With a New Year comes a new outlook for the resurgence of the ever growing popularity of Classic Rock. According to Henne Music.com here's a quick run down of the Top 10 Classic Rockers to watch for in 2014.
1. Led Zeppelin - According to Jimmy Page, he will oversee the production and remastering of the entire Led Zep catalog to be released as Deluxe Editions.
2. U2 - Bono & the Boys are going back in the studio this Spring to produce a new album as a follow up to their hugely successful 2009 album "No Line On The Horizon" with a Super Bowl commercial to announce the upcoming project.
3. Foo Fighters - Although not technically a Classic Rock band (yet) former Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl are planning to produce a new Foo Fighters blockbuster album in a way that no other band has done before.
4. Metallica - The Bay Area Metal Masters are set to do a new album and to embark upon a unique "Metallica by Request" European Tour where Metallica fans will have online input as to what the set list will be each concert.
5. KISS - The Hottest Band In the Land will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York in April and will reunite the original line up one last time for a balls to the wall blowout performance.
6. The Rolling Stones - The Stones' 50th Anniversary celebration will continue with a Pacifc Rim/Asian/Far East tour planned for the summer in cities they have never performed before in the United Arab Emirates, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
7. The Beatles - The Fab Four's 50th Anniversary of thier 1964 U.S Invasion that sparked Beatlemania will be celebrated with a new box set called "The U.S. Albums" as well as a special show to commerorate thier historical Ed Sullivan Show appearances and will also recieve a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Grammys.
8. Motorhead - The Godfather of Heavy Metal and founder of Motorhead, Lemmy Kilmeister, is back with the band after some recent medical issues and will resume their previously postponed tour in support of their new album "Aftershock".
9. Queen - Queen co-founders Brian May and Roger Taylor plan a new Queen album using previously unreleased Freddie Mercury vocal tracks as well as a never before released album that Freddie performed on with Michael Jackson back in the 1980's.
10. Bruce Springsteen - After crisscrossing the world on his huge Wrecking Ball Tour, The Boss is giving his soon to be Rock and Roll Hall of Fame E Street Band a break as he's set to record a new solo album with Rage Against The Machine's former guitarist Tom Morello.