Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
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.
Van Morrison, Eric Clapton Release New Anti-Lockdown Song
"There are many of us who support Van and his endeavors to save live music; he is an inspiration," Clapton says.
Read Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH ‘Distance’ Lyrics
His first solo single is a loving tribute to father Eddie.
Van Halen Pulled Beach Ball Prank on David Lee Roth at Final Show
They took advantage of one of their frontman's biggest pet peeves.
77 Rock Stars Whose Kids Are Also Musicians
They garner instant name recognition, of course, but also unreasonable expectations.
Wolfgang Van Halen Dedicates Debut Solo Single to His Father
"As [Eddie Van Halen] continued to struggle with various health issues, I was imagining what my life would be like without him," musician says.
Guitarist Says Jethro Tull Split Was Ian Anderson’s ‘Worst Mistake’
Martin Barre recalls 2011 “bombshell” and says even a one-off reunion would be “difficult.”