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The rumors persist that the Grateful Dead will play a few Bay Area dates prior to their trio of Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead career-closing shows at Chicago’s Soldier Field on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th. According to Sports Business Daily, the Dead are...
Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum was asked in a recent interview with Noisey if original guitarist Jim Martin, who left the band in 1993, was asked to participate in the current reunion which started in 2009. Bottum answered, "Oh, we totally reached out to him. I was of...
Black Sabbath will play a "farewell" show at Ozzfest Japan, scheduled for November 21st and 22nd at Makuhari Messe outside Tokyo. The news came via a videotaped message from Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon, who said, "Ozzfest will be back in Japan on...
A new teaser for “Unchained” has been released from the upcoming concert album, Live: Tokyo Dome In Concert. Live: Tokyo Dome In Concert will be released on March 31st. Recorded on June 21st, 2013 at the Tokyo Dome in Japan, the set features 23 tracks taken from all seven albums...
The Who kicked off its 2015 dates last night (March 22nd) with the first of two shows at London's O2 Arena. Last night and tonight's (March 23rd) concerts are make-up gigs for their December 17th and 18th dates, which were postponed after Roger Daltrey fell ill. In addition to...
Robert Plant joined forces with Jack White and his band on Saturday night (March 21st) in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Lollapalooza Argentina, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. Plant, who was on the bill with his Sensational Space Shifters, joined White for the Led Zeppelin II...
Graham Nash has signed on for a special one-off solo show with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra (CYO). Nash will appear on June 5th, with the CYO at Cleveland, Ohio’s Severance Hall as part of the CYO's Rock The Orchestra Concert Series. Nash will perform with the 115-member CYO...
Drummer Kenney Jones is still maintaining that the surviving Faces -- he and Ron Wood -- will reunite with Rod Stewart, despite the 2014 death of keyboardist Ian McLagan. McLagan, who was 69, died last December 3rd from complications following a stroke, on the eve of kicking off...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell revealed in a post at his Facebook page that he has completed the recording of his fourth solo studio album. The yet-to-be-titled disc is expected to come out later this year. Cornell's previous solo outings include 1999's Euphoria Morning, 2007'...