The Deborah Bonham Band are to play a special charity show next month.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has exclusively revealed to Classic Rock that the group’s reconnection with Steven Tyler has renewed a hunger to succeed. Only months ago the Bostonians were being linked to a variety of singers, including Paul Rodgers, Lenny Kravitz and Billy Idol, in order to allow the band to continue touring.
This week we’ve got a real mixed bag for you. There’s glam from Sweden’s Crashdïet and Reckless Love; gritty, raucous stuff from original AC/DC singer Dave Evans; a solo release from Quo man Francis Rossi; some evil, seething, festering, malevolent, diabolic, fluffy (Surely some mistake? – Ed.) black metal from Burzum; a cool compilation from Paul Rodgers; and a couple of off-the-wall reissues from Finland’s Wigwam. Plus: photographer Ross Halfin…
In the latest of our ongoing series Then And Now, Xavier Russell looks at one of the great dinosaurs of British rock, Bad Company, travelling back to Olympia 1976 and then forward to Wembley 2010. Check out our previous Then And Now features on Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kiss.
Following Classic Rock’s exclusive news that both Paul Rodgers and Billy Idol were sounded out by guitarist Joe Perry to be Aerosmith’s new singer, we can reveal the name of another star who Perry believed could replace Steven Tyler: Chris Cornell.