classic rock

Three Eddie Van Halen guitars fetch over $422K at rock memorabilia auction

Three of the late Eddie Van Halen’s iconic guitars fetched a total of over $422,000 when they hit the auction block on Wednesday.The guitars were sold as part of the “Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ’n’ Roll” sale, hosted by Julien’s Auctions
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NBC called The Goo Goo Dolls 'Classic Rock' and the internet is not having it

The Goo Goo Dolls formed in 1986 and have been a rock mainstay for decades thanks to singles like “Iris” and “Better Days.” So, you might forgive NBC’s Craig Melvin when he presented them as a “classic rock” band…
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Lily Cornell debuts beautiful voice with Alice in Chains cover

Lily Cornell made a striking singing debut during the MoPOP Founders Award ceremony Tuesday night, covering an Alice in Chains classic, “Black Gives Way to Blue.”
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The 20 best-selling CDs of 2020… so far

The CD may not have the popularity it had decades ago, but it’s far from being a relic of a bygone era. According to sales through Amazon, here are the best-selling records of 2020… So far.
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Taylor Hawkins wants to see surviving members of Rush play again - Here's why he should join them

The Foo Fighters drummer spoke about his love of Neil Peart and Rush in an interview and desire to see Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson on stage again.
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AC/DC's Brian Johnson reveals the reason he always wears his iconic cap

Johnson traced the origin back to before his days in AC/DC when he was a member of the U.K. group Geordie and found a desperate need to keep stinging sweat out of his eyes while performing in hot nightclubs.
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MusiCares aims to help musicians during COVID with 'Giving Tuesday'

As the COVID-19 crisis continues destabilizing how the music industry makes money, MusiCares and the Recording Academy have teamed up to raise money for musicians in need with the “Giving Tuesday” fundraising event.
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Eddie Vedder to perform and honor video games at The Game Awards

Eddie Vedder will provide a gritty rock soundtrack to the 2020 The Game Awards, celebrating the year’s best video game releases and cultural moments.
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Heart's Ann Wilson says biopic about her band is in the works, to be written and directed by Carrie Brownstein

Wilson reports that the film currently is being written by her fellow Seattle native Carrie Brownstein, of the indie-rock band Sleater-Kinney and the IFC comedy series Portlandia, who also will direct the project.
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The 20 best-selling vinyl records of 2020… so far

While the holiday season may change things, the top-selling vinyl records of 2020 are beginning to take shape. According to sales through Amazon, here are the best-selling records of 2020… So far.
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