Category Archives: Classic Rock News

Tom Petty Tribute Album To Feature Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & More Country Stars

A new Tom Petty tribute album, titled Petty Country, which is set to arrive later this year on BMLG, will feature Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and several other country stars. Chris Stapleton, Marty Stuart, Margo Price, and former Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench are among the other acts that will feature on the upcoming……MORE

Duff McKagan Expected To Join AC/DC As Bassist On 2024 World Tour

In a recent update regarding AC/DC’s highly anticipated 2024 tour, comedian and avid fan of the band, Dean Delray, shared some noteworthy news. Delray, known for covering the band’s music and conducting interviews with its members, revealed that bassist Cliff Williams will not be part of the tour this year. READ MOREMORE

Ozzy Osbourne explains social media tirade against Kanye West: “It’s wrong if you don’t say anything about him.”

The Black Sabbath frontman lambasted Ye’s unapproved sampling of Iron Man earlier this month, following a series of antisemitic comments made by the rapper Ozzy Osbourne has explained his recent social media tirade against Ye (formerly Kanye West), which stemmed from the rapper’s uncleared sampling of Black Sabbath song Iron Man and his string of antisemitic comments. Ye made the offensive remarks…MORE

Wolfgang Van Halen and Michael Anthony Share Hug at Reunion

Wolfgang Van Halen and Michael Anthony celebrated their friendship when they met at Mammoth WVH’s concert in Las Vegas on Friday (Dec. 9). It was the first time the original Van Halen bassist had met his replacement in two decades, the older man reported afterwards. The lineup change had taken place in 2006, when Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolf was 15. Read…MORE

Denny Laine, co-founder of bands Wings and The Moody Blues, dies

Denny Laine, co-founder of bands Wings and The Moody Blues and longtime collaborator of Paul McCartney, died on Tuesday morning, according to Laine’s wife Elizabeth Hines. He was 79. Hines wrote in a post on Laine’s official Instagram account that Laine had “been in ICU on a ventilator this past week.” She said Laine had Interstitial Lung Disease…MORE

Myles Goodwyn Dies: Leader Of Rock Group April Wine Was 75

Myles Goodwyn, a singer/songwriter for multi-platinum rock band April Wine, died today at age 75. No further details on cause of death, location, or funeral details will be disclosed, according to a spokesman. April Wine has sold more than 10 million recordings worldwide. Goodwyn and the other members of April Wine were inducted into the Canadian…MORE

Peter Gabriel Releases New Single “LIVE AND LET LIVE”;

Out now is the final track to be revealed from Peter Gabriel’s new album, i/o. This final song, the last to be written for the album, is called “Live And Let Live”. In a break from previous months, all three mixes are released simultaneously, the Bright-Side Mix by Mark ‘Spike’ Stent, the Dark-Side Mix by…MORE

Ozzy Blasts Geezer Butler for Not Giving Him ‘One F—ing Phone Call,’ Butler Fires Back

Ozzy Osbourne’s ongoing medical woes have been widely publicized, so you’d think that just about anyone who’s ever been close to him would’ve reached out by now. According to Ozzy, however, Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has yet to phone him, and Geezer has since disputed his former bandmate’s accusation. In the latest issue of Rolling Stone UK, Ozzy dove…MORE

Rush’s Geddy Lee scores top five placing on the Sunday Times Bestseller List with My Effin’ Life memoir

Rush bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee joins Britney Spears, Jeremy Clarkson, Billy Connolly and late Friends star Matthew Perry at the summit of the UK’s best-selling books chart. Rush vocalist/bassist Geddy Lee has scored a solo chart hit, by debuting at number five on the Sunday Times Bestseller List (General Hardbacks) with his newly-publisher memoir My Effin’ Life.  The book sold 6,635 copies…MORE