classic rock

Mick Jagger Thought He'd Be Retired at Age 60

If Mick Jagger was good at foresight, he'd be out of the music business by now. Thankfully, he's still fronting one of rock and roll's greatest bands. UK paper The Sun interviewed Laurence Myers , a former accountant for The Rolling Stones , who gave an interesting look at the money behind the band...
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KISS to Play Indian Ocean Concert to 'Entice Sharks'

“We’re going to do something totally crazy, and it’s going to be absolutely epic,” says outdoors tour guide Matt Waller . He’s announcing one of the most unique concerts ever – KISS playing above the Indian Ocean to entice sharks. Experts say the feared fish love the low-frequency sounds of rock...
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The Songs Bruce Springsteen Has Played Live the Most

Bruce Springsteen is rounding up the E Street Band for a new album and tour, and when they hit the road we have a pretty good idea of what we can expect: marathon shows featuring career-spanning setlists. Springsteen recently announced that he was getting the band back together following the...
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The Who, Aerosmith Cancel Shows After Singers Lose Voices

Sometimes it seems like bands like The Who and Aerosmith will go on forever, but both rock and roll hall of famers were reminded this week that they’re not invincible. On Wednesday, The Who had to cut their show in Houston short because singer Roger Daltrey was losing his voice. The band had been...
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Rick Springfield Says 'Jessie's Girl' Was Almost Called Something Else

The “friend” was almost “Gary” or “Randy,” but Rick Springfield ultimately decided “Jessie” sounded a lot better, thus changing the course of popular music forever. The 80s hitmaker is revealing the inspiration behind his iconic song “Jessie’s Girl” on a new episode of “Mixtape.” The lyrics have...
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Rick Springfield Says 'Jessie's Girl' Was Almost Called Something Else

The “friend” was almost “Gary” or “Randy,” but Rick Springfield ultimately decided “Jessie” sounded a lot better, thus changing the course of popular music forever. The 80s hitmaker is revealing the inspiration behind his iconic song “Jessie’s Girl” on a new episode of “Mixtape.” The lyrics have...
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Billy Joel's Music Has Inspired a New TV Series

The characters from Billy Joel ’s extensive catalog of songs will come to life in a new TV series based on his music. Each episode of Scenes From an Italian Restaurant will revolve around lyrics from Joel’s most popular songs like “Piano Man” and “Movin’ Out.” According to the Hollywood Reporter ,...
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Ringo Starr Performs 'Yellow Submarine' With Classroom Instruments on 'Fallon'

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” went psychedelic in honor of an appearance by a former Beatle. Ringo Starr joined Fallon and The Roots for a new take on “Yellow Submarine.” They gave the 1966 track, which Starr sang lead on, the “classroom instruments” treatment. Against the backdrop of a...
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Lenny Kravitz Surprises Cute 5-Year-Old Drummer on 'Ellen'

It’s hard to decide whether 5-year-old Justin Wilson II is better at drumming or just at life in general. The kindergartner from Fullerton, CA has some serious chops behind a kit to go along with an infectious smile and personality. The combination of the two led to a seriously entertaining segment...
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Lynyrd Skynyrd Farewell Tour Concert Film Coming to Theaters

As Lynyrd Skynyrd winds down their rock and roll hall of fame career, one of their final shows has been preserved for posterity. The Southern rock legends have announced the concert film Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour will be coming to theaters for one night only on November 7th. The...
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