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Jon Anderson Mourns Chris Squire: ‘He Was Still My Brother’
Former Yes singer Jon Anderson has penned a touching tribute to Chris Squire.
Vince Neil Employs a Dog Psychiatrist, and Other ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ Revelations
Motley Crue star Vince Neil traded partners with Nelson's Gunnar Nelson on 'Celebrity Wife Swap' – and we learned that the two singers lead very, very different lives now.
How AC/DC Brought Their Live Show to the Studio for ‘Let There Be Rock’
It seems hard to believe all these years later, but AC/DC were dropped by their U.S. record label prior to the release of their fourth album, Let There Be Rock, in June 1977.
Def Leppard’s Campbell Avoids Radiation, Will Rejoin Summer Tour
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that his cancer treatment will allow him to accompany Def Leppard on much of their summer tour.
Guitarist’s Hair Catches on Fire During London Arena Show
Guitarist Michael Clifford's hair caught on fire during a show in London on June 13, 2015 when he got too close to the on-stage pyrotechnics.
Heart Get the Little Things Right in Ohio: Concert Review
Heart's recent visit to Cleveland found them delighting the crowd with both expected and unexpected moments.
Robert Plant Reigns at Mountain Jam
Can we all agree that Robert Plant is the king of classic rock yet?
Defending ‘Unmasked,’ the Kiss Album Even Paul Stanley Calls ‘Crappy’
To their loyal fans' horror, Kiss went even deeper into the pop world for their eighth studio album, 1980's 'Unmasked.'
The Story of Kiss’ Only Live Album Without Makeup, ‘Alive III’
The non-makeup version of Kiss got their one and only shot at strutting their stuff on a live album with the release of 1993's Alive III.
Van Halen Tear Through ‘Panama’ at the Billboard Music Awards
Van Halen successfully hit it and quit it by kicking off the Billboard Music Awards with a sharp performance of "Panama."
Meet the Flame-Throwing Heavy Metal Guitarist from ‘Mad Max’
Watch out, Nikki Sixx! There's another flame-throwing axeman invading the music world, courtesy of the new movie 'Mad Max: Fury Road.'
Ringo Starr Closes Out Rock Hall Ceremony With Paul McCartney, Green Day, Joe Walsh + Othe…
Ringo Starr closed out the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony with a little help from his friends.