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Josh Homme Was Prepared for Backlash Over Producer Mark Ronson
The Queens of the Stone Age frontman knew some fans would object to the pop producer's presence.
Why Marilyn Manson Refused to Record a Clean Version of ‘KILL4ME’
When asked to produce a censored take of the 'Heaven Upside Down' track, he made it worse instead.
Listen to One of Lemmy Kilmister’s Final Studio Performances
One of late Motorhead icon Lemmy Kilmister’s final studio performances can be heard on a new track released today.
How Foo Fighters Got Revenge (and 500 Pounds of Spaghetti) on Chad Smith in Prank War
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer reveals how Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins ‘got me really good’ on U.S. tour
Tom Petty Bandmates Thank Fans for Support
Two members of the Heartbreakers have written personal messages of thanks to the band’s fans following the death of leader Tom Petty last month.
Chris Cornell Could Be Up for Posthumous Oscar
Chris Cornell's song "The Promise" could be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category.
Watch Marilyn Manson’s NSFW ‘KILL4ME’ Video
Johnny Depp returns for another cameo in Marilyn Manson's new video for 'Heaven Upside Down.'
Geezer Butler Says Last Black Sabbath Show ‘Just Felt Right’
Black Sabbath’s final show wasn’t as bad as bassist Geezer Butler believed it was going to be.
Stone Temple Pilots Reveal New Singer, ‘X Factor’ Star Jeff Gutt
Former ‘The X Factor’ contestant Jeff Gutt has been named Stone Temple Pilots' new lead singer.
Eagles of Death Metal in Surprise Return to Paris for Massacre Anniversary
Eagles of Death Metal members made a surprise appearance in Paris, France to mark the second anniversary of the Bataclan terrorist massacre.
Bruce Dickinson Hater Gave Singer His Nickname
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson revealed that he got his nickname “The Air-Raid Siren” from a complaint letter written by an angry fan after his first shows with the band.
What Have Aerosmith Been Doing Since Their Last Album?
It had taken just moments in a room together in 2010 for Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry to resolve the issues that had brought the band to the verge of disaster – again.