Classic Rock Latest Content Latest Classic Rock Content http://teamrock.com/classic-rock Sat, 27 May 2017 14:20:49 +0100 <![CDATA[Tracks Of The Week: new music from Roger Waters, Triggerfinger and more...]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-26/tracks-of-the-week-61 Fri, 26 May 2017 14:44:00 +0100 Tracks Of The Week: new music from Roger Waters, Triggerfinger and more... It's time for Classic Rock's Tracks Of The Week, in which we present an enticing spread of the best new music – and ask YOU to judge it. So listen in, then vote for your favourite. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e9dab15f-68b1-4cfc-a378-428aa0d236d7 <![CDATA[50 Things You Might Not Know About Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-26/50-things-you-might-not-know-about-beatles-sgt-peppers-lonely-hearts-club-band Fri, 26 May 2017 13:55:00 +0100 50 Things You Might Not Know About Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Which bassline does McCartney dread? What lyric did Ringo refuse to sing? And which rock legends have slagged it off? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/698fc9d7-d274-4ed5-8f81-e4049c4e6090 <![CDATA[The best new rock albums you can buy this week]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-26/the-best-new-rock-albums-you-can-buy-this-week-26-may Fri, 26 May 2017 13:07:00 +0100 The best new rock albums you can buy this week http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b4e6257f-2c09-4d74-85f4-16d877f5e269 <![CDATA[The Story Behind The Song: The Police's Message In A Bottle]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-25/the-story-behind-the-song-the-polices-message-in-a-bottle Thu, 25 May 2017 17:49:00 +0100 The Story Behind The Song: The Police's Message In A Bottle Sting’s “book of lyrics” was the starting point for many of The Police’s classic tracks – including this one, which gave them their first UK No.1 single and put them on the road to stardom. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/3696f097-4278-4ace-8c49-abe8ba9504b8 <![CDATA[Pains, planes and automobiles: What happened when The Who took on America]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-25/pains-planes-and-automobiles-the-who-vs-america Thu, 25 May 2017 17:35:00 +0100 Pains, planes and automobiles: What happened when The Who took on America In 1967 The Who toured the USA for the first time. Cue thrills, spills, cops, smashed guitars, exploding toilets and the birth of the legend that is Keith Moon... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/fa5cc418-744e-4bf7-91f6-ad0e4f7877ac <![CDATA[Is Led Zeppelin III the band's most important record?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-25/is-led-zeppelin-iii-the-bands-most-important-record Thu, 25 May 2017 17:06:00 +0100 Is Led Zeppelin III the band's most important record? When the reigning kings of rock holed up in the Welsh countryside to write a new album, no one expected the folky pastoral results. But it became one of the band's essential albums... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/fe7d06f2-818b-442e-bcf0-d2fdf1103c69 <![CDATA[How the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal was born]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-25/how-the-new-wave-of-british-heavy-metal-was-born Thu, 25 May 2017 16:13:00 +0100 How the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal was born In the late 70s, rock music was given a steel-booted kick up the backside by a new breed of band. The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal would go on to rule Britannia – and the world. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e2539e92-bb48-4dc2-a3bb-4dcfbdfd3560 <![CDATA[We went to the Marillion weekender and this is what happened]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-25/we-went-to-the-marillion-weekender-and-this-is-what-happened Thu, 25 May 2017 15:23:00 +0100 We went to the Marillion weekender and this is what happened It’s difficult to tell whether it’s the band or the 2,600 devoted fans in attendance who are having the most fun at this year’s Marillion Weekender in Holland. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/1491157b-75a3-4eab-8ec3-1f74f311624b <![CDATA[Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik – The Ten Records That Changed My Life]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-23/goo-goo-dolls-john-rzeznik-the-ten-records-that-changed-my-life Tue, 23 May 2017 11:05:00 +0100 Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik – The Ten Records That Changed My Life A boy named Goo and the soundtrack to his life... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/dee733b1-7ca9-4c7c-8fce-b9fbdaec6c51 <![CDATA[Manic Street Preachers: "We always wanted to be massive"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-22/manic-street-preachers-we-always-wanted-to-be-massive Mon, 22 May 2017 17:33:00 +0100 Manic Street Preachers: "We always wanted to be massive" Twenty years and seven albums down the line, the Manic Street Preachers thought they might have hit the buffers. Then recording 2007’s Send Away The Tigers assured them that they had a future. