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46 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Album Cover Banned
In November 1968, a handful of British record stores banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience's new album from their shelves due to its cover art.
AC/DC Offer Sneak Peek at ‘Play Ball’ Video
AC/DC have shared behind-the-scenes photos from the filming session for their new song 'Play Ball.'
AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Faces Seven Years in Jail, Details Emerge on Alleged Murder Target
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd could spend seven years in jail if convicted on the charges remaining from his November 2014 arrest.
Eric Clapton Leads Musical Farewell at Jack Bruce’s Funeral
Eric Clapton led a musical tribute to Jack Bruce at his former Cream bandmate's funeral in North London earlier today, singing the Beatles' 'Strawberry Fields Forever' with help from friends and family.
AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Charged With Attempting to Hire a Hitman to Kill Two Men
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been charged with attempting to procure a murder.
How Playing ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Changed Paul Stanley’s Life Forever
He's best known for wearing face paint, leather and gems as the frontman for Kiss, but Paul Stanley spent a big chunk of 1999 wearing a different costume -- and singing a very different kind of music.
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Joins Forces With Dementia Charity Following Malcolm Young’s Diagnos…
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has pledged his support to a small U.K. charity dedicated to treating dementia patients.
Five Things You Need To Know About Billy Idol’s New Album, ‘Kings & Queens of the Undergro…
'Kings & Queens of the Underground' is Billy Idol's first new album in over nine years.
Led Zeppelin Release New Version ‘Rock and Roll’
Led Zeppelin have released a new video featuring a previously unreleased version of their classic anthem 'Rock and Roll,' continuing the ongoing parade of promotion for the newly remastered and expanded editions of their studio albums.
If Kiss Started Today? ‘We’d Be F—ed,’ Says Paul Stanley
Kiss founder Paul Stanley, echoing his bandmate Gene Simmons' much-discussed "rock is dead" declaration, says the group wouldn't stand a chance if it tried to start its career today.
AC/DC Posts New Group Photo – Without Phil Rudd
AC/DC has posted a photograph of their new Malcolm Young-less lineup - and their drummer's also missing.
Neil Young on His Fractured Relationship With David Crosby: ‘It Was Fixable. It Didn’t Get…
While he steadfastly refused to go into detail about exactly what's gone wrong between himself and former bandmate David Crosby, Neil Young made it very clear that the relationship is indeed fractured during an interview with Howard Stern this morning.