Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
20 Best Rock Albums of 2021 (So Far)
It's shaping up to be a year of transition for classic rock's biggest artists.
Best of Both Worlds?: Van Halen’s ‘5150’ vs. David Lee Roth’s ‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’
They'd just debuted a new lead singer when the old one released his first solo album.
Hear Van Morrison and Eric Clapton on Revamped Song ‘The Rebels’
Track is reworked version of Morrison's recent solo cut "Where Have All the Rebels Gone?"
Who Had the Best 10 Year Run in Rock History?: Roundtable
As UCR turns 10, our writers look back at other notable decade long runs.
Actress, Whitesnake Video Star Tawny Kitaen Dead at 59
The actress appeared on the covers of two Ratt albums and starred in multiple music videos for Whitesnake.
Iron Maiden: Last Great, Last Good, First Bad Album Roundtable
Our writers dissect the highs and lows of the band's catalog - and everything in between.
UCR’s State of the Union: 2021 Plans for Rock’s 50 Biggest Bands
After surviving 2020, what do rock's biggest acts have in store for 2021?
Pink Floyd: Last Great, Last Good, First Bad Album Roundtable
Our writers survey the highs and lows of the band's catalog.
Bruce Springsteen Charged With DWI at New Jersey Recreation Area
He's due in court in a few weeks.
Phil Spector, Music’s First Superstar Producer, Dies at 81
Producer, who popularized the "Wall of Sound" technique, died of natural causes.
Ted Nugent: ‘F— You and Your Bulls— Vaccine’
"It's not a real pandemic, and that's not a real vaccine," rocker said in a Facebook live video.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies at 75
Their debut LP 'Climbing!' featured the signature, cowbell-heavy single "Mississippi Queen."