classic rock

Slash, Ozzy, Lemmy Reminisce About Legendary Rock and Roll Hangout

“The history of rock and roll is in here,” Lemmy Kilmister says to begin the trailer for a new documentary about one of the most legendary hangouts in music. The late Motörhead frontman should know, because he had his own bar stool at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in West Hollywood, CA. “I used to...
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Kirk Hammett Has 'Really Kick-A**, Great' Material for Next Metallica Album

Kirk Hammett has talked openly about being more than ready to contribute to a new Metallica album, and he’s not backing off that claim at all. There will be an 11th studio LP sometime in the next few years, and Hammett hopes to play a major role in it. The guitarist hopped in the passenger seat for...
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Metallica to Headline 5 U.S. Festivals in 2020

Metallica will headline five U.S. festivals in 2020: Epicenter, Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, and Aftershock. The announcement is the payoff for the countdown clock the band teased earlier this week. Metallica will play on two nights of each festival – all produced by the...
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Ozzy Postpones Tour Dates Again: 'I'm Not Dying, I'm Recovering'

Ozzy Osbourne says he’s not quite ready to get back on-stage after a series of health issues. In a video message to fans, the “Crazy Train” singer said he was postponing European tour dates once again, but North American dates were not affected. The European trek was scheduled to begin at the start...
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Motley Crue Shares New Version of 'Same 'Ol Situation' Video

Mötley Crüe combines the past with the present in a newly-released video. The official 2019 version of the clip for “Same ‘Ol Situation (S.O.S.)” uses the original performance video as the basis, but adds scenes from the Netflix biopic The Dirt . “Same ‘Ol Situation (S.O.S.)” was the fifth and...
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Elton John Reveals He Was '24 Hours Away From Death' in New Memoir

Elton John is opening about his near-death experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years ago. In his shocking new memoir, Me: Elton John , the 72-year-old discloses he was “24 hours away from death” after developing complications from prostate surgery in 2017, in new excerpts...
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What is Metallica Counting Down To?

Metallica fans’ heads are spinning faster than the descending numbers on a cryptic website launched by the band. Metallica’s social media directs users to metallicaxx.com, where there’s nothing but a flickering countdown clock on a black background. The clock is set to hit zero on Thursday, and...
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Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, and More Remember Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker , the iconic drummer behind the band Cream , passed away this weekend at the age of 80 after spending the week in the hospital. "We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in the hospital this morning," Baker's family wrote Sunday morning . "Thank you to everyone for...
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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Shows Support For Metallica's James Hetfield

Tony Iommi has J ames Hetfield ’s back. The legendary Black Sabbath guitarist is showing support for the Metallica frontman as he enters rehab. “My best out to James Hetfield,” Iommi posted on Facebook. “You’ve done the right thing seeking help - I’m thinking of you my friend and wishing you all...
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Foreigner Singer Lou Gramm Hospitalized, Sidelined from Tour

Original Foreigner singer Lou Gramm is hospitalized with a severe respiratory infection, dehydration and fatigue, forcing him to sit out a few concerts. "I’m very disappointed about not being able to perform at the Foreigner Double Vision: Then & Now shows for all the fans,” the 69-year-old...
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