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Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda To Headline 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda is moving forward in support of his Post Traumatic solo album by signing on to headline the 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Shinoda, who will play a number of festivals in Europe and Asia in the next couple of months, will return to North America in October to kick off the run on Oct. 10 in Montreal. The 22-date tour will play in both U.S. and Canadian cities before wrapping up Nov. 17 in Silver Spring, Md. Tickets for the tour will go on sale this Friday (Aug. 10) at 10AM local time in each market and you can get your tickets through Shinoda’s website or the Outbreak Presents website.  Check out all the dates for the tour listed below.. ...Read Full Story

Foreigner Announces Four Additional Reunion Concerts Featuring Original Members

Legendary rock band Foreigner have announced Double Vision: Then And Now”, four special celebration events featuring all current band members, plus the original band members. Lou Gramm, Dennis Elliott, Al Greenwood, Ian McDonald and Rick Wills will join Mick Jones and Foreigner’s current lineup on these reunion dates. Foreigner’s first reunion concert featuring all original members took place Saturday, August 4, at The Sturgis Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota. The reunion shows come on the heels of the 40th anniversary of FOREIGNER’s best-selling album, “Double Vision.” You can see a full list of reunion dates below.. ...Read Full Story

Courtney Love Joins Smashing Pumpkins At ‘Anniversary’ Show

Billy Corgan and Courtney Love were reunited onstage in Holmdel, N.J. as Love joined Corgan’s band the Smashing Pumpkins for three songs during a special “30th Anniversary” concert. Love sang along with two songs from her band Hole’s 1998 album Celebrity Skin: the title track and “Malibu” (both songs she co-wrote with Corgan), and also joined in on the Pumpkins’ hit “Bullet With Butterfly Wings.” Love’s appearance was part of a show in which Corgan and company shared the stage with the Deftones’ Chino Moreno, the Killers’ Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, New Order’s Peter Hook and Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, who led the band in a run through his band’s hit, “Fly,” as well as a cover of Judas Priest’s “Breaking the Law.”  The Smashing Pumpkins have been on tour celebrating their 30th anniversary since early July, and recently released a new single, “Solara.”. ...Read Full Story

Whitesnake To Release ‘Unzipped’ — Five-CD Acoustic & Rare Set Collection

Whitesnake announced the October 19 release of Unzipped, a collection of rare and unreleased acoustic performances which were recorded over the past two decades. Unzipped will be available in a number of different formats, including single-CD; double-CD and double-vinyl-LP versions; streaming and electronic formats; and a “Super Deluxe” five-CD/DVD set. The latter will include Starkers in Tokyo, a 1997 Japan-only release that will make its North American debut in this package. Whitesnake just wrapped up their summer Juke Box Heroes tour with Foreigner and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening.. ...Read Full Story

Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces ‘Live In Atlantic City’ Album

Lynyrd Skynyrd is currently winding down their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.  However, fans will still be able to hear more from the legendary band. Lynyrd Skynyrd recently announced a new live album featuring recordings from their 2006 Atlantic City, NJ show. The show combined the legendary rockers with modern musicians such as 3 Doors Down, Hank Williams Jr. and Bo Bice. Live In Atlantic City is due September 21 and pre-orders are available here. It will be available as a CD/Blu-ray Digipak, two-LP vinyl set, DVD, Blu-ray and digital download. The home video version will contain a bonus feature called Lynyrd Skynyrd Confidential.. ...Read Full Story

Aerosmieth’s Steven Tyler Completes Cover Of Rolling Stone Classic “Brown Sugar”

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler recorded a cover of the Rolling Stones’ 1971 classic “Brown Sugar” during a session at legendary FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala. Guitarist Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme also played on the sessions, Tyler said during the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Unfortunately, no further details were released and It is unclear when Tyler will release his version of “Brown Sugar,” or on what project.. ...Read Full Story

Dave Grohl Announces New Solo Project, ‘Play’

Dave Grohl has announced Play, a two-part mini-documentary that features a 23-minute solo piece in which Grohl plays seven different instruments.  The film was directed by Grohl with help from his Sonic Highways collaborator Mark Monroe, and “celebrates the rewards and challenges of dedicating ones life to playing and mastering a musical instrument,” according to a press release. The film is set for an August 10 release.  You can watch a teaser for the film below.. ...Read Full Story

Alice In Chains To Replace Avenged Sevenfold At “Louder Than Life” Festival

Alice In Chains will be replacing Avenged Sevenfold at the Louder Than Life Festival on Sept. 28.  The announcement follows the news that Avenged Sevenfold had to cancel the rest of their North American tour with Prophets Of Rage and Three Days Grace. In a post by the band, it was revealed that due to a serious problem with frontman M. Shadow’s vocal cords, they would no longer be able to play the shows that they had lined up. Due to Shadow’s vocal chord issues, Alice In Chains has been brought on board for this year’s edition of Louisville, Kentucky’s Louder Than Life Festival. The festival will run September 28th-30th, and you can check out the updated lineup for the Louder Than Life Festival below.. ...Read Full Story

Disturbed Finish New Album, Ask Fans to Choose First Single

Rock band Disturbed have officially completed work on their new album, and now they’re launching a website asking fans to vote on what the lead single should be. There are two options, which are labeled “HEAVY” and “BALLAD.” You can vote here, as well as sign up for their newsletter to be the first to know when new music has been released. You can also watch their latest studio update in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Disturbed Finish New Album, Ask Fans to Choose First Single

Rock band Disturbed have officially completed work on their new album, and now they’re launching a website asking fans to vote on what the lead single should be. There are two options, which are labeled “HEAVY” and “BALLAD.” You can vote here, as well as sign up for their newsletter to be the first to know when new music has been released. You can also watch their latest studio update in the link below.. ...Read Full Story