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Is There ANOTHER Rolling Stones Album On The Way?

Seeing as it’s been almost 11 years since we’ve seen a Rolling Stones album, it’s only fitting that after their most recent drop “Blue and Lonesome”, another album might be on the way. The first album which only featured covers of other songs has already bolted to, and may hold a spot at #1 in the U.K, as they’ve done multiple times throughout their career. Even more impressive was that Blue & Lonesome was recorded in just three days.

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With this one a week old, new information has suggested that the band is looking forward to Volume #2. Keith Richards tells The Guardian that the original album happened by accident, and the bulk of it was recorded in just two days. Also suggested was late keyboard player Ian Stewart was sending a message from above.

With new reports now suggesting that volume 2 is in the works, it leaves a lot up for discussion in terms of the material that may or may not be released. According to the band, they were also recording an entirely new album of material, which would conflict the reports of a second cover album to follow this one. In terms of rock ‘n roll, anything is possible, right?

It should also be noted that Mick Jagger just had his SEVENTH child — no word on if this will affect the band’s ability to create or finish an album.

For more information in regard to the Rolling Stones and the possibility of a new album, keep it locked here for the most recent updates as they become available to us.

Nickelback’s Demise?

nickelbackThis article was just too good to not share with you.  All your questions on why we as a society have turned on Nickelback can be answered in this one article.  For what it’s worth…we still like their music.  LOL.  Check out the article from digitalmusicnews.com:

Why Do People Hate Nickelback So Much? Researcher Traces It Back to One Pivotal Event

The Top 10 Albums of 2016!

2016 surely did see a number of great musical numbers. Regardless of sales or community reception, a number of these stood out to not only music critics, but the masses. Between rock, hip-hop, pop and country, it’s hard to narrow down a short list of ten albums to encompass 2016. We’ve outlined a list of our top 10 albums, and we’d love to hear what you think and what deserves to be added or dropped from the list. Take a look below and tell us in the comments section on our Facebook!

  1. Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw

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  1. A Pool Shaped Moon – Radiohead

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  1. Coloring Book – Chance The Rapper

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  1. Blackstar – David Bowie

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  1. Stranger to Stranger – Paul Simon

 

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     5. Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande

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  1. Joanne – Lady Gaga

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  1. This is Acting – Sia

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  1. Views – Drake

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      1 .Lemonade – Beyonce

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Is a KISS Reunion Tour On The Horizon?

Is there a KISS reunion tour on the horizon? According to Ace Frehley, there is a slight possibility of it happening! Ace stated in an interview today that he is entertaining an idea that KISS could jump back on the reunion tour bus with him on it, however would be ‘fine’ if it didn’t happen. Other frontman Paul Stanley was only fuel to the fire of this news, as he was a guest feature on Ace’s solo album.

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He told an interviewer that the relationship between them was never as poor as it was made out to be, or perceived by the public eye. Throughout his founding of the band, Ace was in the band from 1973 to 1982, leaving and then returning over a decade later, only to leave again.

Ace tells his interviewer that while the band DOES have disagreements and things are often said, they’ve always been friends with him, just like he’s always been a friend to them. Adding into the fact that there were times in which the members didn’t talk, they can’t overlook the fact that they created something that above all else, withstood the ultimate test of time.

“Rumors are rumors” he says and that he ‘hasn’t been contacted’ If it could be done in a way that would end the career of KISS as a whole in a great way, he’d like to do it.

“Those guys run the show these days. I’m doing my thing and they’re doing their thing. If it happens it would be great. If it doesn’t I’ll be fine and they’ll be fine”, he says.

What do you think? Would you like to see KISS reunite one more time? What would you do if you were able to see them one last time?!

Kanye West RELEASED From Hospital

After a mental breakdown, tons of criticism from his fans and non-fans alike, Kanye West has finally left the hospital, and returned back to his home. Departing from the UCLA Medical Center, ‘Ye left the hospital accompanied by his wife Kim Kardashian. According to recent reports, Kanye will still be under the watchful eye of his physician Michael Farzam, who was the one to call 911 and have West admitted into the hospital. Kanye will be spending this time with his children, family and wife.

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There seems to be a ton on the plate of West, who recently cancelled shows for his Saint Pablo Tour indefinitely, as well as a recent album release, and the anniversary of the death of his mother. Additionally, working closely with Adidas, Kanye and their team have been hard at work designing new forms of the Yeezy Boost 350 and 750, which are selling for upwards of $2,000 on secondary markets.

While it’s unclear as to what is the exact cause of Kanye’s original breakdown, there is a clearly a lot of stress on the artist within the past six months. It’s not unheard of to go through hard times and while his departure from the hospital points to good things, there is likely much more time to be spent recovering from this incident than many have speculated.

Our thoughts are with the West/Kardashian family.

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RATT Goes ‘Round & Round’ In Their Latest Lawsuit

Famous 80’s hair metal band Ratt has had two members going ‘round and round’ for some time now, in a lawsuit that has just recently seen it’s end. Former drummer Bobby Blotzer staked a claim against bassist Juan Croucier, saying that he used the RATT name to promote his other band, which is trademark infringement. According to other reports however, Croucier was still a part of the partnership that owned the RATT name, along with his former drummer, and the rest of the band.

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Oddly enough, a few members of the band attempted to transfer the name to another entity in 1997, but this was ruled invalid, meaning by technicality, Croucier was still a member of the partnership that owned the name, and was legally allowed to use the name in his new band’s name.

The last twist of the story includes the other members of the band stating that Blotzer was now officially out of the band, and could only use the words ‘Former member of RATT’ when referring to himself in another music situation.

RATT was famous for their songs ‘Round and Round’, ‘Slip Of The Lip’,  ‘Lay It Down’, ‘Wanted Man’, and many more — ‘Round and Round’ peaked at #12 on the Billboard 200.

Kanye West’s Mental Breakdown Due To His Mother’s Death?

kanyeIt’s been a week and a few days since Kanye West suffered that complete and total breakdown.  First by cancelling his show at the L.A. Forum and then the following day, November 21st cancelling his entire tour and then hours later suffering the breakdown where cops were called and he was rushed to the hospital and put on a psych hold.  We may now know what caused this.  November 21st is the Anniversary of Kanye’s mothers death.  If you recall, Donda West died back around that date due to complications from plastic surgery.  He increasingly became emotional as that date approached and that along with touring, being a parent and providing emotional support for Kim who was robbed in Paris finally took its toll.  He’s also never fully grieved over his mom’s death and has always had problems around this time.  For now West remain hospitalized and sedated.  There’s no word when he will be released but regardless of your thoughts on him or his music, this was serious and we wish him luck in his recovery.

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