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Gregg Allman is heading out on a 21-date spring jaunt, marking his first extended road trek since the end of the Allman Brothers Band back in October. Allman kicks off the North American run on March 13th in Northfield, Ohio at the Hard Rock Casino and winds things down on May...
It was 45 years ago tonight (January 27th, 1970) that John Lennon recorded "Instant Karma." Lennon had already recorded several experimental albums and two singles under the name the Plastic Ono Band. "Instant Karma," however, was released under the name John Ono Lennon, the...
Mark Knopfler has announced an extensive 36-date North American tour in support of his upcoming eighth solo album, called Tracker, which comes out on March 15th. Knopfler hits our side of the pond on September 10th with a show at Vancouver, BC's Queen Elizabeth Theatre, with the...
Faith No More has revealed the details of its first North American live shows since 2010 and first full U.S. and Canadian tour since reuniting in 2009. The trek kicks off on April 15th in Vancouver, Canada, wrapping up on May 15th in Philadelphia. The announcement comes as the...
Three Days Grace has revealed that the band's fifth studio album will be called Human and will arrive on March 31st. The announcement comes just as the first single, "I Am Machine," tops the rock radio chart and gives the Canadian act its 13th Number One track on the survey...
The Mad Season tribute performance scheduled for January 30th at Seattle's Benaroya Hall has added three "mystery guests" to the show's lineup, which already boasts surviving Mad Season members Mike McCready from Pearl Jam and Barrett Martin from Screaming Trees, along with...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo said in an interview with Talk Is Jericho that he enjoys playing rarely performed tracks with the band because of the challenge they present. Trujillo explained, "What I’m proud of with being in Metallica all these years is being able to play...
The new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck premiered on Saturday (January 24th) at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and the occasion was marked by the reunion of Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, with her long-estranged daughter Frances Bean Cobain. The two...
Late Black Sabbath, Rainbow and Dio singer Ronnie James Dio will be honored with a weekend of tributes in May in Los Angeles. The fifth anniversary of the legendary vocalist's death from cancer will be commemorated with a public memorial service, a celebrity bowling tournament...