WHO: Download Festival WHERE: Donington WHEN: Friday June 11 to Sunday June 13
On Sunday, May 30 a public memorial service was held in memory of Ronnie James Dio. Among those present and participating was his cousin and former Elf bandmate David ‘Rock’ Feinstein. In an exclusive report for Classic Rock, Feinstein gives us an insight into the special occasion.
As the fall-out from the volcanic eruption in Iceland continues, with hardly any planes flying around Britain, Classic Rock thought it would put together a suitable playlist to ‘help’ those stuck at airports. So, this is what we recommend as appropriate listening:
It seems inconceivable to us fans reared on Deep Purple and/or Rainbow, but legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore is 65 today.
So, the Big Four of thrash are playing shows together next year. Which got us thinking. What else might rival the combination of Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, in terms of excitement? Come inside for 10 suggestions, some more feasible than others…
Rod Argent has spoken exclusively to Classic Rock about the reunion of the original Argent line-up for our High Voltage Festival.