Classic Rock

Marty Rosenbaum
May 19, 2020 - 8:07 am
After uncertainty encompassed the event, America’s first “socially distant” concert took place last night as Bishop Gunn vocalist Travis McCready performed at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas on May 18.
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Bob Diehl
March 09, 2020 - 10:31 am
Led Zeppelin had been accused of borrowing heavily from Spirit’s 1968 song “Taurus” to come up with “Stairway to Heaven,” but Robert Plant and Jimmy Page have always insisted their iconic song is all original.
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Bob Diehl
February 04, 2020 - 6:48 am
The 13,000 square-foot home in Marin County has sweeping bay views, a recording studio, indoor basketball court, sauna and aquarium. The property also has a bar area that features large wall art of the snake from the cover of Metallica’s black album.
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Bob Diehl
January 21, 2020 - 11:57 am
The Beatles don’t have one. Neither do Led Zeppelin , Pink Floyd or the Rolling Stones . But Queen does. They’ve just become the first band in history to be commemorated on a British coin. “Four friends who rewrote the rules of rock,” reads the statement from the Royal Mint. “The first coin in our...
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Bob Diehl
November 01, 2019 - 6:05 am
In 1969, The Doors threw their fans a curveball, incorporating horns and strings on their fourth studio album The Soft Parade . There were some hits (“Touch Me”) and misses among the nine tracks on the LP, but The Doors proved they weren’t afraid to experiment while remaining nearly peerless in...
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Bob Diehl
October 24, 2019 - 6:23 am
Tom Petty fans: listen to your heart, win the lottery, and buy this spectacular piece of real estate. One of the late rocker’s former homes in Los Angeles is on the market. The 11,500 square foot mansion in the San Fernando Valley’s Encino neighborhood has an asking price of $4.9 million. It...
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Bob Diehl
October 22, 2019 - 8:34 am
The Who ’s Tommy is returning to Broadway in 2021. The show that helped prove rock operas work on-stage originally ran for two years starting in 1993 and is being reworked by original director Des McAnuff . “Our new production of Tommy will be a reinvention aimed directly at today,” he said in a...
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Bob Diehl
October 18, 2019 - 9:18 am
If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...
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Bob Diehl
October 17, 2019 - 7:42 am
When Toto takes the stage at The Met in Philadelphia this weekend, it will be the last time the current line-up performs together in that capacity. Founding member, guitarist and prolific session musician Steve Lukather says the band is calling it quits. The end of Toto’s 40th anniversary tour will...
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Bob Diehl
October 15, 2019 - 6:07 am
The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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