Ultimate Classic Rock Awards - Page 2
This is the big one: Artist of the Year. The names, of course, are all huge ones -- all giants in the classic-rock field. And each of them had a stellar year, rocking concert halls, releasing terrific records or just generally being awesome. But
Some of the best commercials of 2014 were powered by classic-rock music. From Fleetwood Mac's 'Landslide' somehow making us cry during an advertisement for beer during the Super Bowl to more recent spots like the positively electric use of Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times' in the 'American Hustle' trailer, it seems advertisers have ca
Music is great and all, but you know what makes it so much better sometimes? Watching it. The best DVDs of 2013 featured a mix of concert documents (for those times when you just couldn't make it to the show), history lessons (you can never know too much about your favorite artists) and big-screen features (with things like plot and dialogue). But
The Song of the Year award typically is one of the toughest to choose, since the rock genre has always favored full albums over individual songs. And this year is no exception, with rock legends going up against a couple of younger artists in a field dominated by the many of the same acts who are up for Album of the Year.
The best tours of 2013 found classic rock's biggest bands treating their fans to dazzling audio-visual spectacles, unexpected romps through the rarest corners of their catalogs and new twists like string sections and flame-throwing metal spiders
Last year's best live albums were more than mere concert souvenirs. The greatest of them revealed glimpses of hardworking bands on the road, hammering out their familiar material in new and often exciting ways
The best reissues of 2013 offered fans different perspectives of some of rock's most classic albums. Some were expanded with alternate cuts and outtakes, some were laid out like history lessons with demos and live tracks and some were completely overhauled, stripping down old records to reveal new works beneath the surface. But