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New Music Releases – July 2014
A list of the classic rock albums coming out in July of 2014.
Win All Three Led Zeppelin Super Deluxe Edition Box Sets
One lucky Ultimate Classic Rock reader is going to take home the Super Deluxe Box Set editions of 'Led Zeppelin,' 'Led Zeppelin II' and 'Led Zeppelin III.'
Paul McCartney Expected to ‘Make a Complete Recovery’ Following Hospitalization
The former Beatle is expected to make a complete recovery after contracting a virus and being hospitalized in Tokyo.
Ace Frehley Clears Up Kiss Myths With ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’
Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has cleared up some rather funny misconceptions about his past in a newly released 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' interview.
Kiss’ Simmons Says Frehley and Criss ‘No Longer Deserve to Wear The Paint’
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has fired another blast in the ongoing war of words between current and former members of the famous group.
New Music Releases – April 2014
The list of new music releases for April 2014 is dominated by a flood of limited-edition vinyl being released on Record Store day, including previously unreleased or long out-of-print titles from Jimi Hendrix, the Doors and Bruce Springsteen.
Nikki Sixx Gets Married to Courtney Bingham
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx got married to Courtney Bingham on March 15, 2014
UPDATE: Two Dead, 23 Injured as Police-Chased Car Hits SXSW Music Festival Crowd
Two people are dead and 23 injured after a car reportedly smashed through a crowd of people outside a music venue at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas early this morning.
Bachman Turner Overdrive’s ‘Not Fragile’ Gets Expanded for 40th Birthday
Bachman Turner Overdrive's hard-hitting 1974 album 'Not Fragile' has been remastered and expanded for a two-CD 40th anniversary edition due March 18 from Universal Canada.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Responds to Super Bowl Miming Controversy
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has issued an open letter admitting that the band wasn't playing their instruments live during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, and explaining why they chose to accept the gig despite their views against pre-taped performances.
Bob Dylan Testifies for Chrysler in Super Bowl Ad
We all knew that Bob Dylan's music would appear in two Super Bowl commercials this year, but what we didn't know was how strongly -- and clearly -- he would verbally testify on behalf of the American auto industry in one of them.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Burn About 10,000 Calories During Super Bowl Halftime Show
No, they didn't play a 45-minute version of Led Zeppelin's 'Dazed and Confused.' In fact, the Red Hot Chili Peppers did exactly what you probably expected them to do as the special guests of the Super Bowl halftime show -- play 'Give it Away' while bouncing around like …