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KISS reveal rescheduled dates after Covid postponements

Posted by on September 8, 2021

KISS have announced the “make up” dates for those postponed due to Covid-19. Five shows had to be postponed after vocalist Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons contracted the Covid-19 virus. Cities affected were Atlanta, Georgia, Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, Clarkston, Michigan, Tinley Park, Illinois, and Dayton, Ohio. These show will happen in October. Because of logistics, […]

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KISS’ Gene Simmons tested positive for COVID-19, band postpones four more shows

Posted by on August 31, 2021

  KISS bassist and co-vocalist Gene Simmons has tested positive for COVID-19. The group has been forced to postpone the following four shows on their farewell trek, which has happened shortly after Paul Stanley tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated. The group has confirmed the symptoms are mild, and all parties will remain isolated […]

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KISS’ Paul Stanley tested positive for Covid 19

Posted by on August 27, 2021

  Paul Stanley, founder, guitarist, and lead singer of KISS has tested positive for Covid 19. Stanley was having flu like symptoms and was testing negative until he tested positive on the afternoon of August 26th. Stanley is fully vaccinated and is doing well despite rumors to the contrary. He set the minds of fans […]

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Queen, Metallica, Tool among highest paid musicians of 2020 says Billboard

Posted by on July 23, 2021

  Queen tops the list of highest paid hard rock and heavy metal acts of 2020 according to Billboard’s highest-paid musicians of 2020 list. Reaching the no. 7 spot on the list of highest paid musicians overall, Queen tops the hard rock and heavy metal category with $13.2 million in earnings for 2020. Reaching no. […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Cocked & Loaded

Posted by on July 22, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s releases weren’t as strong as previous weeks but the numbers didn’t fall too far. We also saw some bands fall off, such as Go Ahead And Die, Crypta, Burning Witches, and some […]

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Keyboardist Gary Corbett (KISS, Cinderella) has passed away

Posted by on July 16, 2021

  Former KISS and Cinderella keyboardist, Gary Corbett, has passed away. Corbett lost his battle with lung and brain cancer. His wife and sister shared the sad news on their social media. “It is with great sadness and the heaviest of hearts that the Cohen/Corbett Family needs to let everyone know that after a hard […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/15: A day behind

Posted by on July 15, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A day late but the charts are in! To contrast the week prior, not many records had a substantial increase. A couple of bands climb the charts but most had a slight dip in […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/23: Wolfgang Van Halen has a mammoth debut

Posted by on June 23, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I was in high school when Van Halen announced they would be going on tour with Eddie Van Halen’s son, Wolfgang, on bass guitar. I heard many friends complain about Michael Anthony’s absence or […]

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KISS announce rescheduled tour dates; watch them perform at Tribeca film festival!

Posted by on June 14, 2021

  KISS are back! Friday night (11th), the legends performed in NYC at the Tribeca Festival right after a screening of A&E’s Biography: KISStory documentary. The two-part series is part of the festival’s T.V. entries. The performance marks the band’s first at the festival. The short set consisted of “Detroit Rock City,” “Shout it out Loud,” “War […]

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KISS, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down to headline 2021 U.K.’s Download festival

Posted by on August 3, 2020

    U.K.’s Download festival has revealed the lineup for the 2021 event, which will take place on June 4th-6th, 2021. KISS, Biffy Clyro, and System of a Down are set to headline the three-day event. Other artists include A Day To Remember, KoRn, Deftones, Gojira, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Steel Panther, Sepultura, Sleep Token, and […]

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