Classic Rock

Masks and Temperature Checks: What Concerts Could Look Like Under Event Safety Guidelines

Steven Adelman and Jacob Worek of the Event Safety Alliance have released a 29-page guide outlining recommended guidelines venues follow upon reopening.
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Wedding Cake Topper Featuring Slash's Real, Actual Hair Up for Auction for $3,000

A wedding cake topper, from Slash’s own 2001 wedding to Perla Ferrar, featuring his own real, actual hair is now up for auction on eBay. Now is your chance to own a piece of the Guns N’ Roses icon.
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Bryan Adams Under Fire For Blaming Coronavirus on ‘Bat Eating,’ Asks Everyone to ‘Go Vegan’

The musician took to Instagram to rant about the postponement of a string of shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall. He blamed the coronavirus pandemic on “f***ing bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy b******s.”
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Dave Grohl Writes Essay on Live Music: 'We Will Do It Again, Because We Have To'​

Few people can attest to the power of a live audience quite like Dave Grohl can, and the Foo Fighters frontman does just that in a new essay published by The Atlantic.
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Star-Studded 'Rise Up New York!' Telethon Raises Over $115 Million for NYC-Based COVID-19 Charities

To ease the considerable financial burden of COVID-19, Robin Hood teamed up with a lineup of stars for ‘Rise Up New York!’, a one-hour virtual telethon streamed across numerous platforms Monday night.
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Kurt Cobain’s Guitar From Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’ Session Goes Up for Auction

The guitar played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s legendary MTV Unplugged concert is being auctioned off by Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills on June 19-20.
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Bono Pens Letters to Billie Eilish and David Bowie for 60th Birthday Celebration

“’These are some of the songs that saved my life… The ones I couldn’t have lived without… the ones that got me from there to here, zero to 60…” says U2’s enigmatic front man, Bono, on the band’s website.
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Live Nation Outlines Reopening Of Business Featuring Crowdless Shows and Drive-In Concerts

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino hosted a call with the company’s investors discussing its first quarter earnings and took on many questions regarding the reopening of business and what that would look like.
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Was (Not Was) Singer 'Sweet Pea' Atkinson Dies of Heart Attack at Age 74

Born in Oberlin, Ohio, and raised in Detroit, Atkinson joined Was (Not Was) after meeting the band’s co-leader Don Was in the late 1970s while recording at a Detroit music studio.
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Brian May of Queen Hospitalized With Ripped 'Gluteus Maximus' From Gardening Too Hard

Queen guitarist Brian May gave fans a scare when he announced on his Instagram that he’d been hospitalized. May ripped the muscles in his gluteus maximus “to shreds” after working too vehemently in his garden.
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