classic-rock

Run-DMC to Join Aerosmith for Performance at 2020 GRAMMY Awards

Two legends will reunite on-stage at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards when Run-DMC joins Aerosmith during their live performance. And it would be a shock if the occasion was not used to resurrect “Walk This Way” during a career-spanning medley. If you can remember a time before frequent collaborations,...
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Bon Jovi Unveils 2020 Tour Dates With Bryan Adams

Bon Jovi has announced a 2020 arena tour with Bryan Adams . The stage will barely be able to contain all the hits when the two artists hit the road starting June 10th in Tacoma, WA. The tour will run for 18 dates and wrap up with back to back nights at Madison Square Garden in New York City at the...
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Doobie Brothers, Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston Among 2020 Rock Hall Inductees

The Doobie Brothers , Depeche Mode , Nine Inch Nails , The Notorious B.I.G. , T. Rex and Whitney Houston are this year’s inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the Doobies, who helped soundtrack the 70s with hits like “China Grove” and have been eligible...
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Queen + Adam Lambert Headline Australia Wildfires Benefit Concert

Queen + Adam Lambert will headline a night of music to raise money for those affected by the devastating wildfires in Australia. Guitarist Brian May says the band is donating the stage from its show in Sydney the previous night for Fire Fight Australia – Concert for National Brushfire Relief. All...
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Dave Matthews Band Edges Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers in Rock Hall Fan Vote

Dave Matthews Band has won the fan vote for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ’s class of 2020. That doesn’t mean they’re in just yet, but past fan votes have proven to be good predictors of success. The “Ants Marching” band scored a comfortable win with more than 1 million votes. But the other top...
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Rush Drummer Neil Peart Dead at 67

Drummer Neil Peart of the legendary Canadian prog rock band Rush has died at the age of 67. Considered in technical circles to be one of the best of his craft of all time, Peart had quietly been battling brain cancer for three and a half years, the band said in a statement. A spokesman said Peart...
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This Beatles Album Was the Top Selling Vinyl LP of 2019 and the Decade

Vinyl made a comeback years ago, and the format is proving to have staying power. According to Nielsen Music’s year-end report, vinyl now represents 26% of all physical album sales with 18.8 million units sold in 2019. That’s compared to 54.8 million CDs. Vinyl remains especially popular with the...
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Prince GRAMMY Tribute Concert to Feature John Legend, Foo Fighters and More

Prince ’s influence will be on full display during a special tribute concert that takes place after the GRAMMY Awards. “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” will feature performances by an eclectic mix of artists: Alicia Keys , John Legend , Foo Fighters , Beck , Chris Martin , Earth, Wind...
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Metallica and Elton John Make Big Donations to Australian Wildfires Relief

Two of the biggest names in music are making large donations to Australian wildfires relief efforts. Metallica is pledging $750,000 to the NSW Rural Fire Service and the Country Fire Authority in Victoria. The band made the announcement in an Instagram post that included a picture of a lone...
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Aerosmith, Billie Eilish, and Lizzo Performing at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards

The first round of performers has been announced for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, happening Sunday January 26 at 8PM ET on CBS. Aerosmith will perform a career-spanning set packed with their legendary hits. The band is being honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year , being recognized for their impact...
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