Nineteen hundred and seventy-two is one of those rare years -- like, say, 1967, 1969, 1971 and 1991 -- that saw the release of several seminal rock albums. As we wrote last year in our 1971 story, "even for a year that falls squarely in the heart of the 'classic rock' era, it was a particularly classic year."
When Slash mentioned a couple days back that he would be contributing guitars to Steven Adler's new album, many of us were left wondering whether he meant a Steve Adler solo album or Adler's Appetite, his longtime post-GNR band.
Metallica have announced they'll return to Mexico this summer, one month after their Orion Music + More weekend, which takes place June 23 and 24 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. While they're south of the border, the band will unveil a new 140-by-50-foot stage featuring visual elements spanning Metallica's 30-year career.
The all-new April 2012 issue of Guitar World counts down the 50 Best Van Halen Songs of All Time. With Van Halen riding high on the release of A Different Kind of Truth, their first new album in 14 years, we celebrate the best tracks in their catalog -- from "Runnin’ With the Devil" to "Tattoo."
It was on this day in 1976 that Kiss released perhaps their best-known studio album, Destroyer. Paul, Gene, Ace and Peter started work on their fifth studio album in the fall of 1975 at New York City's Electric Lady Studios, getting in only a handful of days of tracking before heading back out on the road for their famous Alive! tour.
After it was announced over the weekend that former Kyuss members Josh Homme and Scott Reeder had filed a federal lawsuit against the members of Kyuss Lives!, fans began the patient wait to hear the other side of the story.
With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame looming — and hopes for a reunion higher than ever — it's nice that we've actually heard mostly positive stuff in the media from the current and former members of the band.