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How Playing ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Changed Paul Stanley’s Life Forever
He's best known for wearing face paint, leather and gems as the frontman for Kiss, but Paul Stanley spent a big chunk of 1999 wearing a different costume -- and singing a very different kind of music.
Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Cars, Yes, Steve Miller and Chicago Among Rock Hall of Fame …
Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Cars, Yes, Steve Miller and Chicago are among the acts newly nominated for possible induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
32 Years Ago: Kiss Complete a Hail Mary With ‘Lick It Up’
Kiss take off their makeup and throw a Hail Mary on Sept. 18, 1983 with 'Lick It Up.'
That Time Guns N’ Roses Cut ‘Use Your Illusion’ in Half
Guns N Roses trim 30 songs down to 12 for swearing-averse retailers.
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 National Anthem Guitar Solos
Videos of some legendary performances of the national anthem.
Vince Neil Employs a Dog Psychiatrist, and Other ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ Revelations
Motley Crue star Vince Neil traded partners with Nelson's Gunnar Nelson on 'Celebrity Wife Swap' – and we learned that the two singers lead very, very different lives now.
Defending Van Halen’s Much-Maligned ‘Diver Down’
Van Halen's fifth studio album is often dismissed as a hodge-podge of hastily assembled covers. Here's what's wrong with that line of thinking.
AC/DC Play First Post-Malcolm Young Show at Coachella: Setlist, Video, Photos
AC/DC performed their first full concert since the health-related departure of founding guitarist Malcolm Young on April 10th at Coachella.