Today Metallica makes additions to the Orion Music and More lineup, Bad Company preps for a European tour, and Kiss gets really teed off.

Plus, Sammy Hagar looks forward to a birthday, Slash swaps spit with a giraffe, and we play yet another installment of “guess the ink.”

Today’s Stories from Ultimate Classic Rock:

Slash Cops to Being French Kissed by a Giraffe

Metallica Adds Eric Church, Jim Breuer and Punk and Thrash Stage to 2012 Orion Music + More Festival

Can You Guess Whose Tattoo This is?

Kiss to Appear At Opening of Band-Themed Las Vegas Mini Golf Course

Van Halen Welcomes Chickenfoot’s Chad Smith to NYC Show – Pic of the Week

Paul McCartney – Then and Now

Bad Company ‘Can’t Wait to Hit the Stage’ for First Tour of Mainland Europe Since 1975

Sammy Hagar Announces Dates for 2012 Birthday Bash

Steven Tyler’s Criticism Is Gentle on ‘American Idol’

Metallica Name Director for 3D Film Due Out in 2013

Nils Lofgren of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band Speaks Out Against Republican Candidates

There Would Be No New Van Halen Tour or Album Without Wolfgang in the Band, Says Valerie Bertinelli

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler: ‘My Perfectionism Got This Band to Where it is Today’

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