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Shout It Out Loud: Kiss join Funko’s Pop! Rocks range

By Scott Munro

As Kiss bring the curtain down on their career on the End Of The Road tour, Funko celebrate their legacy with a new range of Pop! Rocks figures

Just Giving page set up for guitarist Bernie Tormé in light of PledgeMusic woes

By Scott Munro

Fans rally around hospitalised Bernie Tormé to raise funds after it was reported PledgeMusic owed him £16,000

Dee Snider: I didn’t think Metallica would make it

By Scott Munro

The former Twister Sister star admits thinking that Metallica were “never gonna go anywhere” after seeing them early in their career

Nikki Sixx calls out Kiss - accuses them of stealing Motley Crue's stage production

By Scott Munro

“Our body wasn’t even cold before they took this exact grande finale from our tour,” says Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx

Listen to previously unreleased Tom Petty track For Real

By Scott Munro

For Real will feature on the upcoming career-spanning album The Best Of Everything - out in March

Glenn Tipton’s daughter Karina to run marathon for father’s Parkinson’s foundation

By Scott Munro

Judas Priest guitarist’s daughter Karina Greenin will run the Barcelona marathon in March to raise money for The Glenn Tipton Parkinson's Foundation

Slash ft Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators celebrate Euro tour in new video Slash ft Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators release tour video shot in Poland to mark their current European tour Tedeschi Trucks Band keyboardist Kofi Burbridge dead at 57 Kofi Burbridge, keyboardist, flautist and arranger for the Tedeschi Trucks Band and Derek Trucks Band, has died The Real 100 Greatest Albums of the 1960s: only in Classic Rock, on sale now The 60s albums that really mattered, plus a bonus magazine featuring Queen's best songs and a free CD of the best new music

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Iron Maiden continue to mine their past with latest in CD series

By Fraser Lewry

The second part of Iron Maiden's The Studio Collection Remastered will be released in March

Shout It Out Loud: Kiss join Funko’s Pop! Rocks range

By Scott Munro

As Kiss bring the curtain down on their career on the End Of The Road tour, Funko celebrate their legacy with a new range of Pop! Rocks figures

Classic Rock

Just Giving page set up for guitarist Bernie Tormé in light of PledgeMusic woes

By Scott Munro

Fans rally around hospitalised Bernie Tormé to raise funds after it was reported PledgeMusic owed him £16,000

Classic Rock

Dee Snider: I didn’t think Metallica would make it

By Scott Munro

The former Twister Sister star admits thinking that Metallica were “never gonna go anywhere” after seeing them early in their career

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Nikki Sixx calls out Kiss - accuses them of stealing Motley Crue's stage production

By Scott Munro

“Our body wasn’t even cold before they took this exact grande finale from our tour,” says Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx

Classic Rock

Listen to previously unreleased Tom Petty track For Real

By Scott Munro

For Real will feature on the upcoming career-spanning album The Best Of Everything - out in March

Classic Rock

Glenn Tipton’s daughter Karina to run marathon for father’s Parkinson’s foundation

By Scott Munro

Judas Priest guitarist’s daughter Karina Greenin will run the Barcelona marathon in March to raise money for The Glenn Tipton Parkinson's Foundation

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Be-Bop Deluxe's Futurama reissue out in April

By Jerry Ewing

Pre-orders now available for Be-Bop Deluxe's Futurama in single and double disc editions...

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Here are the 12 biggest new stories of the week

By Scott Munro

It’s been another packed week in the world of rock, metal and prog – here are some of the stories you might have missed

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Clutch’s release epic video for new single Ghoul Wrangler

By Scott Munro

Clutch release another memorable video - this time for Book Of Bad Decisions track Ghoul Wrangler

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A documentary about the life of Chris Cornell is in the works

By Scott Munro

Brad Pitt and Peter Berg’s production company Film 45 are behind the project, while Cornell’s widow Vicky will be the producer

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Journey revisit Escape and Frontiers for new live release

By Scott Munro

Journey document their landmark show at Tokyo’s Budokan in Live In Japan 2017: Escape + Frontiers

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Paul McCartney announces the Egypt Station Traveller’s Edition box set

By Scott Munro

Limited edition package of Macca’s latest album will feature previously unreleased tracks, hidden rarities and more

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    Shout It Out Loud: Kiss join Funko’s Pop! Rocks range

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    Just Giving page set up for guitarist Bernie Tormé in light of PledgeMusic woes

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    Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band: Stranger In Town - Album Of The Week Club review

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    Nikki Sixx calls out Kiss - accuses them of stealing Motley Crue's stage production

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    Tracks of the Week: new music and videos from Clutch, KOYO and more...

