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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.
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.
More than 50 Dead, Hundreds Injured in Mass Shooting at Las Vegas Music Festival
Local police said a lone gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival from the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay hotel.
Rush’s ‘Tom Sawyer’ Dazzles in Steven Spielberg’s New ‘Ready Player One’ Trailer
Rush's "Tom Sawyer" kicks major butt in a virtual-reality dominated future in the new trailer for Steven Spielberg's upcoming film 'Ready Player One.'
10 Years Ago: Queens of the Stone Age Throws Out the Rule Book With ‘Era Vulgaris’
Josh Homme threw out his own rule book and significantly opened up Queens of the Stone Age's sound with 2007's 'Era Vulgaris.'
Brian Johnson Returns to the Stage to Sing With Robert Plant and Paul Rodgers
Longtime AC/DC singer Brian Johnson returned to the stage tonight to perform 'Money' with Robert Plant and Paul Rodgers.
Guns N’ Roses, The Who Team Up For One (And Possibly More) Shows
Guns N' Roses have confirmed that they will play one concert together, and reports suggest it could turn into a full-blown tour.
10 Years Ago: Clutch Explores the Blues With ‘From Beale Street to Oblivion’
For their eighth studio album, 2007's 'From Beale Street to Oblivion,' Clutch found new inspiration from a source that had previously fed many of their rock heroes: the blues.
Gene Simmons Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry at First-Ever Solo Concert
Gene Simmons paid tribute to Chuck Berry by performing "Johnny B. Goode" during his first-ever full-length solo concert.
Watch as Kiss Defy City Pyro Ban By Setting Off All Their Explosives in Just 30 Seconds
A German fire marshal told Kiss they couldn't use any pyrotechnics during their show. They obeyed ... until the last song.
Guns N’ Roses Songs Cleverly Reimagined for Bud Light Super Bowl and ‘Resident Evil’ Comme…
Two of the most famous songs from Guns N' Roses' 1987 debut 'Appetite for Destruction' have been given a fresh coat of paint for a pair of new commercials.