Tag "classic rock"

10 Classic Rock Covers by Metal Bands

Metal bands are not known for tackling other artists’ material. Someone forgot to tell that to Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and several others.

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Top Selling Albums July 1970: Look Back

Some of the era’s legendary names in classic rock had new releases – many of which are in your collection – at the top of the sales chart this week

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Queen Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

They are just the 3rd music group to be so honored. The series depicts many of their album covers as well as 4 of their iconic live performances

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When Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks Shared the Stage For the Last Time

The pair reunited onstage for the last time to perform their 1981 hit “Start Draggin’ My Heart Around” at Hyde Park, during the Heartbreakers’ 40th anniversary tour

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35 Years Ago: When Live Aid Rocked the Planet

We recap the biggest charity concert in music history, where dozens of stars performed in London and Philadelphia for a massive worldwide TV audience in 1985

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Clapton, Winwood, Santana at Hyde Park: 2018

On a beautiful July day, a trio of classic rock legends treated a London crowd to dozens of their best known songs. Our recap…

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Rock Hall 2020 Ceremony: HBO Program to Replace Live Event

Another casualty of the pandemic: The event, which has traditionally taken place before a live audience, will now go virtual.

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Rolling Stones Wrap Up 2018 Tour: We Miss You

The final gig of the 2017-18 #NoFilter tour saw the band surveying their career, pumping out hit after hit and a handful of surprises.

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The Who’s 1967 NYC Debut: Eyewitness

Our writer was there for the band’s NYC debut at the now long gone RKO theater and the show transformed him into a Who fanatic for life

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Stacks and Stacks of Vinyl: Tower Records in 1971

Go back in time (before “big box stores” and the Internet) and watch film footage of when Tower Records’ Sunset Blvd store was an adventure in vinyl album shopping.

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