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Roger Daltrey is gearing up for The Who to revisit its 1969 rock opera, Tommy, in an acoustic setting. On March 30th and April 1st, 2017, the band will celebrate the 100th show performed for Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall by premiering a new acoustic presentation...
As Metallica gears up for the release of their next album, guitarist Kirk Hammett says he felt somewhat left out of the songwriting process of it, calling it a “very bitter pill to swallow.” Hammett has penned plenty of great instrumental parts over the years for Metallica...
Ex- Scorpions drummer James Kottak broke his silence on being replaced by Mikkey Dee , formerly of Motörhead earlier this year. Kottack, who has a history of alcohol abuse, has finally broken his silence. In a post on the band's website he says, "Hello to all my family, friends...
Aerosmith has announced a 17-date "farewell" tour of Europe -- with an opening stop in Israel thrown in for good measure. The band announced its 2017 "Aero-Vederci" European tour on Monday (November 14th), posting on its Aerosmith.com site: "Aerosmith will return across the...
Metallica will celebrate the launch of its new album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, with what's being billed as Blackened Friday, a "very special and intimate live performance" this Friday (November 18th), the day of the CD's arrival. The performance will be live-streamed around...
Def Leppard has announced the February 10th release of its new concert film and double CD, titled And There Will Be A Next Time - Live From Detroit. The DVD/Blu-ray was captured on July 15th, 2016 in Clarkston, Michigan's DTE Energy Music Theatre -- still lovingly referred to as...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers along with the Steve Miller Band will headline the 2017 lineup of Mountain Jam, set for June 16th, 17th, and 18th in New York's Hunter Mountain. Peter Frampton will also perform along with such notables Gary Clark, Jr. and Lukas Nelson &...
This House Is Not for Sale is now at the top of the album sales chart. It's become the sixth number-one, the band's 13th studio set, and first complete collection without any contribution from Ritchie Sambora -- sold 129,000 copies, in part due to the album being tied-in with...
Coming in 2017 is Foreigner's official biography told entirely in co-founder Mick Jones' words, which will be published as part of their 40th anniversary celebration. A Foreigner’s Tale will be available in various formats -- including a limited edition. The book tells the story...