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Andy Summers of the Police (Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Andy Summers of the Police Recalls Tripping on Mushrooms with John Belushi: Watch the Video

Mix two ’80s rock stars, a comedy legend and eggs cooked with ‘magic’ mushrooms and hilarity ensues.


18th December 1979:  The pop group Police outside the stage door of a Hammersmith venue in west London, with a policeman standing behind them. From left to right, they are Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland.  (Photo by Martyn Goddard/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: March 22 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 1978, the police were signed to A & M Records. What was the band’s first album called?


LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29:  Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood attends the Barclaycard Mercury Prize at The Roundhouse on October 29, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

Crazy Kids! Rate Royal Blood’s Cover of “Roxanne” by The Police

Royal Blood are one of the biggest up-and-coming rock bands in the world right now. But they appreciate the classics! Here’s their thick, heavy take on the Police’s “Roxanne”.


(British Army Soldiers in riot gear during civil unrest in Northern Ireland, 1969. Photo by Stan Meagher/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Music Of Bloody Sunday

The tragic events of Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland inspired even Paul McCartney to write a protest song, “Give Ireland Back to the Irish.”


Japanese-born artist Yoko Ono and her husband, singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940 - 1980) at Selfridges department store in London to autograph copies of Ono's new book 'Grapefruit', 15th July 1971. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 24 in Classic Rock History

In 1981, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy” won the GRAMMY for ALbum of the Year. Yoko took outtakes from that LP and released them on a posthumous Lennon record three years later. Can you name the album?


Donnie Van Zant, right, and Jonny Van Zant, left, of Lynyrd Skynyrd. (AP Photo/SPV-HO,Mark Weiss))

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: January 15 in Classic Rock History

Ronnie van Zandt, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was born on this day. When he died in the plane crash, how old was he?


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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sting

How did a kid from an English shipyard town named Gordon Sumner become Sting, the iconic leader of The Police? Here’s how, plus many other interesting facts about the legendary singer & bassist.


Rock musician Sammy Hagar at the New School in New York City on Sept. 12, 1985, teaching a driving course to a group of MTV contestants. (AP Photo/Mario Suriani)

10 Classic Rock Bands Who Got Music Videos Right

Not every classic rock band had an easy transition into the music video era. But these artists proved they can create classic music AND the videos to support them.


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Here’s Why Sting Said Drugs Are “Useful Tools” For Musicians

Many of the best bands ever created some timeless music while heavily into drugs. That’s not something musicians like to talk about much in public, but Sting isn’t afraid. Here’s what he had to say about musicians and drug abuse.


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Sting Isn’t Leaving His Money To His Kids

Sting of The Police has stated that he has NO intention of leaving any of his fortune to his kids. K&M have similar views.

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