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45 Years Ago: Kiss Play Their First Concert
On Jan. 30, 1973, less than 10 people witnessed the first live performances by Kiss at the Popcorn Club (soon to be renamed the Coventry) in Queens, N.Y.
Updated: Guns N’ Roses NOT Casting New Music Video
Guns N' Roses are not, as reported, seeking two "kidnapping bad ass chicks" for a new music video.
Guns N’ Roses Confirm Two Coachella Shows, Slash and Duff Hint at Return
Guns N' Roses have confirmed that they will perform two concerts at this year's Coachella festival, on April 16 and 23.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion Rumors Reignited by Website Update
Guns N' Roses' official website has undergone a potentially prophetic – or possibly meaningless – update.
‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’ Reunion Show – With David Lee Roth? – Cancelled Due to Overcrowding
Did a fire code violation just keep a whole lot of Los Angeles fans from witnessing a full-blown reunion of David Lee Roth's Eat 'Em and Smile band?
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.