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Foo Fighters have a response to Kiss bassist Gene Simmons' recent comment that "rock is dead" and it's "not so fast." The band posted its reply on Twitter, good-naturedly referring to Simmons as "Mr. God of Thunder" after his signature Kiss song. Simmons told Esquire magazine...
Those who like to blast the classics on vinyl at the only appropriate volume — ground-shaking — will be pleased to know that the first eight Iron Maiden albums will be re-released on limited edition heavyweight 180g black vinyl via Parlophone Records this October and November...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are celebrating the success of their new album, Hypnotic Eye -- their first Number One album in their 38-year career. Petty recently chatted with Uncut and looked back nearly 30 years to one of the Heartbreakers' biggest hits and most troubled...
Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on November 4th is Genesis’ 1982 concert classic, Three Sides Live. The film, which was captured in November 1981 during the band's Abacab arena tour, was only released on DVD once before as part of the band’s 2009 limited edition box set The Movie Box...
Stevie Nicks admits that her new album, 24 Karat Gold - Songs From The Vault, is probably just as big a revelation to her as it will be to fans. Nicks has just released the first official video from the set, due out on October 7th, called “Lady” -- a tune that can truly be...
Out today (September 9th) -- five years to the day of the "9.9.09" Beatles catalogue reissue on CD -- comes the much-anticipated The Beatles In Mono vinyl box set. The “Fab Four's" nine U.K. albums -- plus the American-compiled Magical Mystery Tour, and the Mono Masters...
During a recent interview in Esquire conducted by his son Nick Simmons, Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons declared: "Rock is finally dead. The death of rock was not a natural death. Rock did not die of old age. It was murdered.” Simmons, who has always prided himself on both...
Bruce Springsteen is making a cameo appearance on Steve Van Zandt’s Netflix series Lillyhammer. According to a report on Deadline.com, "I hear Van Zandt’s The Sopranos co-star Tony Sirico has joined the upcoming third season in a recurring role, and Van Zandt's longtime E Street...
The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards is destined to forever be surrounded by supermodels. The latest of the Richards clan to make the leap is granddaughter Ella Richards, the daughter of Richards’ only son Marlon and his wife Lucie de la Falaise -- both of whom were models. Ella’s...