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Perry Farrell Of Jane’s Addiction To Release “Kind Heaven” Solo Album In 2019

Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell will release his new solo album, Kind Heaven, in 2019. The singer makes the announcement after signing an exclusive worldwide deal with BMG. Kind Heaven is also the title of Farrell’s upcoming immersive theater experience in Las Vegas. The album will feature guest musicians such as Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Jane’s Addiction bassist Chris Chaney, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, Dhani Harrison and many more. Farrell will debut his new band and music at a special concert at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on December 2, headlining The Festival of Lights benefit in support of the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation. Earlier this year, Farrell announced the Kind Heaven theater experience, which will debut in Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade sometime in 2019. Learn more about Kind Heaven here.. ...Read Full Story

Godsmack Postpone Fall 2018 European Tour Following Death Of Guitarist Tony Rombola’s Son

Godsmack announced that they’ve postponed their fall 2018 European tour, following the news that guitarist Tony Rombola’s son has died. A message from vocalist Sully Erna stated, “with my deepest regrets, and on behalf of our guitarist Tony and his wife Sue, I am personally writing this message to all of our fans worldwide to inform you that Tony and his family have suffered a loss that no parent should ever have to endure. Tony and Sue’s son Joe Fay passed away last week, unexpectedly, at the young age of 34. He was one of the kindest and most humble guys I had ever met. And most importantly, he was a FAN. Just like all of you. He literally lived the success of Godsmack through his dad. He was always so excited and proud just to be around all of us, and we will all miss him deeply.” Erna stated that the band would resume touring in early 2019, and will honor all the European tour dates they will miss.  The European tour was set to begin on Oct. 29 in Stockholm, Sweden, concluding on Nov. 27 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Show announcements are expected to be revealed soon.. ...Read Full Story

“Experience Hendrix 2019” Will Include Headliners Dave Mustaine, Joe Satriani And More

The Experience Hendrix tour, the multi-artist touring event that began back in 2000, will head out on the road across the US once again in early 2019. Celebrating the music Jimi Hendrix, Billy Cox, Jonny Lang and Eric Johnson will be joined by a star-studded lineup of artists on the road trip, which will kick off in Florida on March 3, 2019. Dave Mustaine will make his Experience Hendrix debut along with Joe Satriani, Dweezil Zappa, Dug Pinnick, Chris Clayton, Mato Nanji, Ernie Isley, Kenny Aronoff, Slide Brothers, Henri Brown and Kevin McCormack. Special guests include Taj Mahal, David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas. A total of 30 shows are planned, each lasting three hours. You can see the full list of dates below.. ...Read Full Story

Soulfly Announces 2019 North American Tour

SOULFLY has announced its first tour in support of its upcoming album, “Ritual”. The tour is set to lauch someetime in January/February of 2019, and will feature support from KATAKLYSM, INCITE, CHAOSEUM, ALUKAH and SKINFLINT. Tickets go on sale on Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m. local time. Confirmed dates so far include Albuquerque, NM, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX and New Orleans, LA.  Click below for further information and dates.. ...Read Full Story

Def Leppard To Release Greatest Hits Collection “The Story So Far – The Best Of” Including New Song ‘We All Need Christmas”

Def Leppard revealed they will debut a brand new greatest hits collection entitled “The Story So Far – The Best Of,” arriving in stores and online November 30, 2018. It will be available as either a 2-CD set comprised of 35 tracks, 1-CD comprised of 17 tracks, 2LP vinyl, and digital. Among the tracklist with all of the band’s hits, all four versions feature three new songs, including the official recording of the band’s recent fan favorite Depeche Mode cover ‘Personal Jesus,’ ‘Rock On (Remix),’ and the original holiday song ‘We All Need Christmas.’ As a bonus, the first pressing vinyl copies of “The Story So Far” will feature an exclusive 7′ single of ‘Personal Jesus’ and ‘We All Need Christmas.’ See the full track list below.. ...Read Full Story

Iron Maiden To Release “The Studio Collection – Remastered” Digipak CDs

Iron Maiden have taken the sixteen albums they released between 1980 and 2015, and have remastered and re-released on vinyl and through iTunes. The metal legends announced that they will be issuing all the albums anew on Digipak CDs as “The Studio Collection – Remastered”. The new Digipak releases will be released chronologically over the next nine months in batches of four, starting on November 16th with the re-release of Iron Maiden, Killers, The Number of the Beast, and Piece of Mind.  Thereafter, Maiden will drop four-disc batches in February, April, and June of 2019. You can see the full details in the article below.. ...Read Full Story

Overkill Finish Recording New Album, Anticipate February 2019 Release

Overkill just finished recording of their follow-up LP to last year’s The Grinding Wheel according to bassist D.D. Verni. Verni announced the news about the currently untitled album in an interview, saying the band expect it to be released in February 2019.  Verni also said that the band will be touring Europe beginning the first week of March, before heading back to the U.S. to tour. Meanwhile, Verni’s debut solo album, Barricade, will be released today, Oct. 12, with guest spots from Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy, ex-Nevermore), Angus Clark (Trans Siberian Orchestra), Jeff Waters (Annihilator) and many more. . ...Read Full Story

Lindsey Buckingham Reveals Reason For His Split From Fleetwood Mac

Lindsey Buckingham reveals the controversy surrounding Stevie Nicks and his exit from Fleetwood Mac earlier this year, in a new interview with Rolling Stone. According to Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac’s manager Irving Azoff reportedly contacted him in late January to advise him that Nicks had given the band an ultimatum: either he leaves or she will. Buckingham recalls Azoff saying “Stevie never wants to be on a stage with you again” and then listing off a series of issues Nicks had with Buckingham during a MusiCares benefit show honoring the group a few days earlier – including a disagreement over the group’s intro music, and him allegedly smirking during her speech at the charity event. After failed attempts to address the issues with both Nicks and drummer and founder Mick Fleetwood, Buckingham exited the band.  Nicks’ first public remarks about Buckingham stated the guitarist was holding up the group’s touring plans for a full year. You can read the full interview with Buckingham in the article: here.. ...Read Full Story

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Announces U.S. Solo Tour

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has announced that he will be embarking on a fall tour in the U.S., in support of his latest solo album, “Sweetzerland Manifesto.”  This is Perry’s first full studio record since his 2009 album “Have Guitar, Will Travel.” “Sweetzerland Manifesto” was produced by Perry and Bruce Witkin, with additional help from longtime Aerosmith associate Jack Douglas, who co-wrote and co-produced a number of tracks. Perry collaborates with guest vocalists on the album such as Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, David Johansen and Terry Reid, and others including Johnny Depp, Zak Starkey, and his own sons Tony and Roman Perry. Perry’s 10-date fall trek will open in Sioux City, IA on November 30. You can see the entire list of dates here.. ...Read Full Story

Greta Van Fleet Announces ‘March Of The Peaceful Army’ 2019 World Tour

Greta Van Fleet has announced their “March Of The Peaceful Army” world tour and initial headline dates for 2019. This tour is in support of the band’s debut album, “Anthem Of The Peaceful Army”, which is due out October 19.  The band will visit Australia for the first time, beginning in Sydney on January 29. The band then heads to Europe in February and March for 12 dates, followed by four weeks of North American shows from early May to early June. Greta Van Fleet hit the scene in March 2017 with the release of the band’s debut single, “Highway Tune”, which held the No. 1 position on U.S. rock radio chart for five consecutive weeks and on Canada’s active rock radio chart for nine straight weeks.  See the full list of tour dates in the link below.. ...Read Full Story