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Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added his tribute to those pouring in for his former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, following the bassist's death on Saturday (25Oct14).The rock icon passed away at his home in Suffolk, England at...

Rock Stars Remember Jack Bruce

Rock veterans including Paul Stanley, Ringo Starr, Slash, Brian May and Tony Iommi have paid tribute to Cream star Jack Bruce following his death on Saturday (25Oct14).The British bassist passed away at his home in...

Gene Simmons Slams Reality Tv Show Judges

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has slammed reality Tv show judges for taking it easy on aspiring singers and failing to prepare them for the harsh reality of the music industry.The veteran star is launching a...

Dave Grohl Explores Musical History

Dave Grohl explored the ''regional relevance of music'' while recording Foo Fighters' new album.The 'Monkey Wrench' rockers have travelled to various cities in the US to record tracks for their new album 'Sonic Highways' -...

Gene Simmons Will Be A Tough Judge

Gene Simmons has promised not to ''sugarcoat s**t'' with his new talent-search show.The KISS rocker insists he will be getting ''tough'' on contestants taking part in 'Coliseum' and is ready to ''shatter dreams'' of budding...

The Smiths, Green Day And Sting Land Hall Of Fame Nominations

Rockers including The Smiths, Green Day and Sting are among the contenders for next year's (15) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Other nominees include Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A., Lou Reed, Chic, Kraftwerk, Joan...

Tom Morello Awarded For His Activism

Rocker Tom Morello received a top prize for his political and social activism on Wednesday (01Oct14).The Rage Against The MAChine star, who champions free speech, economic justice and human rights, was honoured with the...

Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer's Mother Passes Away

Kiss guitarist Tommy Thayer is mourning the loss of his mother.Patricia Thayer's death comes a few days after the rocker's father underwent surgery on Thursday (25Sep14). A message on the band's Facebook.com page...

Rocker Who Introduced Kiss Stars Arrested

The rocker who brought Kiss together has been arrested on child pornography charges.Stephen Coronel, who introduced Kiss founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons when he was a member of Wicked Lester, was arrested in South...

Gene Simmons' Son Following In Dad's Rock Footsteps

Gene Simmons' son Nick is following in his rocker father's footsteps by forming his own band.Nick Simmons, 25, reveals he has been busy recording material with the as-yet-unnamed group and cannot wait to share the...

Kiss Raise Over $1 Million For Oregon Military Museum

Rockers Kiss have helped to raise over $1 million (£625,000) for the renovation of a military museum in Oregon named after guitarist Tommy Thayer's father.Rockers Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Thayer were all on hand...

Gene Simmons To Launch Music Reality Show

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons is launching a new reality Tv show called Coliseum which will pit bands against each other like Roman gladiators.Simmons will take on a judging role, acting as a 'Rock Caesar' deciding...

Slash Fell Out With Paul Stanley Over Sound Desk Drama

Rocker Slash and Kiss star Paul Stanley refused to speak to each other for years after the then-Guns N' Roses star took aim at the singer's sound mixing skills in an interview.The guitarist reveals he...

Paul Mccartney Enlists Stars For Tribute Album

Sir Paul Mccartney has enlisted his famous friends including Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Kiss and The Cure to record a tribute album featuring covers of his songs.Artists including Willie Nelson, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Brian...

Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Dead'

Kiss star Gene Simmons has taken aim at record industry chiefs for failing to support the next generation of rockers, boldly declaring: "Rock is finally dead".The veteran bassist believes there is a serious lack of...

Kiss Security Guard Sues Over Confetti Fall

Kiss star Gene Simmons has been slapped with legal action from a concert security guard who allegedly slipped and fell on the band's confetti during a gig in 2012.The rockers celebrated the end of their...

Wiz Khalifa Scores First Album Number One

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has scored his first U.S. album number one.Blacc Hollywood debuts atop the Billboard 200 with 90,000 first-week sales. The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack falls a spot to two, while country...

Kiss Stars Rejected Make-up Plan For Football Team

Veteran rockers Kiss rejected a plan to make members of their football team wear the band's signature face-paint.Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley launched their own Arena Football League team called the L.A. Kiss last year...

Motley Crue Soaked On Stage For Ice Bucket Challenge

Veteran rockers Motley Crue were soaked on stage as they took part in the charity ice bucket challenge during a show in Virginia on Wednesday night (20Aug14).The Girls, Girls, Girls hitmakers were nominated for the...

Ace Frehley Chastises Gene Simmons Over Depression Comments

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has chastised his ex-bandmate Gene Simmons for making controversial comments about depression just days after the death of funnyman Robin Williams.The veteran rock star was the focus of a major...

Joe Elliot Too Busy For Black Star Riders Project

Def Leppard star Joe Elliott has abandoned plans to produce the new Black Star Riders album because he's too busy touring with Kiss.Frontman Ricky Warwick has revealed the Pour Some Sugar on Me hitmaker is...

Nikki Sixx: 'It's Time To End The Gene Simmons Bash-athon'

Rocker Nikki Sixx has urged his fans and radio listeners to end the "Gene Simmons bash-athon", which he started by slamming the Kiss star for ill-advised remarks he made about people suffering from depression.The outspoken...

Gene Simmons Sorry For Depression Remarks

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has apologised after suggesting sufferers of depression should kill themselves in a recent interview.The rock veteran lost his cool when he was asked about his relationship with former Kiss members Ace...

Nikki Sixx Attacks Kiss Star Over Depression Remarks

Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx has blasted Gene Simmons for ill-advised comments the rocker made recently about people battling depression.The outspoken Kiss bass player upset many people when he implied that those fighting depression should...

James Caan And Barbra Streisand Lead Tributes To Lauren Bacall

Actor James Caan and Barbra Streisand led tributes to their late pal Lauren Bacall following the actress' death on Tuesday (12Aug14).The 89-year-old movie legend died after suffering a stroke at her home in Manhattan, New...

Gene Simmons Urges U.s. Immigrants To Learn English

Outspoken Kiss star Gene Simmons has urged immigrants to the U.S. to learn English to succeed in life.The rocker, who himself is an immigrant, took aim at foreigners who refuse to perfect their English when...

Gene Simmons: 'We Still Want Tebow For Arena Football Team'

Kiss star Gene Simmons has confirmed reports suggesting he and bandmate Paul Stanley attempted to sign Christian quarterback Tim Tebow to their arena football team L.A. Kiss.Tebow split fans while playing for the New York...

Ian Gillan Will Follow Kiss' Lead If Deep Purple Guitarist Is Overlooked At Hall Of Fame Induction

Rocker Ian Gillan is planning to pull a Kiss if Deep Purple ever get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - because he refuses to hit the stage with former guitarist Ritchie...

Gene Simmons Defends Disgraced Basketball Boss' Freedom Of Speech

Outspoken Kiss star Gene Simmons has risked incurring the wrath of African-Americans and race sympathisers by supporting disgraced basketball boss Donald Sterling's freedom of speech.The Los Angeles Clippers owner was fined $2.5 million and threatened...

Def Leppard Star Winning Cancer Battle Again

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is celebrating after another thumbs up from doctors in his ongoing cancer battle.The guitarist announced he was in remission in November (13), but had to backtrack when medics advised him...

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