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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.
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.