Classic Rock

Heart to Hit The Road with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile for ‘Love Alive’ Tour

By JOHN DALY Heart, the sisters from the 1970s who gave rock music a strong but feminine feel, will hit the road with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile for the “Love Alive” tour […]

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Lindsey Buckingham Recuperating After Open Heart Surgery But Suffers Vocal Cord Damage

By DONNA BALANCIA Lindsey Buckingham is recuperating at home following emergency heart surgery, but has suffered vocal cord damage, according to his wife, Kristen Buckingham via Twitter.  The wife of Fleetwood Mac’s former guitarist said […]

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Rod Stewart and Live Nation Entertainment Team on Exclusive Multi-Year Touring Deal

By JOHN DALY Sir Rod Stewart and Live Nation Entertainment have announced an exclusive multi-year global touring partnership through which Live Nation will produce and promote the famous UK Rocker’s concert events internationally. Stewart is […]

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Keith Richards: Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and The Maytals a ‘Genuine Chap’

By JOHN DALY Keith Richards said he has fond memories of working with Frederick Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals on the famous song “Pressure Drop.” “I was just very pleased to be working […]

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Gilby Clarke Signs with Golden Robot, Announces Release of New Solo Album ‘The Gospel Truth’

SPECIAL TO CALIFORNIA ROCKER Guitar icon Gilby Clarke has signed with indie label Golden Robot Records through which he will release his first solo album in more than 15 years, called The Gospel Truth. “I […]

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VIDEO: See What’s Inside The Keith Richards 30th Anniversary Editions of ‘Talk Is Cheap’

By JOHN DALY In a new video released today, Keith Richards unwraps the new 30th anniversary edition of Talk Is Cheap, which he recorded with his all-star side band from the 1980s, the X-Pensive Winos. […]

Black Leather Jacket on California Rocker Playlist

Black Leather Jacket, Alice Merton and Sharon Van Etten Music Videos on California Rocker Playlist

New music videos from Black Leather Jacket, Alice Merton and Sharon Van Etten are among the selections on the weekend California Rocker Playlist. Black Leather Jacket kick off the weekend list with the rousing “Village […]


Kansas Takes It to ‘Point of Know Return’ at 40th Anniversary of ‘Leftoverture’ at The Wiltern Theatre

Ronnie Platt is Golden, Kansas Plugs ‘Prelude Implicit’ By DONNA BALANCIA It was a resigned era in the 1970s when Kansas the band made it big.  Wedged between the two mini-skirt decades of the 1960s […]