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‘Dynasty’ No More: When the Wheels Came Off the Kiss Empire
Even though they saw it coming, Kiss were unable to stop the wheels from coming off their careers starting with the release of 1979's disco-influenced 'Dynasty.'
Bruce Dickinson Makes Emergency Landing
Iron Maiden singer and experienced pilot Bruce Dickinson was recently forced to make an emergency landing when his plane ran low on fuel.
Aerosmith Celebrate Tour Finale With the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders
Aerosmith celebrated the end of their 2015 "Blue Army" tour in high style.
Three Grateful Dead Stars Team Up With John Mayer for New Tour
Three of the four "core" Grateful Dead members have decided that this summer's five "Fare Thee Well" shows weren't the end of their time together after all.
Motley Crue Add High-Flying ‘Transformer Stage’ Stunt to Farewell Tour
Tommy Lee's not the only member of Motley Crue who can fly anymore.
Kiss Debut New Song From ‘Scooby Doo’ Movie
Listen to "Don't Touch My Ascot," the humorous new song Kiss recorded for the animated movie 'Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery.'
35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Their Last Concert With John Bonham
On July 7, 1980, the original members of Led Zeppelin performed together for the final time at Eissporthalle in Berlin, Germany.
Van Halen Kick Off 2015 Tour With Debuts and Rarities: Set List, Photos + Videos
The opening night of Van Halen's 2015 tour found the band breaking out songs that haven't been heard live in years, if at all.
AC/DC Finally Joins Spotify, Other Streaming Services
AC/DC have finally decided that allowing their music to be featured on streaming services such as Spotify ain't no riddle man... to them it makes good, good sense.
Jon Anderson Mourns Chris Squire: ‘He Was Still My Brother’
Former Yes singer Jon Anderson has penned a touching tribute to Chris Squire.
Vince Neil Employs a Dog Psychiatrist, and Other ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ Revelations
Motley Crue star Vince Neil traded partners with Nelson's Gunnar Nelson on 'Celebrity Wife Swap' – and we learned that the two singers lead very, very different lives now.
38 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Their Live Show to the Studio for ‘Let There Be Rock’
It seems hard to believe all these years later, but AC/DC were dropped by their U.S. record label prior to the release of their fourth album, Let There Be Rock, in June 1977.