It’s 2011, folks (just in case you missed all the whizz bang a few days ago), and what better way to welcome in the new year than with the latest issue of Classic Rock, which is on sale even as you read this.
Deep Purple were the surprise eleventh hour saviours of two European festivals when they agreed to replace Oasis in the wake of the Gallagher brothers’ well-publicised fracas. Read our previous report about Purple’s surprise shows here.
Negative reviews aren’t scaring Noel Gallagher off from hearing Guns N’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy. In fact, the raspberries hurled at the record (although not, it should be noted, by Classic Rock) are only heightening the Oasis leader’s interest. “I’ve not heard it,” says Gallagher. “I’ve read the reviews, and judging from the reviews I know I’m gonna f**king love it. “I love preposterous records, and anything that took 17 years…
Drowse that’s what I call music! A new survey has revealed that today’s mums are more likely to sing songs by Guns N’ Roses or Oasis than they are traditional lullabies when they’re trying to get their little ones to nod off.