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Milwaukee’s “Summerfest” Releases Full 2018 Lineup

Milwaukee’s Summerfest, held in June and July, will take place on stages at the American Family Insurance Amphitheatre as well as a number of additional stages on the Summerfest grounds. The event annually draws performances from a wide-range of performers. Def Leppard will get the honor of headlining the annual July 4 show at the American Family Insurance Amphitheatre, while you’ll find such modern rock favorites as Greta Van Fleet, Kaleo, Hellyeah, Machine Gun Kelly, Buckcherry,, P.O.D., Pop Evil and more on board. Veteran acts such as Steven Tyler, Cheap Trick, Jethro Tull and more will also take the stage.  For more details on all of this year’s concerts as well as ticketing info, head to the Summerfest website.. ...Read Full Story

New Jeff Beck Documentary ‘Still On The Run’ Set For DVD Release

Jeff Beck’s long career has been made into a documentary scheduled for release on DVD next month. Due in stores May 18, Still on the Run: The Jeff Beck Story will offer a comprehensive overview of “the history of a musical maverick and true innovator” and features interviews with Beck as well some of his peers and collaborators, including Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, David Gilmour, Ronnie Wood, Slash and Joe Perry. The Blu-ray will also incorporates five previously unreleased tracks from Beck’s performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2007, featuring “Eternity’s Breath,” “Freeway Jam,” “Nadia,” “Led Boots” and “Blue Wind.”  Beck fans can also check him out live on the Stars Align tour with Paul Rodgers and Heart singer Ann Wilson; the trio’s concert trek is due to begin July 18 and run through late August.. ...Read Full Story

The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Will Return To Theaters In July

The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” is to show in theaters across North America, the UK and Ireland starting July in honor of the film’s 50th anniversary. The 1968 animated movie has been restored in 4K digital resolution, according to an official announcement, although given “the delicate nature” of the hand-drawn artwork, no automated software was used in the digital clean-up. “Yellow Submarine,,” based on the song of the same name by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, tells a fantastic tale featuring Beatles songs including “Eleanor Rigby,” “When I’m Sixty-Four,” “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” and “All You Need Is Love.” Participating theaters and dates have yet to be revealed, but organizers say screenings will begin July 8 in the UK, Ireland and North America. For more information and updates you can visit ...Read Full Story

OTEP Announce ‘The Fire and Fury’ Summer 2018 Headlining Tour

Otep have been working on their eighth full-length studio album, but are also planning ahead for the summer with their recently announced “Fire and Fury” headlining tour. The summer tour starts July 5 in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, hitting Canada, the Midwest and East Coast before wrapping on the West Coast with a finale Aug. 18 in Ventura, Calif. Otep frontwoman Otep Shamaya says, “we are beyond excited to play some of the new songs on tour, to play Rock Fest in Wisconsin this summer, to scream and sing with our beloved fans and to remind everyone that no matter how hard they try to extinguish our identities, this time, we’re standing together and fighting back. This time, they will know how powerful we truly are.”  See all of the scheduled tour dates  listed below.. ...Read Full Story

Ann Wilson Announces Title And More Details For New Solo LP

Ann Wilson’s next solo release has a brand new title and a new famous name she’s collaborating with. Wilson’s collection of covers, previously titled Songs for the Living Vol. 1, will now instead be called Immortal. Like the original title, Wilson says that the album’s new name underscores the idea that “the artists have left us, but their expressions live in our hearts for all time.” Added Wilson, “we’ll have some surprise guests on the record, including Jeff Beck doing some killer guitar!” The specific details of Beck’s involvement remain to be revealed, but they’re scheduled to play with Paul Rodgers this summer across a series of dates they’ve dubbed the “Stars Align” tour. You can check out those dates here. . ...Read Full Story

Godsmack Releases ‘Bulletproof” Music Video

Godsmack premiered the official music video for “Bulletproof,” the lead single from the multi-platinum band’s upcoming “When Legends Rise” album that’s due out April 27 (the band’s seventh studio album and their first album in four years.)  The video, directed by filmmaker Troy Smith, satirically documents the band’s quest to make a new video. To coincide with the album’s release, the band will make festival appearances at Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, FL and Fort Rock in Sunrise, FL before heading to Monster Energy’s Carolina Rebellion May 5 in Concord, NC and Rock on the Range in Columbus, OH on May 20.  They will also be co-headlining an outdoor amphitheater tour with Shinedown with stops over more than 30 cities. The six-week run kicks off July 22 and makes stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Atlanta, New York and many more before wrapping September 2. For more information on the tour and to purchase tickets, visit ...Read Full Story

