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Def Leppard’s Campbell Avoids Radiation, Will Rejoin Summer Tour
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that his cancer treatment will allow him to accompany Def Leppard on much of their summer tour.
Guitarist’s Hair Catches on Fire During London Arena Show
Guitarist Michael Clifford's hair caught on fire during a show in London on June 13, 2015 when he got too close to the on-stage pyrotechnics.
Heart Get the Little Things Right in Ohio: Concert Review
Heart's recent visit to Cleveland found them delighting the crowd with both expected and unexpected moments.
Robert Plant Reigns at Mountain Jam
Can we all agree that Robert Plant is the king of classic rock yet?
‘Dynasty’ No More: When the Wheels Came Off the Kiss Empire
Even though they saw it coming, Kiss were unable to stop the wheels from coming off their careers starting with the release of 1979's disco-influenced 'Dynasty.'
Defending ‘Unmasked,’ the Kiss Album Even Paul Stanley Calls ‘Crappy’
To their loyal fans' horror, Kiss went even deeper into the pop world for their eighth studio album, 1980's 'Unmasked.'
Van Halen Tear Through ‘Panama’ at the Billboard Music Awards
Van Halen successfully hit it and quit it by kicking off the Billboard Music Awards with a sharp performance of "Panama."
Meet the Flame-Throwing Heavy Metal Guitarist from ‘Mad Max’
Watch out, Nikki Sixx! There's another flame-throwing axeman invading the music world, courtesy of the new movie 'Mad Max: Fury Road.'
Ringo Starr Closes Out Rock Hall Ceremony With Paul McCartney, Green Day, Joe Walsh + Othe…
Ringo Starr closed out the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony with a little help from his friends.
Joan Jett Joined by Dave Grohl and Miley Cyrus for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performance
Joan Jett kicked off the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony tonight with an energetic three-song set featuring guest appearances by Dave Grohl and pop sensation Miley Cyrus.