Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
In Memoriam: 2021 Deaths
A look at the artists who have died this year.
Phil Spector, Music’s First Superstar Producer, Dies at 81
Producer, who popularized the "Wall of Sound" technique, died of natural causes.
The Best Rock Movie From Every Year: 1955-2020
A look at the greatest biopics, documentaries, concert films and movies with awesome soundtracks.
Tim Bogert, Vanilla Fudge and Cactus Bassist, Dies at 76
Musician, who also played in supergroup Beck, Bogert & Appice, had been battling cancer.
House Built for Jimi Hendrix Listed for Sale at $3.8 Million
Guitarist was reportedly planning to purchase Spanish-style home at the time of his death in 1970.
Mick Bolton, Mott the Hoople Keyboardist, Reportedly Dies
Musician also played with Dexys Midnight Runners and tutored Linda McCartney on piano.
Dawn Wells, ‘Gilligan’s Island”s Mary Ann, Dies of COVID at 82
Actress was best known for role on popular '60s sitcom.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies at 75
Their debut LP 'Climbing!' featured the signature, cowbell-heavy single "Mississippi Queen."
20 Best Rock Songs of 2020
From veterans to newcomers, the year's best tracks reflect the times.
108 Important Rock Albums That Turn 50 in 2021: Class of 1971
It was a year of monolithic rock albums and intimate singer-songwriter releases.
Eddie Van Halen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Guitarist suffered from multiple final issues while battling long-term cancer.
David Lee Roth References Sammy Hagar in New Cartoon
"Red Rocker Refuses to Fly 55 in Afterlife," reads Van Halen singer's newspaper-styled drawing.