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25 Years Ago: ‘Not Enough’ Ends Van Halen’s Hot 100 Streak
Van Halen's days as mainstream hit makers ended with this 1995 ballad.
Watch the Implosion of Detroit’s Palace of Auburn Hills Concert Venue
The venue played host to notable concerts by Sting, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, U2 and Bob Seger.
Rolling Stones’ Expanded ‘Goats Head Soup’ Adds Three New Songs
Jimmy Page appears on the previously unreleased track "Scarlet."
Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy: ‘Politics, Leave Me the F— Out’
"Politics leave me the f--- out, don’t be starting shit. Not into it. Not for press, not for nothing."
Why Def Leppard Did Things ‘Completely Different’ on New Live Set
"Vegas was great for that, especially the last couple of nights. We played two-, two-and-a-half-hour sets."
How Covering ‘Smokin’ in the Boys Room’ Saved Motley Crue’s Asses
Band's Brownsville Station cover became its first Top 20 hit.
Guitarist Bob Kulick Reportedly Dead at 70
His long career included recording and touring stints with Kiss, Meat Loaf and Lou Reed.
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Keep Rolling With ‘Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)’
Band's fourth 'Dr. Feelgood' single came out nine months after album's release.
The Best Song From Every Sammy Hagar Album, Solo or With a Band
On his own or in a group, the Red Rocker proves there's more than one way to rock.
Hear 25 Unreleased Van Halen Songs: A Hidden History
There are more than two albums' worth of tracks on YouTube.