One of the biggest surprises around the release of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy (besides it totally owning the box office) is the success of its classic rock-heavy soundtrack affectionately called Awesome Mix Vol. 1.
Cheap Trick's Robin Zander celebrates his birthday today (January 23), and with Cheap Trick being the pride of Rockford, Ill., it made us realized how many awesome classic rockers we all know and love hail from the midwest.
Legendary producer Sir George Martin would’ve turned 91 today (January 3), and while he is best known for his work with The Beatles, Martin worked with countless other artists in his incredible career. Here’s a five non-Beatles track sampling of from his astounding career.
Cheap Trick guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rick Nielsen turns 68 today (December 22), and if there's one thing he's known for besides his actual guitar playing, it's all of his collection of wild, often muti-necked, guitars. Few guitarists in rock history can get away with rocking a five-necked guitar quite like Nielsen. Here's…