Classics du Jour

Watch Alan Parsons’ New Video for “As Lights Fall”

Grammy Award winner and master of progressive rock Alan Parsons returns with his new solo album The Secret, available today. In conjunction with its release, Parsons has also premiered a music video for the latest single, “As Lights Fall”. Watch it now in the player below. “As Lights Fall” follows...
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CDJ Today: April 30 in Classic Rock

April 30, 1976 – Keith Moon from the Who pays nine cab drivers to blockade both ends of the street where he is staying in a NYC hotel. He proceeds to throw the contents of his hotel room out the window. Now that’s metal! April 30, 2008 – At the Coachella music festival, a giant inflatable pig...
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Chrissie Hynde Announces New Album, Releases Beach Boys Cover

Chrissie Hynde will release a new album September 6th, the Pretenders frontwoman announced Friday. Titled Valve Bone Woe and recorded with the Valve Bone Woe Ensemble, the album is a collection of songs by Frank Sinatra, Nick Drake, Ray Davies, John Coltrane and others. Hynde has released two...
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CDJ Today: April 29 in Classic Rock

April 29, 1998 – Steven Tyler incurs a knee ligament injury when he drops his mic on his knee at a concert in Anchorage, Alaska while singing “Mama Kin.” The tour is postponed through September of that year. April 29, 2003 – Great White play their first gig since the infamous Station nightclub fire...
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CDJ Today: April 28 in Classic Rock

April 28, 2014 – Scorpions drummer James Kottak is sentenced to one month in a Dubai jail for being intoxicated and drinking without a license, flipping off passengers on his flight from Russia, and allegedly exposing himself. He is also convicted of insulting Islam. Kottak spent time in prison,...
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Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan Doc Gets Netflix Release Date

Rolling Thunder Revue, the Martin Scorsese-directed documentary about Bob Dylan‘s 1975-76 famed concert tour, is coming to Netflix June 12th. In addition to its streaming release, the film will be shown in select theaters worldwide. Netflix this week released the poster for the film but has...
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CDJ Today: April 27 in Classic Rock

April 27, 1979 – Ozzy Osbourne is fired from Black Sabbath and replaced by Ronnie James Dio. Osbourne first reunites with the band at Live Aid in 1985 and then many times after. April 27, 2006 – Keith Richards falls out of a palm tree in Fiji, suffering a brain hemorrhage. Richards later undergoes...
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Peter Frampton Releases New Song, Announces New Album

All Blues, the forthcoming covers album from the Peter Frampton Band, is set for release on June 7, Frampton and UMe announced Friday. The album is a collection of Frampton’s favorite blues classics and was recorded with his longtime touring band, made up of Adam Lester (guitar/vocals), Rob Arthur...
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Watch and Listen: Bruce Springsteen Releases New Single, “Hello Sunshine”

Bruce Springsteen has released a brand new song and lyric video. Titled “Hello Sunshine”, the track is the first single from The Boss’ forthcoming studio album. Hear the song now in the player below. Details of the new album were revealed Thursday after a week of teasers on Springsteen’s social...
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CDJ Today: April 26 in Classic Rock

April 26, 2003 – David Lee Roth corners and detains a knife-wielding man who is trespassing on his Pasadena estate. Roth holds him until the police arrive. Says Roth: “Anyone found bearing arms here at night…will be found here in the morning.” It later turns out the man is his neighbor, and is...
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