Classic Rock Report 

Uncle Ted Says Kid Rock Is Not Running For Senate

  • 6:31 am Friday, August 18th, 2017 by Aaron

It’s not like Donald Trump was the first celebrity to run for elected office, he’s just the most recent celebrity. It does however feel like his election as President has spurred a lot of rumors of other stars who want to get on their respective party’s tickets.

As a matter of fact, recently we heard from the Rock, Dwayne Johnson, that he’s considering a run at the White House.

But Ted Nugent wants everybody to know if you’re getting hyped for Kid Rock’s Senate run next year, DON’T…it’s not happening:

“Somebody write this down:  Kid Rock ain’t running for squat…some goofball in the Michigan GOP [More]

The Eagles Announce New 2017 Tour Dates!

  • 12:51 pm Monday, August 14th, 2017 by Aaron

After successful Classic East and West Festival appearances, the Eagles have opted to take their latest iteration of the band back out on the road.

As previously reported on multiple outlets Glenn Frey’s son Deacon is now part of the lineup, which has also been joined by veteran country artist Vince Gill.

Judging by the way the band  is now referring to themselves in marketing materials (“Don Henley, Joe Walsh & Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey”), it seems likely that neither Gill, or Deacon Frey are fully tenured members, and are instead being hired for however long this [More]

Metallica Cover Disney Tunes, Rihanna, and Themselves On Their Carpool Karaoke Episode

  • 6:59 am Friday, August 11th, 2017 by Aaron

You may think you would never see somebody like James Hetfield sing the lyrics from the kid flick “Little Mermaid”, but you’d be wildly wrong.

Some teasers from the Carpool Karaoke iTunes spin-off show are hitting the web and one of the more popular ones include Metallica. The trailer doesn’t reveal too much, but includes clips of the band not only singing “Part of Your World”, but also one of Rihanna’s mega-hits “Diamond”:

Bruce Springsteen Hits The Great White Way

  • 6:57 am Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Aaron

Bruce Springsteen sold out a stadium that can hold over 50,000 New Yorkers three times last year, but now he’s launching a series of very intimate shows on Broadway.

Beginning in October, he’s going to do eight weeks of shows at the Walter Kerr Theater, which has a capacity under 1,000. They are solo shows that will run five nights a week, Tuesday through Saturday.

It’s called “Springsteen on Broadway”, and in addition to singing, he’ll read excerpts from his 2016 autobiography “Born to Run”. Bruce is looking forward to the intimacy of the shows:

“It’s just me, the guitar, the piano, and [More]

Could Journey Be Splitting Up…Again?

  • 6:42 am Monday, August 7th, 2017 by Aaron

Those of you who went to see Journey play the Daily’s Place Amphitheatre two weeks ago may have unknowingly seen one of their last performances in their current iteration.

It turns out, Neal Schon isn’t just fighting with Jonathan Cain – the embattled guitarist is currently feuding with ALL of the members in the band!

The most recent spat is centered around all of the current members of Journey agreeing to visit the White House despite Neal Schon forbidding them to do so:

That got the rumor mill rolling inside, AND outside of the band. Suddenly Schon was on Twitter fueling the fire [More]

Dennis DeYoung Wants To Tour With Styx – But Does Styx Want To Tour With Dennis DeYoung?

  • 7:02 am Friday, August 4th, 2017 by Aaron

Styx and former front man Dennis DeYoung have been on the outs for a while now, even though Dennis has tried to get the band back together off and on over the past decade.

Now, he’s taking it a step further, and is pleading with James Young and Tommy Shaw to do “one last tour” with the classic lineup, for old time’s sake. He says he’s sure there would be interest from fans.

“The fans want a reunion, and I’ve wanted one every day since I was replaced. I never wanted to be a solo artist. Still don’t.  I like being on [More]