when did classic rock die

What is ‘classic rock’ according to America and when did it die?

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The genius minds over at FiveThirtyEight sought out to define 'what is classic rock' and 'why isn't it what it used to be,' these are those findings.

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Listen to Arcade Fire’s New Album ‘Reflektor’ a Week Early

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It's way too early to give a meaningful review to the new Arcade Fire album Reflektor, which just started streaming an hour ago, but here are three takes: 1.

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Strokes’ Guitarist Albert Hammond Says He Used to Shoot Heroin ‘20 Times a Day’

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Fun fact: It wasn't just the old rock gods—your Jim Morrison, your Jimmy Page, your Keith Richards—who could party at death-defying, frighteningly high levels.

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Writer Claims Millennials Hate Bruce Springsteen Because It’s ‘Dad Rock’; I Think She’s Full of Sh*t

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Back when I used to own a car, I had Sirius radio and would cruise around listening to Bruce Springsteen's "E Street Radio.

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Listen to the First Fall Out Boy Album in Five Years, ‘Save Rock and Roll’

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This was an unexpected surprise: Fall Out Boy's first album since 2008, Save Rock and Roll, was made available for stream on the band's website today.

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Watch Dropkick Murphys’ Singer Beat Up a Nazi-Saluting Audience Member

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Skills held by the Dropkick Murphys: Writing songs that kill when played at Fenway Park ("Tessie," "I'm Shipping Up to Boston").

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Bruce Springsteen Joined the Rolling Stones for an Awesome Performance During Farewell (?) Tour

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The Rolling Stones were a bit before my time, and, I suspect, the same applies to many of you out there.

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Here’s Axl Rose’s First Live TV Interview in 20 Years

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Axl Rose, former cornrow aficionado and current head of some bastardied version of Guns 'n Roses, gave an interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night.

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Boise Weekly Writer Absolutely Destroys Nickelback

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To be fair, everything Josh Gross of Boise Weekly is saying is 100% accurate.


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