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Slash Wasn’t Initially a Fan of Guns N’ Roses Hit ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’

It happens more frequently than you'd think, as artists go into the studio, lay down a track and expect that it will be an afterthought only to have it become one of the bigger songs of their career. In a new interview, Slash tells WEBN radio host Kidd Chris that he wasn't initially sold on Guns N' Roses' 'Sweet Child O' Mine.'

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Ace Frehley Criticizes Paul Stanley’s Hall of Fame Induction Speech

The period of detente between past and present members of Kiss appears to be over.

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40 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd Release ‘Second Helping’

Lynyrd Skynyrd's breakthrough second album, 'Second Helping,' was released on April 15, 1974.

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Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Reflects on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performances

At the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the surviving members of Nirvana put on a performance for the ages. Drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and guitarist Pat Smear pounded out a four-song set of Nirvana tunes with a rotation of female vocalists taking on each song. Joan Jett, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and pop superstar Lorde all took part, and in a new blog post by Novoselic, the musician reminisces about the hallmark night.

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Jon Bon Jovi Wants to Buy the Buffalo Bills

The rock veteran is rumored to be putting together an investment group to buy the Buffalo Bills.

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AC/DC Never to Record or Tour Again?

An Australian radio station is reporting that AC/DC's planned 40th anniversary tour will not take place, and that in fact they may never "perform again or record again."

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Crosby, Stills & Nash Announce More 2014 Tour Dates

The ageless harmonies of Crosby, Stills & Nash will be hitting the road from July through early October.

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Steely Dan Announce ‘Jamalot Ever After’ 2014 Tour

For a band who disliked touring in the old days, Steely Dan have certainly embraced since their mid-'90s reunion. The band recently announced a couple of upcoming dates, but have now put forth information on the entire tour.

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Led Zeppelin Share First Full Track from Upcoming Box Sets

The first full taste of the bonus live material from the upcoming re-releases of Led Zeppelin's first three albums is now available in the form of a blistering 1969 take on 'Communication Breakdown.'

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Paul Stanley Labels Hall of Fame Staff ‘Spineless Weasels’

Paul Stanley lit up Hall of Fame co-founder Jann Wenner and company tonight, labeling them "spineless weasels" and saying the band were treated like "uninvited guests" during Thursday night's induction ceremony.

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Chad Smith: ‘It’s Horrible’ That the Military Uses Red Hot Chili Peppers Music for Torture

Drummer Chad Smith is outraged, and a little sickened, over a recently released report stating that the CIA employed a music loop featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers as part of its interrogation of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

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30 Years Ago: Steve Perry Releases ‘Street Talk’

After the back-to-back-to-back Top 10 triumphs of 1980's 'Departure,' 1981's 'Escape,' and 1983's 'Frontiers,' Steve Perry of Journey tried his hand at a solo project.

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