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.
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.
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.
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?!
The Rolling Stones will have been invited to perform for Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration in January.
If this offer is true, it’s really hard to believe, given a history of hatred between The Donald and and the Rolling Stones. But maybe Trump is trying to make nice, and there’s an opportunity for the Stones to unify warring factions.
Rumor has it Trump could be paying the Stones upwards of $5 million dollars, probably more since during the campaign, Justin Bieber was reportedly offered $5 million to play a Republican event. That offer was declined, following rumored manager Scooter Braun. Must be nice to turn down 5 Million dollars huh?
There are certainly other artists that have been supportive of a Donald Trump presidency. But the Stones are not only popular, they’re in great performing shape with the 73-year-old Jagger able to dance effortlessly on stage.
The Rolling Stones have not responded to an inquiry regarding the reported invitation but you can be sure we’ll let you know if they decide to pull the trigger.
Sir. Paul McCartney is working on a track for a video game, suggesting that video games are a great way to reach out to young people with music.
Paul McCartney, is putting a new twist into his latest work. Instead of new composing music for a album or film, one of his most recent pieces will be composed for a computer video game, which is currently unnamed. Continue reading Paul McCartney Now Creating Music for Video Games »
Bruce Springsteen’s 17th album titled “Wrecking Ball“, is scheduled for release March 6, 2012 in the USA (March 5th in the UK), with an accompanying tour also in the works. Springsteen’s latest work, an 11 track EP, was produced was produced by mufti-platinum record producer Ron Aniello, who has previously worked with artists including Candlebox, Lifehouse, Barenaked Ladies, Jars of Clay and other top artists. Continue reading Bruce Springsteen’s 17th Album “Wreaking Ball” & US Tour Announced »
The Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland opened the doors to it’s new library and archives on Jan 17th, which will provide fans and scholars alike access to historic tidbits relating to the history of Rock music. Rock treasures include everything from personal letters from Mick Jagger, Madonna and Aretha Franklin, a handwritten song list for a concert by Elvis Presley, to video of the Rolling Stones 1981-1982 tour.
The collection, which is housed in four-story, $12 million dollar building, includes more than 3,500 books, 1,400 audio recordings and 270 videos. The Library also houses many photos, albums and covers, oral histories, scrapbooks and more for the public’s viewing pleasure from top artists in the history of rock. Continue reading Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland »
Cheap Trick has announced plans to open a music venue with museum and eatery on Chicago’s South Side. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the band will use the site of a former auto dealership on south Michigan Avenue. The venue is located near Chess, Vee-Jay and Brunswick Records, hugely popular during the 50’s and 60’s, and where Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones and many other popular artists have recorded. Continue reading Cheap Trick to Open Music Venue & Museum in Chicago »