Rock Icon Tom Petty Dies At 66Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as "Free Fallin,' "Refugee" and "American Girl," has died. He was 66.
Official: Rapper Accused Of Murder Thought Man Hit On HimOne of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five was arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man.
Rock Hall To Celebrate 50 Years Of Rolling Stone MagazineThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will celebrate 50 years of Rolling Stone magazine in a new exhibit set to open this spring in Cleveland.
Rocker Leon Russell Dies At 74 In NashvilleLeon Russell, who performed, sang and produced some of rock 'n' roll's top records, has died. He was 74.
Peace, Love & Understanding? Not Always At The Rock HallLove is often in short supply at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. For all the good vibes of a career's crowning achievement, the event can be a display case for long-running feuds, petty jealousies and business disputes.
R&B Singer Percy Sledge Dies At 73Percy Sledge, the famed R&B performer that sang the hit 'When a Man Loves A Woman' died this morning at age 73 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Green Day, Reed, Starr Into Rock HallThe punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
Interview: KISS' Paul Stanley Slams Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Patti SmithWhile taking shots at Jann Wenner, Patti Smith and others, Stanley reaffirmed his speech at the Rock Hall induction ceremony and clarifies that it was Gene Simmons, not him, who said those 'borderline racist' comments.