Category: Classic rock

Les Emmerson obituary: Songwriter of classic rock anthem Signs dies at 77

The Emmersons was a Canadian singer-songwriter who wrote the classic rock anthem “Signs,” which was a hit song for his band, the Five Man Electrical Band. Panels Les Emmersons was the lead songwriter, singer and guitarist of the Canadian rock group Five Man Electrical Band. The group from Ottawa, Ontario was first known as Staccatos […]

Kim Gordon perfectly mixes dissonance and classic rock riffage on her new single, Grass Jeans

Kim Gordon – formerly alternative rock pioneers Sonic Youth – is back with a new single, Jean Grass. This month’s all proceeds from the song – the guitarist / bassist’s first new material since her debut solo album in 2019, No home check-in – will benefit Fund Texas Choice, a nonprofit organization that pays for […]

Classic rock legends return to the Hudson Valley on Friday

REO Speedwagon will play at the Resorts World Catskills in Monticello on Friday. REO Speedwagon developed a following in the 1970s and achieved significant commercial success in the 1980s. Their 1980 album Hi infidelity was the band’s best-selling album with over 10 million sales. It would be the best-selling rock album of 1981 with the […]

Watch the exclusive Crown Lands concert in partnership with Prog, Classic Rock and Louder

Remember you can watch an exclusive live broadcast featuring Canadian prog duo Crown Lands through Program, Classic rock and Stronger this evening. The hour-long show will air in all Stronger marks at 7:00 p.m. GMT / 2:00 p.m. EST. Just click on that story again at the right time. The duo, Cody Bowles and Kevin […]

Wavves brings amplified energy and classic rock passion to August Hall

The music of rock band Wavves has incredible endurance, both due to the band’s rock and roll classics and new indie-rock surfing. With more than a decade of jaw-dropping guitar solos, raucous howls of lyrics, and nationwide touring experience, Wavves brought amps and energy on November 11 to August Hall in San Francisco for their […]

11 groups leading the revival of classic rock

The general sound, aesthetics and attitude of rock music have changed a lot over the decades. The blues is where it all started, and it eventually evolved into rockabilly and regular rock’n’roll in the 1950s. From the mid to late 1960s there was psychedelic rock and then some. artists began to use a lot of […]

No we shouldn’t cancel classic rock

The New York Times published a guest opinion piece last week titled “Should classic rock songs be toppled like Confederate statues?” He then renamed the editorial to more reflect what the article postulates: “Can we separate art from artist?” “ The author focuses most of his anger on Don McLean’s 70s folk-rock ballad, “American Pie” […]

Tickets still on sale for classic rock band America’s 50th anniversary show

AGOURA HILLS, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 26: (LR) Singers Dewey Bunnell and founding members of classic rock group America, Gerry Beckley, perform on stage at Canyon Club on October 26, 2019 in Agoura Hills, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson / Getty Images) Scott Dudelson / Getty Images Classic American rock band “America” ​​will stop to celebrate […]

Weekend concerts range from harp music to classic rock at local venues, tickets on sale

Fancy concerts and crafts? The Herald-Times has you covered this weekend. Several performances, from timeless classics to new favorites, will be staged this weekend and early next for those who fancy some live music. Harpists and jazz musicians plan to light up Bloomington while Three Dog Night takes place in neighboring Brown County. This week’s […]

Winsome, lies and classic rock

Winner, lose © (Graeme Jennings / Washington Examiner) YOUNGKIN-109.JPG United States today preleased a report on November 3 announcing “historic firsts” for candidates of color in the November 2 election. Loading error The words “Winsome” and “Sears” are particularly missing from the original version of the article. “As the polls closed on Tuesday night, states […]

Crown Lands to Broadcast Exclusive Live Concert Featuring Prog, Classic Rock and Metal Hammer

Canadian progressive rock duo Crown Lands have announced that they will be broadcasting an exclusive live performance with Louder on November 18 at 7:00 p.m. GMT / 2:00 p.m. EST. The hour-long concert will be held on all associated Louder channels including Prog, Classic Rock and Metal hammer. The live-produced and broadcast concert celebrates all […]

Classic rock band Hot Tuna will play at the Mill Event Center on Sunday

LANCASTER — The COVID-19 pandemic has essentially shut down the live music industry for much of the past year or more. But the bands are on tour again, including the classic Hot Tuna. Former Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have played the role of Hot Tuna for decades. They will perform an […]

Classical rock band’s 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is still ‘weird’ in hindsight

