Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
The 88 Most ’80s Things About 1988
A look back at the music, films, television shows and pop-culture moments that made it such a monumental year.
Watch Metallica Play in the Same Room Again
New clip shows band performing intro of "Creeping Death."
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Flame Out as the Dr. Feelgood Tour Ends
Grueling trek was hugely profitable — but it also helped catalyze the exit of singer Vince Neil.
Were Metallica Better in the ’80s or ’90s? Roundtable
They were way bigger during the latter decade. But were they better?
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Dream Set Lists: Roundtable
Our writers take a shot at writing up the perfect sets by the two bands.
Paul McCartney Announces ‘Flaming Pie’ Reissue
Seven-disc set explores his 1997 release.
Top 20 American Classic Rock Bands of the ‘80s
The best acts were able to successfully navigate the artistic and commercial challenges the decade threw at them.
Classic Rock Face Masks: Buying Guide
The safety accessory is the new tour T-shirt.
Coronavirus Tour Postponements and Cancellations
Fears over the spread of the disease have caused many acts to change their plans, particularly those scheduled for Europe and Asia.
Journey Fire Ross Valory and Steve Smith
Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain and Arnel Pineda will continue with a new rhythm section.