Post Tagged with: "Classic Rock"

Queen set to appear at Brit Awards, even as Adam Lambert jump starts rumors of new collaboration

Here’s what we know about Queen at this hour … Brian May and Roger Taylor will appear at next week’s Brit Awards, scheduled for Tuesday, February 21. As for their on-again/off-again collaboration with American Idol finalist Adam Lambert? Not so much.

Now that Glass Hammer’s Jon Davison has taken over as lead singer with Yes, will he stay?

Though at first it appeared Jon Davison would only be a stop-gap replacement as Yes’ frontman, it’s since become clear that Benoit David is gone for good. The question then becomes: Does Davison continue as lead singer past this ongoing tour?

Peter Frampton to perform with Frampton Comes Alive guitar for first time in three decades

Peter Frampton will come alive with a favorite old guitar this Saturday — more than 30 years after it was believed to have been lost in a plane crash.

E Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt talks about ‘impossible’ decision to replace Clarence Clemons

The Grammy show-opening performance from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band illustrated how the group intends to move forward without the late saxophonist Clarence Clemons.

Producer Jack Douglas says a theme is emerging in ongoing Aerosmith sessions

When Aerosmith started working again with Jack Douglas, producer of classics like Rocks, you expected a return to their 1970s raunch-rock ways. But … a theme project? Douglas says yes.

Gregg Allman confirms that his autobiography My Cross to Bear will arrive in May

Gregg Allman confirms on his Facebook page that My Cross to Bear, his long-awaited autobiography with writer Alan Light, will arrive online and at booksellers on May 1. Light is a long-time critic and editor at Rolling Stone, VIBE and Spin.

Paul McCartney's not giving way to the kids – well, except for one special eight year old

If you’re wondering why Paul McCartney — a notorious road warrior since his late-1980s return to the concert trail — is touring in shorter bursts these days, look no further than eight-year-old Beatrice.

Tony Levin at work on new Stick Men album, digital King Crimson photo book, possible project with Rick Wakeman

Legendary bassist Tony Levin has a busy 2012 on tap

Beach Boys announce dates for their 50th anniversary tour, with stops at Jazz Fest and Bonneroo

The Beach Boys will kick off their 50th anniversary reunion tour on April 24 in Tuscon, Arizona, in dates announced today on their Web site.

Jim McCarty discusses Jeff Beck's ouster from the Yardbirds: "He had to go"

The Yardbirds, famous for such 1960s-era tracks as “For Your Love,” “Over Under Sideways Down,” and “Heart Full of Soul,” served as a launching pad for three of rock’s most recognizable guitarists — Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.