Brandon Flowers Says New Solo Release Will Be 'Different'

Brandon Flowers has opened up about his forthcoming solo release, saying that it will be a departure from his solo debut. Speaking with NME, the Killers frontman said he has used the new release to shake himself out of some growing habits. "Even though I'm still young, you can start to get set in your ways," he began.

Bumblefoot Exiting Guns N' Roses For Solo Career

Guns N' Roses member Bumblefoot has announced plans to split off from the group to focus on his solo career. He hinted at a move during a recent press event in New York to promote his forthcoming solo release. "I'm focusing on my stuff," he told attendees.

Chris Cornell And Duff McKagan Join Super Group Mad Season

Chris Cornell and Duff McKagan have both signed on to appear as part of the grunge super group Mad Season during their upcoming reunion. Cornell will fill in on vocals for the late Alice In Chains singer Layne Staley, and McKagan will step in for Walkabouts member John Baker, who died of a drug overdose in 1999.

Pete Townshend Says KISS Are A 'Very American Phenomenon'

KISS have long identified themselves as fans of the Who, but Pete Townshend says the face-painted rockers never would have taken off in England. During a recent interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, Townshend says that KISS are American to their very core.

Lynyrd Skynyrd To Reissue First Six Albums On Vinyl

Lynyrd Skynyrd's first five studio albums, and one live album, are set to be reissued in a new self-titled vinyl box set. The box set contains Lynyrd Skynyrd (1973), Second Helping (1974), Nuthin' Fancy (1975), Gimme Back My Bullets (1976), One More From The Road (1976) and Street Survivors (1977).

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