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Making GNR's 'Use Your Illusion' two different albums was Axl Rose's “genius moment,” says Matt Sorum

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Last week, Guns N’ Roses‘ albums Use Your Illusion 1 & 2 marked their 30th anniversaries.  While former GNR drummer Matt Sorum told ABC Audio that it was Axl Rose‘s idea to release two albums simultaneously, he’s now explained to Rolling Stone exactly why Rose came up with the idea, which he calls “genius.”. ...Read Full Story

Pearl Jam adds ex-RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer to live lineup

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Over the weekend, Pearl Jam played their first full live show in three years at the Sea.Hear.Now Festival in New Jersey. Not only did it give the grunge icons their first chance to debut new songs from their 2020 album Gigaton, the set allowed them to introduce the newest member of their touring band: ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.. ...Read Full Story

Shout It Out Loud! KISS is releasing a deluxe 45th anniversary 'Destroyer' reissue in November


This year marks the 45th anniversary of the release of KISS‘ classic fourth studio album, Destroyer.  To commemorate the milestone, the costumed rock legends will reissue the record on November 19 in multiple configurations, including a Super Deluxe box set featuring four CDs, a Blu-ray audio disc, a bevy of collectible items, and a 68-page hardcover book.. ...Read Full Story