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/2e960bed-7479-4df6-818d-6e8af9733363 <![CDATA[John Mellencamp: "I see the truth and the lie in everything"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-22/john-mellencamp-i-see-the-truth-and-the-lie-in-everything Mon, 22 May 2017 17:06:00 +0100 John Mellencamp: "I see the truth and the lie in everything" John Mellencamp on celebrity, hypocrisy, being misunderstood and not giving a f**k about anything. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0c820d4d-1245-415e-b231-a4148170436d <![CDATA[Identity crisis: How Jason Isbell finally found his voice]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-22/identity-crisis-how-jason-isbell-finally-found-his-voice Mon, 22 May 2017 16:27:00 +0100 Identity crisis: How Jason Isbell finally found his voice With a rock’n’roll heart but a country exterior, Jason Isbell suffered from an identity problem. Now, with a gritty new album, he’s finally found his audience. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/84ec5766-4fa3-477e-bb8b-7828f33d7425 <![CDATA[Buyer's Guide: How to buy the best of Robin Trower]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-22/buyers-guide-how-to-buy-the-best-of-robin-trower Mon, 22 May 2017 15:51:00 +0100 Buyer's Guide: How to buy the best of Robin Trower There’s much more to this often unsung British guitar hero and songwriter than his outstanding 1970s power-trio albums. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b17d5cfe-6fda-4ccc-b904-39db50b67f8d <![CDATA[Are Aerosmith really hitting the road for the very last time?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-22/are-aerosmith-really-hitting-the-road-for-the-very-last-time Mon, 22 May 2017 14:40:00 +0100 Are Aerosmith really hitting the road for the very last time? After all the drink, drugs, fighting and… sore feet, Aerosmith are back on the road for what will be the last time. Or will it? The Toxic Twins reveal all. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/26f7a1fb-750e-4140-a026-2aafabb18b38 <![CDATA[Black Lips: Is it time to rein in the anarchy?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-22/black-lips-is-it-time-to-rein-in-the-anarchy Mon, 22 May 2017 14:06:00 +0100 Black Lips: Is it time to rein in the anarchy? With a reputation as a four-man riot, Black Lips are no strangers to pissing people off and narrowly escaping being thrown into foreign jails. Is it time for the chaos to end? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/080ca232-3eff-40b5-aae8-7811e4b6038e <![CDATA[The best new rock albums you can buy this week]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-19/the-best-new-rock-albums-you-can-buy-this-week-19-may Fri, 19 May 2017 15:32:00 +0100 The best new rock albums you can buy this week The Singles Soundtrack, Dragonforce, and Glenn Hughes are among the best new rock album releases you can pick up this week. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/af5702cf-c07e-46b1-b3ec-c9ff49911a20 <![CDATA[Tracks of the Week: music and videos from Soundgarden, Royal Blood and more...]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-19/tracks-of-the-week-60 Fri, 19 May 2017 14:45:00 +0100 Tracks of the Week: music and videos from Soundgarden, Royal Blood and more... Presenting our latest selection of candidates for Track Of The Week, including brand new faces and much-loved legends. Listen in, ingest and vote for you favourite at the foot of this page. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f07b7687-591f-4bd2-a3c6-ccb115b8d2d2 <![CDATA[The Dives: introducing the new kings of New York power pop]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-18/the-dives-introducing-the-new-kings-of-new-york-power-pop Thu, 18 May 2017 16:47:00 +0100 The Dives: introducing the new kings of New York power pop The Dives have melodies streaming from every pore and sound like every great power pop band ever. And that singer? He's Paul Stanley's son http://assets.teamrock.com/image/055530dc-a1ed-4bdb-b133-ce2045b19b36 <![CDATA[Romanus Records: the little label that's reinventing vinyl]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-18/romanus-records-the-little-label-thats-reinventing-vinyl Thu, 18 May 2017 10:42:00 +0100 Romanus Records: the little label that's reinventing vinyl Sand? Feathers? Razor blades? Meet Romanus Records, the tiny Indianapolis label taking vinyl into new, exciting, and occasionally dangerous territory http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0b1c9a02-d9db-4277-9f1e-19b4ef9ea0bf <![CDATA[Heavy Rotation: What Classic Rock have been listening to this month]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-17/heavy-rotation-what-classic-rock-have-been-listening-to-this-month-4 Wed, 17 May 2017 16:16:00 +0100 Heavy Rotation: What Classic Rock have been listening to this month Royal Blood, Rox and Nad Sylvan are among our most-spun this month. