• Classic Rock Christmas Compilation, Featuring Jeff Beck, Neal Schon and Other Guitar Greats, Due in October

    Classic Rock Christmas Compilation, Featuring Jeff Beck, Neal Schon and Other Guitar Greats, Due in October

    Who says that classic rock and Christmas can’t coexist peacefully?  Certainly not the folks at Legacy Recordings, which will unveil eight new seasonal titles on October 7, including The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album. This 11-track disc features holiday favorites from a number of world-class guitarists, among them Jeff Beck, Ted Nugent and Journey‘s Neal Schon.  The album will set you back $10.46. Here is the full track listing for The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album: “Amazing Grace” — Jeff Beck “The Little Drummer Boy” — Alex Lifeson (Rush) “Silent Night/Holy Night Jam” —  Joe Satriani   “Christmas Time Is… Read more

  • Stevie Nicks to Mount Show of Selfies…from the Seventies?

    Stevie Nicks to Mount Show of Selfies…from the Seventies?

    You probably think of selfies as a modern phenomenon, but it turns out Stevie Nicks has been taking them for years.  Now, the singer is mounting an exhibition of her self-portraits, which she snapped with a Polaroid camera from 1975 to 1987. According to the New York Times, the show, called 24 Karat Gold — which is also the name of the singer’s new album — is being curated by Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart, who produced her last solo record, In Your Dreams.  Nicks took the photos late at night, while at home and on tour because, as she tells… Read more

  • Led Zeppelin Argues That "Stairway" Lawsuit Should Be Moved to L.A. or Dismissed

    Led Zeppelin Argues That "Stairway" Lawsuit Should Be Moved to L.A. or Dismissed

    The members of Led Zeppelin say that the lawsuit filed against them earlier this year regarding their epic “Stairway to Heaven” should either be moved to a California court or dismissed completely. As previously reported, Francis Alexander Malofiy — a Philadelphia-based attorney who represents late Spirit guitarist Randy California — filed a copyright suit against Zeppelin on May 31, claiming that the opening of “Stairway” was cribbed from an obscure instrumental called “Taurus” from Spirit’s 1968 debut.  At the time, Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page said, “This is ridiculous.  I have no further comment on the subject.” Now, according to Business… Read more

  • Gregg Allman to Receive "Classic Rock" Magazine's Living Legend Award Rock

    Gregg Allman to Receive "Classic Rock" Magazine's Living Legend Award Rock

    Gregg Allman will receive this year’s Living Legend Award from Classic Rock magazine, it was announced today. Even though Classic Rock magazine is based in the U.K., the event will take place at The Avalon in Hollywood, California, on November 4 as part of the publication’s Classic Rock Roll of Honor ceremony.  This marks the first time the ceremony has taken place outside of London in its 10 years. Classic Rock editor Sian Llewellyn says, “Where can you start with Gregg Allman?  As a founding member and guiding light of the Allman Brothers Band and a hugely influential solo artist,… Read more

  • U2's Digital Music Project with Apple Will be Interactive and Audiovisual

    U2's Digital Music Project with Apple Will be Interactive and Audiovisual

    News broke earlier today that U2 is working on a top-secret project with Apple to develop a new digital music format that will, in effect, save the music industry.  A few additional details have emerged, giving a rough sketch of what we can expect, and when. According to a recent interview in the international version of Time magazine, Bono says the team is working on something that will be “very exciting for the music business.”  The singer described the new technology as “an audiovisual interactive format for music that can’t be pirated and will bring back album artwork in the most powerful way, where you can play… Read more

  • Sammy Hagar, Joe Perry to Take Part in Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp

    Sammy Hagar, Joe Perry to Take Part in Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp

    Are you a would-be rocker hoping to jam with Sammy Hagar and Joe Perry? If that’s your rock and roll fantasy, your dream is about to come true. Fans who attend the upcoming editions of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, taking place this winter at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, and the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, can do just that. Hagar, Perry, Lou Gramm, and Cheap Trick were all announced as the newest participants in the camp, which schools campers in a multitude of ways to turn their careers up to 11. Fantasy campers will… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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