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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.
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 Wins Best Metal Performance Grammy
Comedy duo Tenacious D beat out Mastodon, Anthrax, Motorhead and Slipknot to win the Best Metal Performance Grammy.
42 Years Ago: KISS Performs Band’s First Concert
On Jan. 30, 1973, less than 10 people witnessed the first live performances by Kiss at the Popcorn Club (soon to be renamed the Coventry) in Queens, N.Y.
Kiss, Momoiro Clover Z Release ‘Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina’ Visuals [Video]
See the full version Kiss and Momoiro Clover Z's crazy new video...
Crosby Stills Nash & Young Drummer Dallas Taylor Dies at 66
Dallas Taylor, who played drums for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Manassas and Stephen Stills, has died at the age of 66 of unknown causes.
How AC/DC and Journey Ended Up Playing Their First Concerts on the Same Night
It seems safe to say that no matter what happens this New Year's Eve in the world of classic rock, it won't measure up to Dec. 31, 1973.
Here’s Your First Taste of Kiss’ Team-Up With Japanese Pop Group Momoiro Clover Z
The first sample of the collaborative single featuring Kiss and Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z has been unveiled.
Engineer and Producer John Hampton Dies
Acclaimed engineer and producer John Hampton died December 12 after a battle with cancer.
Best Songs of 2014
The best songs of 2014 find rock's biggest names successfully treading the difficult line between revisiting past glories and keeping things fresh.