classic rock

How much did the concert industry lose in 2020?

Leading industry publication Pollstar put out their year end report and estimated over $30 billion in losses in the North American live events industry this year.
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Chris Cornell covers John Lennon, Guns N' Roses on surprise posthumous album

Vicky Cornell, along with her children, have released a new collection of cover songs by late Seattle musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave fame on behalf of The Chris Cornell Estate.
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Dave Grohl just delivered his best Beastie Boys impression on 'Sabotage' for Hanukkah

Covering the Beastie Boys is no easy feat, but Grohl and Kurstin pulled it off wonderfully with their rendition of “Sabotage.” Kurstin was on the keys while Grohl was on drums and handled vocal duty.
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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl lighting up 8 covers of Jewish artists for Hanukkah

Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin are doling out the gifts this Hanukkah. Over the next eight nights of Hanukkah, Grohl and Kurstin are teaming up to give us one Hanukkah song a night.
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10-year-old icon Nandi Bushell sets her sights on Muse, and the band already approves

Nandi Bushell, the 10-year-old rocker who has taken the internet by storm this year, has offered up a cover of the Muse song “Hysteria” that’ll absolutely blow you away.
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Vinyl records just had their best week in 30 years: Here's why

According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the week of November 27-December 3 saw 1.253 million vinyl albums sold. This represents the largest sales week for vinyl ever since Nielsen began electronically tracking music sales in 1991.
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David Bowie finally sent into space… as a coin

Earlier this week, the U.K.’s Royal Mint sent a specially made coin of the late David Bowie into space. The one ounce silver proof coin traveled for 45 minutes and reached an altitude of 116,982 feet before descending back down to Earth.
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'Party time, excellent!' Aerosmith members join Wayne's World virtual reunion

The Boston musicians were featured in Wayne’s World 2 performing on stage at the Waynestock music festival after Jim Morrison of The Doors promised Wayne, “if you book them, they will come” in a dream.
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Travis Barker and Elise Trouw make Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' something completely different

Drummer of the decade Travis Barker, along with singer/songwriter Elise Trouw, Australian musician Carey Watkins, and actor Paul Raci team up to re-imagine Metallica’s classic “Enter Sandman.”
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Oscar Isaac set to star as Solid Snake in movie adaptation of Playstation classic 'Metal Gear Solid'

Fans of the ‘Metal Gear’ video game series, specifically the late-nineties Sony Playstation classic ‘Metal Gear Solid’ with its smooth (for its time) cinematics, intuitive play, and stellar graphics are in for a treat.
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