Classic Rock News

The Beatles’ first television appearance wasn’t the band’s big break, a star-making performance or anything like that. But it did help them sell a few more records. Continue reading…
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As the deluxe reissue of Metallica's Master of Puppets album draws closer to its long-awaited release, the band is further whetting fans' appetites with a previously unreleased demo of the title track. Continue reading…
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Two weeks after his sudden death at the age of 66, Tom Petty was buried in a private ceremony. Continue reading…
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Video has surfaced of an abandoned British mansion that was once owned by David Gilmour. Continue reading…
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Iron Maiden are getting the video-game treatment this Halloween season. Continue reading…
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As the multi-platinum sales Mötley Crüe racked up throughout the '80s can attest, they definitely weren't opposed to courting the mainstream. Continue reading…
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Going in, nobody knew if Bob Dylan himself would show. But nothing could knock this historic evening off track. Continue reading…
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In some parts of the world, the number 13 is considered lucky; in others, it’s the exact opposite. Judas Priest’s 13th album represented a little bit of both for the band's new singer, Tim "Ripper" Owens. Continue reading…
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This Day in Music History

Four Tops singer Levi Stubbs died at his Detroit home, aged 72. Stubbs had been in ill health since being diagnosed with cancer in 1995 and a stroke and other health problems led him to stop touring i...
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and Guy Ritchie announced that their seven-year marriage was over because they had drifted apart. The press reported that without a pre-nuptial agreement, Ritchie could be looking at up to £50million ...
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1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow failed to sell in an eBay auction, having not met its reserve price. It had been listed by his sister, Kashmira Cooke, who had inherited the car from him. The auction ha...
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A flat in London, which was once owned during the 60's by went on the market for £575,000. The two bedrooms, two-story property was also home for and during the 60's.
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It was reported that had played a secret gig at a martial arts exhibition in Barnstaple, England. The man who had arrived in the white stretch limo was Navi, a Londoner who claims to be the world's n...
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Sting's former accountant Keith Moore was sentenced to six years in jail after being found guilty of embezzling £6 million from the singer's 108 bank accounts.
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