What is the recipe for becoming one of the top 100 classical rock artists? It takes tremendous influence, longevity, revolutionary importance and some indelible quality. But being a huge presence doesn’t necessarily mean that all of these qualities have to be present at once. For some of those listed below,Read More →

Recent sales data has shown that classic rock is still the most divisive of the genre. John Swanson | Courtesy photoThe weight of physical copies of albums compared to streaming makes a big difference. While a large portion of today’s young people think rock music is a thing of theRead More →

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 27: Musician Chris Cornell performs at the Ryman Auditorium on October 27, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond / Getty Images) Miley Cyrus’ interpretation of “Zombies” from Cranberries2020 was the year of Rock and Roll for Miley Cyrus. She has covered a large majorityRead More →

Great Peacock: Classic Rock Awareness J. Poet on December 30, 2020 photo credit: Harrison Hudson “For always worse better is wanting more from life, love and existence in general, ”said Andrew Nelson, singer, guitarist and lead songwriter of Great Peacock, of his band’s third LP. It’s about being okay withRead More →

Two days before the Grammy Awards, Aerosmith will receive the MusiCares Person of the Year 2020 award. Not only has Aerosmith made an impact in the music industry, but they have also dedicated time to philanthropic efforts over five decades. These rockers are true icons of the classic rock genre.Read More →

The heart of this question, famously posed by Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet, asks if the intrinsic value of an item is modified by its title. Even though UCR isn’t just Verona, or even your high school English class, we can apply the same question to our favorite rock artists.Read More →