Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Phil Spector, Music’s First Superstar Producer, Dies at 81
Producer, who popularized the "Wall of Sound" technique, died of natural causes.
The Best Rock Movie From Every Year: 1955-2020
A look at the greatest biopics, documentaries, concert films and movies with awesome soundtracks.
20 Best Rock Songs of 2020
From veterans to newcomers, the year's best tracks reflect the times.
108 Important Rock Albums That Turn 50 in 2021: Class of 1971
It was a year of monolithic rock albums and intimate singer-songwriter releases.
When Depeche Mode’s ‘Violator’ Nearly Caused a Riot: Book Excerpt
The band expected 30 people to show up. More than 17,000 flooded the area.
Eddie Van Halen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Guitarist suffered from multiple final issues while battling long-term cancer.
Haunted Rock Venues: The Stories of 21 Creepy Clubs and Arenas
If you believe the legends, some spots have paranormal visitors not reflected in the capacity stats.
Freddy, Jason or Michael Myers: What’s the Best Horror Series?
Our writers debate the highs and lows of the 'Halloween,' 'Friday the 13th' and 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' franchises.
Our 25 Favorite Eddie Van Halen Stories
From inspirations to collaborations to that time a cop let him out of a speeding ticket just for being an awesome guitarist.
Why Don Henley Thinks Eagles’ ‘Desperado’ Vocal Wasn’t His Best
"That was not my best work, and I wish I had the chance to do it again," singer said in 2015.