If they are out there, I don't see them. But then maybe I'm not supposed to see them. I'm not their target audience.Yeah a lot of kids listen to the classic rock but there are also many beneth the belly of the underdog waiting looking creating something their own-unique you know like Donovan the Beach Boys and the Sex Pistols Van Halen did when they came out.
Sure. But we live in a new time now where it is a great show for some and nostalgia for others. A Stooges or Led Zeppelin concert now would only be nostalgia for me, and for that reason I'm not interested. It doesn't mean they are irrelevant or can't be entertaining to a new generation. The main difference now is that past generations tended to reject the music of their parents era and set out to make new sounds all their own. I don't see that happening anymore. Especially in rock, which has devolved into little more than an unapologetic paint-by-numbers formula for extracting money from kids pockets.As far as musicians aging, they have the right to keep on doing their thing. It would just help if people looked at them in a more realistic light. The Stones cannot be the evil band coming to your town like they were in the sixties. And Iggy, though way past his writing prime, still puts on a great show.
I think that's the big (and interesting) point here.I was 21 when the first Ramones album came out and I have never had such a strange musical experience as hearing that for the first time. I'm sure younger people can't fathom that.