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How Skid Row Fought ‘Tooth and Nail’ Before Recording ‘I Remember You’
They almost didn't record the song that made them too popular to take out their own trash.
No Paul Stanley, No Sharks: Watch Kiss Play on a Fishing Boat
Band's five-song set in Australia was performed for handful of fans.
Motley Crue Respond to Reunion Petition: ‘This Is Interesting…’
The band's Twitter account comments on recent reunion rumors.
How the Black Crowes’ Robinson Brothers Ended Their Family Feud
"I said some horrible things. I was in a negative place, but you know what, I've apologized..."
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.
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.
Tool Fan Unknowingly Asks Eddie Van Halen to Take His Picture
A music fan asked Eddie Van Halen to take a picture of him in front of Tool's stage - apparently without recognizing the guitar god.
Unseen Kiss ‘Elder’ Stage Designs Highlight Massive Rock Auction
Unrealized sketches for tour that never happened are at center of 1,200-item rock-memorabilia sale.
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.