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Gene Simmons Contributes to Ace Frehley’s Next Album
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has revealed that he recently co-wrote two songs with former bandmate Ace Frehley for the latter's next solo studio album.
10 Years Ago: Queens of the Stone Age Throws Out the Rule Book With ‘Era Vulgaris’
Josh Homme threw out his own rule book and significantly opened up Queens of the Stone Age's sound with 2007's 'Era Vulgaris.'
Brian Johnson Returns to the Stage to Sing With Robert Plant and Paul Rodgers
Longtime AC/DC singer Brian Johnson returned to the stage tonight to perform 'Money' with Robert Plant and Paul Rodgers.
U2, ZZ Top Stars to Appear on Alice Cooper’s Upcoming ‘Paranormal’ Album
Alice Cooper has revealed the title, release plans and a very impressive list of guest stars for his next studio album.
Kiss Kick Off ‘KissWorld’ Tour in Moscow: Video, Set List
Kiss launched their 'Kissworld' tour with a set that highlighted nearly every era of the band's long career.
How Prince’s ‘Turn Me Loose’ Literally Became a One-Night Stand: 365 Prince Songs in a Yea…
On April 25, 2008, Prince shared a gem of a song named "Turn Me Loose" with a national TV audience - and then never performed it again.
Elton John Hospitalized for ‘Harmful and Unusual Bacterial Infection,’ Eight Shows Cancele…
Elton John was hospitalized for two nights after contracting a rare infection during a recent South American tour.
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.
The Night Don Rickles Insulted the Beatles
Nobody - not even the Beatles at the height of their popularity - was safe from the barbs of the world's most beloved insult comedian, Don Rickles.
Record Store Day 2017: Full Release List Announced
The full list of albums and singles being released for the 2017 edition of Record Store Day has been announced
Chuck Berry Dies: Rockers React
The news of Chuck Berry's death has prompted an outpouring of love and respect from a wide variety of rock stars.
Gregg Allman Cancels All 2017 Tour Dates
Gregg Allman has canceled all of his scheduled 2017 concerts.