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How Nazi Comparisons Forced Kiss to Change Their Logo in Germany
There's a good reason the band uses something different in that country.
How Kiss Reclaimed Their Legacy on the ‘Hot in the Shade’ Tour
After spending the previous decade building a new future, the band reconnected with its past.
Klaus Meine Denies the CIA Wrote Scorpions’ ‘Wind of Change’
"It's a good idea for a movie. That would be cool."
Slash’s Real Hair Appears on Wedding Cake Topper eBay Auction
A wedding cake top that reportedly feature's Slash's actual hair is up for grabs on eBay.
How Kiss Got Tricked Into Releasing the ‘Tacky’ ‘Kissin’ Time’
"Neil, bless his soul, if he could get you a hit today and ruin your career that was well worth it, cause you'd have have had a hit."
How ZZ Top’s First European Show ‘Lit the Fuse’ for Worldwide Fame
Billy Gibbons recalls 1980 German concert that was broadcast live on TV.
Visiting Wolfgang Van Halen’s First Day as Van Halen’s Bassist
Eddie Van Halen's son seems to have inherited his father's musicality and confidence.
Hear 25 Unreleased Van Halen Songs: A Hidden History
There are more than two albums' worth of tracks on YouTube.
Bruce Kulick Is Staying ‘Busier Than Ever’ With ‘Isolated Riffs’
"This is my new reality, and I am embracing it."
Watch Geddy Lee, Bryan Adams Join All-Star ‘Lean on Me’ Video
The rock stars lend their voices to help benefit the Canadian Red Cross.
Watch the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Elton John Perform From Their Homes
The Rolling Stones performed "You Can't Always Get What You Want" from four separate locations on the televised special.
40 Years Ago: Judas Priest Learn a Crucial Lesson With ‘British Steel’
In an exclusive interview, Rob Halford and Ian Hill explain how band learned, even in metal, less can be more.