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Kiss Farewell Tour Wish List: 5 Things We Want From ‘End of the Road’
Here's five things we'd love to see happen when the band takes the stage for its farewell tour.
Rye the Lightning: Metallica Using Their Music to Make Whiskey
How's the band going to make whiskey different from other rock star-curated brands? By blasting it with their own music, of course.
30 Years Ago: Kiss Learn What ‘Hotter Than Hell’ Really Means at NYC Club Shows
Band played two shows at a club with broken air conditioning in the middle of a heat wave.
50 Years of ‘Abbey Road’ Album Cover Tributes and Parodies
The Beatles created an album cover in a hastily arranged 10-minute photo shoot that inspired generations.
A ‘Cultural Atrocity': Famous Cathedral Statue Vandalized With Kiss Makeup
The "Catman" makeup has been famously worn by both Kiss co-founder Peter Criss and the band's current drummer, Eric Singer.
Jimmy Fallon’s Drunken ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ Makes Us See More Than an Ounce of Pain
We wish Jimmy Fallon's drunken rendition of Guns N' Roses' hit song had quietly passed us by.
Reunited Guns N’ Roses Originally Planned to Play Just Five Shows Together
The original plans for Guns N' Roses' 2016 reunion tour were much more modest than the 18 month (and counting) monster it's turned out to be.
Stephen Pearcy on Warren DeMartini’s Ratt Departure: ‘He Didn’t Want to Go Out There’
Singer explains why guitarist is no longer in band and confirms new lineup.
Led Zeppelin Announce Massive ‘The Song Remains the Same’ Box Set
Previously unreleased songs highlight a tricked-out, expanded edition of the band's 1976 live album.
Paul McCartney Debuts New ‘Come On to Me’ Song From LP That Could Arrive Friday
It's looking more and more likely that a new McCartney album is heading our way – possibly even as soon as this Friday.