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Kenny Shields, Lead Singer of Streetheart, Dies
Kenny Shields of Streetheart died on Friday after being hospitalized earlier in the month for a heart problem.
Guns N' Roses' 'Mr. Brownstone' Predicts a Desolate Future: The Story Behind Every 'Appetite for Destruction' Song
Written while in the studio recording 'Appetite for Destruction,' "Mr. Brownstone" describes Guns N' Roses' eventual descent into dope with prescient, excruciating detail.
Why Donald Trump's Newest White House Hire Has Everybody Googling Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
The appointment of Anthony Scaramucci has resulted in a flood of "scaramouch" searches and "Bohemian Rhapsody"-based wordplay.
Keith Richards Says 'It Wouldn't Take a Twist of the Arm' for the Rolling Stones to Make Another Blues Album
Keith Richards says the Rolling Stones are about to head back into the studio to start recording their long-promised new album.
David Gilmour's 'Live at Pompeii' Getting CD and Blu-ray Release
David Gilmour's historic return to Pompeii for a pair of live dates in 2016 will make its way to home audiences later this year.
Guns N' Roses Add More Dates to Not in This Lifetime Tour
The band has added 11 new dates to the tour that began in 2016.
Guns N' Roses A&R Man Tom Zutaut Looks Back on the Making of 'Appetite for Destruction'
Before they became one of the biggest rock bands on the planet, Guns N' Roses were just another struggling act.
Axl Rose Lets Paranoia Run Wild on 'Out Ta Get Me': The Story Behind Every 'Appetite for Destruction' Song
From the outset, “Out ta Get Me” was the quintessential Guns N’ Roses song.
August 2017 New Music Releases
The month is highlighted by reissues of two of the biggest albums of the '80s, and the return of two familiar names.
Foreigner Reunite With Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ian McDonald for the First Time Since 1980
Four of the five surviving original members of Foreigner performed together for the first time since 1980 at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, N.Y., tonight.
Chester Bennington's Death Prompts Stunned Reactions From the Rock Community
Chester Bennington's death has spurred his fellow rockers to take to Twitter and other social-media platforms to express their shock and grief.
Nikki Sixx's 'Heroin Diaries' to Get Graphic Novel Adaptation
Nikki Sixx's 'Heroin Diaries' memoir is making its way to comic shops.
Read About the Two Outside Songwriters Who Helped Guns N' Roses Create 'Appetite for Destruction'
Unlike many rock acts in the late '80s, Guns N' Roses didn't typically turn to material from other artists in search of hits.
Guns N' Roses Celebrate Cheap Booze on 'Nightrain': The Story Behind Every 'Appetite for Destruction' Song
"Nightrain" found Guns N' Roses celebrating their rotgut wine of choice as a hustling, unsigned, flat-broke garage band.
Are Steven Tyler and Caitlyn Jenner Redoing Aerosmith's 'Dude Looks Like a Lady'?
The 67-year-old reality star calls Aerosmith's No. 14 hit "one of my favorite songs."
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