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Sixx: A.M. Rock Los Angeles: Exclusive Photos and Review

Carina Fleckner Photography
Carina Fleckner Photography

The spoken journal entry-esque “X-Mas in Hell” greeted fans as Sixx: A.M. began an April 11 appearance at Los Angeles' Club Nokia with the lights down and the stage empty.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Galleries, News, Pictures

The History of Pete Ham and Badfinger

Apple Records
Apple Records

Like the Beatles, the band with which they’re inextricably linked, Badfinger included four men capable of writing and singing lead.

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Filed Under: Category: Anniversaries, Longform, News, The History Of

Tommy Lee Admits He’d Love to See Motley Crue in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

As Motley Crue get closer to the end of their Final Tour, drummer Tommy Lee can't help but ponder a career-closing honor like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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39 Years Ago: John Lennon and Paul McCartney Almost Reunite on ‘Saturday Night Live’

John Lennon Paul McCartney
Hulton Archive (2), Getty Images

It was meant as a joke, but it turned into, arguably, the greatest missed opportunity in rock history.

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‘St. Anger’ Is Jimmy Page and Jack White’s Favorite Metallica Album

Ian Gavan / Christopher Polk / Larry Busacca, Getty Images
Ian Gavan / Christopher Polk / Larry Busacca, Getty Images

You won't find many Metallica fans who list 2003's St. Anger among their favorite of the band's albums, and producer Bob Rock understands why.

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Watch Kris Kristofferson Cover Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’

YouTube
YouTube

If you're going to hire Kris Kristofferson to star in your eight-hour miniseries about the dawn of the Texas republic, it stands to reason that you'd also ask him to record a song for the soundtrack.

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Filed Under: Category: News, Videos

45 Years Ago: Grace Slick Plans to Dose President Richard Nixon With LSD

JeffersonAirplane.com / Hulton Archives, Getty Images
JeffersonAirplane.com / Hulton Archives, Getty Images

If Jefferson Airplane singer Grace Slick had her way in 1970, Richard Nixon might have been called Trippy Dick, instead.

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47 Years Ago: The Monkees Declare Their Independence on ‘The Birds, the Bees and the Monkees’

Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

By the time the Monkees released The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees in April 1968, they had been on a nonstop roller-coaster ride for a solid 15 months.

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After Joan Jett’s Induction, Women Are Still Scarce in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Mike Coppola, Getty Images
Mike Coppola, Getty Images

Joan Jett's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gave fans something to cheer about while marking a small step toward redressing the massive gender imbalance among inductees.

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Filed Under: Category: News, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

26 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Begin a Downward Spiral With ‘Headless Cross’

I.R.S.
I.R.S.

The release of Black Sabbath’s Headless Cross should have been a cause for celebration of the fact that it coincided with their 20th anniversary.

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