Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominees: Our Writers Answer Five Big Questions
The Class of 2020 is coming into focus. Which nominee was the biggest surprise? And who's actually getting in?
Van Halen: Last Great, Last Good, First Bad Album Roundtable
Our writers look back at the band's catalog.
How a Lifelong Fan Helps Keep the Kiss Kruise at Full Speed
Four decades after he first saw band when he was eight, Anthony Diaz helps make annual trip special for fellow fans.
The Rolling Stones: Last Great, Last Good, First Bad Album
When's the last time they released a truly superlative record – or the first time they dropped an undeniably terrible one?
The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Dies
The singer was found dead today in his New York City apartment.
1989’s Best Classic Rock Albums
A year of change brought important records from across a dizzying spectrum, but it was also a great year for the tried and true.
Rock’s 20 Most Far-Out Concept Albums
From instrumental noise to religious themes, the most ludicrous, messy, weird and wild concept LPs ever made.
Listen to Bruce Springsteen’s New Song ‘Hello Sunshine’
The Boss offers advance peek into his first new album in five years.
Top 10 Aerosmith Songs of the ’70s
Whether it be a sick Joe Perry riff or a signature Steven Tyler howl, there's always something extraordinary on the Top 10 Aerosmith songs of the '70s.
Top 10 Rush Sex Jams
Consider this a distant early warning ... for romance.