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Black Sabbath has announced the first details of a world tour that is being billed as "The End." The North American leg will start on January 20th, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska, ending on February 25th in new York City. Dates in Australia and New Zealand have been confirmed for April...
AC/DC has shown no signs of losing any power as a concert draw on the band's current North American run. The Australian legends made the Number Three position on Billboard's "Hot Tours" chart this week after grossing $4 million from one show alone, an outdoor Canadian gig on...
Amazingly, Keith Richards was able to criticize and mock heavy metal legends, rap music, and as usual, his partner Mick Jagger -- all in one interview. Richards, who snatched headlines a few weeks back for poking fun at the Beatles' psychedelic era -- and labeling their believed...
It was 33 years ago today (September 4th, 1982) that the Who released their final studio album for 24 years, the ill-fated, It's Hard. The album, which followed Pete Townshend's stint in rehab for alcohol, cocaine, and heroin abuse, also came after the completion of Townshend's...
The summer season just seems to stretch on for classic bands like REO Speedwagon, who'll still be criss-crossing North America through the middle of November. REO, led by frontman Kevin Cronin, kicks off its next series of shows on September 10th at Washington, D.C.'s Warner...
David Gilmour has posted another video snippet of a song off his new album, Rattle That Lock, on his website. It's called "5AM" and it shows him recording with an orchestra at AIR Studios, a former church, in London. The album will be out on September 18th. You can pre-order the...
Longtime Guns N' Roses bassist Tommy Stinson, who has been with the band since 1998, has told StarTribune.com that he doesn't know the band's status at the moment. According to Blabbermouth, he went on to explain, "I reach out once in a while to that crew of people … but I...
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger and his wife, pop singer Avril Lavigne, are separating after two years of marriage, according to E! Online. Lavigne announced the news via Instagram on Wednesday (September 2nd), writing, "It is with a heavy heart that Chad and I announce our...
With Who fans bracing themselves that the current 50th anniversary tour might be it for the band on the road -- Pete Townshend hinted that this might not be the group's final curtain. Townshend, who in many respects gave up on an active solo career since recommitting to the Who...