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Joan Jett Joined by Dave Grohl and Miley Cyrus for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performance
Joan Jett kicked off the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony tonight with an energetic three-song set featuring guest appearances by Dave Grohl and pop sensation Miley Cyrus.
Bill Ward Blasts Black Sabbath: ‘I’ve Listened to Nothing but Insults and False Remarks’
Exiled Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has lashed out at his former bandmates for attacking him with "nothing but insults and false remarks" since his contentious separation from the group back in 2012.
Defending Van Halen’s Much-Maligned ‘Diver Down’
Van Halen's fifth studio album is often dismissed as a hodge-podge of hastily assembled covers. Here's what's wrong with that line of thinking.
AC/DC Play First Post-Malcolm Young Show at Coachella: Setlist, Video, Photos
AC/DC performed their first full concert since the health-related departure of founding guitarist Malcolm Young on April 10th at Coachella.
Metallica, Paul McCartney Confirmed for Lollapalooza 2015
Paul McCartney and Metallica will be among the headliners of Lollapalooza 2015.
Toto Bassist Mike Porcaro Dies at 59
Toto bassist Mike Porcaro died in March 2015 after a long battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.
‘Boob-hemian Rhapsody’ Takes the Internet By Storm
Australian comedy troupe SketchShe is lighting up the internet with their enthusiastic and self-caressing version of the ever-popular "singing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in a car" video.
How Robert Plant Finally Embraced His Past on ‘Now and Zen’
In the eight years since Led Zeppelin's split, Robert Plant had worked hard to establish a separate solo body of work, even avoiding playing their hits at his concerts.
Jim Florentine on ‘That Metal Show”s Return and Why We Shouldn’t Care About the Grammys
After far too long a wait, 'That Metal Show' returns on Feb. 21 for its 14th season on VH1 Classic.
Paul Stanley Says Beck Should Have Kicked Kanye West ‘Right in the Nuts’
Kanye West is lucky he interrupted Beck instead of Kiss star Paul Stanley last night at the Grammys.
Tenacious D Win (Another Botched) Best Metal Performance Grammy
Comedy duo Tenacious D beat out Mastodon, Anthrax, Motorhead and Slipknot to win the Best Metal Performance Grammy.
Chris Slade Photographed With AC/DC At Grammy Event
Chris Slade has been photographed with AC/DC at a pre-Grammys charity event, fueling speculation the drummer will be rejoining the band.