Category Archives: Classic Rock

Terry Kirkman, Co-Founder of the Association, Dead at 83

Terry Kirkman, founding member of the ‘60s folk-rock group the Association, has died at the age of 83. The singer’s family confirmed his passing to the Los Angeles Times, noting his death was due to congestive heart failure following a long illness. A post on the Association’s Facebook page read: “We’re saddened to report that […]

Watch Bob Dylan’s Surprise Farm Aid 2023 Appearance

Bob Dylan made a surprise appearance at Farm Aid last night, performing three songs with a backing band that included Mike Campbell, Belmont Tench and Steve Ferrone of the Heartbreakers. You can watch video of Dylan’s 2023 Farm Aid appearance below. Playing electric guitar instead of the keyboards and grand piano he has favored at […]

10 ‘Glam Metal’ Albums Released After ‘Nevermind’ That Don’t Suck

Contrary to popular opinion, glam metal didn’t immediately disappear once grunge hit the scene — but for all intents and purposes, the subgenre took its last breath on Sept. 24, 1991, the day Nirvana released their genre-defining Nevermind. Spandex-clad rockers had ruled the Sunset Strip and beyond during the previous decade, but by the end of the ’80s and early […]

How Motley Crue Staked Their Claim With ‘Shout at the Devil’

When Motley Crue released Shout at the Devil in September 1983, they already wanted to rule the world. But they’d endured such desperate living conditions while scratching and clawing their way out of the Hollywood gutter that just earning enough money to buy a sandwich probably still felt pretty exciting. Even a single listen to Shout […]

Paul Simon Doesn’t Blame Art Garfunkel for Duo’s Breakup

Paul Simon has looked back at his breakup with Art Garfunkel, noting his musical partner wasn’t to blame for their disintegration. “It wasn’t Artie’s fault,” Simon explained on The Howard Stern Show, recalling how outside influences began weighing on the duo. Both men, as Simon noted, were originally supposed to be in director Mike Nichols’ 1970 […]

30 Toys That Defined the ’70s

In a 1973 letter to a colleague, then-ambassador to India Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote “That’s it. Nothing will happen. But then nothing much is going to happen in the 1970s anyway.” And for a time that prediction seemed to ring true. Smashed between the white-hot 1960s and the “greed is good” attitude of the materialistic 1980s, […]

Country Star Kane Brown Samples ‘In the Air Tonight’ for New Song

Country music star Kane Brown has released his new single “I Can Feel It,” and classic rock fans will likely notice a familiar sample on the track. Brown’s song incorporates the famous drum part from Phil Collins’ spine-tingling hit “In the Air Tonight.” The former Genesis singer is listed among the songwriters on “I Can Feel It,” […]

Elton John Lists Luxury Atlanta Condo for $5 Million: Pictures

Elton John’s luxury Atlanta condo has hit the market for $4.995 million. The sprawling home, located in Peachtree Heights East suburb north of the city, offers 13,332 square feet of space, with four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, three partial bathrooms and a nine car garage. Described as an “unparalleled masterpiece” in its official listing, the […]

Yes Launches US Tour With Intimate Club Show: Set List and Videos

Yes kicked off their Classic Tales of Yes U.S. tour on Tuesday with an intimate fan club show in Lititz, Pennsylvania, that featured several live debuts and songs that hadn’t been performed in years. You can see videos from the performance and the full set list below. The progressive rock legends launched their latest stateside run at Mickey’s Black Box, […]