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U2, ZZ Top Stars to Appear on Alice Cooper’s Upcoming ‘Paranormal’ Album
Alice Cooper has revealed the title, release plans and a very impressive list of guest stars for his next studio album.
Dr. Fink Reveals Just How Quickly He and Prince Wrote ‘Dirty Mind': 365 Prince Songs in a …
With the robotic, pulsating opening beats of "Dirty Mind," the title track to his third album, Prince instantly announced that his music had undergone a dramatic transformation.
Elton John Hospitalized for ‘Harmful and Unusual Bacterial Infection,’ Eight Shows Cancele…
Elton John was hospitalized for two nights after contracting a rare infection during a recent South American tour.
Prince Plugs In For ‘Let’s Go Crazy,’ Amazing Fans and Bandmates Alike: 365 Prince Songs i…
We spoke with three members of the Revolution and Vernon Reid about Prince's smash hit, "Let's Go Crazy."
Guitar Pioneer Allan Holdsworth Dies
Progressive rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer Allan Holdsworth, who Eddie Van Halen called "the best, in my book," has died of unknown causes at the age of 70.
Steve Perry Says He’ll Release a ‘Cathartic’ New Solo Album in 2017
Steve Perry says he's been recording a new, long-awaited solo album for about a year.
The Night Don Rickles Insulted the Beatles
Nobody - not even the Beatles at the height of their popularity - was safe from the barbs of the world's most beloved insult comedian, Don Rickles.
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.
Chuck Berry Dies: Rockers React
The news of Chuck Berry's death has prompted an outpouring of love and respect from a wide variety of rock stars.
Sting Delivers Stark Performance of ‘My Empty Chair’ at 2017 Oscars Ceremony
Sting performed his Academy Award-nominated song "My Empty Chair" during tonight's Oscar ceremony.
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.
Ted Nugent Wants the Secret Service to Investigate Madonna
Ted Nugent hopes Madonna's 'blowing up the White House' comments receive the same scrutiny as his 2012 comments about President Obama.