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Motley Crue Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Onstage
All four members of Motley Crue took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge onstage at one of their concerts - and then dared Kiss, Aerosmith and Def Leppard to do the same.
Ace Frehley Blasts Gene Simmons’ ‘Ignorant’ Comments on Depression
Ace Frehley says his former Kiss bandmate Gene Simmons needs to learn how to treat other people with respect.
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – While Skateboarding
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has successfully conquered the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a very creative way.
The Melvins’ King Buzzo Shares Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories Starring Kiss, White Zombie
King Buzzo of the Melvins shares crazy real life 'This is Spinal Tap' stories featuring Kiss and White Zombie.
Slash Joins Joan Jett to Perform a ‘Dirty’ Rolling Stones Song at the Alternative Press Aw…
Slash joined Joan Jett at the AP awards to perform 'Star Star' by the Rolling Stones.
Ted Nugent, ‘Shutup&Jam’ – Album Review
With 'Shutup&Jam,' Ted Nugent has delivered an appealingly modest record full of catchy guitar riffs and largely devoid of controversial lyrics.
The Who, ‘Quadrophenia: Live in London’ – Video Review
The Who deliver a surprisingly vital, unsurprisingly well-thought out document of their most recent concert tour with 'Quadrophenia: Live in London.'
Motley Crue Overcome Technical Problems at Farewell Tour Opener: Setlist, Video, Photos
A series of technical problems marred the opening night of Motley Crue's much-anticipated farewell tour, but the band recovered to offer an explosive tour through their history.
Kiss, Def Leppard Kick Off Summer Tour With Some Set List Surprises
Kiss and Def Leppard kicked off their 40-date summer tour last night in Salt Lake City, Utah. Both groups, particularly Kiss, had some setlist surprises in store for the crowd.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Chides Judas Priest for Using Teleprompters
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson publicly wonders exactly why Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford needs a teleprompter to remember the words to 'Breaking the Law.'
New Music Releases – July 2014
A list of the classic rock albums coming out in July of 2014.
Win a Led Zeppelin ‘Father’s Day’ Prize Pack Featuring a Pro-Ject Debut III Turntable
Win an awesome Led Zeppelin prize pack, featuring the deluxe vinyl editions of their first three albums, and a turntable, for your father. Or for yourself.