Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Birthday Buddies: Albums Released on the Same Day
None of these shared release dates were planned, but there sure are some cool coincidences here.
The 88 Most ’80s Things About 1988
A look back at the music, films, television shows and pop-culture moments that made it such a monumental year.
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 Genesis Better in the ’70s or ’80s? Roundtable
Our writers debate which decade produced the best studio material, whether Peter Gabriel or Phil Collins was the better frontman and if the prog-to-pop evolution was a satisfying arc.
Chrissie Hynde on How Bob Dylan’s New Songs Inspired Covers Series
Pretenders leader calls singer-songwriter's "I Contain Multitudes" "f---ing devastating."
Were Metallica Better in the ’80s or ’90s? Roundtable
They were way bigger during the latter decade. But were they better?
Were the Rolling Stones Better in the ’60s or ’70s? Roundtable
Our writers debate which era defined the band, how Brian Jones' death affected its evolution and more.
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.
Sebastian Bach Accuses Chris Jericho of Lip Syncing
Fozzy singer responded by challenging Skid Row frontman to a "sing-off."
‘70s Springsteen vs. ‘80s Springsteen: Which Is the Better Boss?
Our writers discuss two huge decades of one of rock's leading men.
‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Star Defends ‘Innocent’ ‘General Lee’ Car
Co-stars Tom Wopat and John Schneider have weighed in on vehicle's use of Confederate flag.
Top 30 American Classic Rock Bands of the ’70s
The list reflects how much music grew in the aftermath of the previous decade.