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Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty ImagesCondolences go out to KISS bassist/singer Gene Simmons, who announced that his mother, Flora Klein, has passed away at the age of 93. In a post on his social media sites, Simmons writes, “I lost my Mother. My mentor. My moral compass. And I am heartbroken…No illness. No pain. She simply […]

Courtesy of the Recording Academy™/ Getty Images © 2018The nominees for the 61st Grammy Awards were announced today and among the nominees are a handful of veteran rock artists, including the late Chris Cornell, Alice in Chains, David Byrne, Sting, Alice Cooper and Boz Scaggs. Cornell received a nod in the Best Rock Performance category […]

ABC/Randy HolmesIt may be the most wonderful time of the year, but not for Ozzy Osbourne. Apparently the Prince of Darkness is not a big fan of the holiday season. “I have been saying forever, f*** Christmas, I hate it!,” Osbourne says. “It’s for shopaholics and kids. And so I’ve always wanted to work through […]

GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty ImagesHere’s the complete list of nominees in key categories for the 61st annual Grammy Awards.  Winners will be revealed on music’s biggest night Sunday, February 10, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS. Album of the YearInvasion of Privacy — Cardi BBy the Way I Forgive You — Brandi CarlileScorpion […]

The Zombies’ Hugh Grundy, Chris White, Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent (Payley Photography)It’s almost the time of the season for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to announce its latest class of inductees, and for the fourth time in six years, The Zombies are among the nominated artists. Bassist Chris White, who joined The […]

Credit: Terry WyattBob Seger and his Silver Bullet Band has added five more 2019 dates to their final trek, which initially was called The Travelin’ Man Tour but now has been renamed the Roll Me Away Tour. The new shows are scheduled for January 3 in Saginaw, Michigan; March 2 in Las Vegas; March 12 […]

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica has shared a new video filmed during the metal legends’ acoustic charity show last month, which was recorded for the upcoming live album Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic at the Masonic. The clip features an unplugged performance of the Master of Puppets track “Disposable Heroes.” With an acoustic arrangement, the speedy thrash anthem transforms into […]

Brady Harvey/Courtesy of MoPopJohn Fogerty was one fortunate son on Wednesday at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture — a.k.a. MoPop — where he was presented with the institution’s 12th annual Founders Award recognizing artists who have made outstanding contributions to popular music. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman received the honor during the museum’s annual […]

Scott Dudelson/Getty ImagesGreen Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has shared a statement mourning the death of Pete Shelley, frontman of the pioneering British pop-punk band Buzzcocks. “Rest In Peace Pete Shelley,” Armstrong writes in an Instagram post. “You were truly an inspiration to me, [bassist] Mike [Dirnt] and [drummer] Tre [Cool].” Shelley and Buzzcocks were […]

Shirlaine Forrest/WireImagePete Shelley, the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the pioneering British pop-punk band The Buzzcocks, has died at age 63 after suffering an apparent heart attack, the BBC reports. The group’s management told the BBC that Shelley passed away today in Estonia, where he’d been living. A post on The Buzzcocks’ […]


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