VINNIE PAUL: 'Rock Will Never Die'

In September 2014, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons made headlines when he declared in an Esquire article that rock was "finally dead." In the months and years that followed, many a musician has weighed in on the topic in a variety of interviews, with some digging a little deeper into Simmons's full comments and others just ...

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QUEEN-Themed Monopoly Board Game Coming In May

Brian May has confirmed that QUEEN will release its own version of Monopoly in May. The new board game will take fans through pivotal moments in the band's history. "We've been very secretly developing Queen Monopoly for over a year," the guitarist wrote on his web site. "And it's due in a shop near you ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN 'Doing It All' On First Solo Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen is reportedly "doing it all" on his upcoming solo album. Van Halen News Desk reported that Eddie Van Halen's son is playing all the drums, bass, guitars and keyboards himself, in addition to handling all the vocal tracks. The web site spoke directly ...

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Rumor: MIKE PORTNOY Recruits BUMBLEFOOT, DEREK SHERINIAN For New Progressive Metal Supergroup

Mike Portnoy is rumored to have recruited ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and former DREAM THEATER and current BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION keyboardist Derek Sherinian for his previously announced "progressive metal supergroup." Although the former DREAM THEATER drummer has not yet confirmed Thal and Sherinian's involvement in the new project, he has been actively ...

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Video Premiere: NORTHLANE's 'Citizen'

Australia's NORTHLANE has released the official music video for its new song "Citizen". The track was recorded in New Jersey by producer David Bendeth (BRING ME THE HORIZON, A DAY TO REMEMBER, PARAMORE). Speaking about the meaning of the song, NORTHLANE guitarist Josh Smith said: "'Citizen' is a song that was written about the First ...

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