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King Diamond and Uncle Acid Haunt Cleveland: Photos, Set Lists
Keeping the Halloween spirit alive.
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.
Vinnie Vincent Offers $250 ‘Speedball Jamm’ CD Re-Release
The package also includes an autographed photo and a guitar pick.
How the ‘Unholy’ Video Brought Kiss Into the ’90s: Book Excerpt
"I remember kind of creeping up, and I heard Gene or Paul saying, ‘Well ... maybe the kid’s right. Maybe we should listen.’"
Tool Turn Almost Every Rock Show Cliche Upside Down: Live Photos
Band's set steers away from expectations - with one notable exception.
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.
Kiss Kruise IX Photos: Rock ‘n’ Roll, Pajamas and Belly Flops
Bruce Kulick and the Darkness help the band lead a five-day party on the high seas.
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.
Rock’s Biggest Songs Become Terrifying Halloween Movie Posters
We changed one word in the titles of these popular rock songs - and opened the door to a world of terror.
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.