Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Phil Spector, Music’s First Superstar Producer, Dies at 81
Producer, who popularized the "Wall of Sound" technique, died of natural causes.
Mick Bolton, Mott the Hoople Keyboardist, Reportedly Dies
Musician also played with Dexys Midnight Runners and tutored Linda McCartney on piano.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies at 75
Their debut LP 'Climbing!' featured the signature, cowbell-heavy single "Mississippi Queen."
Eddie Van Halen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Guitarist suffered from multiple final issues while battling long-term cancer.
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.
77 Rock Stars Whose Kids Are Also Musicians
They garner instant name recognition, of course, but also unreasonable expectations.
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.”
Our 25 Favorite Eddie Van Halen Stories
From inspirations to collaborations to that time a cop let him out of a speeding ticket just for being an awesome guitarist.
Evel Knievel’s Son Sues Disney Over ‘Toy Story 4′ Character
Suit focuses on alleged similarities between late stuntman and animated Duke Caboom.
Hear a New Led Zeppelin Cover Featuring the Late Frankie Banali
Hookers & Blow's version of "Tramped Underfoot" features Quiet Riot drummer, who recently died from pancreatic cancer.
Dee Snider Criticizes Kiss Over Replacement Members’ Makeup
"I hate what Kiss is doing with the guys with Ace [Frehley] and Peter [Criss'] makeup on — I'm not a fan," says Twisted Sister singer.
How Motley Crue’s ‘Shout With the Devil’ Became ‘Shout at the Devil’
Band's 1983 LP originally had an even darker — if only slightly tweaked — title.