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Nearly 19 Iron Maiden records have been mastered for iTunes, Parlophone Records has announced.
Slayer's Kerry King says that the guitar playing of late guitarist Jeff Hanneman will not appear on the band's upcoming new studio album. The rumor of Hanneman appearing on the new album stems from an interview frontman Tom Araya did with Revolver magazine. "The whole process of this album started three years ago, when Jeff was still a part of it."
Brett Morgen, the director of the upcoming Kurt Cobain doc, Montage of Heck, says he believes the Nirvana fronter died of "a broken heart." Speaking with NME, he says that his suicide was strangely timed. "I was like 'based on everything I've witnessed, this makes no sense,'" Morgen explained. "Kurt didn't have a problem with quitting music."
Roger Daltrey of the Who says that the band's upcoming tour is "really our last." Speaking with the Daily Express, the singer says that years on the road have taken their toll on his body. "This is a circus. We're 70 years old. We don't know how long it will go on for, it could be another 18 months but that will be it."