KFIX Rock News: Inflatable Pig From Pink Floyd’s “Animals” Album Cover Being Auctioned Next Month

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One of most famous props in the annals of rock history is about to go under the hammer. The giant inflatable pig tied to London’s Battersea Power Station that appeared on the cover of Pink Floyd’s 1976 album, Animals, will be auctioned off next month as part of a U.K. memorabilia sale. The floating pig, […]

KFIX Rock News: Foreigner Teams With Ford Motor Company For Fundraising Campaign To Aid High School Choirs

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Foreigner is partnering with the Ford Motor Company on a new campaign to raise money for high school choirs in conjunction with the automaker’s Drive 4 UR School program. The Rock Then Roll 4 UR School initiative will offer one school chorus from each city where Foreigner will be playing in October the opportunity to […]

KFIX Rock News: The AC/DC, Ashley Madison Connection


Hackers of adultery website Ashley Madison used AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” to alert company employees to the security breach. According to Billboard, when Avid Life Media employees logged onto their computers following the hack, they discovered a message from hackers accompanied by the 1990 song. Avid Life Media is the parent company of the adultery website. From […]

KFIX Rock News: Gene Simmons Of KISS Investigated By Police; Search Warrant Served At Home


Los Angeles police say a task force investigating Internet crimes against children served a search warrant at the Benedict Canyon, CA home of Gene Simmons Thursday. The KISS rocker and his family were at the home at the time and were cooperative, and are not suspected in the case, police told KABC-TV. Police haven’t released […]

KFIX Rock News: Temporary Plaques Marking Historic Keith Richards Sites Being Unveiled To Promote His Upcoming Album


Keith Richards is promoting his upcoming solo album, Crosseyed Heart,with a cool new campaign in his home country of the United Kingdom. Starting this week, one of four temporary commemorative blue “Heritage” plaques celebrating a site of significance to the Rolling Stones guitarist’s life will be unveiled in London or Southwest England. There will be […]