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Alice Cooper, Motley Crue Get Their Own Funko Pop! Figures
Alice Cooper and 'Shout at the Devil'-era Motley Crue are the latest rock stars to get their own Funko Pop! figures.
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.'
Paul Stanley Year by Year: 1974-2017 Photographs
We've collected photographs of Kiss star Paul Stanley from every year since his band's debut album came out in 1974.
Vinnie Vincent Returns: 10 Things We Learned
Vinnie Vincent opens up about his 20-year absence from the spotlight, his relationship with Kiss, the possibilities of releasing new music, a book and much more.
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.
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.
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.
How Bruce and Bob Kulick Teamed Up for Their First-Ever Kiss-Themed Concert
In what he calls "a gig I'll never forget," former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick recently teamed up with his brother Bob Kulick for a first-ever concert celebrating their contributions to the group's history.
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.