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Morrissey Postpones Canadian Tour Dates Due To Medical Emergency

Just as he was set to kick off his first Canadian tour in 15 years, Morrissey has postponed or canceled most of his Canadian dates due to a “medical emergency.” The tour was supposed to have kicked off Sunday night (April 14) in Vancouver.  The staunch animal rights activist and vegan boycotted Canada until now because of seal hunting, and had planned to donate a portion of proceeds from all of the tour’s ticket sales to 15 animal rescue organizations.. ...Read Full Story

AC/DC’s Engineer Confirms Band Has Been In the Studio

Rumors have been flying that AC/DC were working on new music, and now comes further proof that the band are preparing a new album. Longtime engineer Mike Fraser has confirmed the band was “doing something” in the studio. Asked about the rumors of a new AC/DC album in a recent interview, Fraser replied, “Well, yeah, I could say that we’ve been in the studio doing something. What’s come of that I can’t discuss yet.” Asked if Johnson was singing, he said, “I think so,” with a laugh.. ...Read Full Story

Mick Jagger Speaks Out After Recent Heart Surgery

Mick Jagger is thanking fans for their support after he underwent a heart valve replacement procedure last Thursday. News about the operation came to light after the Rolling Stones were forced to postpone the start of their North American No Filter tour due to Jagger needing medical treatment. Jagger avoided major surgery by having a “minimally invasive procedure” last week in New York.. ...Read Full Story

Tool Change Logo, Confirm Something “Big” In 2019

Tool has finally confirmed that something is happening in 2019 with the addition of the Roman numerals — MMXIX — for 2019 to their logo. It has been 13 years since the release of Tool’s last album 10,000 Days. On April 1, the band shared a “new song” video that consisted of 37 minutes of crickets chirping, then posted an additional four videos of crickets chirping. . ...Read Full Story

The Cult To Celebrate Anniversary Of ‘A Sonic Temple’ At Special Concert In Los Angeles

On June 15, the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will become “A Sonic Temple” when The Cult will also mark the 30th anniversary of the band’s multi-platinum album “Sonic Temple.”  The band will perform a show drawing from their 10 studio albums, with the centerpiece being a set that’s focused on the core songs from “Sonic Temple”; some of these songs have not been performed since the album was originally released in 1989. “Sonic Temple” features the singles “Fire Woman”, “Edie (Ciao Baby)”, “Sweet Soul Sister” and “Sun King”. “Sonic Temple” will be reissued in a 30th anniversary edition as well.. ...Read Full Story

Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, The Cure Lead 2019 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Def Leppard, Radiohead, and The Cure lead this year’s class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. All were honored during a five-hour ceremony in Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre on Friday, March 29th. Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Roxy Music and The Zombies are also among the seven singers and bands recognized this year for having contributed “over 25 years of musical excellence”.. ...Read Full Story

Phil Collins Announces 2019 U.S. Tour

Phil Collins announced he will be bringing his Still Not Dead Yet Live! Tour back to the United States this fall. Collins announced a 15-date run joined by guitarist Daryl Stuermer, keyboardist Brad Cole, bassist Leland Sklar, percussionist Luis Conte and Phil’s teenage son Nicolas Collins on drums.. ...Read Full Story