Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Tom Scholz Says Boston’s Emergence ‘Really Pissed People Off’
“I was like this enigma that came out of no place," mastermind says, reflecting on band's early days.
Motley Crue Sell Entire Recorded Catalog for Estimated $150 Million
Deal spans band's discography from 40-year career, including studio LPs, live material and compilations.
Brian May Says His Words on Trans People Were ‘Subtly Twisted’
Queen guitarist writes that “predatory Press hack” made him come across as “unfriendly to trans people."
Rock and Roll Thanksgiving Roundtable: Here’s What Ruled in 2021
Our writers give thanks for the year's best rock and roll.
Is ‘Get Back’ Really Better Than ‘Let It Be?': Beatles Roundtable
From the 1970 original to 2003's 'Naked' version to 2021's new mixes, UCR writers debate which release holds up the best.
Is Freddie Mercury Rock’s Greatest Frontman?: Roundtable
Thirty years after his death, the Queen singer's legacy is as strong as ever.
Slashing ‘Chinese Democracy’ to 45 Minutes: Roundtable
Axl Rose's tortured opus has many moments of genius — and a good bit of bloat.
Longtime Beach Boys Sideman Billy Hinsche Dies at 70
Multi-instrumentalist was also one-third of ‘60s pop-rock trio Dino, Desi and Billy.
Moody Blues Drummer Graeme Edge Dies at 80
"He was the White Eagle of the North with his beautiful poetry, his friendship, his love of life and his 'unique' style of drumming," writes John Lodge.
Brian Epstein Biopic ‘Midas Man’ Temporarily Halts Production
Director Jonas Akerlund reportedly likely to leave project, which began filming last month.