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Yes performing classic albums, greatest hits, and new material on new tour

Yes will kick off its 2014 tour on Saturday (July 5th) in Nichols, New York at Tioga Downs, with the seven week, 37-date North American leg wrapping on August 24th at L.A.’s Greek Theatre. The band will perform 1971’s Fragile and 1972’s Close To The Edge in their entirety — followed by an encore of…

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Bruce Springsteen’s co-directorial debut to premiere this month

Bruce Springsteen’s co-directorial debut will premiere on July 9th at 12 noon ET on his website, BruceSpringsteen.net. Fans have been waiting for an official word after a photo of a man plowing a field appeared on the site with a mysterious "coming soon" attached. Eventually fans looked at the name of the JPEG of the…

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Ringo Starr recalls ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ as an early highlight

50 summers after the Beatles' first film A Hard Day's Night opened in theaters, the two surviving members are back out on the road. 2014 sees both Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band along with Paul McCartney touring North America 50 years after yet another "Fab" milestone — the Beatles' first American tour. With…

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Black Sabbath tickets accidentally go on sale for less than $5

A ticketing error allowed thousands of fans to buy tickets to see Black Sabbath this Friday (July 4th) in London's Hyde Park for just £2.50 each in British pounds or around $4.25 in U.S. dollars. The heavily discounted tickets were obtained via a "secret" link leaked by a promotional company meant for employees of the…

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Metallica takes on the haters at Glastonbury

Metallica took on the haters directly with their headlining set at England's Glastonbury Festival on Saturday night (June 28th), following weeks of protests, complaints and even a petition launched over the band's appearance there — the first time a metal act has ever topped the indie-leaning festival bill in 44 years. According to multiple sources,…

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Kiss’ Gene Simmons clears up Denver concert confusion

A clip from Kiss’ June 25th, concert at Denver’s Pepsi Arena seemingly shows Gene Simmons urinating during the band’s performance of their 1989 classic, "Hide Your Heart.” During the song’s sing-along chorus, it certainly looks as though Simmons is relieving himself, but in truth, it was simply a case of water leaking from his codpiece…

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Eric Clapton calls the road ‘hostile’ and ‘unbearable’

Eric Clapton seems more serious than ever that his touring days are coming to an end. Clapton, who's suffered in recent years from a bad back, told Uncut that he might end up eventually unable to play, saying, "It might be that I can't, if it hurts too much. I have odd ailments. . .…

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Phil Collins prepping comeback, rehearsals planned with Jason Bonham

Phil Collins has booked as series of rehearsals with longtime bassist Lee Sklar and drummer Jason Bonham for some exploratory sessions. According to Something Else Reviews, Sklar spoke about Collins during his chat on the I’d Hit That podcast, and revealed that at the initial rehearsals, Bonham will be filling in for longtime Genesis and…

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Graham Nash considering a CSNY ‘Deja Vu’ box set

With Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young's long awaited CSNY 1974 live set coming on July 8th, Graham Nash is already planning the group's next archival release. Nash, who produced the CSNY 1974 collection — as well as box set retrospectives for himself, David Crosby, and Stephen Stills, respectively — is interested in expanding the group's…

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Jeff Beck cancels upcoming European tour

Jeff Beck has canceled his upcoming European tour citing an "emergency medical attention.” Beck and his band were set to begin the leg on June 27th in Austria, but due to the unspecified illness, Beck was ordered not to perform to six weeks. An official statement read: "Following many months of international touring and after…

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Jess Borman

Name: Jess Borman From: Alton, IL   Works at: Jess is a student at Alton High School Jess has listened to KSHE all her life. She listens every day when she’s driving. KSHE has given her the opportunity to see some of her favorite bands live and she’s had the time of her life. Jess likes…

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William Kenney

Name: William Kenney From: O’Fallon, MO Works at: William is an artist and author with 8 published novels on Amazon.com. He writes mainly Dark Fantasy and Horror. He is currently writing a zombie apocalypse book that takes place in St. Louis. William has been listening to KSHE since the mid-seventies. He was born the same year…

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Metallica members speculate on the end of their career

The members of Metallica were asked in a new interview with Kerrang! magazine about how long they think they can keep performing live until it's time to finally retire. Guitarist Kirk Hammett said, "It's the physical aspect. Tendonitis, tinnitus, ligament atrophy, accidents, repetitive stress injury, tennis elbow — those things creep into the mix .…

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Slash was blown away the first time he heard Myles Kennedy sing

Slash told Rocksverige that he was blown away with singer Myles Kennedy the first time he ever heard his voice, saying, "I had never met him before, I had just heard about him. I didn’t even know what he sang like. I asked him to sing a song on my (first) solo record with all…