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Metallica, Gregg Allman, Rolling Stones Earn Grammy Nominations
The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards have been announced, with Metallica and Gregg Allman leading the classic rock pack with two nominations each.
Paul Stanley Rips ‘Pathetic’ Marilyn Manson for Covering a Charles Manson Song
Paul Stanley has criticized Marilyn Manson for commemorating the death of Charles Manson by posting a cover of the mass murderer's 1970 track "Sick City."
Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Hospitalized With Heart Problems
Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been hospitalized after suffering heart problems.
Guns N’ Roses Refuse to Coast in Cleveland: Concert Review
Despite being 18 months into their Not in This Lifetime tour, Guns N' Roses are refusing to coast to the finish line.
ZZ Top Cancel Remaining 2017 Tour Dates
ZZ Top have cancelled the remaining dates on their 2017 tour after bassist Dusty Hill was ordered to "lay low" by his doctors.
Bob Seger Postpones 2017 Tour Due to ‘Urgent Medical Issue’
Bob Seger has been forced to postpone all 19 dates of his 2017 Runaway Train tour due to an "urgent medical issue."
More than 50 Dead, Hundreds Injured in Mass Shooting at Las Vegas Music Festival
Local police said a lone gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival from the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay hotel.
Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘Street Survivors’ Movie Halted by Judge’s Ruling
The planned film was to have told the story of Lynyrd Skynyrd's tragic 1977 plane crash from the perspective – and with the assistance – of former drummer Artimus Pyle.
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Rumored to Be Considering Teaming Up as ‘LeeLifeson’
Rush stars Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson are reportedly considering teaming up in a new band.
Soundgarden Singer Chris Cornell Dead at 52
Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell has suffered what is being described as a "sudden and unexpected" death at the age of 52.
Gregg Allman Cancels All 2017 Tour Dates
Gregg Allman has canceled all of his scheduled 2017 concerts.
Iggy Pop Joins Metallica Onstage for Blistering ‘T.V. Eye’
Metallica closed out their three-night stand in Mexico City last night by inviting Iggy Pop on stage for a blistering take on the Stooges' "T.V. Eye."