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c8050fd6-f91f-4fd1-a024-e0a0852fc663 <![CDATA[Meet The Weeks: Mixing southern swagger with indie-rock edge]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-17/meet-the-weeks-mixing-southern-swagger-with-indie-rock-edge Wed, 17 May 2017 15:36:00 +0100 Meet The Weeks: Mixing southern swagger with indie-rock edge Kings Of Leon’s Mississippi-born protégés are ready to break out with their fifth full-length LP. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/23ccc4c5-9f3e-4cf6-bb8c-4c18c6fce693 <![CDATA[Introducing Hunter & The Bear: "We're not one-trick ponies"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-17/introducing-hunter-the-bear-were-not-one-trick-ponies Wed, 17 May 2017 15:03:00 +0100 Every band likes compliments, but if you annoy these guys you might get credited on an album. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/a5e62ac0-5122-4b82-9649-3400c55d0cb7 <![CDATA[Getting to grips with the Steven Wilson ID Series Signature guitar]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/getting-to-grips-with-the-steven-wilson-id-series-signature-guitar Tue, 16 May 2017 16:59:00 +0100 Getting to grips with the Steven Wilson ID Series Signature guitar A striking acoustic guitar full of innovations and sheer tone. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/408d3120-b18f-4760-be97-26e6eb3d357f <![CDATA[Anathema: "We don’t write about politics. Our stuff is a personal story"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/anathema-we-dont-write-about-politics-our-stuff-is-a-personal-story Tue, 16 May 2017 16:34:00 +0100 Anathema: "We don’t write about politics. Our stuff is a personal story" Usually when a band say they’re “up there with the best” it’s arrogance. This band might have a right to say it. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f8516336-b1f6-4963-93f9-1dd15310d615 <![CDATA[Introducing The Brothers Osborne: "Rock’n’roll is about attitude"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/introducing-the-brothers-osborne-rocknroll-is-about-attitude Tue, 16 May 2017 16:19:00 +0100 Introducing The Brothers Osborne: "Rock’n’roll is about attitude" Refusing to compromise has paid off for the Grammy-nominated country/rock siblings. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e0fbf602-ee9b-4773-8aed-218b3fd80f37 <![CDATA[Royal Trux: “We thought we were avant-garde, but now I guess we’re classic rock"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/royal-trux-we-thought-we-were-avant-garde-but-now-i-guess-were-classic-rock Tue, 16 May 2017 16:00:00 +0100 Royal Trux: “We thought we were avant-garde, but now I guess we’re classic rock" Neil Young and Mick Jagger in one body, and a stripper/Princeton lecturer: it's alt.rock’s premier power duo. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/628269fd-3f7a-4604-9c42-de205c4d02ab <![CDATA[Maiden's Voyage: What happened at Iron Maiden's UK shows?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/maidens-voyage-what-happened-at-iron-maidens-uk-shows Tue, 16 May 2017 15:19:00 +0100 Maiden's Voyage: What happened at Iron Maiden's UK shows? Two shows left on UK tour – but manager hints that it won’t be the last. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f75d9e29-263a-453e-b142-0804cbaad07c <![CDATA[The story of Hear 'n Aid, the heavy metal Band Aid]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/the-story-of-hear-n-aid-the-heavy-metal-band-aid Tue, 16 May 2017 14:39:00 +0100 The story of Hear 'n Aid, the heavy metal Band Aid Eat your heart out, Bob Geldof – Hear ’n Aid saw the hard-rock community muscling in on the charity single bandwagon. Cue a heavyweight cast, guitar battles and big hair contests http://assets.teamrock.com/image/3835b5a4-ac44-4b8a-b938-0df795edfd35 <![CDATA[Xander And The Peace Pirates: Blues for a brave new world]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-16/xander-and-the-peace-pirates-blues-for-a-brave-new-world Tue, 16 May 2017 12:51:00 +0100 Xander And The Peace Pirates: Blues for a brave new world Interview: Xander And The Peace Pirates on learning from the stars, the importance of the blues, and why Liverpool could be the sound of the future http://assets.teamrock.com/image/afe41c70-36b6-4cab-a3d8-e317cabb09d0 <![CDATA[Guns N' Roses: No shows and bomb scares on the chaotic Use Your Illusion Tour]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-15/guns-n-roses-no-shows-and-bomb-scares-on-the-chaotic-use-your-illusion-tour Mon, 15 May 2017 14:04:00 +0100 Guns N' Roses: No shows and bomb scares on the chaotic Use Your Illusion Tour Guns N' Roses' Use Your Illusion tour was one of the most volatile and mysterious to ever hit Europe. Classic Rock got the full inside story... