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Lamenting a Somewhat Stolen ‘Kiss': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
There's at least one person out there who doesn't get happy every time he randomly stumbles upon a radio station playing Prince's 1986 smash "Kiss."
Just How Noble Was Prince’s ‘Exodus’?: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Understatement alert: It must have been rather challenging to be on the Warner Bros. marketing team assigned to Prince in the mid-'90s.
The Killers Perform Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’ at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony
The Killers kicked off the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony by paying tribute to Tom Petty with a live performance of "American Girl."
New Rock Hall Inductees Get Their Own Garbage Pail Kids Stickers
The Cars, Bon Jovi, Moody Blues, Dire Straits and Nina Simone are the subjects of a new series of Garbage Pail Kids stickers.
Prince Double-Dips on ‘Soulpsychodelicide': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince never released either version of the fabled vault track "Soulpsychodelicide," despite name-checking it in another song.
The Strange, Three-Sided History of ‘Shockadelica': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Three years after he stole Jesse Johnson's thunder with 'Shockadelica,' Prince found himself out-shocked by Ween.
All We Got Was a Fleeting Glimpse of ‘The Dawn': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After a decade of tantalizing hints and teases, in 1997 Prince finally shared "Welcome 2 the Dawn," the first song from his long-rumored magnum opus 'The Dawn.'
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses of the Holy': Our Writers Answer Five Heavy Questions
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of 'Houses of the Holy,' we took six of our writers to the top of a mountain and asked them five questions about Led Zeppelin's classic album.
Kiss Magazine Ads Through the Years: 1974-2017
See over five dozen magazine ads for various Kiss albums, home videos and box sets released between 1974 and today.
Chicago’s WLUP Signs Off With Three Devilishly Rebellious Songs
Just before Chicago's WLUP was replaced by Christian music programming, the devil got his chance to say goodbye with help from AC/DC, Iron Maiden and Motley Crue.