Post Tagged with: "Classic Rock"

David Lee Roth breaks down the Van Halen sound — from early influences, to 'Biblical' solos, to those fiery endings

David Lee Roth has described Van Halen’s music as “whiskey in a paper cup,” recommending “short doses and not every night — please!” Now, he’s ready to go in depth on what makes their sound so special.

Something Else! sneak peek: Hear the new supergroup featuring Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski and Cindy Blackman

Legendary Cream bassist Jack Bruce is part of a new supergroup, this one featuring Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid. Check them out here!

Dennis DeYoung on his legacy with Styx, and that ill-fitting ‘Mr. Roboto’ mask

Styx fans remember well the year 1979 and Cornerstone, an album that began a decisive turn away from prog rock for the band — with its capstone moment being the epic ballad “Babe.” From there, it seems, the group was on a collision course

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, "Death To My Hometown" (2012)

Imagine towns both small and large, all across a country. Their essence has been drained by “progress” and blind greed

Genesis' Tony Banks to issue new classical project Six Pieces for Orchestra in March

Tony Banks, a co-founding member of Genesis, is preparing a new classical album for March release, called Six Pieces for Orchestra. The Naxos label recording is Banks’ second classical project

Levon Helm cleared by doctors for a return to the stage; next show on March 10

Levon Helm, legendary co-founder of the Band and multiple solo Grammy winner, has been cleared for a return to performing after undergoing an undisclosed medical procedure.

Summer triple bill will include classic rock legends Styx, Ted Nugent and REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon, STYX and Ted Nugent will join forces for The Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, a 30-date U.S. tour beginning May 1.

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, "Jack Of All Trades" (2012)

Against a backdrop of a slow waltz toward disappointment and death comes a familiar story — that of a man trying to scratch out a living any way he can. The emotion is amplified with great subtlety by some swelling horns

Razor and Tie plans sweeping reissue series focused on Emerson Lake and Palmer

A sweeping reissue campaign will follow Razor and Tie’s new signing of Emerson Lake and Palmer to an exclusive multi-year licensing deal for North America.

Queen’s Brian May: American Idol’s Adam Lambert ‘would meet with Freddie’s approval’

Queen will return to at the UK’s Knebworth Park – the site of its final live performance with Freddie Mercury – this summer with American Idol finalist Adam Lambert fronting the band.