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Jon Bon Jovi is hard at work in the studio, according to People magazine. During his Thursday night (February 12th), low key acoustic performance at Kenneth Cole’s Manhattan store in Soho, Bon Jovi revealed that a new album is in the works -- although he didn't say whether it...
Former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash and his band, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, will hit the road starting on April 25th in Orlando, Florida and ending on May 23rd in Houston after a mix of headlining and festival dates. The trek is happening in...
Stone Temple Pilots will head out on the road this spring as well for its first new tour dates since late 2013. The trek kicks off on April 8th in Seattle, winding down on the 30th in Philadelphia. A 24-hour ticket pre-sale begins at the band's website on Wednesday (February...
Kid Rock is bringing back his popular "Best Night Ever" tour for a second year. All tickets on his upcoming U.S. trek from the second row to the lawn will be priced at $20, with reduced parking and service fees keeping the total cost below $30. Participating Wal-Mart outlets...
Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum explained in a new interview why the band decided to make its first new album since 1997, the upcoming Sol Invictus, despite being adamant for years that it would never happen. Bottum explained, "We got really bored with what we were doing...
Following his historic speech earlier this month while accepting the 2015 MusiCares honor, Bob Dylan spoke to noted rock journalist Bill Flannigan and posted the transcription on his BobDylan.com website. During the chat, Dylan touched upon some of the people who saluted him...
Happy Birthday to Yoko Ono, who turns 82 years old today (February 18th). Yoko was born in Tokyo to a musician turned extremely successful banker Eisuke Ono, who was a descendant of the Emperor of Japan. Yoko's mother, Isoko Ono, is the granddaughter of Zenjiro Yasuda, of the...
Pete Townshend and Who manager Bill Curbishley will be honored on May 28th in Manhattan at the 11th Annual MusiCares Map Fund Benefit Concert to Honor Pete Townshend. According to the press release, the show, set to play at the Best Buy Theater, will include Townshend receiving...
The Doobie Brothers are plotting out another busy year, with the band adding shows through September. On Thursday (February 19th), they'll kick off a five-night run aboard Fort Lauderdale's Rock Legends Cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. On February 25th, the band hits...