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Tesla Announce US Tour Dates In 2020

TESLA has announced several new concerts in early 2020, kicking off a run of dates on February 14 in Pensacola, Florida and wrap things up on February 26 in Houston, Texas. They will also play three dates in late April.  The band is continuing to tour in support of Shock”, which was released in March and is the follow-up to 2014’s “Simplicity.”. ...Read Full Story

Bryan Adams Releases ‘Christmas’ EP

Rocker Bryan Adams has just released his “Christmas EP” just in time for the holiday season. The 5-track release features Adams’ original “Joe And Mary”, a new recording of “Must Be Santa,” made famous by Bob Dylan, along with “Christmas Time,” “Reggae Christmas” and “Merry Christmas.”. ...Read Full Story

The Allman Betts Band Confirm Lineup For Third Annual Allman Family Revival

The Allman Betts Band have confirmed the lineup for their third annual Allman Family Revival shows in celebration of Gregg Allman’s Birthday.  The Allman Family Reunion will be make stops on Dec. 8 at The Mission Ballroom in Denver, finishing up on Dec. 28 at The Beacon Theater in New York City. Led by Devon Allman and Duane Betts, the band has expanded the celebratory event from just one show in San Francisco (Dec. 7) to three shows.. ...Read Full Story

The Black Crowes Reuniting For “Shake Your Money Maker” 30th Anniversary Tour

The Black Crowes are reuniting to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1990 debut album ‘Shake Your Money Maker.”  Posters advertising an upcoming reunion tour next year have begun circulating on electronic billboards in New York, showing dates for shows at New Jersey’s PNC Bank Arts Center on July 17 and New York’s Jones Beach Theater on July 18.. ...Read Full Story

My Chemical Romance Announce More Live Shows To Follow Their Reunion Concert

My Chemical Romance revealed at the end of October that they would be reuniting for a December 20 performance at Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall. Now it turns out that the Los Angeles show isn’t the only one My Chemical Romance has planned: The group has announced a handful of international tour dates for 2020. In March, the group will perform three dates in Australia (including two at the Download Festival), as well as a date at Tokyo’s Download Festival.. ...Read Full Story

Rage Against The Machine Announce Five Reunion Shows In 2020

Rage Against the Machine announced on Twitter that they are reuniting for performances. The band shared five dates on their social media: El Paso, Texas, on March 26; Las Cruces, N.M., on March 28; Phoenix, Ariz., on March 30; and Indio, Calif., on April 10 and 17. Additionally, the Indio dates coincide with the Coachella music festival, making it likely Rage Against the Machine is performing.. ...Read Full Story

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Selling Collection Of Gear In Huge Reverb Sale

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is selling some of his iconic gear on Reverb. A massive amount of guitars, amps, recording equipment and drums used by Mustaine over the course of his career will go on sale beginning Monday, November 4th in the Official Dave Mustaine Reverb Shop (linked here).  In the lot are 20 of Mustaine’s signature guitars, including a 1987 Dean Dave Mustaine Signature Holy Grail (No. 1 of 33), a Signature Zero Korina (No. 10 of 50) and a Signature Stealth VMNT used extensively on tour.. ...Read Full Story

Sharon Osbourne Reveals New Album From Ozzy Osbourne Will Be Out In January 2020

Ozzy Osbourne’s new album will be released in January, his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne revealed.  Osbourne recently said he’d been inspired to return to the studio after working with Post Malone on the rapper’s song “Take What You Want,” recorded while Ozzy spent time off the road recovering from health issues that forced the postponement of his farewell tour.. ...Read Full Story

Kurt Cobain’s Unwashed Cardigan From “MTV’s Unplugged” Sells For $334,000

Kurt Cobain’s unwashed cardigan sweater from the recording of Nirvana’s famous MTV Unplugged performance went up for auction over the weekend. The sweater previously sold for $137,000, but this time the cardigan went for more than twice that amount, selling for $334,000. The sweater was sold by Julien’s Auctions as part of their Icons & Idols: Rock ‘N’ Roll event at the Hard Rock Cafe New York. Among the 700 items sold were belongings of The Beatles, Elvis Presley, and Janis Joplin.. ...Read Full Story

Guns N’ Roses Makes YouTube History With ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ Reaching 1 Billion Views

Guns N’ Roses’s Sweet Child O’ Mine has reached over a billion views on YouTube, making not only GN’R’s second billion-view video, but also the first music video of the 1980s to reach a billion views on YouTube. According to official YouTube data, Sweet Child O’ Mine just beat out Aha’s Take On Me, which has 943 million views. The Sweet Child video has been watched approximately 590K times a day in 2019, thanks in part to GN’R’s 6.7 million subscribers on their YouTube artist page. This comes after the band’s song November Rain got over a billion views on YouTube and became the only music video from the ’90s to be in the Club.. ...Read Full Story

Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell Undergoes Surgery On Spine

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell underwent spinal surgery earlier this month, as he continues to receive treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. When asked about his healthy, Campbell responded, “My back is the issue at the moment. I did spine surgery last Wednesday, so I’m sitting here with an ice pack and a back brace on. So I’m a little concerned about that. It’s gonna be difficult for me to do these next couple of weeks’ worth of shows. I’m gonna be moving very slowly. But I know that I can get on stage and I can play guitar and I can sing, so that’s all I need to do. It’ll be the travel in between that’s gonna be extremely uncomfortable.”. ...Read Full Story

Eddie Van Halen Reportedly Being Treated For Throat Cancer In Germany

According to reports, rocker Eddie Van Halen has been flying to Germany in recent years to receive radiation treatments for throat cancer.  Van Halen was first diagnosed with the health issue in 2000, and it even spread into his esophagus. Van Halen underwent surgery to remove a third of his tongue and he was declared cancer-free in 2002. However sources say that Van Halen has flown to Germany for the past five years to get additional treatments that included doctors scraping cancer cells directly out of his throat, which has worked to keep the disease in check.. ...Read Full Story

Neil Young Announces His “Mountaintop” Documentary Premiere

Neil Young will premiere his new documentary, “Mountaintop”, in North American theaters on October 22nd. The project revolves around the making of Young’s latest album, “Colorado” and is billed as “a raw and extremely unfiltered look at the process of Neil Young with Crazy Horse making their 1st album in 7 years. Witness the laughter, tensions, crusty attitudes & love of a rock & roll band that’s been together for 50 years as they share their passion, first and foremost… for the music.”. ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters Cover Psychedelic Furs And B-52s On Their New EP

The Foo Fighters cover The Pyschedelic Furs and The B-52’s on their newly-released EP, “01020225.” This latest project delivers the band’s version of “Sister Europe”, a track from The Psychedelic Furs’ 1980 self-titled debut, and a live recording of The B52’s classic, “Planet Claire”, from a Halloween 2002 show at the Supper Club in New York City that features the group’s frontman Fred Schneider.. ...Read Full Story