Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
When Red Hot Chili Peppers Expanded With ‘By the Way’ Single
Melodic yet aggressive track previewed band's eighth LP of same name.
When Geezer Butler Got Fired for Drinking on the Job
Future Black Sabbath bassist needed alcohol to relieve the monotony when he was 15.
Taylor Hawkins’ Early Toxicology Report Suggests Lethal Overdose
Report says the drummer had 10 drugs in his system.
The Case for All 17 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Candidates
They're all worthy, but only a select handful will make it in.
In Memoriam: 2022 Deaths
A look at those we've lost.
Valerie Bertinelli Reveals Eddie Van Halen’s Final Words
Actress goes public with memories of ex-husband's last moments.
Top 40 Rock Songs of 2021
A look back at the best tracks of the past year.
Motley Crue Sell Entire Recorded Catalog for Estimated $150 Million
Deal spans band's discography from 40-year career, including studio LPs, live material and compilations.
Drew Barrymore Welcomes Go-Go’s Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Actress counts the band's first album 'Beauty and the Beat' as a seminal moment in her feminist journey.
Whitesnake Video Star Tawny Kitaen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Actress and model also famously worked with Ratt.