All the latest news in brief, including: Pearl Jam’s Gossard on new album; big names for Marshall tribute show; plus the latest from the Beach Boys (you can even listen to their brand new song), Dream Theater, Alter Bridge, Gregg Allman, Van Halen, Lordi and Stryper…
It has now been confirmed that Bill Aucoin, who managed Kiss during their glory days in the 1970s, has died af the age of 66, after a battle agaimst prostate cancer. As a tribute to Aucoin, here’s a previously unpublished interview with the man (who also worked with Billy Idol and Billy Squier) that was done three years ago by Malcolm Dome.
Our festive-season rundown gathers pace. Come inside for today’s 10 tracks.