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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.
Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Hospitalized With Heart Problems
Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been hospitalized after suffering heart problems.
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."
Dave Grohl Joins Guns N’ Roses for ‘Paradise City’ in Tulsa
Watch Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters join Guns N' Roses for "Paradise City" in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Hear ‘Hand of Fate’ From the ‘Gene Simmons Vault Experience’ Box Set
Hear the first track from the 'Gene Simmons Vault Experience' box set, and see the track list for the career-spanning collection's first two discs.
UPDATE: Cinderella’s Tom Keifer Hospitalized After ‘Medical Emergency’
Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency prior to a show in western Pennsylvania.
Iron Maiden Announce ‘Book of Souls: Live Chapter’ Album and Concert Film
Iron Maiden will release a double-live album and concert film chronicling their most recent world tour.
Gene Simmons Offers Personal Home Delivery of ‘The Vault’ Box Set … But It Will Cost You
Gene Simmons has finally announced his long-gestating The Vault box set - and Kiss fans, we hope you've been saving your money.
Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley to Perform Live Together for First Time Since 2001
This will be the third notable collaboration between Ace Frehley and his former bandmates in recent years.
We Mostly Survived Spending the Night With Alice Cooper: Photo Gallery
We've got dozens of great photos – and a few creepy mysteries to solve – in the wake of Alice Cooper's show last weekend at Akron, Ohio.
Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘Street Survivors’ Movie Halted by Judge’s Ruling
The planned film was to have told the story of Lynyrd Skynyrd's tragic 1977 plane crash from the perspective – and with the assistance – of former drummer Artimus Pyle.
‘He’s Back!’ Brian Johnson’s Surprise Live Return Electrifies Reading Festival
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson returned to the stage by performing "Back in Black" with Muse at the Reading Festival