’s Older Sister, Dies at 91

Though they were estranged for decades before his death, she made hundreds of appearances to promote the Beatles and her book

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Cindy Williams Tributes From Entertainment World

While she’s best known for her starring role in TV’s Laverne & Shirley, if you’re of a certain age, you fell in love with her in American Graffiti

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Sparks Set Major Tour Ahead of New Album

Brothers Ron Mael and Russell Mael are often described as “your favorite band’s favorite band”

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Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie Set 2023 Tour

Cooper continues his productive and busy career, touring worldwide while also writing, recording and releasing new albums

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The Beatles’ Final Gig: Up on the Roof

They only wanted to get a feel for performing live in front of an audience again. They didn’t realize it would be the last time they ever did so.

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Jefferson Airplane/Starship’s Marty Balin on the Heaven That Was ’67

In this 2015 interview by music journalist Harvey Kubernik, the late vocalist spoke about the early days of the band he co-founded, and much more.

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Bangles Perform Favorites at 2018 Concert

A Southern California radio station presented Totally ’80s Live and the co-headliners played all five of their Top 5 singles

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Atlanta Rhythm Section Founding Member Dies

Keyboardist Dean Daughtry was one of the members of the Classics IV who switched over to the Southern rock band

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Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’: An Epic, Massive Swan Song

By the time ‘Bridge’ swept the 1971 Grammy Awards, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel had effectively parted ways professionally.

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Rick Wakeman Announces 2023 Tour

An Evening With Rick Wakeman: His Music and Stories includes his hilarious anecdotes and reminiscences of his life

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How Eddie Van Halen Changed Rock Guitar

He is the most influential rock guitarist since his band became superstars in the 1980s, all by just doing what comes naturally.

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Lou Adler on the Making of ‘Tapestry,’ Carole King’s Central Park Concert Film, and More

“I think it’s the soundtrack of a lot of people’s lives,” the legendary producer and Ode Records founder says of the album that, at one point, was the biggest of all time

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Bob Dylan’s Brilliant ‘Time Out of Mind’ Gets the Box Set Treatment: Review

The 17th volume of the Bootleg Series dives deep into the 1997 album that many see as Dylan’s best since the 1970s.

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Paul McCartney Sets Exhibition For His New Beatles Photo Book, ‘1964: Eyes of the Storm’

The never-before-seen images offer a new perspective on what it was like to be a Beatle at the start of Beatlemania

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‘Dixie Chicken’: Little Feat’s Secret Southern Sauce

The group drew on Lowell George’s versatile command of blues, country, folk and R&B for its third–and many feel finest–studio album.

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Buddy Guy Adds Dates to Farewell Tour

The 86-year-old Blues guitar legend’s career spans over 50 years, with just as many albums released, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

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Roberta Flack, Now With ALS, is Subject of ‘American Masters’ PBS Special

The beloved singer and former piano teacher was the first artist to win the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in consecutive years

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The Heartbreakers Talk About the Tom Petty Fillmore 1997 Concerts

A new short film features never-before-seen footage from the Petty estate vaults of the residency, accompanied by new interviews with the band

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Paul McCartney Tribute Concert Coming to Carnegie Hall

The 2023 edition is the 18th produced by live music entrepreneur Michael Dorf. 100% of the net proceeds go to music education programs for underserved youth

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‘Willie Nelson 90’ Concerts Feature All-Star Lineup

The 2-day event at the Hollywood Bowl includes Neil Young, Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Tom Jones, Rosanne Cash, Snoop Dogg, and Nelson himself

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Happy Together 2023 Tour, Lineup Announced

The 13th edition of the tour, named after the Turtles song, features recording artists who have earned many Top 10 hits

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