In the run up to releasing the new Kiss album Monster, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons oversaw the release of a massive retrospective book covering the band’s lengthy history — a process that led to some conversations about former members.
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When David Lee Roth left Van Halen the first time, he assembled a new set of sidemen who were arguably the musical equal of his former group. Just don’t ask guitarist Steve Vai to compare the two.
Paul Stanley has learned, over the years, much about the craft of songwriting. And he’s tried to forget most of it, in service of making better records for his fun-loving band Kiss.
A special two-disc set of rarities has been built around last year’s two-song charity project by Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi and Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan.
Sometimes what you need is a good us-against-the-world song.
Ambitious and sprawling, Baroness’ double album Yellow and Green is never pompous or packed. The record is one of their best, demonstrating an audacious step forward into the domain of creativity and damn good songwriting.
It’s been a long time coming, but on Thursday fans finally got a listen to some new studio work from Down.
According to Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue’s new single “Sex” sounds like the band’s debut album Too Fast for Love. Maybe Nikki has been around those loud amps too long and damaged his hearing beyond repair.
Something of a firestorm broke out among some when David Lee Roth offhandedly confirmed that Van Halen had reworked some old songs for its then-still pending reunion project, A Different Kind of Truth.
There are a couple of reasons I shouldn’t like this song. First, it’s a cover of my favorite U2 number, and while I’m not a huge U2 fan, covers of my favorite songs by other bands generally don’t work for me