Rock and Roll Music Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are filled with unforgettable moments, but the 2018 ceremony was memorable for what does not have to arrive. Dire Straits was eventually inducted that year, but singer and guitar virtuoso Mark Knopfler declined to attend and none of their songs were performed during the concert. To […]

Radiohead’s New Single “Follow Me Around” Is Classic Rock

Radiohead in 1997Photo: Jim Steinfeldt / Michael Ochs Archives (Getty Images) Kid A Mnesia, the forthcoming reissue of Radiohead’s iconic fourth and fifth albums (Child A and Amnesiac, natch), also contains a third disc compiling material unearthed from these original recording sessions. And while the debut single “If You Say The Word” certainly sounds like […]

Spoon Preview Classic Rock-Inspired LP with New Song “The Hardest Cut”

It took a little longer than expected, but Spoon has finally announced his new album. Lucifer on the couch, released in February. As frontman Britt Daniel said Rolling stone As of September 2020, the album was about 80% complete before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, forcing the band to stop recording. While waiting to start working […]

Half a Century of America: Classic Rock Band Performs at the Palace on Friday

Over fifty years later, America still carries its harmonic rock and roll flag. CONTRIBUTEDAmerica – Gerry Beckley, left, and Dewey Bunnell – come to the Palace Theater on Friday. On Friday, America – who is Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell – heads to Waterbury to perform on stage at the Palace Theater. The group is […]

Classic Rock Tribute “Arch Allies” to perform at the Fargo Theater in January 2022 – Fargo Underground

The first tribute band in the United States with hits from Bon Jovi, Queen, Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Boston and Def Leppard, Arch Allies is a timeless tribute centered on making classic rock sing with dynamic vocals, Huge guitars, dashing keyboards and mighty drums. To be accused of “Lip Syncing” because of their ability to […]

Classic rock band Styx and R&B queen Patti LaBelle head to the Hard Rock Casino in downtown Cincinnati in November 2021

(LR) Styx and Patti LaBelle will soon be performing at the Hard Rock Casino in Cincinnati.Photos: and Two legendary artists in very different genres will soon be in Cincinnati. Progressive rock band Styx and R&B / Gospel / Pop queen Patti LaBelle will be heading to Pendleton’s Hard Rock Casino next month as […]

The Ultimate Classic Rock Showdown Comes to Charleston for Beatles vs. Stones Concert | Charleston scene

Two bands that spawned rival fan groups in the ’60s come together to some satisfaction in the form of a showdown of classic rock covers of the British invasion. It’s The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones for a touring performance to be held at the Charleston Music Hall on October 17th. If you are going […]

HomeSafe’s Classic Rock & Roll Party

HomeSafe The classic rock & roll evening Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood January 29, 2022 • WHO: HomeSafe with Event Chairs Steve Bernstein and Abby Bernstein-Henderson • WHAT: The classic rock and roll evening HomeSafe’s annual fundraiser, The Classic Rock and Roll Party, includes a full dinner, open bar, silent auction and live […]

Top 10 classic rock covers of Jason Isbell

From the moment Jason Isbell first picked up a guitar, the singer-songwriter has watched and learned from others. Growing up in Green Hill, Alabama, a rural community not far from Muscle Shoals, Isbell often spent his summers with his grandfather, a Pentecostal preacher who was also a musician. “He could play the violin, banjo, guitar […]

classic rock Kansas unit at Ocean AC; Nobu extending to Caesars; BIG winner at Resorts, plus

As is the case with virtually every classic rock era band still on the stage, the original Kansas lineup is no longer intact. Among the missing are the two most prominent former Kansans, Walsh and the violinist Robbie steinhardt, died of complications from pancreatitis on July 17 at the age of 71. No doubt some […]

Four new jazz albums take inspiration from the classic rock era

Considering that the music of the classic rock era dates back about 50 years, today it falls under the “oldies” category. As jazz musicians have always found their inspiration in the musical past, the music of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead and Bob Marley may be the new “standards” ripe for the exploration […]

Exclusive Tremonti Bundle Edition of New Issue of Classic Rock Available Now

Tremonti’s new album, Walk in time, is scheduled to arrive on September 24 via Napalm Records. It’s available for pre-order now, and to celebrate the release, we’ve teamed up with Mark Tremonti to produce an exclusive bundle edition of the new issue of Classic rock. The bundle includes a copy of the magazine with a […]

