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20 Things We Learned During Axl Rose’s New Q&A Session
Axl Rose shares his thoughts on Guns N' Roses, AC/DC, the music industry and a possible autobiography.
Motley Crue Bare All in ‘The End': Movie Review
You certainly can't accuse Motley Crue of holding anything back with 'The End,' a concert film chronicling their breakup and final performance.
45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Release Most Diverse LP, ‘Houses of the Holy’
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant look back on Led Zeppelin's fifth and arguably most eclectic album, which was released on March 28, 1973.
Sammy Hagar Ponders: What If ‘Van Hagar’ Never Broke Up?
Sammy Hagar says his first departure from Van Halen was a big mistake on the band's part.
That Time Robert Plant Got Horny and Loud on ‘Manic Nirvana’
After acknowledging and re-incorporating his Led Zeppelin past into his solo career for the first time with 1988's Now and Zen, Robert Plant really turned the "Hammer of the Gods" loose on his fifth studio album, 1990's perfectly titled Manic Nirvana.
The Troubled History of Van Halen’s ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone
Van Halen's recording career hit its first major road bump with the release of 'III,' an album that debuted their third singer.
How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split
Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.
25 Years Ago: David Coverdale and Jimmy Page Make an Album Together
Jimmy Page and David Coverdale, two veterans eager to prove themselves outside of their famous bands, joined forces on the album Coverdale/Page, which was released on March 15, 1993.
Rock Star Vs. President Songs
10 classic rock songs about various Presidents of the United States of America.
25 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Goes Solo Again on ‘Wandering Spirit’
It took him three tries, but on Feb. 8, 1993, Mick Jagger finally released a solo album Rolling Stones fans could fully get behind.
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.
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.