Jack White’s “Boarding House Reach” Debuts At Number 1 On Billboard 200

Jack White‘s Boarding House Reach is the number-one album on this week’s Billboard 200. White’s third solo effort debuts at the top of the chart with a total of 124,000 equivalent album units, 121,000 of which were traditional album sales. Boarding House Reach the second-biggest album sales week for 2018, following Justin Timberlake’s most recent release, Man of the Woods. Boarding House Reach is also the best-selling week for a rock album since U2’s Songs of Experience in 2017. The success of Boarding House Reach are in part driven by the concert ticket and album bundle for White’s upcoming tour, kicking off April 19 in Detroit. Redeeming the album included in your ticket purchase counts as one sale.. ...Read Full Story

Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, And The Cult Announce Tri-Headlining US Tour

Bush and Stone Temple Pilots are hitting the road together this summer. The 90’s alt-rock veterans will be joined by British hard rock act The Cult on a US “tri-headlining” tour dubbed “Revolution 3.” The 20-date trek launches in late July and runs through early September. The itinerary includes stops in Nashville, Detroit, Boston, Albuquerque, and Phoenix, among points elsewhere. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 6th through Live Nation. You can also grab them here and you can see the full list of tour dates in the article below.. ...Read Full Story

“Record Store Day” And List Of April 2018 New Rock Music Releases

With a score of exclusive releases, Record Store Day will dominates April 2018 New Music Releases. There are dozens and dozens of great things arriving for Record Store Day.  Dokken’s new CD/DVD/Blu-ray package is set to be dropped; King Crimson’s Live in Vienna 2016, recorded in Austria on Dec. 1 of that year, was previously available only in Japan as part of a box set.  The Who’s Live at the Fillmore East 1968 is set to be released as well and Toto’s four-disc 50th anniversary of Forever Changes is on the way. More information on these and other rock releases can be found below. . ...Read Full Story

Paul McCartney To Release Four 2018 Edition Catalogue Reissues

On May 18, Paul McCartney will release four 2018 edition catalogue reissues: NEW, Chaos And Creation In The Backyard, Wings Greatest and Thrillington. All four titles will be issued in single CD digipak and 180g black vinyl single LP formats. In addition to CD and 180g black vinyl editions, all four reissues will be available on limited-edition colored vinyl: New(pink), Chaos and Creation in the Backyard (gold), Wings Greatest (blue) and Thrillington (red-and-black marbled). You can find pre-order links at McCartney’s website.. ...Read Full Story

The Rolling Stones Guitarist Ronnie Wood Has Been Given A Clean Bill Of Health After A Cancer Scare

After revealing last year that he’d been diagnosed with lung cancer, The Rolling Stone’s Ronnie Wood has confirmed that the doctors have given him a clean bill of health. “I had three months of check-ups and it was all clear and they said go and enjoy life,” Wood said in a statement. Last August, Wood went under the knife to have half part of his lung removed before the cancer had the chance to spread to other parts of his body. “If your body is riddled with cancer, it’s a losing cause. Luckily, all mine was contained within the left lung and I was fortunate enough to get shot of it, bang. There was none in the rest of my body so I didn’t require chemo.” Wood is already up and ready to hit the road with the Stones once again this Summer for a new tour through England. It’ll be the band’s first tour back home in five years. The band has also said that they’re currently working on some new music, in an attempt to put out another new album.. ...Read Full Story

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider To Appear On Broadway In ‘Rocktopia’

Twister Sister frontman Dee Snider is making his way to Broadway to join the Broadway concert production of “Rocktopia” as a special guest vocalist during the fourth week of the show’s engagement, April 9 through 15. “Rocktopia” began its run at the Broadway Theatre on March 27, and is a special concert event that blends the works of classic artists, such as Mozart and Beethoven, with the rock ‘n’ roll music of bands such as Journey, Queen, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and U2. During his run on “Rocktopia,” Snider will be backed by a five-piece rock band, a 30-person choir and a 20-piece orchestra. Vocalists appearing in “Rocktopia” comes from everywhere from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra to Green Day’s “American Idiot” to the Metropolitan Opera. For information on the run, visit ...Read Full Story

