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The Who and Paul McCartney have teamed up with microphone manufacturer Shure to auction a one-time production of 600 serialized graphic painted SM58s microphones. The Who mic features the band's iconic bulls-eye logo over a psychedelic background, while the McCartney mic...
Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 guitars from his personal collection to the non-profit, Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, according to Ultimate Classic Rock . Van Halen, along with foundation president Felice Mancini, appeared on CNN and spoke about the program, which divvies out...
Bryan Adams has just announced the first eight dates of a North American spring run. Adams -- who's already booked a string of international dates for 2017 -- kicks things off on this side of the pond on May 20th at L.A.'s Greek Theatre and winds things down on July 22nd in his...
Legendary Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett is back out on the road celebrating the 40th anniversary of his final studio album with Genesis, 1976's Wind And Wuthering. In addition to that, Hackett is performing such classic Genesis favorites such as "The Musical Box’," "Inside...
Ozzy Osbourne ‏says smoking was the hardest of his addictions -- which have included drugs, drinking, and allegedly sex -- to give up. He says, “I must've quit smoking 80,000 times now. That's the most addictive crap that I've ever put in my body.” Tom Petty and the...
A private memorial was held on Monday (February 20th) for the late-Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks. Trucks, who was 69, fatally shot himself of January 24th. Ultimate Classic Rock reported friends and family were on hand at Macon, Georgia's Cox Capitol Theatre,...
Grace Slick is diverting her commercial royalties for the use of Starship's 1987 chart-topper "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" to pro LGBTQ groups, according to Billboard . The song was used in a Chick-fil-A commercial during the Super Bowl, and with the fast food company's public...
Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit admits that he's still coming to terms with the death of the band's co-founder Glenn Frey. Frey died on January 18th, 2016 at age 67, due to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia. Last December, the band...
Roger Waters has just tagged on nearly a dozen new stops onto his upcoming North American tour. New cities now on the books include Denver, Oakland, Los Angeles, San Antonio, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Nashville, Cleveland, Albany, Hartford, and Winnipeg. The 54-show tour will...