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Metallica and Linkin Park are among the major headliners who will perform at the first-ever U.S. edition of Rock In Rio, which is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on the weekends of May 8th and 9th and May 15th and 16th, 2015. Also confirmed for the event are Deftones, No...
John Mellencamp is back with a new album, Plain Spoken, and a just-announced 80-date 2015 tour. Mellencamp, who's now 62, explained that it's important for him to keep things in perspective, telling NBC's Today show, "I think you have to make records that are age appropriate,...
The J. Geils Band has been tapped as the opening act for 10 of Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band’s 2014 dates. Seger, who last time around had old friend Joe Walsh open the shows for a string of dates, is obviously going back to the bands who made their bones with Seger,...
Just one day after it was announced that a new AC/DC song called "Play Ball" will be part of Turner Sports' marketing campaign for the Major League Baseball post-season, a preview of the track can be heard on promos already appearing online. The full song is expected to be heard...
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are heading back on the road in support of Seger's upcoming studio set, Ride Out. Although dates and cities are available for all the upcoming shows -- only venues have been announced for the first 13 of the 23 dates. Seger and the crew...
Several of the musicians who have played and continue to play with Ozzy Osbourne pay tribute to rock's Prince of Darkness in a new video teaser for Memoirs Of A Madman, the singer's solo career retrospective that's due out on October 7th. Drummer Tommy Clufetos, who's played in...
Aerosmith's Joe Perry is hitting the road next month for a string of book signings all over the country. The tour for Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith kicks off on the autobiography’s release date on October 7th in New York City, and stretches for two straight weeks. Perry...
Universal Studios Hollywood launched its annual Halloween Horror Nights last weekend and this year Slash has composed the original music for the park's new 3D maze, Clowns 3D. The guitarist and horror fan told us how he got involved in the terror-filled yearly event: "Last year...
Neil Young has released the first single from his upcoming album, Storytone, due out in November. The track, called, "Who's Gonna Stand Up?," has been released via NeilYoung.com, and was originally performed at Young’s UK Crazy Horse shows this summer and most recently on...