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How Kiss Got That Massive ‘Creatures of the Night’ Drum Sound
Michael James Jackson explains how he helped Kiss get the massive drum sound featured on their identity-reclaiming 1982 album 'Creatures of the Night.'
Robert Plant Kicks Off 2018 North American Tour: Videos, Setlist, Review
See videos and the full setlist from the first show of Robert Plant's 2018 North American tour.
Eddie Van Halen Year by Year: 1977-2017 Photos
It's been more than 40 years since Eddie Van Halen revolutionized the way rock guitar is played with the release of his band's self-titled debut album.
Vinnie Vincent Finally Explains His Side of 2011 Arrest: ‘I Wasn’t OK For a Long Time’
Vinnie Vincent finally explains his side of what happened in 2011 when the ex-Kiss star was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault.
Paul Stanley Year by Year: 1974-2017 Photographs
We've collected photographs of Kiss star Paul Stanley from every year since his band's debut album came out in 1974.
Vinnie Vincent Returns: 10 Things We Learned
Vinnie Vincent opens up about his 20-year absence from the spotlight, his relationship with Kiss, the possibilities of releasing new music, a book and much more.
Tom Petty’s Cause of Death Revealed: Accidental Pain Medication Overdose
Tom Petty's family has revealed that his death last October was caused by an accidental overdose on pain medication.
2018 Kiss Kruise Adds Ace Frehley, Bob and Bruce Kulick to Lineup
Next year's Kiss Kruise will feature performances from both Ace Frehley and Bruce and Bob Kulick.
Dolores O’Riordan Dies: R.E.M., the Kinks + More React
The rock world reacted with shock and grief to the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan.
20 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2018
If 2018 is anything like the past few years, the next 12 months will be filled with big headlines, exciting tours and new music from many of your favorite classic rock artists.