Jethro Tull Celebrate 50th Anniversary With 3-Disc Compliation

Jethro Tull’s founder, singer and flautist, Ian Anderson, has hand-picked a 50-song track list from the band’s 21 studio albums to compile a 3-disc box set to celebrate the band’s 50th Anniversary. 50 for 50 will be out May 25th and is loosely arranged in chronological order to capture the band’s various musical phases. In addition to 50 for 50, Jethro Tull will also release 50th Anniversary Hits, a condensed, 15-track collection that will be available on CD and vinyl. The CD version will be released May 25th, alongside 50 for 50, while the vinyl version will arrive August 31st.. ...Read Full Story

Def Leppard Announce Career-Spanning Box Set Series

Def Leppard just announced a career-spanning box set series, with the first of four packages to be launched on June 1. Volume One contains the band’s first four studio albums — On Through the Night (1980), High ’n’ Dry (1981), Pyromania (1983) and Hysteria (1987), to be presented in eight-LP and seven-CD editions. The set is presented in a brand new sleeve, complete with a hardback book, a replica of the band’s self-titled 1979 EP and written introductions by singer Joe Elliott, guitarist Phil Collen, bassist Rick Savage and drummer Rick Allen. Def Leppard’s Volume One is now available for pre-order on vinyl and CD; details on the next three sets will be revealed later. Def Leppard will also be touring with Journey this summer throughout the U.S.. ...Read Full Story

Metallica’s ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’ Hits No. 2 On ‘Billboard’ Chart

Metallica’s Hardwired… To Self-Destruct debuted a few years ago, but the legendary rockers have almost managed to repeat history as the record has climbed back into the Top 10, ascending to No. 2 last week. Hardwired… To Self-Destruct was topped only by rapper XXXTentacion’s sophomore album, ?, which moved 131,000 units. In late February, Metallica announced the second North American leg of their ‘WorldWired’ tour and ticket sales helped to lift the album to the No. 2 chart position. Ticket purchases included an album redemption offer where fans had the choice of receiving a copy of the album. Metallica will be playing only select North American appearances between September 02 and March 13 of next year.  You can see the full list of dates here.. ...Read Full Story

3 Doors Down And Collective Soul Announce ‘Rock & Roll Express’ Tour

3 Doors Down and Collective Soul announced they will be co-headlining the “Rock & Roll Express Tour.”  Additionally, Soul Asylum will be supporting the bands on select dates.  The 36-city North American run will kick off July 6 at the Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta, Georgia and continue through mid-September, throughout the country.  Tickets for the general public go on sale March 30 at 10AM local time via Live Nation. There is also a Citi cardmembers pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, Mar. 27 – Thursday, Mar. 29 through Citi’s Private Pass program. Complete pre-sale details can be found here.  More information on each band’s respective VIP packages can be found at the 3 Doors Down official website and Collective Soul official website.. ...Read Full Story

Yes Announce 50th Anniversary North American Tour

Yes will commemorate 50 years since the debut of their first album with a special North American tour. The band announced more than 30 dates across North America that will take place this summer, beginning with two nights at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Ill. on June 5-6, and concluding at Atlanta’s Symphony Hall on July 28. Yes promise more concerts will be added in the future. Tickets for most shows will go on sale either March 30 or 31, with others taking place in early April. You can find more information on the band’s website and full dates are listed in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Ringo Starr Announces U.S. Tour Dates

After receiving knighthood from the British royal family last week, Sir Ringo Starr has announced a U.S. tour with his All Star Band. The 20-date tour will take place in September and begins in Tulsa, Oklahoma and ends in Los Angeles. The band will also embark on a previously announced European tour in June and July, and they have a date in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 2. The All Star Band will perform songs from each band member’s respective back catalog. Alongside Starr, the band lineup will consist of vocalist/guitarist Colin Hay (Men at Work), guitarist Steve Lukather (Toto), vocalist/keyboardist Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey), saxophonist Warren Ham (Toto, Bloodrock), drummer Gregg Bissonette (Toto, Santana) and vocalist/bassist Graham Gouldman (10cc). Ringo released his 19th solo album, Give More Love, last year, which featured Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, Benmont Tench and Paul McCartney.. ...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons Says He Was ‘Wrong’ And ‘Not Informed’ About Cannabis

