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How Kiss Got That Massive ‘Creatures of the Night’ Drum Sound
Michael James Jackson explains how he helped Kiss get the massive drum sound featured on their identity-reclaiming 1982 album 'Creatures of the Night.'
‘There Is No Hologram’ – Sheila E. Shoots Down Prince Super Bowl Rumors
Sheila E. has assured fans that Prince will not appear in hologram form as part of Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show performance tonight.
Eddie Van Halen Year by Year: 1977-2017 Photos
It's been more than 40 years since Eddie Van Halen revolutionized the way rock guitar is played with the release of his band's self-titled debut album.
Tom Petty’s Cause of Death Revealed: Accidental Pain Medication Overdose
Tom Petty's family has revealed that his death last October was caused by an accidental overdose on pain medication.
20 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2018
If 2018 is anything like the past few years, the next 12 months will be filled with big headlines, exciting tours and new music from many of your favorite classic rock artists.
Dan Auerbach: ‘There Would Be None of Us Without Link Wray’
Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach explains why it's so important to elect Link Wray into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Director’s ‘Unexpected Unavailability’ Halts Queen Movie Production
Production on the upcoming Queen movie 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been put on hold due to the "unexpected unavailability" of director Bryan Singer.
Metallica, Gregg Allman, Rolling Stones Earn Grammy Nominations
The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards have been announced, with Metallica and Gregg Allman leading the classic rock pack with two nominations each.
Paul Stanley Rips ‘Pathetic’ Marilyn Manson for Covering a Charles Manson Song
Paul Stanley has criticized Marilyn Manson for commemorating the death of Charles Manson by posting a cover of the mass murderer's 1970 track "Sick City."
ZZ Top Cancel Remaining 2017 Tour Dates
ZZ Top have cancelled the remaining dates on their 2017 tour after bassist Dusty Hill was ordered to "lay low" by his doctors.