Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 Induction Ceremony Delivers Thrills
The inductions of Guns N’ Roses, Donovan, and the Faces were hardly the only highlights from what was a memorable evening of celebration at the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. ZZ Top, John Mellencamp and several other big stars also made a big impact with their …
The Faces Perform Blistering Set Following Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
As Ronnie Wood noted, the lead vocalists for the legendary bands slated for induction at the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony were “dropping like flies” in the days leading up to the event. However the rest of the musicians, including Wood’s former…
Ace Frehley Says Gene Simmons’ Heart is ‘In the Right Place a Lot of the Time’
Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley truly has “no regrets,” to match the title of his recent autobiography, and he revealed in a new interview that he’s still in contact with former bandmate Gene Simmons.
Van Halen’s 50 Greatest Songs Ranked by Guitar World
While Van Halen is currently on the road promoting ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ their long-awaited reunion album with David Lee Roth, the band’s namesake and chief riffologist Eddie Van Halen has been strangely absent on the interview front and hasn&CloseCurlyQu…
Aerosmith Reportedly Confirm First Summer 2012 Tour Date
The ongoing sessions for a new album and the occasional dramatic moment won’t keep Aerosmith away from their natural habitat – the concert stage. The legendary Boston rockers have reportedly confirmed their first North American tour date for 2012.
Joe Walsh Resurrects The James Gang With New Recording Sessions
Joe Walsh is making good on previous threats and is currently holed up in a Cleveland-area recording studio working with his ‘70s James Gang bandmates on new recordings of their well-known classics.
Jon Anderson Says Collaboration with Former Yes Members Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman is o…
Over the past year, Yes fans have been looking forward to a proposed project from former vocalist Jon Anderson that would reunite him with his ‘90125’ Yes-mate Trevor Rabin and famed former Yes keyboard legend Rick Wakeman. Unfortunately, as Anderson tells Ultimate Classi…
Todd Rundgren To Play Special Symphonic Shows
The ever-evolving Todd Rundgren will show off his orchestral side with a pair of symphony shows in June.
Ace Frehley Announces Limited Silver Vinyl Pressing Of Latest Solo Album
A nation of aspiring guitar heroes probably first heard the influential licks from former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley on vinyl back in the day. Now, they can put the needle on the record again with a special silver vinyl pressing of ‘Anomaly,’ the solo album which triumphantly r…
Survivor Sues Newt Gingrich For Using ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Without Permission
After recently reuniting with lead singer Jimi Jamison, a member of Survivor has now gone to court to protect one of the group’s best known songs, ‘Eye of the Tiger,’ from being used by Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich.
Guns N’ Roses Plan ‘Big Stuff’ for the Future, Says Tommy Stinson
Having recently wrapped up a triumphant return to U.S. soil with a slew of arena dates, Guns N’ Roses bassist Tommy Stinson says that the band’s forthcoming activity will find them engaging in “big stuff” that will be exciting for GN&CloseC…
Did Van Halen Borrow Their New Album Cover Art From a Legendary Motown Band?
Van Halen will hit the road next month with Kool & The Gang opening selected shows, and if that seems like an odd choice for an opening act…stay tuned, because the funk doesn’t end there.