2018’s Coolest Rock Stories
"Cool" is normally subject to the trends of fashion – some people are obsessed with looking cool and acting cool. They put a lot of effort into the appearance of not having put a lot of effort in, and that’s cool if it works for you.
But what’s cooler is when something feels cool.
In 2018, there were some great examples of times where people made moments feel cool in the rock world. Usually it was because they were being themselves, shaking off the pressure of trends and just doing things because it’s the kind of thing they wanted to do.
Whether it was putting feuds away, owning up to mistakes or stepping away from expectations to do something that needed done, here are some of the best examples of really cool coolness over the past year.
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Watch Foreigner Reunite in Los Angeles
Watch Bruce Springsteen Join Billy Joel on Stage
Watch Bruce Malcolm Young’s Son Sing With AC/DC Tribute Band
Watch Gary Oldman and Extras Sing the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ on ‘Darkest Hour’ Set
Brian Wilson’s High School ‘F’ Switched to ‘A’
Neil Diamond Fans Donate Refunded Ticket Fees to Charities
You’ve Never Seen a Kiss Jacket Quite Like This
How Rush’s Alex Lifeson was Recruited for New Fu Manchu Album
Car Playing David Bowie’s Music Will Be Shot Into Space
Jon Bon Jovi Writes Note to Excuse Band’s Opening Act From School
Sting Stands In After ‘The Last Ship’ Actor Falls Ill
Watch Protesting Oklahoma Teachers Sing Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
‘Cynicism’ Kept Metallica’s Charity Work Secret For Years
Toto Collected Hotel Toiletries From Their Tour And Donated Them
Paul Simon Plays Song He Hates For Oregon Fans
Ghost Fans Break Crowdfunding Target For Fan Who Died At Concert
Gay AS/DC Tribute Band Aims To Take Music To New Audience
Dave Grohl Cooked Barbecue For California Firefighters