Category Archives: Classic Rock News

‘American Idol 10′ – Nashville yields several possible contenders

Nigel has compared Lauren Alaina to Kelly Clarkson, and while I don’t think she’s quite there yet, the girl sings with a maturity that belies her age.

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The Buzz

Jacee Badeaux, a sophomore at Lafayette High’s Performing Arts Academy, sang a little song about wasting time.

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Aerosmith shoots down false rumors

Longtime Aerosmith collaborator Marti Frederiksen reports that the group has been very productive during its first few days of writing for a new album at his studio Monrovia, California.

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Reunited Sleeze Beez Records Cover Of Journey’s ‘Faithfully’; Audio Available

Reunited Dutch hard rockers SLEEZE BEEZ – who performed live last June for the first time since going their separate ways in 1995 – have recorded a new song for the first time in 16 years – a cover version of JOURNEY ‘s classic power ballad “Faithfully” . You can now listen to the track in the YouTube clip below.

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Plant proves he still digs American roots music

It was clear that in the wake of Raising Sand, his 2007 Grammy Award-winning collaboration with Alison Krauss, that Robert Plant was not done exploring American roots music.

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Five Reasons Why American Idol Sucks This Year

American Idol has never exactly been Masterpiece Theatre , nor has it ever been known to be cool and trendy .

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You Gotta Love Steven Tyler

Jan. 11: Steven Tyler, left, Jennifer Lopez, center, and Randy Jackson, judges on the FOX show ‘American Idol’ take part in a panel discussion during the FOX Broadcasting Company Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.

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Whole Lotta Stupidity – Jimmy Page Visits Cuba, Honors Che Guevara

Following in the footsteps of Stephen Stills, Bonnie Raitt, Chrissie Hynde, Jimmy Buffet, and Carole King , guitar legend Jimmy Page made the pilgrimage to Fidel Castro’s fiefdom this week.

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‘American Idol’ Finds Tragic Stories, Aerosmith Groupies In Milwaukee

The second week of “American Idol” auditions brought our judges to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the first visit to the beer-and-cheese-loving Midwestern town busted out of the gate with a surefire star in the making, as well as the by-now-familiar slow-motion glamour montage complete with Steven Tyler yelps and profane bleeps.

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Heartbreaker – Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin was the definitive heavy metal band. It wasn’t just their crushingly loud interpretation of the blues — it was how they incorporated mythology, mysticism, and a variety of other genres — into their sound.

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