Another action-packed week for lovers of all things rock sees another slew of big names hit your favourite website.

We unleash the first part of our exclusive Gene Simmons interview. And we review the Quireboys as they bring their acoustic show home to Newcastle.

There’s a look at Karma To Burn and Year Long Disaster as they continue their UK tour. And we feature a classic blast from hair metal’s past in the shape of Queensryche‘s Silent Lucidity – this week’s featured vinyl on 12@12. Bloggers Rock O’ The North and Self Made Man fight it out on these very pages and we’ve got a load of album reviews coming up featuring the likes of Tesla, Asia, Chris Laney and upcoming Danish rock and rollers Karma Cowboys.

Plus there’s all the latest news from the worlds of rock and metal. Enjoy.