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High Altitude Forces Motorhead’s Lemmy to Cut Show Short
Motorhead were forced to leave the stage on Aug. 27, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah after performing just four songs due to singer Lemmy Kilmister's difficulties breathing at high altitude.
That Time Guns N’ Roses Cut ‘Use Your Illusion’ in Half
Guns N Roses trim 30 songs down to 12 for swearing-averse retailers.
Bruce Dickinson Makes Emergency Landing
Iron Maiden singer and experienced pilot Bruce Dickinson was recently forced to make an emergency landing when his plane ran low on fuel.
Aerosmith Celebrate Tour Finale With the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders
Aerosmith celebrated the end of their 2015 "Blue Army" tour in high style.
Three Grateful Dead Stars Team Up With John Mayer for New Tour
Three of the four "core" Grateful Dead members have decided that this summer's five "Fare Thee Well" shows weren't the end of their time together after all.
Motley Crue Add High-Flying ‘Transformer Stage’ Stunt to Farewell Tour
Tommy Lee's not the only member of Motley Crue who can fly anymore.
AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Arrested Again
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been arrested again, and could face jail time.
Kiss Debut New Song From ‘Scooby Doo’ Movie
Listen to "Don't Touch My Ascot," the humorous new song Kiss recorded for the animated movie 'Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery.'
The Day Led Zeppelin Played Their Last Concert With John Bonham
On July 7, 1980, the original members of Led Zeppelin performed together for the final time at Eissporthalle in Berlin, Germany.
Van Halen Kick Off 2015 Tour With Debuts and Rarities: Set List, Photos + Videos
The opening night of Van Halen's 2015 tour found the band breaking out songs that haven't been heard live in years, if at all.
Top 10 Patriotic Songs
Patriotic songs can take many forms in the hands of our classic rock heroes.
Concert Fireworks: 10 Explosive Videos
A flashy (and often very loud) tribute to end-of-show pyromania.