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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.
Kiss Reveal Date and Location of Final ‘End of the Road’ Concert
They've confirmed when the band's last-ever concert will take place.
40 Years Ago: How a Drunk Ace Frehley Torpedoed Kiss’ ‘Tom Snyder’ Appearance
The personality conflicts that were privately tearing the band apart were made public on live national television.
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.
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.
Kiss’ Gene Simmons Undergoes Kidney Stones Procedure
This may explain why the band was forced to end its most recent tour a little early.
David Lee Roth Says He’s Likely ‘Face of Van Halen’ From Now On
Singer says he's going to Vegas solo because Eddie Van Halen's "probably not gonna answer the bell this time."
New Freddie Mercury ‘Never Boring’ Box Set Announced
Queen singer's solo career will be chronicled in five-disc collection.
35 Years Ago: How Iron Maiden Wrote ‘2 Minutes to Midnight’ in Just 20 Minutes
A quick burst of inspiration helped the band pen one of its most enduring songs in a hotel room.