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Megadeth Releases Teaser For New Video

MEGADETH has released a teaser clip for the video for their new song “Post American World.’   The full clip, which was filmed in late April, will make its online debut soon.  “Post American World” is taken from MEGADETH’s latest album, “Dystopia”, which came out in January.. ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters Head The Lineup At Cal Jam 17

Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age and more performed at the Cal Jam 17 fest, which paid tribute to the Las Vegas shooting victims and Tom Petty.  The Foo Fighters organized the Cal Jam fest in San Bernardino, California which gathered an impressive lineup of 19 forward-leaning rock acts, including Cage the Elephant, the Kills, Royal Blood and Liam Gallagher. . ...Read Full Story

The Scorpions Cancel US Tour Due To Singer’s Laryngitis

In a statement released by the band on Twitter, German legends The Scorpions have cancelled the remaining five dates of their US tour after singer Klaus Meine was diagnosed with laryngitis.  It is unclear if the cancelled shows, also featuring Megadeath, will be rescheduled. The band are still scheduled to start a Russian tour on October 28 before heading to Europe.. ...Read Full Story

L.A. City Council Presentation To The Scorpions Canceled Due To Illness

On Friday, October 6th, The Scorpions were to be honored by the Los Angeles City Council in a presentation at the Van Nuys City Hall. This presentation has been canceled due to  “illness in the band.”  The group were scheduled to be honored for “fifty-two years of excellence in rock ‘n’ roll and said October 6th would be declared “Scorpions Day” in the city of Los Angeles in honor of the German hard rock veterans.. ...Read Full Story

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 Nominees Revealed

Radiohead, Kate Bush, Rage Against The Machine and Depeche Mode are among the music legends leading the nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2018.  Joining them are Bon Jovi, Judas Priest, the Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, MC5, the Meters, the Moody Blues, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Link Wray and the Zombies.   . ...Read Full Story

Bob Seger Postpones Tour Due To Medical Issues

Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet band have postponed their remaining 19 tour dates due to an “urgent medical issue.”  Announced Tuesday, Seger explained the issue was with vertebrae in his back.  In a statement it said that rescheduled dates will be shared when available and tickets already sold will be honored.  The “Runaway Train Tour” was due to wrap up Nov. 17.

Bob Seger Postpones Tour Due to ‘Vertebrae’ Issue

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Tom Petty Dies At 66

Rock star Tom Petty, died Monday in California, said Petty’s manager on behalf of the family. Petty was 66.  The rock legend suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu early Monday and was taken to UCLA Medical Center, according to Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Petty could not be revived and died at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by his family, friends and bandmates.  . ...Read Full Story

Marilyn Manson Cancels Tour Dates Following Onstage Injury in New York

After suffering injuries following a mid-concert accident in New York on October 1st, rocker Marilyn Manson will be taking some time off while he recuperates at home in Los Angeles.  Nine of Manson’s upcoming concerts between Oct. 2 and Oct. 14 have been canceled, according to a rep.   Manson intends to reschedule these performances at a later date, though nothing specific has been announced.   Manson suffered injuries after a large stage prop fell onto him roughly one hour into his performance at Hammerstein Ballroom over the weekend.. ...Read Full Story

Billy Joel Duets With Paul Simon And Miley Cyrus At NYC Show

Billy Joel performed another show as part of his long-running residency at Madison Square Garden Saturday night (Sept. 30), and he brought a couple of friends along.  Paul Simon and Miley Cyrus  performed together with Joel at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 30, 2017 in New York City.   Saturday night marked the 45th show of Joel’s MSG residency in which he performs monthly. . ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters Are Number One….Again!

Foo Fighter’s latest ‘Concrete And Gold’ has been named the number one album on the Billboard 200 chart with 127,000 album units sold last week. This is the Foo Fighters’ first album to hit number one since their 2011 Wasting Light, though they’ve had a total of eight albums in the top ten.. ...Read Full Story

Cheap Trick To Release New Holiday Album

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick have announced their new holiday album, “Christmas Christmas” will be released on October 20 on Big Machine Records.  This will mark the rock band’s first holiday themed album, and it is the follow-up to their 18th studio album We’re All Alright, that was released this past June.. ...Read Full Story

Pete Townshend of The Who Announces Marriage

In a message from his Facebook page, Pete Townshend revealed he had been married last December to to longtime partner Rachel Fuller, and also announced his plans to take a yearlong sabbatical. After The Who complete touring later this year, it will be awhile before Townshend reveals plans for the future. . ...Read Full Story

25 Years After His Death, Frank Zappa To Tour Again

Using hologram technology, Frank Zappa will be reanimated for future live performances, this coming 25 years after his death.  Members of the Zappa Family Trust have said plans are in the works to stage Joe’s Garage: The Musical with Zappa’s hologram.  Zappa’s son Ahmet Zappa also confirmed he involvement of artists Adrian Belew, Steve Vai, Mike Keneally, Vinnie Colaiuta and Warren Cuccurullo, among others.. ...Read Full Story

Nylon Magazine’s Final Print Issue to Feature Artist St. Vincent

Annie Clark, who is better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is on its cover of Nylon’s final print issue.   St. Vincent was interviewed about her fifth solo album, MASSEDUCTION, which will be released on October 13. St. Vincent tells the magazine that her latest release was ’80s-inspired, and despite a Grammy win in 2014 for best alternative album under her belt, it is her best work to date. . ...Read Full Story

Leonard Cohen Tribute to Feature Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey, Sting and More

On November 7, 2016,  artists such as Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, and Sting, in addition to k.d. lang, Damien Rice, Patrick Watson and Cohen’s son Adam Cohen will be performing at Montreal’s Bell Center for the Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen. Mr. Cohen died November 7th, 2016 in Los Angeles.  Organizers are expected to announce additional artists to join the tribute in the near future.. ...Read Full Story

Linkin Park Announce Celebration to Honor Chester Bennington

On Friday, Oct. 27 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Linkin Park will be holding a public celebration to honor their late lead singer Chester Bennington, who took his own life on July 20th.  This event will raise money for Music for Relief’s One More Light Fund in memory of Bennington.  In addition, Linkin Park will be releasing a video for “One More Light,” the title track off the band’s latest album.. ...Read Full Story