Thursday, August 28, 2014

Chuck Berry Honored

Before Hendrix, Richards, Van Halen and Stevie Ray Vaughan. There was Chuck Berry. The music industry honored him last night. Chuck Berry may not be Classic Rock. But he did influence the riffs and chords that've flooded the stadiums and arenas with the of the world's greatest guitarists. One of them Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones Chuck Berry just picked up the 2014 Polar Music Prize

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Remembering Stevie Ray Vaughan 24 Years Later

What can you say about a man that reached beyond what critics have always tried to shape? How tall is the man that took time and stretched it beyond his final day? 24 years ago today. The day music died.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Phil Rudd from AC/DC New Solo Effort

Phil Rudd is a name you don't hear much about. Not unless AC/DC is cruising back to town. Just because the tour bus is parked doesn't mean it's time to blow torch it then sell the metal. AC/DC's drummer says Malcolm Young's current health issues won't unplug Australia's most famous band of brothers. Although there's no direct plans for AC/DC's new album to be released. He recently vowed to fans of Classic Rock that only death can stop the band. Until then they can take in his first ever solo effort. Head Job hits I Heart Radio on Friday. The first cut is Repo Man

Monday, August 25, 2014

Critics Love Space Invader from Ace Frehley

Critics of Classic Rock are praising the Space Man. Ace Frehley's six album Space Invader proves he's here to stay.

Friday, August 22, 2014

For some... The mention of the Rolling Stones is fighting words.

Religion and politics aren't the only way to rile up fans of Classic Rock. No matter what side of the fence you're on. There's always gonna be a different point of view. The latest book from Bill Janovitz is Rocks Off.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The ALS Bucket Challenge. Could it be what reunites Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora

Have you been challenged? For nearly a month. The ALS Bucket Challenge. The dumping of ice and water over ones head. Has become the year's biggest and best non-profit promotion. Last night. Richie Sambora got his challenge. From the man that fired him. Jon Bon Jovi

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

New Releases from John Mellencamp, Bob Seger and Randy Bachman

The summer isn't over. Time to refuel the Ipod. Brand new music from JOhn Mellencamp, Bob Seger and Randy Bachman Just cuz the kids are cruisin back to class. Doesn't keep "the class" out of newly released Classic Rock. Grab your pad and paper. Mellencamp, Seger and Randy Bachman are back. First: After a four year hiatus. Mellencamp returns with Troubled Man. Bob Seger hasn't cracked the new music code for eight years. His new release: All the Roads And Randy Bachman from the Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive rips the knob off your Ipod with Every song tells a story.