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Kiss’ Simmons and Stanley Talk Cocks, Cattle and ‘The Elder’
Kiss founder Gene Simmons talks about the differences between himself and bandmate Paul Stanley
Elton John, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ (40th Anniversary Edition) – Album Review
A review of the 40th anniversary edition of Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.'
Hear the Original Version of Every Track from the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album
Hear the original versions of the Dio, Rainbow and Black Sabbath songs being covered on the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album 'This is Your Life.'
Kiss’ Simmons Says Frehley and Criss ‘No Longer Deserve to Wear The Paint’
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has fired another blast in the ongoing war of words between current and former members of the famous group.
Hear Metallica’s Ronnie James Dio Tribute – ‘Ronnie Rising Medley’
Metallica have unveiled their contribution to the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album 'This is Your Life' -- and it's a stunning, nine-minute long medley featuring four songs from the singer's time in Rainbow.
Update: Metallica Release Official ‘The Lords of Summer’ Video
Metallica debuted a new song titled 'The Lords of Summer' at their March 16, 2014 concert in Bogota, Columbia.
New Music Releases – April 2014
The list of new music releases for April 2014 is dominated by a flood of limited-edition vinyl being released on Record Store day, including previously unreleased or long out-of-print titles from Jimi Hendrix, the Doors and Bruce Springsteen.
See the First Tweets from Nikki Sixx, Axl Rose, Heart + 50 More Rock Stars
Travel back to the not-so-distant future to see the first tweets from over 50 rock stars.
Seattle Police Examine New, Clearer Photos of Kurt Cobain’s Death
Nearly 20 years after the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Seattle police reviewed their case files on this tragic event.
Kiss Reveal ‘Kissteria’ Box Set, ‘Kiss 40′ Collection Details
Kiss have revealed the contents of their new 'Kissteria' vinyl box set, as well as the track list for their upcoming '40' compilation and the dates their individual vinyl album re-issues will be made available.
Kiss and Def Leppard Announce 40-Date 2014 Summer Tour
Kiss and Def Leppard will join forces for a 40-date North American Summer 2014 tour.
Nikki Sixx Gets Married to Courtney Bingham
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx got married to Courtney Bingham on March 15, 2014