classic rock

U2 Salutes Australian Firefighters as Thanks for Saving Lives in Local Wildfires

With dozens of wildfires burning across New South Wales, Australia, firefighters are flying in from across the continent to lend a hand. And a few of those brave souls got a sendoff to remember at the airport in Melbourne. U2 , always aware of what’s going on in the world, ran into dozens of...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Boom, Roasted: Lizzo, Green Day, Luke Combs, Alice Cooper Read Mean Tweets on 'Kimmel'

Twitter is not a safe place to be. The trolls will find you, especially if you’re a celebrity. But sometimes they get a chance to fight back, or just kill them with kindness, in the always fun “Mean Tweets” segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Billie Eilish kicked things off with a comment about her...
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Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Hendrix, Prince

Eddie Vedder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers teamed up for some epic covers during a fun night of music in Los Angeles. The Pearl Jam frontman joined Anthony Kiedis and company for Jimi Hendrix ’s version of “All Along the Watchtower” and Prince ’s “Purple Rain.” The performances took place during...
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Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden Take Early Lead in Rock Hall Fan Voting

If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...
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Guns N' Roses First to Reach 1 Billion YouTube Views on Video From the 80s

One of the biggest rock songs of the 80s still has momentum. The video for Guns N’ Roses ’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” just became the first clip from the decade to achieve one billion views on YouTube. The black and white video depicts a band that’s about to explode rehearsing. All of the band members’...
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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U2 to Finish 2019 'The Joshua Tree' Tour With First Trip to India

U2 has announced one final show for 2019, and it’s in a place they’ve never played before. The Irish icons have performed rare concerts in countries like Greece, Israel and Russia, but they’ve never made it to India, until now. U2 will end their 2019 The Joshua Tree tour in Mumbai. The country of 1...
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Weezer, The Killers, and More Honor Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek died Sunday at the age of 75, immediately setting off a flood of tributes from fans and artists impacted by the frontman from The Cars . Not only was Ocasek the leader of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, but he also became a prolific producer, working with artists like No Doubt ,...
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The Top 10 Vinyls of 2019 so Far

August 12th was National Vinyl Record Day , a holiday for music lovers who appreciate the well-worn groove of a good tune. For those that know that the real sound can only be captured once you drop the needle. For those that don’t mind getting up to flip the side. Happy National Vinyl Record Day to...
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