Gene Simmons said he was “wrong” and “not informed” about cannabis as he began his role as “chief evangelical officer” for Canadian cannabis company Invictus. The announcement of Simmons involvement in the company last week took many fans by surprise, since Simmons had always been outspoken about the use of any form of drugs. “I was wrong and I was not informed,” Simmons told the Toronto Sun in a recent interview. “I’ve been dismissive of cannabis. And I didn’t know much about it. I just dismissed it out of hand.”  Simmons, who was taking part in an event to publicize Invicta’s launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange revealed that he’d purchased “10 million” in the company’s stock and his commitment included appearing at a minimum of 50 promotional events over the next five years.. ...Read Full Story

Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander To Make Broadway Debut In ‘Rocktopia’

Robin Zander, lead singer of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick, will make his Broadway debut in the concert event Rocktopia for the final week of its limited engagement, this April 23 to 29. Rocktopia combines 20th century rock music with classical compositions. The musical program features a fusion of composers like Mozart, Bach and Handel with groups like Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, U2 and many more, all backed by a five-piece rock band, a 40-person choir, a 20-piece orchestra and what’s described as an “elite lineup of vocalists.”  Opening night of Rocktopia is Tuesday, March 27 at the Broadway Theatre. You can buy tickets to Rocktopia here via Telecharge.. ...Read Full Story

Slash To Record New Album With Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators

Slash has confirmed that he will reconnect with Miles Kennedy and his Conspirators for a third studio album. The five-piece outfit, which also includes drummer Brent Fitz, bassist Todd Kerns and guitarist Frank Sidoris, recently re-entered the studio with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette and they’ve started looking ahead to the fall for the release of their still-untitled third album. A North American tour is expected as well. While Slash has been touring with Guns N’ Roses, Kennedy recently released his critically-hailed solo debut album Year of the Tiger.. ...Read Full Story

Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run With Additional 81 Shows

Bruce Springsteen’s one-man show Springsteen on Broadway has added 81 additional performances, extending his stay at the Walter Kerr Theatre until Dec. 15. The extra dates will begin July 10 with tickets going on sale March 29 at 11 a.m. ET through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program. This marks the third extension for Springsteen on Broadway following its initial eight-week run in October. The second leg of the music icon’s New York residency ends on June 30.  Due to high demand, only fans who previously registered for the sale (and have not previously purchased tickets) will be eligible to receive an invitation to the sale. A digital lottery will also be held for those interested in buying tickets after the initial sale.. ...Read Full Story

Dokken’s New Video ‘It’s Just Another Day’ Premieres

The classic lineup of Dokken has been captured on the upcoming Return to the East Live 2016, which will be released April 20 on CD, DVD, Blu-ray, vinyl and digital download. Return to the East Live 2016 will also include “It’s Just Another Day,” a brand new song recorded especially for the album.  You can pre-order Return to the East Live 2016 by clicking here.  You can go to their PledgeMusic page for more information. Watch the video for “It’s Just Another Day” in the linked article below.. ...Read Full Story

Queens of the Stone Age Release Video For ‘Head Like a Haunted House’

Queens of the Stone Age have released a creepy, animated music video for their song, “Head Like a Haunted House.”  The video—which was directed by Liam Lynch—shows frontman Josh Homme (or his head actually, which is attached to an animated body) in a soundproofed cell, in a bed surrounded by skeletons, at a creepy seance and trapped in any number of other strange scenarios. Queens of the Stone Age released Villains last August and now the band is set to embark on another North American tour. They just wrapped up a few shows in Latin America, in addition to finishing their first North American trek in support of Villains.. ...Read Full Story

