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Gene Simmons Forming Horror Movie Company With WWE

Gene Simmons and World Wrestling Entertainment:  It’s a match made in heaven…or hell! According to Variety, Simmons has partnered with the wrestling giant’s movie company, WWE Studios, to create Erebus Pictures, which will specialize in horror films.  You know…because Simmons wasn’t involved in enough business ventures. This new partnership is starting off with a three-picture…

March 27, 1979: Eric Clapton Marries Pattie Boyd

Apparently, there really was “something in the way she moves.”  Pattie Boyd was the inspiration for some of rock’s most iconic songs, such as “Something,” “Layla,” and “Wonderful Tonight.” Boyd was involved in perhaps one of the most torrid love triangles in rock and rock history – entangled in a web of love and passion…

Deep Purple Announce North American Tour Dates

There’ll be a little smoke across the water this summer as Deep Purple brings its road show to the U.S. for a dozen concerts this summer. Still promoting its 2013 album Now What?!, the quintet will follow a six-date swing through Mexico during late May and early June with the U.S. run, which starts July…

Not Dirt Cheap: Malcolm Young Purchases $10 Million Home

AC/DC‘s ailing Malcolm Young may have dementia, but he’s not destitute. The Daily Telegraph in Australia reports that the guitarist and band co-founder, or his family, continue to accrue high-value real estate in his homeland — the latest purchase being a $10 million waterfront home on Sydney’s Palm Beach. The newspaper says the sale was…

Rush Photo Book Celebrates Band’s History

Rush will offer fans a bit of a read in front of its upcoming R40 tour this year. The group will salute longtime artist Hugh Syme with a new book, The Art of Rush: Serving A Life Sentence, a coffee table-sized volume that chronicles Syme’s photographs and artwork for the Canadian trio since 1975’s Caress…

New Live Springsteen Set Now Available

Bruce Springsteen has tapped his vaults for another new release in his ongoing concert recording series. Nassau Coliseum, New York 1980 captures a legendary New Year’s Eve show on Long Island during Springsteen and his E Street Band‘s tour in support of The River. The three-disc set, made available this week at Live.BruceSpringsteen.net, features seasonal…

Classic Rock “Fan Of The Year” Contest

We are now taking your submissions for the first category in our contest to determine the Classic Rock “Fan Of The Year!” The first submission will be a creative photo of you showing off 5 of our 10 selected Essential Albums, in any format. The list of 10 is as follows: The Eagles – Hotel…