ABC – Classic Rock

Billy Joel: “It's time to slow down”

Credit: Myrna SuarezFor a guy who hasn’t released a new album in 24 years, Billy Joel manages to keep pretty busy: He’s got his monthly residency at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and also plays sold-out shows at stadiums all over the country. Although there’s no shortage of fans who want to see him, the Piano Man says it may be time to think about cutting back his schedule a bit.... Read more

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Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen appearing on next episode of Sammy Hagar's “Rock & Roll Road Trip”; watch exclusive clip

Courtesy of AXS TVCheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen will be featured on a new episode the AXS TV reality series Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar that premieres this Sunday, March 26, at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. On the show, host Sammy Hagar travels to Chicago to chat with the power-pop legend and fellow Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, about a variety of musical topics, including Nielsen’s experiences recording with the late, great John Lennon.... Read more

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Frampton comes unplugged (again): Guitar great kicks off new acoustic tour tonight

Credit: Gregg RothPeter Frampton launches the latest installment of his “Raw: An Acoustic Tour” tonight in New Albany, Ohio. The veteran guitar whiz’s unplugged trek promotes his 2016 studio album, Acoustic Classics, which, as Frampton explains to ABC Radio, features him “redoing my better-known songs and some deeper cuts just acoustically, with one acoustic [guitar], voice and maybe an overdubbed lead guitar.”... Read more

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