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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...
Songwriter, singer, arranger, pianist, and session guitarist Leon Russell has died at the age of 74. The Oklahoma native, whose real name was Claude Russell Bridges, died in his sleep at home in Nashville. A post on his website recaps some of his many career achievements: "Leon...
Kirk Hammett of Metallica doesn't think much of the Guns N' Roses reunion. In an interview with the L.A. Times , Hammett and bandmate James Hetfield spoke about keeping Metallica fresh by doing different projects in between albums, unlike bands like GNR that stick to playing...
Happy Birthday to Neil Young, who turns 71 today (November 12th)! Young will release his latest album, titled Peace Trail on December 9th, and premiered three of the new tracks -- "Peace Trail," "Show Me," and "Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders" during last week's Bridge School...