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AC/DC has filed a lawsuit to obtain a judge's order allowing the band to direct federal marshals plus authorize local and state police and agents hired by the group to seize bootleg T-shirts and similar items during the band's upcoming U.S. tour. AC/DC's next leg of U.S. dates...
The picture of who will be playing in the lineup for the Guns N' Roses reunion may have just gotten a little clearer. Blabbermouth reports that guitarist Richard Fortus and keyboard player Dizzy Reed, both members of more recent iterations of the group, have quit their side...
As expected, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have announced a spring leg to its ongoing tour behind his 1980 double album, The River. In addition to the 14 new U.S. shows -- including one overseas date in Lisbon, Portugal, the itinerary now includes a March 28th show...
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced some of the presenters and performers for this year's induction ceremony, April 8th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Those on hand will include Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20 fame, The Black Keys and Metallica drummer Lars...
A superstar tribute to David Bowie seems to be in the cards for the upcoming Brit Awards, the U.K.'s equivalent to the Grammys. The British tabloid The Sun has thrown out the names Bono , Adele , Coldplay , former Oasis member Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz...
AC/DC fans in Scotland have gotten their wish and will see a Bon Scott statue erected in his hometown of Kirriemuir. The BBC reports that the town council approved the display after receiving more than 80 letters of support for the new statue. It was funded by a group of AC/DC...
It's looking as though the inevitable reunion of the original Santana lineup will take place in April over three nights, with a just announced trio of arena dates pairing Santana and Journey. The shows coincide with the April 15th release of Santana IV (4), which -- in addition...
Gregg Allman has announced the five shed dates that will comprise his "Laid Back Festival," according to Newsday. In addition to a return to its inaugural one-show from last year at Wantagh, New York's Nikon At Jones Beach Theater, the 2016 Fest is also making stops in Georgia,...
John Mellencamp is continuing his "Plain Spoken" tour into 2016, with 13 new dates on the books covering the Midwest and the East Coast. Last year, Mellencamp wowed fans last years by undertaking a massive 80-date tour in support of his critically acclaimed fall 2014 album,...