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Watch Bruce Kulick’s Savage ‘Animalize’ Medley From Kiss Kruise
Kulick and his all-star band breathed new life into rarely played '80s and '90s Kiss songs.
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
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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.
Motorhead’s Campbell, Dee Skipped in Rock Hall Nomination: ‘Pure Wrong’
Guitarist and drummer played on the majority of the group's 22 studio albums.
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.
38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd Bassist Larry Junstrom Dies at 70
In addition to being Skynyrd's founding bassist, he played on all of 38 Special's studio albums.
10 Years Ago: Kiss Avoid Repeating Past Mistakes on ‘Sonic Boom’
Before he allowed Kiss to end their decade-long studio exile with 2009's 'Sonic Boom,' Paul Stanley laid down some important ground rules.
Kiss’ Gene Simmons Undergoes Kidney Stones Procedure
This may explain why the band was forced to end its most recent tour a little early.