Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen says that music streaming service Spotify is an exploitative enterprise which is just as bad as Napster.
Def Leppard music isn’t available on Spotify or other streaming services. Phil loves what Taylor Swift has done and says he has a friend who is a songwriter, and has had song that got over a million plays on Spotify and he only received $18-$19.
Iron Maiden’s frontman Bruce Dickinson says he is recovering after his treatment for tumors on his tongue and expects to be singing again soon.
When he was asked how big the tumor was, Dickinson said: “I had two, actually. One was three and a half centimeters — the size of a golf ball. And the other one was two and a half centimeters, and getting a bit bigger.And that was the only symptom — I had a lump in my neck, and that was the second one. So I went to the doc, and they went, ‘Oh, that’s a bit weird.’ [They] took a scan of it, had a look, had a poke around, and went, ‘You have head and neck cancer.’ So I went, ‘That’s a bit of a blow’ But you get on with it. You crack on and you get on with it. So… that was it.”
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Justin Bieber posted a photo over the weekend of himself wearing a Metallica shirt… which led to him being abused about it for the next 2 days.
One Instagram user wrote: “Take that shirt off you don’t deserve it.” Another said: “U r a disgrace to metallica.”
In 2013, the members of Metallica were asked if they were “Beliebers” — fans of Justin Bieber. FrontmanJames Hetfield replied, “Are we Beliebers? Yes.”
Lars Ulrich said: “Is it possible to have respect for him without being a Belieber? I think the kid’s really talented. I admire that and I think he’s super talented, so I guess I am kind of a Belieber.”
Kerry King has called “Repentless” Slayer’s official “HanneAnthem” in tribute of the thrash icon. “I should write something about how I think Jeff looked at the world, because he looked at the world exactly how Slayer looked at the world,” King told Read the rest of his comments here.
Iron Maiden have announced their new album The Book of Souls will be out September 4. Earlier this year, they announced they would hold off on releasing their newest album while Bruce Dickinson undergoes treatment for a cancerous tumor. Now that he has received treatment and has received the “all clear” from doctors, they are eyeing a September release for their new double album.
The Book Of Souls – coming September 4th. IRON MAIDEN’s eagerly awaited new studio album The Book Of Souls will be…