Sweden is a Scandinavian country with the most successful artists in the rock music industry. The country is currently the leading producer with the best metal and rock bands from the Northern European region. In addition, most of the best rock musicians today are from Sweden. A 2020 musical surveyRead More →

Click to enlarge Thomas Faucon/Flickr A photo of the planetarium from the 1960s. The Saint Louis Center hosts a summer series of laser light shows dedicated to classic rock and other retro music. Pink Floyd, the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Queen will all be there St. Louis Science Center (5050Read More →

The 80s are best known for punk rock, preppies, funk, New Wave, and voluminous hair. Fashion was outrageous like the music people made. It gave birth to the rap and breakdance that many Millennials now consider old school. However, the 1980s also marked some of the most iconic events inRead More →

CLEAR WATER, Wisconsin (WEAU) – Starting Monday, one lucky person in western Wisconsin can make money by finding a hidden rock. RCU brings back and renames its annual competition in which the organization hides a rock in one of the counties in which it has a partner charity. The ClassicRead More →

Since you’re a fan of the classic rock era, we’re wondering how many big names you’ve been lucky enough to see perform live. We’ve listed 100 of the biggest names and fully recognize that many of your favorites may not be listed. (You’ll notice artists like the Doors, Jimi Hendrix,Read More →

Black Music Month kicks off this month and features reissues of classics from some of the world’s greatest artists including Charles Mingus, Curtis Mayfield, Milt Jackson & Ray Charles, Zapp & Roger, The Drifters, The Time and Miles’ unreleased music. Davis and Roberta Flack. Influential black artists paved the musicalRead More →

In January 1989, the New Musical Express brought together three renowned songwriters at the Montague Arms pub in Peckham, south-east London. The magazine touted it as a “pop summit” between Nick Cave’s “unholy trinity”, Mark E Smith of The Fall and Shane MacGowan of The Pogues, who called the groupRead More →

Classical rock drummer Florian Pilkington-Miksa, who played for English progressive rock band Curved Air, has died at the age of 70. He is reported to have died at the end of May, following several “episodes of pneumonia”. Stronger, the band’s singer, Sonja Kristina, confirmed the news of Pilkington-Miksa’s death inRead More →