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Alice Cooper, Motley Crue Get Their Own Funko Pop! Figures
Alice Cooper and 'Shout at the Devil'-era Motley Crue are the latest rock stars to get their own Funko Pop! figures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Movie Lands New Director
Bryan Singer has been quickly replaced as director of the upcoming Queen movie 'Bohemian Rhapsody.'
Director’s ‘Unexpected Unavailability’ Halts Queen Movie Production
Production on the upcoming Queen movie 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been put on hold due to the "unexpected unavailability" of director Bryan Singer.
Metallica, Gregg Allman, Rolling Stones Earn Grammy Nominations
The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards have been announced, with Metallica and Gregg Allman leading the classic rock pack with two nominations each.
Hear ‘Hand of Fate’ From the ‘Gene Simmons Vault Experience’ Box Set
Hear the first track from the 'Gene Simmons Vault Experience' box set, and see the track list for the career-spanning collection's first two discs.