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Lynyrd Skynyrd Deny Johnny Van Zant Heart Attack Rumors; Gary Rossington Undergoes Another…
Lynyrd Skynyrd have been temporarily forced off the road - but not, they insist, because singer Johnny Van Zant had a heart attack.
Listen to Ace Frehley’s New ‘Hard for Me': Exclusive Premiere
Check out a previously unreleased song from Ace Frehley's upcoming 'Anomaly Deluxe' re-issue.
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.
Chris Cornell’s Cause of Death Confirmed as Suicide by Hanging
A medical examiner has confirmed that Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell committed suicide by hanging last night after a show in Detroit.
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.
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.
Guitar Pioneer Allan Holdsworth Dies
Progressive rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer Allan Holdsworth, who Eddie Van Halen called "the best, in my book," has died of unknown causes at the age of 70.
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.
Deep Purple Debut New ‘All I Got Is You’ Song and Video
Deep Purple have released a new video for "All I Got Is You," the second single from their upcoming album Infinite.
Why Montrose Fired Sammy Hagar: Exclusive ‘Rock the Nation’ Book Excerpt
In this excerpt from 'Rock the Nation: Montrose, Gamma and Ronnie Redefined,' author Martin Popoff explains what led to Sammy Hagar's dismissal from Montrose.
Metallica Confirmed for ‘Very Special and Unique’ 2017 Grammy Performance
Metallica will perform at the Grammys for the fourth time in their career, and they're promising something 'very special and unique.'
Steve Perry Offers First Statement on Journey’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Former Journey singer Steve Perry has offered his first public statement since the band was elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.