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Jon Bon Jovi Announces Two ‘Runaway to Paradise’ Cruises In 2019

Jon Bon Jovi has announced that he will embark on the Runaway to Paradise cruises via the Norwegian Cruise line taking place in 2019. The first will take place from April 12-16 and go from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas on the Norwegian Jade. The second is a Mediterranean cruise on the Norwegian Pearl, traveling between Barcelona, Spain and Palma on the Spanish island of Majorca from Aug. 26-30. Both will contain performances by Jon Bon Jovi and his Kings of Suburbia band as well as other musical acts who have yet to be announced. “We are beyond excited to host Runaway to Paradise aboard Norwegian Jade and Pearl,” Andy Stuart, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, said. Bon Jovi has made a promotional video for the Runaway to Paradise cruises, which you can see below.. ...Read Full Story

Nirvana Reunion Is Possible At Foo Fighters’ Cal Jam Festival

Social media rumors are flying that a Nirvana reunion could take place at the Foo Fighters’ Cal Jam festival in San Bernardino, Calif., this weekend. The surviving members of the band are all on the bill – Dave Grohl and Pat Smear as Foo Fighters members, and Krist Novoselic as part of Giants in the Trees. Joan Jett, who fronted Nirvana at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2014, will also be present, as will Deer Tick singer John McAulay, who also took part in the induction aftershow party performance. A Cal Jam tweet announced that Jett’s new documentary, Bad Reputation, would be screened during the weekend and added, “Wish we were getting the real thing too.” The Foo Fighters retweeted with the comment, “What else could be have up our sleeves? Stay tuned … ” Later, the Foo Fighters shared a video from Nirvana’s Hall of Fame aftershow party, saying simply, “This is a Jam.” . ...Read Full Story

Imagine Dragons Announce New Album ‘Origins’

Imagine Dragons announced on Thursday, Oct. 4, that their fourth studio album Origins is due out on Nov. 9.  Already released tracks “Zero” and “Natural” are among the 15 songs on the forthcoming album. “Natural” marked the band’s fourth straight No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. The group also recently shared a new music video for “Zero. You can preorder the new set here. . ...Read Full Story

Nancy Wilson Addresses The Possibility Of “Heart” Reunion Tour

Nancy Wilson says that “it’s looking really good for a HEART reunion tour” in 2019. During an appearance on the “Let There Be Talk” podcast with rock and roll comedian Dean Delray, Nancy revealed that she has since reconnected with her sister and discussions are underway about a possible comeback next year. “I’ve gotta say, it’s looking really good for a HEART reunion tour,” Nancy said, “There’s a big offer up there on the table. Me and Ann are talking, so we’ll keep talking.” During HEART’s 2016 tour, Nancy and Ann Wilson had a falling out when Ann’s husband, Dean Welter, was arrested for assaulting Nancy’s then-16-year-old twin sons in a backstage altercation at a gig near their hometown of Seattle. He pleaded guilty to two lesser assault charges to avoid jail time. Speaking about the incident, Nancy said: “There was a family drama that was highly uncalled for and unnecessary and hurtful, and it was just one of those things that takes time to get past.” Ann Wilson recently completed a tour with Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers, and after completing HEART’s last tour, Nancy formed a new band called “Roadcase Royale” and released an album, “First Things First.” . ...Read Full Story

Rammstein Share Details On New Album For Spring 2019 Release

German band RAMMSTEIN are hoping to release their new album in early 2019. Guitarist Paul Landers said: “Right now, it looks like this new record will be coming out next spring, and what we’ve been mainly doing is playing together in a circle, with all the guys in one room. Over the summer, Rammstein revealed that the new record was entering its “final phase” of production. In 2016 and 2017, RAMMSTEIN played a number of concerts where the band opened each show with a brand new song, presently only known as “Ramm 4”. The track contained lyrics that seemed to be a combination of various titles of previous RAMMSTEIN songs.. ...Read Full Story

Smashing Pumpkins Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

Smashing Pumpkins will return to the road later this year for a series of dates celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band. Beginning in late November the band plan to set off on a tour of live shows throughout the Midwest and Southwest, starting in Madison, Wisconsin and ending in Phoenix, Arizona. Other destinations include the band’s hometown of Chicago, St. Louis, and San Antonio.  The dates will also serve as a promotional tour for the Smashing Pumpkins’ latest album, Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LLP: No Past. No Future. No Sun., which is due out on November 16th. Tickets to the newly announced dates go on sale Friday, October 5th, and details can be found here.. ...Read Full Story

Shinedown Reveals 2019 Tour With Papa Roach And Asking Alexandria

Shinedown has announced 2019 tour dates, with support from Papa Roach and Asking Alexandria.  The hard rock band just released a new album, “ATTENTION ATTENTION,” and have been touring North American with Godsmack and Like A Storm.  Shinedown’s 2019 tour will begin on Feb. 20 in Estero, Florida. The tour, dubbed part of the band’s ATTENTION ATTENTION World Tour, is slated to close out March 20 in Loveland, Colorado. Along the way, they’ll visit Dayton, Ft. Wayne, Milwaukee, Knoxville, Green Bay, Minneapolis, Fargo and St. Louis, among others. For ticket information, visit Shinedown.com. You can see the full list of tour dates in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Amy Winehouse’ Back To Black Focus Of New Documentary

A brand new documentary of the making of the late singer Amy Winehouse’s blockbuster album “Back To Black” is set to be released digitally and on DVD and Blu-Ray by Eagle Vision on November 2nd.  It will include an exclusive bonus feature on all formats from a recently unseen private performance from February 2008, in which Amy performs some highlights from Back To Black and a handful of covers. Amy Winehouse – Back to Black tells the real story of how Amy’s best-known and most celebrated body of work came into being. It features previously unseen footage of Amy, new interviews with producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi, the musicians and others who worked on the album with her. Amy herself explains in the opening moments of the documentary (with typical understatement), “I wrote an album that I’m really proud of about a bad situation that I got through…that’s pretty much where it begins and ends for me”.  The release also includes An Intimate Evening in London, footage from a private show Amy hosted in February 2008 at Riverside Studios, West London, which has never been seen. You can see the trailer for the documentary in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Drops First Teaser Trailer

The first trailer for the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” was just released, The film is directed by Dexter Fletcher and starring Taron Egerton as Elton John. The trailer depicts Elton John in his more formative years with all the glamorous and opulent costumes from back then. The teaser also depicts the dark side of the 71-year-old star, as well as the trials and tribulations that come with being a famous artist. The teaser also provides a look at the psychedelic nature of the film, which reinforces that it is not a straightforward biopic. The teaser ends by stating the film is, “Based on a true fantasy.” Elton John himself took to Twitter to call the film an “epic musical fantasy.” You can view the teaser for “Rocket Man” below.. ...Read Full Story

The Cranberries Share Unreleased Song “Íosa” Ahead Of Their 25th Anniversary Debut Album Re-Issue

The Cranberries have unveiled a previously unreleased demo, titled Íosa. The song was recorded by the band for their debut album “Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?” – but it never made on to the tracklist.  Released 25 years ago, the group was planning on re-issuing the album on it’s silver anniversary, before the untimely death of singer Dolores O’Roirdan in January.  However, the band is still continuing ahead with the special release, which contains more rarities, on October 19, as well as finalizing plans for their final studio album next year. “We will do this album and then that will be it,” guitarist Noel Hogan recently said in an interview. “There is no need to continue.”  Íosa, which translates as Jesus in Irish, is the band’s only recording in the language and takes influences from Catholocism and church singing. You can listen to the track below.. ...Read Full Story