The pillars of classic rock Foreigner will perform at Everett

EVERETT – If you were a teenager in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you would hear Foreigner everywhere – from rock ‘n’ roll radio stations to the eight-track turntable in your car. Now you can see them live in Everett. Foreigner, one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, is scheduled to perform […]

Daily discovery: Okamotos from Japan brings the classic rock spirit into the modern world on “Sprite”

Sho Okamoto of Japanese rock band Okamotos has been writing songs since signing the band in 2010… but it was only relatively recently that he began to delve into the process with more artistic intent than ever before. “We’re not the kind of band that has some kind of deep message or lesson behind every […]

Stairway to Heavy: Jazz Artists Riff on Classic Rock Canon

Classic rock, especially of the Woodstock era, has grown from middle-aged to old-fashioned status during the 21st century. Four recent jazz projects shine a light on the venerable subgenre’s outsized influence, with covers of seminal material from a blues-based supergroup, folk-rock icons, the ultimate guitar hero and the original jam band. . At Whole Lotta […]

Vintage drum gift fuels a Windsor girl’s classic rock passion

Breadcrumb Links Music Local News Local arts A Slingerland branded drum set from the 1970s is proving to be the perfect gift for 11-year-old Windsor musician Addi Bonadonna. Author of the article: Dalson chen Release date : August 31, 2021 • August 31, 2021 • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation 11-year-old Addi […]

Fulton County Fair to Feature Jake Owen Country Music and Classic Rock Bands | Local news

WAUSEON – There will be activities and music for everyone when the Fulton County Fair kicks off Friday at the Wauseon Fairgrounds. Known for its premium entertainment shows, the 164th Annual Fair will feature country singer / songwriter Jake Owen in the grandstand at 7:30 p.m. Monday, while Sunday’s classic rock concert will feature Grand […]

Feel Good Friday: A weekend getaway, a night of classic rock and a major recovery | A&E

Escape to Issaquah Direction Issaquah this Friday for a weekend full of activities for the whole family. Whether it’s a pedestrianized playground on a street or a music festival celebrating women artists, there are events for all ages and interests. Learn about the city-wide dance party, Craft Market, Confluence Music Fest, Al Fresco on Front, […]

Review – Mt. Joy channeled the golden age of classic rock to the Mission Ballroom

It is rare that an indie rock band deviates from the formula that makes the success of their radio hits. Even during live performances, many independent bands stay true to their recordings, taking little risks and remaining complacent in their original material. Of course, not all indie rock bands fall into this category. The genre […]

Infectious AI Driven EDM Rock Group ROGUE PROXY Releases Classic Rock Inspired “She Turned Around”

Delivering on their promise to deliver a new flavor of rock, Canadian band Rogue Proxy continues to be an infectious conduit for music with their latest single, “She Turned Around” – available now. “She Turned Around” is a song about “Simple Things Well Done”. It turns out, however, that combining classic rock elements with a […]

Classic Rock Legend ARTHUR BROWN Teams Up With Guitarist JAMES WILLIAMSON, Drummer CARMINE APPICE and Others on New Limited Edition Single “Fire” 7 “Video Streaming

He is the god of hell, a music legend who is surely one of the most influential figures in theatrical rock, and even more than 5 decades after his extraordinary career, Arthur Brown is still heating things up! Brown has just announced the release of a new 7-inch vinyl that features a stunning new take […]

Various artists: NWOCR – The official review of the New Wave Of Classic Rock Volume One album

Unless you’ve lived in a cave in Borneo for the past year or so – and, given these troubled times by COVID, it’s perfectly possible – you will probably have noticed that the latest so-called groundbreaking musical phenomenon is ( peal of the trumpets ahoy) the New Wave Of Classic Rock – or NWOCR for […]

Pandora Expands “Millionaires” Artist Program with Launch of “Classic Rock” and “Hard Rock” Stations

Pandora today announced the expansion of its ‘Billionaires’ Signature Artist program with the launch of programming highlighting the most broadcast acts on Pandora across key genres. Available now, Pandora launched eight new stations for Pop, Country, Hip Hop, Alternative, Dance, Classic Rock, R&B and Hard Rock that feature music from artists who have reached a […]

Ludic’s Ayla Tesler-Mabe on classic rock epiphanies, stylistic twists and funk guitar as a “bed of sound”

“I remember about a year after I started playing, I started to learn the Back in black solo; [that’s when] I discovered vibrato. I was like, ‘It actually sounds, for a brief moment here and there, kinda like the song!’ “ Playful guitarist Ayla Tesler-Mabe recalls the defining moment of her teenage years when she […]