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Tracks of the Week: new music and videos from Clutch, KOYO and more...

By Polly Glass

Want eight slices of the very best new music? Step this way for Classic Rock's Tracks Of The Week.

Upcoming rock and metal album releases for 2019

By Louder

Updated Every rock album scheduled to be released in 2019

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Why I love Celtic Frost’s Morbid Tales – by Mark Tremonti

By Mark Tremonti

The Alter Bridge guitarist and extreme metal devotee hails an 80s landmark from Swiss mentalists Celtic Frost

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Stiff Records: A guide to the best albums

By Rob Hughes

Maverick indie label Stiff Records was home to some of the great music of the 70s and 80s. Here we pick through their best output

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Tool: the ultimate timeline of their new album

By Chris Chantler

This is what Tool have spent the past 13 years doing while recording their new album

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Voivod, Dream Theater, Watchtower and the explosive birth of prog metal

By Dave Everley

The inside story of how 80s metal story changed prog forever

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Glen Matlock's punk-rock Valentine's Day mixtape

By Briony Edwards

Original punk and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock picks the perfect playlist with which to celebrate this year's romantic season

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The Story Behind The Song: Space Oddity by David Bowie

By Bill DeMain

In a dry run for the sci-fi-tinged stardom he'd achieve in the early 70s, young folkie David Bowie wrote his 1969 alienation anthem of an astronaut lost in space

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The Story Behind The Song: Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits

By Rob Hughes

Inspired by watching a hopeless jazz combo in a deserted pub, a song about a struggling band set Dire Straits on the way from dire straits to superstardom

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Story Behind the Song: Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine

By Rob Hughes

Inspired by the LA riots, Killing In The Name became an unlikely Christmas number one 17 years after its release

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Dave Grohl: A guide to his best albums

By Philip Wilding

A musical jack of all trades and master of many, with Nirvana, Foo Fighters and more Dave Grohl has recorded a truly glittering catalogue

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AC/DC: a guide to their best albums

By Paul Elliott

AC/DC have ploughed the same glorious furrow for the best part of five decades, turning rock'n'roll cliche into art and producing some amazing albums along the way

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The A-Z of Megadeth

By Joe Daly

Everything you need to know about Dave Mustaine and Megadeth

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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band: Stranger In Town - Album Of The Week Club review

By Classic Rock

Stranger In Town is an album featuring three of Bob Seger's most celebrated songs, but it's not his most celebrated album. What's going on?

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Signs album review

By John Aizlewood

Susan Tedeschi. Derek Trucks. And their Band. Album number four is Signs

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: The Best Of Everything album review

By Paul Moody

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' career-spanning double CD compilation, also available on quadruple vinyl

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Sammy Hagar: Danger Zone Collectors Edition album review

By Neil Jeffries

Ex-Montrose, pre-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar seeks solo success

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Guns N’ Roses: looking back at GN’R Lies

By Paul Elliott

Conceived as a stop-gap release, the second Guns N’ Roses album remains a remarkable one-off – in every sense.

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Fleetwood Mac: 50 Years - Don’t Stop - album review

By David Quantick

Career-spanning but hits-heavy collection from Fleetwood Mac

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Muse: Simulation Theory album review

By Mark Beaumont

Space rockers Muse go full San Junipero on new album Simulation Theory

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Mott The Hoople: Mental Train (The Island Years 1969-1971) album review

By David Quantick

From Mott The Hoople, a band that had two lives: a collection drawn from their fist and most exciting one

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Blackberry Smoke - The Southern Ground Sessions EP review

By Johnny Sharp

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke return with a six-track acoustic EP

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Ace Frehley - Spaceman album review

By Henry Yates

While his guitar playing can still thrill, words fail former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley

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Billy F Gibbons: The Big Bad Blues album review

By Philip Wilding

ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons goes back to his roots for second solo album

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Therapy?: Cleave album review

By Everett True

Therapy?'s Cairns, McKeegan and Cooper live to destroy another day

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Hawkwind - Road To Utopia album review

By Ian Fortnam

Hawkwind: Orchestrated? Or castrated? Debatable

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