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How Robert Plant Finally Embraced 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.
Jim Florentine on ‘That Metal Show”s Return and Why We Shouldn’t Care About the Grammys
After far too long a wait, 'That Metal Show' returns on Feb. 21 for its 14th season on VH1 Classic.
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.
Tenacious D Win (Another Botched) Best Metal Performance Grammy
Comedy duo Tenacious D beat out Mastodon, Anthrax, Motorhead and Slipknot to win the Best Metal Performance Grammy.
Chris Slade Photographed With AC/DC At Grammy Event
Chris Slade has been photographed with AC/DC at a pre-Grammys charity event, fueling speculation the drummer will be rejoining the band.
Kiss + Momoiro Clover Z Release Full ‘Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina’ Video
See the full version Kiss and Momoiro Clover Z's crazy new video...
CSNY Drummer Dallas Taylor Dies at 66
Dallas Taylor, who played drums for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Manassas and Stephen Stills, has died at the age of 66 of unknown causes.
Lung Cancer, Pacemaker: More Malcolm Young Health Woes Detailed
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young battled lung cancer and had a pacemaker installed as a result of a heart condition.
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.
Here’s Your First Taste of Kiss’ Team-Up With Japanese Pop Group Momoiro Clover Z
The first sample of the collaborative single featuring Kiss and Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z has been unveiled.
32 Years Ago: Vinnie Vincent Plays His First Kiss Concert
On Dec. 29, 1982, Kiss played their first concert with guitarist Vinnie Vincent, who took over for founding member Ace Frehley during the recording of their 'Creatures of the Night' album.