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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.
AC/DC Release ‘Rock or Bust’ Video
AC/DC have released the video for the title track to their 2014 album 'Rock or Bust.'
10 Surprising Things We Learned During AC/DC’s ‘Ask Us Anything’ Session
AC/DC's Cliff Williams and Angus Young took part in a freewheeling Reddit AMA session this weekend, and we've compiled a list of the 10 best -- and sometimes oddest -- things we learned from their answers.
U2’s Bono Needs Surgery After Bike Accident
U2 singer Bono reportedly needs surgery after a New York City bike accident.
The Story of the Banning of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Album Cover
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’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.
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.