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The History of Aerosmith vs. Philadelphia, Round Two
A year after an Aerosmith concert in Philadelphia was cut short when a cherry bomb thrown onstage injured both Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, the group gave the City of Brotherly Love another chance.
Brad Whitford Says Aerosmith Feel a ‘Little Bit Abandoned’ by Steven Tyler
Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford says the group feels "a little bit abandoned" by Steven Tyler's decision to nix the band's planned 2016 North American tour.
Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Cars, Yes, Steve Miller and Chicago Among Rock Hall of Fame …
Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Cars, Yes, Steve Miller and Chicago are among the acts newly nominated for possible induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
32 Years Ago: Kiss Complete a Hail Mary With ‘Lick It Up’
Kiss take off their makeup and throw a Hail Mary on Sept. 18, 1983 with 'Lick It Up.'
That Time Guns N’ Roses Cut ‘Use Your Illusion’ in Half
Guns N Roses trim 30 songs down to 12 for swearing-averse retailers.
Three Grateful Dead Stars Team Up With John Mayer for New Tour
Three of the four "core" Grateful Dead members have decided that this summer's five "Fare Thee Well" shows weren't the end of their time together after all.
Kiss Debut New Song From ‘Scooby Doo’ Movie
Listen to "Don't Touch My Ascot," the humorous new song Kiss recorded for the animated movie 'Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery.'
The Day Led Zeppelin Played Their Last Concert With John Bonham
On July 7, 1980, the original members of Led Zeppelin performed together for the final time at Eissporthalle in Berlin, Germany.
Van Halen Kick Off 2015 Tour With Debuts and Rarities: Set List, Photos + Videos
The opening night of Van Halen's 2015 tour found the band breaking out songs that haven't been heard live in years, if at all.
AC/DC Finally Joins Spotify, Other Streaming Services
AC/DC have finally decided that allowing their music to be featured on streaming services such as Spotify ain't no riddle man... to them it makes good, good sense.