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Yes and Toto have announced a joint 26-date summer tour, hitting a cross section of venues - including 20,000 seat arenas, outdoor sheds, theaters, and casinos. The trek kicks off on August 7th at Mashantucket, Connecticut's Grand Theater at Foxwoods and winds down on September...
Jethro Tull leader Ian Anderson will perform an eight-date mini-tour behind his new opera about the actual Jethro Tull, who was a noted British agricultural inventor, born in 1674. The November shows tell the story of the original Jethro Tull's life, “reimagined as if in the...
Halestorm is streaming its new album, Into The Wild Life, in its entirety at Yahoo! Music two weeks ahead of its April 14th release date. Singer/guitarist Lzzy Hale told us that making the record was a satisfying experience for her and the band: "It was a lot of fun. It was such...
Original Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Bob Burns died in a single-car crash on April 3rd in Cartersville, Georgia, when his car hit a mailbox and a tree, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. He was 64. Burns, along with Ronnie Van Zant, Gary Rossington, Allen Collins, and Larry Junstrom...
Van Halen plans to hit the studio to record its follow-up to 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth following its upcoming summer tour. Eddie Van Halen spoke to The Washington Times and revealed, “After this touring cycle, we will probably hunker down and do a studio record. We...
Watch the video below for "When It's Love” from Van Halen's 1988 album OU812. This version of the Van Hagar classic "When It's Love" was recorded live on tour in 2014 and Sammy sports a St. Louis Cardinals jersey throughout! Sammy Hagar & The Circle (featuring Michael...
Mick Jagger revealed that Mick Taylor will not be joining the Rolling Stones on the road for the band’s upcoming “Zip Code Tour.” Jagger called in to comedian Marc Maron’s WTF podcast and spoke about the Stones' summer North American dates and the band's Sticky Fingers reissue,...
In a slightly bizarre twist, Yoko Ono published a gushing tribute in Rolling Stone to John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia Lennon, who died of cancer on April 1st at age 75. Yoko, who already had issued a brief and tasteful statement regarding Cynthia's death, had hardly been in...
Jersey boy Jon Bon Jovi has been picked as one the commencement speakers at Rutgers Rutgers University-Camden's graduation ceremonies on May 21st. The Associated Press reported that the rocker -- who has charitable ties to Camden, New Jersey -- will deliver the speech at Camden’...