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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 Says Is ‘Crappy’
To their loyal fans' horror, Kiss went even deeper into the pop world for their eighth studio album.
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.
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.
30 Years Ago: Robert Plant Finally Embraces His Past on ‘Now and Zen’
In the eight years since Led Zeppelin's split, Robert Plant had worked hard to establish a separate solo body of work, even avoiding playing their hits at his concerts.
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.
Kiss + Momoiro Clover Z Release Full ‘Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina’ Video
See the full version Kiss and Momoiro Clover Z's crazy new video...
The Day Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen Lost His Arm in Car Crash
In one of the scariest and ultimately inspiring stories in recent rock history, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen fought back after a devastating car accident on Dec. 31, 1984.
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.