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Rammstein Teases North American Tour For 2020

Rammstein are teasing a North American tour for 2020. The legendary German band shared a map on their Facebook page of North America with highlighted states including California, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts. As for Canada, the province of Quebec is highlighted, while Mexico City looks to be Rammstein’s destination south of the border.. ...Read Full Story

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2020 Inductees Announced

On Wednesday, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced their Class of 2020, and the Doobie Brothers and T. Rex are among the artists set to be inducted into the institution. They will be joined by Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails and The Notorious B.I.G. at the upcoming 35th annual Induction event, to be held this spring.. ...Read Full Story

2020 Dimebash Will Feature Members Of Hellyeah, Stone Sour, Lamb of God, Anthrax + More

The 2020 Dimebash will take place Thursday, Jan. 16 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California, and in addition to the previously announced Dave Grohl, many new musicians have been added to the lineup. Organizers have revealed that band members from Hellyeah, Stone Sour, Lamb of God, Anthrax and more will be on hand to pay their respects to the late great king of metal groove, Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell. . ...Read Full Story

MÖTLEY CRÜE Release New Music Video For ‘Shout At The Devil’

MÖTLEY CRÜE has released a new music video for song “Shout At The Devil,” featuring footage from the band’s highly successful biopic “The Dirt.” Bassist Nikki Sixx comments on the movie: “In the film, we show painful examples of domestic violence, DUI, manslaughter, drug overdose and the loss of a child. We couldn’t possibly have crammed everything from a 430-page book into an-hour-and-50-minute movie, but we felt we achieved our objective of showing the downside of sex drugs and rock and roll.”. ...Read Full Story

Neil Young Shares Details Of Two New Archive Releases For 2020

Neil Young is sharing details on some of the archival projects he promised to release in 2020 via a New Year’s Day letter to his fans. The singer/songwriter plans to release Way Down In The Rust Bucket and Greendale Live this year. The latter 2003 performance with his band Crazy Horse will include a live album and a theatre releas. Not much information was released regarding Way Down In The Rust Bucket. News of the performance was first shared in September. . ...Read Full Story

Rod Stewart Ordered to Court After New Year’s Eve Altercation

Singer Rod Stewart has been charged with simple battery after punching a security guard at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida, on New Year’s Eve. Stewart, 74, told police he and his family were trying to get the children in their group access to a private event at the hotel. The security guard working the event in the children’s area said Stewart’s group was unauthorized to enter and asked them to leave after they “began to get loud and cause a scene,” the affidavit states.. ...Read Full Story

Amid Rumors Of Declining Health, New Video Shows Ozzy Osbourne In Public With Wife Sharon On New Year’s Day

After gossip magazine Radar Online posted Ozzy Osbourne was on his deathbed, his daughter Kelly Osbourne spoke out, denying the rumors, The article stated that Ozzy “is in such dire straits he didn’t even realize his wife, Sharon, missed the holidays with him for the first time in 40 years” (Sharon was overseas doing some promotional work during the holidays.). ...Read Full Story

Yoshiki And Kiss To Collaborate For New Year’s Eve Television Performance

Japanese rock star Yoshiki will team up with KISS for a once-in-a-lifetime television performance on Japan’s NHK network. The artists will appear together as “YOSHIKI feat. KISS” (“YOSHIKISS”) during the New Year’s Eve “Red and White Music Battle” (“Kouhaku Uta Gassen”), the most-watched television program in Japan, which will also be broadcast worldwide.. ...Read Full Story

Behemoth Plan Reissue Of Debut EP This May

Behemoth will re-release its debut EP, “And The Forests Dream Eternally”, in May. The five-track recording was originally released in 1995, and reissued in 2005, with three songs from the band’s 1997 sophomore EP “Bewitching The Pomerania” added as bonus tracks. Last year, “And The Forests Dream Eternally” was re-released on vinyl by the British label Back On Black.. ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters, Alice Cooper Lead Special Aerosmith Event At 2020 MusiCares

The Foo Fighters and Alice Cooper lead the performance lineup who will be paying tribute to Aerosmith as the 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year. The special tribute concert will be taking place on January 24th and Greg Phillinganes will be acting as music director where the band will be recognized for “their considerable philanthropic efforts over five decades and undeniable impact on American music history.”. ...Read Full Story

Five Finger Death Punch Drop New Video For ‘Inside Out’

Five Finger Death Punch have dropped a new music video for ‘Inside Out’. The single is the first to be taken from the band’s forthcoming album ‘F8’, set for release on February 28, 2020. FFDP also recently announced a full US tour alongside I Prevail and Papa Roach which is set to kick off in Sunrise, Florida on April 8. The band were forced to cancel the final three dates of their current run earlier this week to allow guitarist Jason Hook to recover from gallbladder surgery.. ...Read Full Story

Peter Frampton Announces 2020 UK Farewell Tour

Peter Frampton has announced dates for a farewell tour of the UK. The spring 2020 series will begin in Edinburgh on May 24, and see the guitarist hit Nottingham, Manchester and Cardiff before wrapping the run up at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 31 and heading to Europe for more concerts, including new stops in Paris and Brussels.. ...Read Full Story

Sevendust’s Morgan Rose Undergoing Surgery

Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose took to social media over the weekend to update fans on his medical condition, as well as sharing that he is undergoing surgery. The band announced earlier this week that they have been forced to pull out of a tour with Alter Bridge and Shinedown after a doctor ordered that Rose was unable to leave the country.. ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters Cover Pink Floyd Classic On New EP

On the latest EP from the The Foo Fighters’s ongoing archive series, the band covers the 1975 Pink Floyd classic, “Have A Cigar,” which is one of five tracks on the newly-issued 01999925.  On the EP, the band revisits material recorded during sessions for their 1999 album, There Is Nothing Left To Lose. The project also includes performances of “Ain’t It The Life” and “Floaty” from a November 1999 live studio session in the Netherlands. . ...Read Full Story

Queen’s Brian May Recovering From Leg Surgery

Queen guitarist Brian May shared via social media that he underwent surgery on his leg on December 2nd, reporting that he is “feeling good.” On his Instagram page, May posted a picture with the following message, “I’m done! After a snip to my calf muscle, I’m feeling good! The theory is that it will release the excess tension in my Achilles’ tendon and get me out of a painful heel situation I’ve been in for many months. I had the problem all through our last tour of the USA – and although adrenaline got me through, my running around was severely curtailed, and there were a couple of nights when I really couldn’t move at all around the stage (nobody noticed, it seems! =).. ...Read Full Story