Should Crayola launch a line of classic rock pencils? We think so! | 100.7 WZLX

Today on the air, I hypothesized that the Crayola the company could start a business by introducing a line of Classic Rock pencils. This was requested after playing “Rock and Roll” from Led Zeppelin [IV] and reminiscent of the gray color theme of this iconic album cover. It was the shadow of the crumbling wall […]

Classic laser rock shows are back at the Saint-Louis planetarium

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – You can travel back in time during the McDonnell Planetarium laser show series. The dome will merge art, light, with a classic art soundtrack with stunning visuals. The St. Louis Science Center claims 3D atmospheric effects are an unforgettable experience. Laser shows have been an attraction at the planetarium for decades. […]

Classic rock band to release live album recorded in Hudson Valley

An iconic classic rock band is celebrating their 50th anniversary with the release of a brand new live album recorded right here in the Hudson Valley. Just months before the global pandemic hit the United States, Daryl’s house in Pawling was packed for an unforgettable performance. Now that concert is commemorated on a brand new […]

DPAO’s summer concerts return with country, comedy and classic rock | Arts and entertainment

WATERTOWN – The Disabled People’s Action Benefit Concerts return this summer as a country, comedy and classic rock ‘n roll act take the stage. For the first time in more than 40 years, DPAO was unable to host its annual concert series last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic and state-related restrictions made such gatherings impossible. […]

Styx’s “Crash of the Crown” is a glorious comeback for classic rock giants

Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 With 17 studio albums, nine live albums and 16 compilation albums, Styx has consistently shown that he can stand the test of time. Formed in 1972, Styx has already built an indestructible legacy for himself, exploring genres such as progressive rock, art rock, and everything in between. Released on June 18 […]

Classic Rock Magazine: 30 Years of Pearl Jam, and the Seven Weeks That Saved Rock

Thirty years later, the story of Pearl Jam is one of fame, fortune, struggling to stay in control of one’s career, destiny and integrity, and having to suffer more than its fair share of tragedy. It’s a story we tell in the new issue of Classic rock. “We have always looked out for each other,” […]

Parrot named Tico goes viral for singing classic rock

He repeats the classics. Rock’n’roll has a new star: it has a lot of fans, is prone to colorful, feathery clothes, and it can moan hits better than others. Tico, a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot, has gathered 135,000 YouTube subscribers who watch the animal perform popular rock songs, including “Semi-Charmed Life” by Third Eye Blind, […]

There’s an all-time new classic rock song ‘Number One’

The greatest rock and roll song of all time isn’t “Stairway to Heaven”, “Layla” or “Freebird”. This Memorial Day weekend, the house of rock and roll performed its annual countdown to the 500 best songs of all time. The countdown also coincided with the 45th anniversary of WPDH’s first signing as a rock station in […]

Miley Cyrus posts roasting meme of men who love her classic rock covers

The world of music criticism is almost two decades away from the rise of poptimism, but recent years have scratched the veneer of pop music’s apparent acceptance thanks to vocally surprised reactions to projects like Taylor Swift’s. Folklore and that of Olivia Rodrigo Sour – not to mention all the panic about Phoebe Bridgers smashing […]

Robert Fripp and Toyah Cover Scorpions Classic, Rock You Like A Hurricane, Unveil New Limited Edition Product |

King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp and his wife Toyah are back with another rocking cover, this time of the classic Scorpions, Rock You like a hurricane. The duo’s latest entry Sunday lunch the video series arrived May 23 on YouTube. “Toyah, Robert and Sidney release another classic with a touch of feline variety,” wrote the […]

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – Classic rock cover band Sheepdip gearing up for summer tour

It’s Wednesday night and the music coming out of the Spillmore is initially low as you carefully navigate the bumpy dirt road beside Pool Pond in Rindge. The tunes coming out of the cabin are familiar, but the song and lyrics in particular aren’t clear until the doors open to reveal the full extent of […]

New Wave of Classic Rock album tracklist and trailer capturing the spirit of the Zeitgeist unveiled

The tracklist of the next compilation album The Official New Wave of Classic Rock – Volume 1 is out. The album, which brings together many of rock’s brightest rising stars, features many names who have packed their bags Classic rock‘s Tracks Of The Week over the past few years. “We’ve been exploring the possibility of […]

