KISS' 1977 album Love Gun is set to be re-released as a new two-disc set. Universal Denmark revealed the reissue plans, which call for the addition of a second disc of demos, live cuts and interviews to a newly remastered version of the original recording. The new package reportedly comes with liner notes written by Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott.
After getting the boot from a Vegas casino in May, Ben Affleck has admitted to counting cards. Speaking with Details, Affleck says that he's been unfairly punished for his blackjack prowess. "That is a true story. I mean, that took place. I took some time to learn the game and became a decent blackjack player. And once I became decent, the casinos asked me not to play blackjack."
KISS' 1977 album Love Gun is set to be re-released as a new two-disc set. Universal Denmark revealed the reissue plans, which call for the addition of a second disc of demos, live cuts and interviews to a newly remastered version of the original recording.
Garth Brooks has announced his triumphant return to Kentucky. It's the first time the country singer has played in Kentucky in 16 years. Brooks will perform in Lexington, Kentucky as part of his comeback world tour. He'll take the stage alongside wife Trisha Yearwood at the Rupp Arena on October 31 and November 1.
KISS helped raise over $1,000,000 for the Oregon Military Museum with a concert and auction in Portland. According to the Oregonian, items on the block included a guitar used by Paul Stanley. The band's all acoustic set list included hits like "Calling Dr. Love," "Shout It Out Loud," "Christine Sixteen" and "Rock and All All Nite."
Blake Shelton has released the music video for "Neon Light," a cut from his upcoming album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, due September 30. In the vid, Blake performs the cut live on his "Ten Times Crazier" tour to an adoring audience: "There's a neon light at the end of the tunnel / It ain't all that bright, but even though it's subtle / It's got me feeling alright."
Paul McCartney will release a collector's edition of his latest album, New. The three disc set features previously unreleased songs as well as a making-of documentary. The two CD, one DVD set drops October 28. Unreleased songs on the second disc include "Hell to Pay" and "Demons Dance," along with the Japanese bonus track "Struggle," and live versions of four new cuts.
Kendrick Lamar is prepping the release of "I," the lead single from his upcoming sophomore album. The cut was debuted at a private dinner for radio personalities hosted by Interscope Records last week. Watch Loud says the song is titled "I," while HipHop-N-More says its called "I (Love Myself)." In any case, the track is due to drop on September 23.
Beyoncé and husband Jay Z are reportedly working on a new album together, according to E! News. Sources tell DJ Skee of Dash Radio that Jay Z & Beyoncé are indeed working to put out a joint album. The album is supposedly slated to drop later this year or early 2015. The sources continued that the first couple of hip-hop has reportedly already begun work on the record. Bey and Jay recently wrapped up their On The Run summer tour.
Bryan Adams will be releasing an expanded four-disc super-deluxe reissue of his 1984 album Reckless in honor of its 30th anniversary. The new set will include remastered audio, seven bonus tracks, a 1985 BBC concert, Reckless: The Movie and a Blu-ray audio disc, all housed in a DVD case-sized hardback book.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have released "Nature Boy," the latest single from their collaborative album Cheek to Cheek, due September 22. "'Nature Boy' was composed in 1941 by Eden Ahbez, a wandering man from Brooklyn with long hair," Gaga wrote on Twitter. "It wasn't until 1947 that the song was published, written sometime during or after 1941."
Metallica are getting back to work on a new album, which would mark their first release in nearly six years. According to bassist Robert Trujillo, the band is getting back together in the studio this month to resume work on the follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic. Trujillo says that even though the band has been working on other various projects over the past few years.
Bruce Springsteen will headline this year's Stand Up For Heroes benefit. The event, which raises funds for injured service members and their families, will also feature appearances by Louis C.K., John Oliver, John Mulaney, Brian Williams and other surprise guests.
August Alsina fainted on stage during his Testimony Live tour in New York earlier this week, causing the concert to come to an unexpectedly abrupt end. While performing at Irving Plaza, the singer moved towards the front of the stage before he collapsed and fell off stage and into the crowd. He was helped to his feet by security and rushed to the back.
Kings Of Leon have finalized the lineup of their Music City Food and Wine Festival, a fest they founded. Set to perform are Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley, Hunter Hayes, Jamey Johnson, Michael McDonald, Ashley Monroe, Phosphorescent, Brendan Benson, Jessie Baylin, Billy Joe Shaver, Bobby Bare Sr., Bobby Bare Jr., Clare Bowen, the McCrary Sisters, Moon Taxi and more.