ClassicRock

5 Love Songs for the Love of Classic Rock

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Here are some Valentine’s songs for you. Cheesy? A little. These songs? Definitely not—that’s why they made the cut. Led Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” Nothing says love like a signature Zeppelin guitar riff and Plant’s high-pitched vocals. Eric Clapton “Wonderful...
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WATCH: Metallica and Lady Gaga GRAMMYs Performance

In case you missed it, Metallica and Lady Gaga delivered a killer performance of “Moth Into Flame” at last night’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards. James Hetfield and Gaga shared a mic once it was clear Hetfield’s wasn’t working, but that didn’t take away from the performance—it was fire. Literally. The...
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WATCH: Metallica Announces Tour with Avenged Sevenfold

Last night, Metallica performed at the GRAMMYs, and this morning, they announced their WorldWired 2017 Tour. You could say they’re off to a great 2017. The WorldWired Tour will be their first North American tour since 2009, and they’re bringing Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat, and Gojira along for parts...
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GRAMMY Awards: 3 Unforgettable Moments

This Sunday marks the 59 th Annual Grammy Awards, and when an award show’s been around that long, there are bound to be about a million standout classic rock moments. That said, this list of GRAMMY moments is by no means exclusive, but it is one that we can firmly stand behind. See if your favorite...
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How Are the Trophies Awarded at the GRAMMYs Actually Made?

They take 15 hours to make. They are the only major entertainment award trophies that are still poured by hand. Oh, and they’re made in a small town whose population is just 945 people. They are the trophies that will be awarded during Sunday’s GRAMMY Awards. Craftsman John Billings, who resides...
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WATCH: Angus Young Performs with Guns N Roses

Last night in Australia (the opening line of every good story), Guns N’ Roses performed at ANZ Stadium in Sydney as a part of the “Not in This Lifetime Tour.” But this wasn’t just any performance—they brought legendary AC/DC guitarist Angus Young on-stage, and it. Was. Awesome. After Axl Rose...
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LISTEN: Dave Davies of The Kinks Releases New Song with Son

The Kinks’ guitarist Dave Davies is set to release a new album, Open Road , and while we’re used to seeing him with his brother Ray, he’s got a new collaborator by his side—his son, Russ. It’s no Kinks reunion, but we’re still all for it! Together, the father-son duo wrote “Path Is Long,” which...
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GRAMMYs Performance Preview: Metallica

It’s been a great couple of months for Metallica fans, and things are about to get even better, considering the band’s performing at the 59 th Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday with Lady Gaga. This isn’t their first rodeo, though. Three years ago, Metallica performed “One” (a song that earned them a...
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Gallery Honoring Seasoned Music Photographer Chris Cuffaro Coincides with GRAMMYs

With music’s biggest stars about to come together in Los Angeles for a night of celebration, there’s something else pretty amazing happening right near the site of Sunday’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Earlier this month, hundreds of music lovers and history buffs gathered at the former site of Tower...
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GRAMMY AWARDS: Best Alternative Album Nominees

The GRAMMYs make for arguably the biggest night in music, and with Sunday’s show quickly approaching, we introduce the nominees for Best Alternative Album: 22, A Million, Bon Iver: Blackstar , David Bowie; The Hope Six Demolition Project , PJ Harvey; Post Pop Depression , Iggy Pop; A Moon Shaped...
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