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Alice Cooper, Motley Crue Get Their Own Funko Pop! Figures
Alice Cooper and 'Shout at the Devil'-era Motley Crue are the latest rock stars to get their own Funko Pop! figures.
How Kiss Got That Massive ‘Creatures of the Night’ Drum Sound
Michael James Jackson explains how he helped Kiss get the massive drum sound featured on their identity-reclaiming 1982 album 'Creatures of the Night.'
Robert Plant Kicks Off 2018 North American Tour: Videos, Setlist, Review
See videos and the full setlist from the first show of Robert Plant's 2018 North American tour.
Paul Stanley Year by Year: 1974-2017 Photographs
We've collected photographs of Kiss star Paul Stanley from every year since his band's debut album came out in 1974.
Tom Petty’s Cause of Death Revealed: Accidental Pain Medication Overdose
Tom Petty's family has revealed that his death last October was caused by an accidental overdose on pain medication.
20 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2018
If 2018 is anything like the past few years, the next 12 months will be filled with big headlines, exciting tours and new music from many of your favorite classic rock artists.
Steve Perry Says He’ll Release a ‘Cathartic’ New Solo Album in 2017
Steve Perry says he's been recording a new, long-awaited solo album for about a year.
Conductor Brent Havens on Combining Led Zeppelin with World-Class Orchestras
Conductor Brent Havens talks about blending the music of Led Zeppelin with some of the finest orchestras in the world with Windborne's Music of Led Zeppelin show.
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett + Lou Reed Elected Into Rock and Roll Hall of F…
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the class of 2015
The Beatles Presented with Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
The Beatles were presented with a long-overdue Lifetime Achievement Award at a special pre-Grammy Special Merit Award ceremony held on Saturday afternoon.
Cowboys, Wet T-Shirts & Trash Bags: A Tale of Three Bon Jovi ‘Slippery When Wet’ Album Cov…
'Slippery When Wet' made Bon Jovi international superstars, but not before they went through three wildly different concepts for the album artwork.
Blondie Denies Retirement Story
Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry is considering retiring after one last world tour with the group, according to drummer Clem Burke. As he explains, the move would put an end to the groundbreaking band: "Obviously there’s no Blondie without Debbie Harry."