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Kiss – Monster (2012)

Kiss – Monster (2012)

For years, Kiss has had as its bellowing mantra the phrase: “You wanted the best, you got the best!” For me, the request was always simpler, more straight forward: I want them to rock.

‘The Beatles on steroids’: Gene Simmons says Kiss builds off Fab Four’s musical template

‘The Beatles on steroids’: Gene Simmons says Kiss builds off Fab Four’s musical template

In the run up to Tuesday’s release of Monster, Kiss’ Gene Simmons was asked to name some of the band’s principle influences and the answer — those lovable mop tops of yore? — might surprise some.

Dio – The Very Beast of Dio, Vol. 2 (2012)

The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2 picks up where the first volume left off in Dio’s solo career and features tracks from 1996 onward. It’s an interesting period for me

Iggy Pop, John Wetton, Nektar, Sweet, Todd Rundgren – Who Are You: An All Star Tribute to the Who (2012)

The intrigue of compilations like this is when seemingly incongruent artists successfully combine, or when somebody turns a familiar tune inside out.

'It's just casual talk': Joe Lynn Turner backtracks on new supergroup, apologizes to Michael Anthony

Joe Lynn Turner has issued an apology to Michael Anthony, saying that talk of a new supergroup featuring the Chickenfoot/Van Halen bassist and drummer Carmine Appice was just that — idle talk among friends.

Is Joe Lynn Turner putting together a supergroup featuring former Van Halen, Ozzy Osbourne sidemen?

A new report from Andrew McNeice at MelodicRock.com has Joe Lynn Turner working on a new supergroup featuring former members of Van Halen and Ozzy Osbourne’s solo bands.

Jackyl – Best in Show (2012)

Jackyl – Best in Show (2012)

if you’re looking to get a party started, you could do much worse than cranking up Jackyl’s ‘Best in Show.’

'Recorded in a matter of 30 hours': Jimmy Page goes inside the sessions for Led Zeppelin's debut

Brad Tolinski, in a forthcoming book called Light And Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page, shares a series of interviews held with the notoriously press-shy guitarist.

'We would be celebrating Kiss': Paul Stanley says no reunions planned for 40th anniversary

January 2013 will make the 40th anniversary of Kiss, and details remain sketchy as to just what the band will do to celebrate. Well, except this: Co-founder Paul Stanley says there won’t be any reunions with former members.

'Something might pop its head': Glenn Hughes hints at reunion with ex-Deep Purple bandmate David Coverdale

Glenn Hughes and David Coverdale might be reuniting to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their joining the “Mark III-IV” versions of Deep Purple — and to pay tribute to the group’s fallen keyboardist, Jon Lord.