With the holiday season in full swing, we've decided to embrace our inner child and draw up a "Dear Santa" list detailing everything we want for Christmas from rock's biggest bands. Basically, it's an extremely nerdy string of mostly polite, sometimes obscure demands that shows what would happen if we were ever put in charge of deciding what classic-rock legends should do with their careers
The top Christmas songs help make the holidays one of the most wonderful times of year to be a fan of classic rock. We're sure you're all aware that radio stations and retail outlets start overplaying the traditional songs of the season weeks before Thanksgiving
For every 'Father Christmas' or 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' that shows up on a best-Christmas-songs list, there's an awful tune or two (or three) to counter it. Maybe you're stuck in a line at the mall that never seems to move, or maybe you're just plum out of holiday joy as we zero in on this year's celebration
We all know that Aerosmith's Steven Tyler loves the camera, and his stint on 'American Idol' gave us a close-up look at his outrageous personality on full display. But long before he started coming up with humorous and interesting critiques, Tyler was perhaps a little less choosy in how he made it onto television. For instance, check out his 2002 appearance on the Hilary Duff Disney Channel series 'Lizzie McGuire.'
Outdoor Christmas lights displays synchronized to rock 'n' roll have been popular since an enterprising electrical engineer in Mason, Ohio, hooked up thousands of them outside his house and set them to the tune 'Wizards in Winter' by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra