classic-rock

John Lennon’s Iconic Sunglasses Sell for $183,000 at Auction

A pair of sunglasses once worn by John Lennon sold at auction for $183,000. The round, green-tinted Oliver Goldsmith glasses were described by Sotheby's as the most iconic sunglasses in rock and roll history. They were given to Lennon in 1966 in preparation for his role in Richard Lester’s film “...
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Billy Joel Performs 'White Christmas' With Daughter at Madison Square Garden

Billy Joel delivered some holiday cheer to fans at Madison Square Garden this week. The piano man performed a lively rendition of “White Christmas” with Alexa Ray Joel . The 33-year-old daughter of Billy and model Christie Brinkley handled vocals for the holiday classic. At the conclusion of the...
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The Talking Heads Put Reunion Rumors to Rest

Speculation about a Talking Heads reunion is going nowhere. Band members have already put the rumors to rest. Days after an unverified Instagram account tied to the “Once in a Lifetime” band surfaced, singer-guitarist David Byrne told Rolling Stone he was as surprised as everyone else. “I have...
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Bret Michaels Says 'It's Time' for New Poison Music

Now that Poison is set to hit the road with Mötley Crüe , Def Leppard and Joan Jett for one of the most anticipated summer tours of 2020, the “Nothin’ But a Good Time” band is thinking about new music. Bret Michaels and company have actually been talking about it for a while, and now might be the...
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Prince's 'Purple Rain,' The Band's 'The Last Waltz' Added to National Film Registry

Two legendary music-based films are taking their place alongside the all-time greats in cinema. Prince ’s “Purple Rain” and The Band ’s “The Last Waltz” have been added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. The movies were among the 25 that were selected this year for their...
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The Talking Heads Launch Official Instagram Account

We're not saying a Talking Heads reunion is set to take place, but the band just made a statement: They have an Instagram account! It may mean nothing, other than David Byrne , Chris Frantz , Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison want to be together on Instagram. But in the year of rock and roll...
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Springsteen and Mellencamp Take It Back to the 80s at Rainforest Benefit

Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp have both been going strong for decades now, but on Monday night they went back to their 80s heydays to perform songs that each could have written for the other. The two artists who write lyrics that hit home shared a stage at the Beacon Theatre in New York...
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Dee Snider Says New AC/DC Album Is Being Made: 'Brian Johnson Is Back'

There have been rumblings for months about new AC/DC music with Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd back in the band, now those murmurs are turning into a roar. Responding to a fan’s question on Twitter, Twisted Siste r frontman Dee Snider revealed all four surviving core members of AC/DC reunited to...
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Jim Morrison Would Have Been 76: The Doors' 9 Best Deep Cuts

The Doors were like a shooting star through the late 60s and early 70s. They released six studio albums between 1967 and 1971 and were gone. The death of iconic singer Jim Morrison , who would have been 76 on December 8th, effectively ended the band, leaving behind a stable of hits like “Light My...
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Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, DJ Khaled to Headline Super Bowl Music Fest

Before the touchdowns and trophy presentation in Miami, there will be music. Guns N’ Roses , Maroon 5 and DJ Khaled have signed on to headline Super Bowl Music Fest. The three-day event at American Airlines Arena kicks off Thursday, January 30th with DJ Khaled “and Friends,” including DaBaby . Axl...
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