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Axl Rose, Joan Jett Display Patience at Chaotic ‘Golden Gods’ Awards Show
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose and Joan Jett were given the biggest honors -- and displayed the patience of seasoned veterans -- at tonight's frequently chaotic Golden Gods Awards ceremony.
Bill Ward Rips Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I’ve Lost a Friend, As Far As I’m Concerned’
Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward talks about recent health struggles and his troubled relationship with singer Ozzy Osbourne.
Ace Frehley Says Former Kiss Bandmates Have Taken ‘Cheap Shots’ at Him
Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley says his next book won't be as nice to his former bandmates as his first one was.
AC/DC Never to Record or Tour Again?
An Australian radio station is reporting that AC/DC's planned 40th anniversary tour will not take place, and that in fact they may never "perform again or record again."
Led Zeppelin Share First Full Track from Upcoming Box Sets
The first full taste of the bonus live material from the upcoming re-releases of Led Zeppelin's first three albums is now available in the form of a blistering 1969 take on 'Communication Breakdown.'
Paul Stanley Labels Hall of Fame Staff ‘Spineless Weasels’
Paul Stanley lit up Hall of Fame co-founder Jann Wenner and company tonight, labeling them "spineless weasels" and saying the band were treated like "uninvited guests" during Thursday night's induction ceremony.
Kiss Plays ‘Tonight Show’ Mini-Concert, Reveal Budget-Busting Box Set Price Tag
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame wouldn't let them play, so Kiss took over 'The Tonight Show' set with a five-song mini-concert last night.
Steven Tyler’s Daughter Gets an Ultimate Warrior Tribute Tattoo
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler's daughter Mia has gotten a tattoo featuring the logo of the Ultimate Warrior, a professional wrestling legend who tragically died this week.
Stevie Nicks Joins ‘Tom Petty’ to Perform ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’ on ‘The Tonight …
'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon impersonates Tom Petty while performing with Stevie Nicks.
Heart’s ‘Barracuda’ Wins March Riff Madness
Heart defeats Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, Motley Crue, Aerosmith and the Kinks with the riff to 'Barracuda.'
The L.A. Kiss Prepare for Their First Home Game: What Fans Can Expect
The man in charge of entertainment for L.A. Kiss home games tells us what fans can expect to see and hear.
Duff McKagan to Rejoin Guns N’ Roses for Five Shows
Current Guns N' Roses bassist Tommy Stinson has confirmed that founding member Duff McKagan will rejoin the band for a five-show tour of South America that begins this weekend.