Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
The Year in Music 2016: Our Writers Answer Five Big Questions
The year in music was filled with dizzying highs and staggering lows – sometimes, as with David Bowie or AC/DC, all within one artist's storyline.
How 100 of Rock’s Biggest Bands Got Their Names
Certain trends emerge as you explore how rock's 100 biggest bands got their names.
Meet Mick Jagger’s Eight Kids (and Counting!)
In addition to fronting the world's biggest rock 'n' roll band, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger currently has eight children, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced: Our Writers Answer Six Big Questions
Our writers debate the most surprising nominations and snubs from the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class, as well as which reunions they think will and won't happen.
Reissue of the Year: 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
Vote now for Reissue of the Year in the 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards.
$3.99 to $120,000: 25 Cool and Weird Classic Rock Gifts
We've got 25 cool, weird and highly distinctive gift ideas for the classic-rock lover on your shopping list.
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer Dies
Emerson, Lake & Palmer singer, bassist and guitarist Greg Lake died on Dec. 7 after what is described as "a long and stubborn battle with cancer."
Ted Nugent to Angry Hillary Clinton Supporters: ‘Quit Being P——‘
An early Trump supporter, Ted Nugent argues that the outcry over the electoral defeat of Hillary Clinton is symptomatic of a larger issue in the country today.
Metallica’s ‘Hardwired … to Self-Destruct’ Roundtable Review: Our Writers Answer Five Big …
We discuss favorite, and not-so favorite, moments from Metallica's forthcoming 10th studio effort – then try to put 'Hardwired' in context with the year's best metal albums.
Rolling Stones Discography
Talk of the Rolling Stones' discography tends to be dominated by their stunning run of greatness between 1968-72. Still, this legend is probably best understood in context.