There was some big news out of the rock world this week.

There was Van Halen's small show at Cafe Wha? in NYC, where Diamond David Lee Roth also announced some tour dates and that the name of the new album will be 'A Different Kind of Truth.'

Then, Kiss' lead singer Paul Stanley's announced that the new Kiss album, entitled 'Monster' is completed and mixing will begin next week. Stanley even went as far as to give Classic Rock Magazine commentary on six of the new tracks on 'Monster.'

All this news begs the question..