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One member of the band Seventeen was killed when a tsunami struck their stage mid-concert, and two more are still missing.
The Best Song From Every Kiss Album
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Check out an extensive collection of vintage magazine ads featuring guitar heroes from Van Halen, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and more.
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How Kiss Got That Massive ‘Creatures of the Night’ Drum Sound
Michael James Jackson explains how he helped Kiss get the massive drum sound featured on their identity-reclaiming 1982 album 'Creatures of the Night.'
Foo Fighters Release Brand New Song ‘Soldier’
Hot on the heels of last month's 'Concrete and Gold' album, Foo Fighters have unveiled another brand new song, entitled "Soldier."
Sink or Swim: Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood Refuse to Pander in Cleveland
Queens of the Stone Age and Royal Blood strapped a rocket to Cleveland's ass last weekend.