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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.
Led Zeppelin Release New Version of ‘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’s Malcolm Young Is Suffering From Dementia, Family Confirms
The family of founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has confirmed reports that the musician is suffering from dementia, a condition that has forced him to retire permanently from the legendary rock group.
AC/DC Announces New ‘Rock or Bust’ Album, Malcolm Young ‘Not Returning to the Band’
AC/DC will release their first new album in six years, 'Rock or Bust,' on December 2, 2014.
32 Years Ago: Kiss Remove Their Makeup
On Sept. 18, 1983, an unthinkable event in Kiss-story took place: the world's most famous masked band removed their makeup and revealed their true faces.
Why Paul Stanley Told Slash: ‘Go F— Yourself’
Paul Stanley says he had to teach Slash a pretty harsh lesson in rock and roll diplomacy back at the start of the Guns N' Roses guitarist's meteoric rise to fame.
Kiss and Def Leppard Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Together
Watch Kiss and Def Leppard get ice water dunked on them after a concert.
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.