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30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Hit New Highs and Lows on the Dr. Feelgood Tour
Newly sober band mounted its most successful run ever, but the grueling trek took a toll on each member.
Darkness’ Dan Hawkins Says Kiss Are ‘Natural Conclusion of Rock’
Guitarist explains his love for rock legends ahead of their appearance at ninth-annual Kiss Kruise.
David Lee Roth Says He’s Likely ‘Face of Van Halen’ From Now On
Singer says he's going to Vegas solo because Eddie Van Halen's "probably not gonna answer the bell this time."
David Lee Roth Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency
Singer is returning to Sin City and, apparently, to his solo career.
Guns N’ Roses’ Biggest Movie and Soundtrack Moments
Band's music has been making movies more exciting, scary and even more humorous for more than three decades.
35 Years Ago: How Iron Maiden Wrote ‘2 Minutes to Midnight’ in Just 20 Minutes
A quick burst of inspiration helped the band pen one of its most enduring songs in a hotel room.
Sixx, Snider, Bach Demand Gun Safety Reform After Mass Shootings
Rockers call for stricter laws after a pair of shootings left 29 dead over the weekend.
10 Most Exciting Moments From the Kiss Kruises
Fans have been witness to – and occasionally active participants in – some very memorable highlights.
Kiss ‘Hottest Brand in the Land’ Merchandise Photo Book Announced
See eight preview pages from work that chronicles the band's merchandising craze of the '70s and '80s.
The Best Song From Every Metallica Album
Choosing the top tracks by one of the most important bands in the history of heavy metal is a rather daunting task.
Rush to Release ‘A Farewell to Kings’ Graphic Novel
A 144-page graphic novel dedicated to the creation of band's 1977 album is due in September.
Sammy Hagar ‘Would Love’ for the Circle to Open for Van Halen
Singer says he bares no ill will toward his former bandmates and is curious to see how they'd measure up to his new group.