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Judas Priest Release First Track from New ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Album
Judas Priest have unveiled the album title, cover art, and most importantly, first song from their upcoming studio album, 'Redeemer of Souls.'
Led Zeppelin Share First Full Track from Upcoming Box Sets
The first full taste of the bonus live material from the upcoming re-releases of Led Zeppelin's first three albums is now available in the form of a blistering 1969 take on 'Communication Breakdown.'
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.'
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.
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.
Wearing Kiss Makeup Causes High School Seniors to be Sent Home on ‘Celebrity Day’
Four Kiss fans in Montgomery, New York say they were sent home from their high school's 'Senior Celebrity Day' yesterday for donning makeup and dressing up as the Demon, Space Ace, Starchild and Catman.
Peter Criss on Kiss Hall of Fame Exclusion: ‘This is Disgraceful’
Founding Kiss drummer Peter Criss says that he was "denied" a chance to perform alongside his former bandmates at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, in a move he calls "disgraceful."
Metal Singer Tim Lambesis Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-Hire Charges
In chilling music news from outside the world of classic rock, Tim Lambesis, singer for the popular metal band As I Lay Dying, pleaded guilty today to solicitation of murder for his role in a plot to kill his estranged wife, Meggan Lambesis.
Myles Kennedy Opens Up About 2008 Led Zeppelin Rehearsals
Alter Bridge and Slash singer Myles Kennedy has revealed more details about his 2008 songwriting and rehearsal sessions with John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page -- and he's quick to point out that despite the title of this article, any collaboration between them wouldn't have been called Led Ze…
‘Stop Impersonating Me!’ – Chad Smith Challenges Will Ferrell to Drum Battle
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chickenfoot drummer Chad Smith has finally had enough of someone else cashing in on his fame and good looks -- and he's taking strong action to make it stop.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Responds to Super Bowl Miming Controversy
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has issued an open letter admitting that the band wasn't playing their instruments live during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, and explaining why they chose to accept the gig despite their views against pre-taped performances.