Skid Row Team Up With Corey Taylor And Halestorm For New Album

Skid Row bassist Rachel Bolan says that work is continuing on what will be a new studio album. The band have released two United World Rebellion EPs, and Bolan confirmed the third and final installment will now be released as a full-length record. According to Bolan, it will feature some famous collaborations. Bolan said, “We’ve got a lot of really cool songs. It’s the first time in our career we’ve written with people that weren’t just outside guys. We worked with friends like like Corey Taylor and wrote a really cool song – and the cool part is he’s a Skid Row fan, and we’re Stone Sour and Slipknot fans. And then Lzzy and Joe from Halestorm came up with some cool stuff after all the laughter was done.” There’s no word yet on when the as-yet-untitled album will launch.  It will feature frontman ZP Theart who was confirmed as a full-time Skid Row member last year following the 2015 departure of Tony Harnell.. ...Read Full Story

Blink-182 Announces Las Vegas Residency

Blink-182 announced Monday plans for a Las Vegas residency to begin in May at the Palms Casino Resort’s newly renovated Pearl Concert Theater. “When the Palms asked us to do a residency here in Vegas, we said, ‘Absolutely!'” the band’s bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus said in a statement. The 16-date Kings of the Weekend show is to premiere May 26 and scheduled to run May 26-27; June 8-9, 15-16, 23-24; October 26-27; and November 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. The pop punk trio, which also includes drummer Travis Barker and guitarist/vocalist Matt Skiba, is known for its songs “All the Small Things,” “I Miss You” and “First Date.”  Tickets go on sale Friday, March 23 and can be purchased through this link.. ...Read Full Story

Steven Tyler Announces Solo Tour With Nashville’s Loving Mary Band

Steven Tyler announced on Monday that he is hitting the road with Nashville’s Loving Mary Band as his backing group. The 13-date tour is comprised of headlining shows, festival gigs and a benefit concert for Akron’s Children Hospital. The announcement is in support of Tyler’s debut LP We’re All Somebody From Somewhere, which was released back in 2016. The album hit No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and entered the top 20 of the Billboard 200 albums chart. Tyler will be joined on select dates by Rock music duo The Sisterhood Band, which is comprised of Rod Stewart’s daughter Ruby Stewart, and Alyssa Bonagura, who is the daughter of Kathie Ballie and Michael Bonagura.  Tyler’s tour will kick off June 12. See the full list of dates below, and information on tickets are available at this link to Tyler’s Facebook page.. ...Read Full Story

Keith Richards, Ann Wilson, Billy Gibbons And More Perform At Love Rocks NYC! Benefit Concert

The second annual Love Rocks NYC!, a benefit for God’s Love We Deliver, was held at New York’s Beacon Theatre on Thursday night (March 15).  It was a star-studded music event with performances by Keith Richards, Billy Gibbons, Ann Wilson, Donald Fagen, Mavis Staples, Emmylou Harris, and many others. The lineup created many opportunities throughout the night for artists to collaborate on different performances. They were all backed by a band that included Paul Shaffer, his longtime bassist Will Lee, who served as the musical director, guitarist Larry Campbell and session drummers Steve Gadd and Shawn Pelton.  Whoopi Goldberg served as the host for the evening.  The evening raised more than $2 million for God’s Love We Deliver, an organization that prepares and delivers, free of charge, “nutritious, high-quality meals to people who, because of their illness, are unable to provide or prepare meals for themselves. You can learn more about them at their website and see performances from the benefit in the linked article below. . ...Read Full Story

Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden Among Artists Headlining 2018 Graspop Metal Meeting

The 2018 annual Graspop Metal Meeting festival being held in Belgium is stacked with heavy acts, with a lineup including such legendary bands as Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest and Iron Maiden. The festival will take place from June 21 to June 24 in Dessel, Belgium, also will include sets by Hollywood Vampires, the supergroup featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp, as well as Megadeth, Marylin Manson, Limp Bizkit, P.O.D., A Perfect Circle, Avenged Sevenfold, The Darkness, Sons of Apollo and Korn’s Jonathan Davis, among many others. Guns N’ Roses will headline the first day of Graspop, Iron Maiden is part of the second day’s lineup, Megadeth and Marilyn Manson are among the acts performing on day three, and Osbourne, Priest and Hollywood Vampires will help close out the fest. Visit for the full lineup and ticket info.. ...Read Full Story