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Smashing Pumpkins reunion controversy

Posted in alternative, New album entries, News, rock, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 18 February, 2018 by rockalyrics

Smashing Pumpkins reunion controversy

With some sort of big news coming from Smashing Pumpkins tomorrow – possibly the title and release date of their next album – the band wants to clarify a popular misconception. The reason original bassist D’arcy Wretzky is not taking part in the Pumpkins reunion album has nothing to do with the remaining band members… Smashing Pumpkins reunion controversy.

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Chuck Berry doc and biopic coming

Posted in blues, classicrock, News, pop, rock, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 12 February, 2018 by rockalyrics

Chuck Berry doc and biopic coming

The life and music of Chuck Berry, one of the forefathers of rock and roll, will be chronicled in two upcoming projects – a full-length documentary and a biopic. Both are being made with the full cooperation of the late rocker’s estate. Berry, who died March 18, 2017, was a flamboyant and innovative guitarist… Chuck Berry doc and biopic coming.

Tom Petty died from accidental overdose

Posted in classicrock, metal, News, pop, rock, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 24 January, 2018 by rockalyrics

Tom Petty died from accidental overdose

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner has determined that Tom Petty died last fall as a result of “multisystem organ failure” caused by an accidental drug overdose of several medications. The Gainesville, FL singer passed away October 2 at the age of 66 in a Santa Monica, CA hospital… Tom Petty died from accidental overdose.

Motorhead founder “Fast” Eddie dies

Posted in classicrock, hardrock, heavy, lyrics, metal, News, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 17 January, 2018 by rockalyrics

The final founding member of Motorhead, guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke, has died at the age of 67. The iconic rocker died on Monday (January 10th) in a hospital where he was receiving treatment for pneumonia… Motorhead founder “Fast” Eddie dies.

Judas Priest unleash music video

Posted in heavy, metal, News, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 12 January, 2018 by rockalyrics

Judas Priest unleash music video

After teasing fans last week, Judas Priest have released their brand new music video for the single “Lightning Strike”, which comes from their forthcoming album “Firepower” (out March 9th). Frontman Rob Halford has told VintageRock.com (via Gibson) about Firepower… Judas Priest unleash music video.

Van Hale star solo album preview

Posted in classicrock, hardrock, News, rock, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 13 December, 2017 by rockalyrics

Van Hale star solo album preview

Eddie Van Halen’s song Wolfgang is streaming a brief audio preview of a track from his forthcoming debut solo album. The Van Halen bassist is reportedly playing everything on his debut – from guitars, drums and bass to keyboards and vocals… Van Hale star solo album preview.

Judas Priest preview new song

Posted in heavy, lyrics, metal, News, rock, rockalyrics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 30 November, 2017 by rockalyrics

Judas Priest preview new song

Judas Priest are streaming a snippet of the title track to their forthcoming album, “Firepower”, as the first preview of the set ahead of its release next spring. The band are also giving fans the first look at the cover art for their 18th studio record, which was produced by Andy Sneap and Tom Allom… Judas Priest preview new song.