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b4c57baa-073a-4af1-b2b4-f1faf340b44f <![CDATA[Angie Bowie: David was "just another dude trying to make a buck"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-15/angie-bowie-david-was-just-another-dude-trying-to-make-a-buck Mon, 15 May 2017 13:08:00 +0100 Angie Bowie: David was "just another dude trying to make a buck" The former Mrs Bowie on the new Mick Ronson film, plus reinventing David, that Hitler salute, and why his recent sanctification is "just bollocks" http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0742b345-9858-4a29-a3c2-556d4dfa8670 <![CDATA[Earth, Wind & Ozzys is the funkiest thing you'll hear today]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-15/earth-wind-ozzys-is-the-funkiest-thing-youll-hear-today Mon, 15 May 2017 12:14:00 +0100 http://assets.teamrock.com/image/329feb07-bd74-465a-8ae4-c389c8cc7c3c <![CDATA[Tracks Of The Week: new music from Steven Wilson, Vintage Trouble and more...]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-12/tracks-of-the-week-59 Fri, 12 May 2017 15:31:00 +0100 Tracks Of The Week: new music from Steven Wilson, Vintage Trouble and more... It's time for our latest appetising Tracks Of The Week spread, featuring excellent new bands and older favourites. Don't forget to vote for your favourite at the foot of this page. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f5c0633f-27a1-4390-81a8-083eeef6066b <![CDATA[The Black Crowes and the making of The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-12/the-black-crowes-and-the-making-of-the-southern-harmony-and-musical-companion Fri, 12 May 2017 12:09:00 +0100 The Black Crowes and the making of The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion Brother In Arms: the inside story of one of the greatest southern rock records ever made, The Black Crowes Southern Harmony And Musical Companion http://assets.teamrock.com/image/80ee164e-a187-4ba5-b890-eeda44658889 <![CDATA[The best new rock albums you can buy this week]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-12/the-best-new-rock-albums-you-can-buy-this-week-12-may Fri, 12 May 2017 10:00:00 +0100 The best new rock albums you can buy this week http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0d09e112-d843-4aa6-a2d5-a3c53d83394e <![CDATA[Desolation Row: What really happened at Woodstock]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-11/desolation-row-what-really-happened-at-the-woodstock-festival-of-1969 Thu, 11 May 2017 18:11:00 +0100 Desolation Row: What really happened at Woodstock Was Woodstock really the peace and love apogee of the hippie dream? Sha Na Na – whose career stemmed from Woodstock – and festival organiser Joel Rosenman explain what really happened http://assets.teamrock.com/image/36eb99fd-3921-4d09-aaac-40ac6f5e4a94 <![CDATA[Why Camden Rocks is special, by Feeder's Grant Nicholas]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-11/why-camden-rocks-is-special-by-feeders-grant-nicholas Thu, 11 May 2017 17:21:00 +0100 Why Camden Rocks is special, by Feeder's Grant Nicholas Interview: Grant Nicholas reveals what Camden means to him, as Feeder prepare to headline one of music's busiest days out, Camden Rocks Festival http://assets.teamrock.com/image/8bc5de2f-22f7-41d7-ab77-cf31f8606b58 <![CDATA[Interview: Alice Cooper on Lemmy, Raquel Welch, Elvis Presley and more...]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-09/interview-alice-cooper-on-lemmy-raquel-welch-elvis-presley-and-more Tue, 09 May 2017 15:45:00 +0100 Interview: Alice Cooper on Lemmy, Raquel Welch, Elvis Presley and more... He’s got drunk with Jim Morrison, auditioned in front of Frank Zappa, sheltered Pink Floyd, did a TV ad with Ronnie Corbett and a movie with Mae West. He's Alice Cooper. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/87498d04-67c6-4723-8c51-2948f2c03ea4 <![CDATA[10 stunning highlights from Pink Floyd's Their Mortal Remains exhibition]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-09/10-highlights-from-pink-floyds-their-mortal-remains-exhibition Tue, 09 May 2017 13:25:00 +0100 10 stunning highlights from Pink Floyd's Their Mortal Remains exhibition Pink Floyd's mammoth Their Mortal Remains exhibition opens this Saturday at London's historic Victoria and Albert Museum.... but we've already sneaked in and poked around http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e8f2bd09-2ea9-45a7-a191-0a049023d23c <![CDATA[What the Unstoppable Rise of Guns N' Roses Looked Like From The Inside…]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-05-08/what-the-unstoppable-rise-of-guns-n-roses-looked-like-from-the-inside Mon, 08 May 2017 08:00:00 +0100 What the Unstoppable Rise of Guns N' Roses Looked Like From The Inside… 30 years on from the release of Appetite For Destruction, Paul Elliott – the only UK journalist at the album’s LA launch party – remembers the drugs, women and chaos surrounding GN'R. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/18ba6535-a2f0-4c8c-8bde-2b86c75c6707