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Black Sabbath have announced a farewell tour that will get underway on January 20th, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska. The band says this outing promises to surpass all previous tours. And when it ends, "it will truly be THE END." The band has made no indication whether original drummer...
Don't look for Keith Richards ever to show up at a Black Sabbath or Metallica concert. He tells New York's Daily News, "Millions are in love with Metallica and Black Sabbath. I just thought they were great jokes." No word if he came that conclusion after Metallica opened for The...
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...
Steven Tyler says that with him, what you see is pretty much what you get. Tyler -- along with Aerosmith partner Joe Perry -- has joined David Bowie, John Legend, They Might Be Giants, the Flaming Lips, Cyndi Lauper, and others, who'll be supplying new songs for the 2016...
Phil Collins’ solo catalogue is finally getting a massive overhaul starting on November 6th, with deluxe editions of his 1981 debut Face Value and his fifth album, 1993’s Both Sides. The two sets are the first in the "Take A Look At Me Now" retrospective campaign in which all...