Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Phil Spector, Music’s First Superstar Producer, Dies at 81
Producer, who popularized the "Wall of Sound" technique, died of natural causes.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies at 75
Their debut LP 'Climbing!' featured the signature, cowbell-heavy single "Mississippi Queen."
108 Important Rock Albums That Turn 50 in 2021: Class of 1971
It was a year of monolithic rock albums and intimate singer-songwriter releases.
Eddie Van Halen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Guitarist suffered from multiple final issues while battling long-term cancer.
Hear a New Led Zeppelin Cover Featuring the Late Frankie Banali
Hookers & Blow's version of "Tramped Underfoot" features Quiet Riot drummer, who recently died from pancreatic cancer.
Dee Snider Criticizes Kiss Over Replacement Members’ Makeup
"I hate what Kiss is doing with the guys with Ace [Frehley] and Peter [Criss'] makeup on — I'm not a fan," says Twisted Sister singer.
How Motley Crue’s ‘Shout With the Devil’ Became ‘Shout at the Devil’
Band's 1983 LP originally had an even darker — if only slightly tweaked — title.
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Flame Out as the Dr. Feelgood Tour Ends
Grueling trek was hugely profitable — but it also helped catalyze the exit of singer Vince Neil.
Were Rush Better in the ’70s or ’80s? Roundtable
Our writers debate which decade produced the best studio material, whether synths were helpful or harmful and which tour they'd time-travel to attend.
The Ninth Albums From 50 of Rock’s Biggest Artists
We're celebrating our ninth birthday by looking back at some classic LPs by the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, David Bowie and more.