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Steely Dan has announced the first eight dates of their 2015 Rockabye Gollie Angel Tour. The trek, which follows such other recent jaunts as the Jamalot Ever After Tour, and the Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour, kicks off over two nights on April 7th and 8th at Santa...
Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson spoke candidly about the end of the band following his brother Rich Robinson’s statement that he's left the group. Earlier this month, Rich Robinson released a statement which said in part: “I love my brother and respect his talent but his...
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience has announced its full 23-date spring itinerary. Bonham and the band will kick things off on March 3rd and 5th at Solana Beach, California’s Belly Up Tavern, with the run ending on May 24 and 25th in Saint Charles, Illinois at the Arcada...
Def Leppard has a 13-date Canadian tour booked for this spring. The band is currently hard at work on its first new studio album since 2008's Songs From The Sparkle Lounge. They'll kick off the run on April 15th in Penticton, BC at South Okanagan Events Centre and wrap things up...
Singer Scott Weiland has clarified his relationship with the new "supergroup" Art Of Anarchy to Billboard.com, saying, "I was never in the band. It was something I did when I wasn't doing anything. I was asked to write some lyrics and sing some melodies on this project, but it's...
Even though he's still on the road behind last fall's World On Fire album, Slash has not given up his second career as a horror film producer. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist told Billboard that his company Slasher Films' next project should be out by the end of 2015...
Billy Idol’s current shows are mixing a healthy dose of tunes from his 1980's heyday along with tracks from his new album, Kings & Queens Of The Underground. Highlights in the set include such MTV-era favorites as “Dancing With Myself,” “Cradle Of Love,” “Sweet Sixteen,” “...
Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne have been added to the credits of Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me" due to the similarity between the tune and Petty's 1989 solo track "I Won't Back Down." "Stay With Me," which peaked at Number Two on the Billboard Hot 100, has been nominated for...
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, the first documentary about late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain made with the authorization and cooperation of his family, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Saturday (January 24th). The film was praised in several reviews,...