Classic Rock Authors Bring New Music Show to Huntley Community Radio

Since the early 1970s, veteran concert photographer Jim Summaria from Algonquin has captured acts of the classic rock era in concert halls in and around Chicago. With friend and writer Mark Plotnick of Libertyville, the two co-wrote “Classic Rock – Photographs from Yesterday and Today” (Amherst Media, Buffalo NY). James Eggers, executive director of WHRU […]

Modern covers of old songs | Classic rock covers

[Photos via YouTube] Even though we are always on the lookout for new things, covers old songs from our favorite artists are always gifts welcomed with open arms. There’s something about a cover that’s always exciting, especially when it’s other musicians showing off their karaoke skills. It’s cool to see the artist put his signature […]

QUEEN / JOURNEY Celebrates Classic Rock at the Prima Theater

“Don’t stop Believin.” “Bohemian Rhapsody.” “Another that bites the dust.” If you ask a millennial or a baby boomer, they know these songs. Queen & Journey’s golden songbook includes some of the world’s most beloved rock songs. Manifesting the excitement that emanates from the melodies and lyrics we all know and love, the Prima Theater […]

This classic rock band still on top of the world with the latest release

Wayne parry | The Associated Press Cheap tip, “In another world” (BMG) In another world, it’s still 1979, and Cheap Trick is arguably America’s greatest rock band. Songs like “Here’s Looking at You” dominate FM radio and teenagers jump on “The Party”, singing with “do-do-dos” reminiscent of Jimi Hendrix’s “Crosstown Traffic”. “On Top of the […]

The 100 Most Influential Guitarists of All Time: Only in Classic Rock, On Sale Now

What would rock’n’roll be without guitarists, eh? Answer: nowhere – because there wouldn’t be scary rock and roll. This month, we take a look at some of the sound architects without whom the musical landscape would be (and sound) much different. Join us on our in-depth dive celebrating many players who don’t always get the […]

Only one new classic rock album made it to the top 200 last year

Only one recently released classic rock album has been ranked in the Top 200 of 2020 Billboard graphic: Ordinary man, Ozzy Osbourne’s 12th studio album, released last February. Tight at n ° 199, Ordinary man just made the list, while many other classic rock artists who released albums last year were conspicuously absent. Bob Dylan’s […]

RICHIE KOTZEN on a new album with IRON MAIDEN’s ADRIAN SMITH – “Classic Rock, But A Little On The Heavier Side”

Jimmy Kay of The Metal Voice in Canada recently sat down with Richie Kotzen (Mr. Big, Poison, The Winery Dogs), who is promoting the debut album of his collaboration project with Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden. Smith / Kotzen, will release their self-titled debut album on March 26, 2021 via BMG. On how the two […]

Classic Rock Magazine: Pink Floyd Cover – Issue 286, April 2020

More often than not, when the name “Pink Floyd” is mentioned, many fans immediately think of The dark side of the moon Where The wall. Or for Floyd’s early devotees, thoughts might turn to Syd Barrett. But what about this fertile post-Syd and pre-Dark Side period? It’s an intriguing time for a band struggling to […]

Classic Rock Legends Cactus to release new album “Tightrope” in April

Classic 70s rock legends CACTUS will release his new album, “Tightrope”, April 2 via Cleopatra Records. The effort will be available on digipak CD, a deluxe 2LP box set with a gatefold cover and colorful vinyl, and, of course, digital platforms everywhere. CACTUS became known as “the American ZEPPELIN LED“, a nickname they possessed due […]

Classic Rock Legends Cactus To Release New Album “Tightrope” In April

Classic Rock Legends of the 70s CACTUS will release their new album, “Tightrope”April 2 through Records of Cleopatra. The effort will be available on CD digipak, a deluxe 2LP set with gatefold cover and colored vinyl, and, of course, on digital platforms everywhere. CACTUS became known as “the American ZEPPELIN LED“, a nickname they possessed […]

Top 10 new albums by classic rock artists in 2020

Like many industries, the music industry has not functioned as it normally would. In many ways, these effects were negative. Many tours have been canceled or postponed, and some artists have struggled with considerable health problems. If there was a bright spot in coming out of “the break”, it would be that some artists have […]

The Rolling Stones, Springsteen … The Killers: what is classic rock? | Pop and rock

In the weekly magazine of the Resolute Guide! chronicle, we take a look at a crucial pop culture question you were dying to know the answer to – and let’s fix it, once and for all The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen, to name just three, are all rock bands that have achieved […]

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