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35 Years Ago: Kiss’ Bruce Kulick Era Begins With ‘Animalize Live Uncensored’
Bruce Kulick's second official day as a member of Kiss was far from an average one.
How Skid Row Fought ‘Tooth and Nail’ Before Recording ‘I Remember You’
They almost didn't record the song that made them too popular to take out their own trash.
No Paul Stanley, No Sharks: Watch Kiss Play on a Fishing Boat
Band's five-song set in Australia was performed for handful of fans.
Vinnie Vincent Offers $250 ‘Speedball Jamm’ CD Re-Release
The package also includes an autographed photo and a guitar pick.
How the Black Crowes’ Robinson Brothers Ended Their Family Feud
"I said some horrible things. I was in a negative place, but you know what, I've apologized..."
How Far Did Van Halen Get Into Their Second Gary Cherone Record?
Despite the drubbing 'Van Halen III' took, the band and its third singer took a serious shot at making another album.
Quiet Riot and Frankie Banali Play Hollywood: Set List, Photos, Video
"I plan to entertain you with my live drumming for some time to come," Banali declared in the band's first show since he revealed his cancer battle.
Rock’s Biggest Songs Become Terrifying Halloween Movie Posters
We changed one word in the titles of these popular rock songs - and opened the door to a world of terror.
Unseen Kiss ‘Elder’ Stage Designs Highlight Massive Rock Auction
Unrealized sketches for tour that never happened are at center of 1,200-item rock-memorabilia sale.
Motorhead’s Campbell, Dee Skipped in Rock Hall Nomination: ‘Pure Wrong’
Guitarist and drummer played on the majority of the group's 22 studio albums.
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Hit New Highs and Lows on the Dr. Feelgood Tour
Newly sober band mounted its most successful run ever, but the grueling trek took a toll on each member.
Watch Peter Criss Destroy His Drum Kit at Last Original-Lineup Kiss Show
Drummer's first stint ended with a private whimper. He made sure his second departure was loud and public.