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Were Kiss Really Asked to Dress Like Clowns on Their First Album?
Kiss say their first album cover almost become a literal clown show.
Scorpions and Motorhead Drummer Mikkey Dee Says He Had COVID-19
Rocker lost 15 pounds during his one-month battle.
40 Years Ago: ‘Shandi’ Makes Kiss Sudden Australian Superstars
The June 1980 kicked off a sensation known as "Kissteria," even as the group's commercial standing sank in the United States.
Klaus Meine Denies the CIA Wrote Scorpions’ ‘Wind of Change’
"It's a good idea for a movie. That would be cool."
Jon Bon Jovi Believes His Son Fought Off ‘Mild’ Coronavirus Case
Jon Bon Jovi says his son has recovered after battling a "mild" form of coronavirus.
Ozzy Osbourne Reveals ‘Ordinary Man’ Track Listing at Premiere Event
Rocker gives fans an early listen to his first studio album in a decade.
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.
David Lee Roth Says He’s Likely ‘Face of Van Halen’ From Now On
Singer says he's going to Vegas solo because Eddie Van Halen's "probably not gonna answer the bell this time."
AC/DC Magazine Ads Through the Years: 1975-2016
The band's not-so-secret marketing strategy: Put Angus Young front and center.
Kiss ‘Hottest Brand in the Land’ Merchandise Photo Book Announced
See eight preview pages from work that chronicles the band's merchandising craze of the '70s and '80s.
Rush Magazine Ads Through the Years: 1974-2018
They span the band's four-decade career, promoting studio albums, live records, singles and more.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses of the Holy': Our Writers Answer Five Heavy Questions
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of 'Houses of the Holy,' we took six of our writers to the top of a mountain and asked them five questions about Led Zeppelin's classic album.