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KISS, Nirvana Lead Fan Ballot For Induction Into Rock Hall

The KISS Army is making itself heard, loud and clear.

12/06/2013

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Rock Hall Nominees 2014: Nirvana, Hall & Oates, KISS, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt & More

Let the arguments begin: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the ballot for the class of 2014.

10/15/2013

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Biggest (Guitar) Smashes

Pete Townshend may have started this whole guitar-smashing thing in rock music, Jimi Hendrix famously set his guitar on fire, and Paul Stanley of KISS certainly makes a big spectacle out of it. But no rock star consistently demolishes […]

05/24/2013

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Steve Morse On Deep Purple’s Rock Hall Chances: ‘They Would Like To See It Happen’

Deep Purple were not have been voted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year – much to the chagrin of hard rock fans worldwide) – but that isn’t slowing them down. They […]

04/30/2013

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Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan: ‘It’s Always Easy Working With Tony Iommi’

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi and Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan have been friends for years, even briefly bandmates when Gillan took over lead singer duties in Black Sabbath in the mid-‘80s. Now, they’ve teamed up to release WhoCares, a collection of rarities from both of their respective back catalogs.

09/18/2012

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Glenn Hughes On A Deep Purple Mk III Reunion: “No One At ‘Castle Blackmore’ Opened The Door”

Glenn Hughes tells CBS Local that “Jon, David and I were trying to get it together.” The roadblock was the band’s famously mercurial guitarist: “We couldn’t get ahold of him. We sent carrier pigeons, and the Pony Express. But nobody at ‘Castle Blackmore’ answered the door. It wasn’t meant to be.”

09/06/2012

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New Releases: Art Garfunkel, Aerosmith Single & More

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/28/2012

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Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra” Due September 25

Deep Purple’s 1969 live release Concerto For Group And Orchestra is one of the earliest examples of rock music being played by a full orchestra. Keyboardist Jon Lord composed the music for that album, and he revisited it shortly before his passing on July 16.

08/21/2012

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New Releases: Tributes To Fleetwood Mac, Supertramp & More

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/14/2012

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi & Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan To Release “WhoCares”

Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi are about to release a somewhat confusing collection that includes lesser known material from both artists’ careers, as well as some of their collaborations. Jokingly titled WhoCares, it’s likely that heavy metal and hard rock fans will care a lot.

08/10/2012

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