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Led Zeppelin Announce 50th Anniversary Illustrated Book

Led Zeppelin celebrates their 50th anniversary this year and the rockstars are celebrating this momentous milestone with the release of an illustrated book entitled Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin. The group’s official social media accounts announced the new project, with surviving members Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones providing input for the 400-page collection. The self-titled book is set to be released in October via Reel Art Press, and can currently be pre-ordered. The project is set to include “previously unpublished photos, artwork from the Led Zeppelin archives and contributions from photographers around the world.”. ...Read Full Story

Rock Band Ghost Announce Dates For 2018 North American Fall Tour

Following the No. 3 debut of Ghost’s latest album, Prequelle, the band has announced a massive North American tour that will get underway this fall. The dates include some previously announced headlining dates at the Forum in Los Angeles and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The band is touring Europe through August, after which they’ll take a 10-week break before returning to the road on Oct. 26 with a show in Tulsa, OK. The newly announced dates begin on Nov. 1 in Chicago and wrap in Brooklyn on Dec. 15. The on-sale for the upcoming tour begins on June 15 at 10AM local time, or through a pre-sale starting on June 12 at 10AM local time. VIP packages will also be available. You can find the full list of upcoming tour dates below.. ...Read Full Story

Smashing Pumpking Release New Comeback Song “Solara”

The Smashing Pumpkins have released “Solara,” the first song by the classic lineup’s partial reunion and the first to feature Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin since 2000. “Solara” is one of the eight titles Corgan revealed earlier this year. Other titles include “Alienation,” “Travels,” “Silvery Sometimes,” “With Sympathy,” “Marchin’ On,” “Knights of Malta” and “Seek and You Shall Destroy.” The band said it was hoping to release the material on two EPs. Listen to “Solara” in the article below!. ...Read Full Story

Lenny Kravitz Releases Video For Single “Low”

The video for “Low,” the second single from Lenny Kravitz off of his upcoming album Raise Vibration, was released last week. You can check out the video in the article below.  The new track includes the voice of Michael Jackson, lifted from recordings they made together while they worked on their song “(I Can’t Make It) Another Day.” Raise Vibration arrives on Sept. 7; meanwhile Kravitz is currently touring Europe and the U.K. before playing the Bourbon & Beyond Festival in Louisville on Sept. 22.. ...Read Full Story

Ghost’s New Album “Prequelle” To Debut In Top 10

Ghost’s new album, Prequelle, looks set to give them a Top 10 album in the UK and America. Prequelle is likely to enter the US Billboard charts at No.3, having sold between 49,000 and 54,000 copies. The band’s previous studio album, 2015’s Meliora, reached No.8 in the US.Prequelle is also sitting at No.6 in the UK midweek album charts. Meliora previously reached No.23 in Britain. . ...Read Full Story

Lynyrd Skynyrd Extend Their Farewell Tour

Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced a new string of dates for their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. The upcoming second leg of the tour will take the classic rockers through the end of 2018. Skynyrd announced their final tour in January, launching it in May. The first leg is set to run through Sept. 1, wrapping in Atlanta at the Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood. The tour’s second leg begins on Sept. 22 in Las Vegas and wraps in Biloxi, Miss., on Dec. 8. The tour is slated to extend into 2019, but those dates have not yet been announced. Jason Aldean, Kid Rock, Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, Bad Company, Marshall Tucker Band, 38 Special, Blackberry Smoke and Blackfoot are among the artists who will perform as special guests during the tour. You can find more information in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

‘A Night With Duran Duran’ Trailer Is Released Featuring Interviews With Nile Rodgers, Cindy Crawford & More

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Duran Duran’s formation, the U.K.’s BBC Four will devote a night of programming to the British band with a pair of documentaries. Duran Duran: A Night In traces the TV and movies that inspired the group. Its companion film, Duran Duran: There’s Something You Should Know, will take a deep dive into the band’s history and unearths previously unseen archive footage and rare demos. Boys on Film — A Night With Duran Duran special features interviews with models Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell, producers Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson, and the members of the classic lineup, including Andy Taylor, who left the band for a second time in 2006. Duran Duran will be “heading back into the studio to work on a new record”, according to their manager Wendy Laister. Their 14th studio album, Paper Gods, peaked at No. 5 in the U.K. and No. 10 in the U.S. following its release in 2015. . ...Read Full Story

Voodoo Music & Arts Experience Confirms 2018 Lineup Including Mumford & Sons, Marilyn Manson, A Perfect Circle And More

The lineup for the 2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has been revealed; Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino and Arctic Monkeys will headline the three-day event Oct. 26-28 at New Orleans’ City Park. They’ll be joined by such name rock acts as Marilyn Manson, A Perfect Circle and Highly Suspect. Festival attendees will also get to see sets from Odesza, Martin Garrix, Modest Mouse, 21 Savage, Janelle Monae, Zeds Dead, Tipper, Third Eye Blind, Ty Dolla Sign, AJR, Elle King, Albert Hammond Jr. and more. Three-day general admission tickets as well as VIP and Platinum packages are available for purchase now. Check here for general admission ticketing.. ...Read Full Story

Guitarist Daron Malakian Says “Creative Differences” Preventing New System Of A Down Album

System Of A Down guitarist Daron Malakian has confirmed that System Of A Down have no plans to record a new album. Speaking to Revolver, Malakian said that attempts to record a follow-up to 2005’s Mezmerize and Hypnotize albums have fallen apart, blaming “creative differences”. “I couldn’t say ever, but as of right now, it’s not looking like we’re doing something together soon,” he said.“ I can’t close the book on it and say it’s done forever. We still play live. We’re all still friends.”  Meanwhile, Malakian has resurrected his side project, Scars On Broadway — now rebranded as Daron Malakian And Scars On Broadway. The band recently released two brand new songs, Lives and Dictator, and their new album, also titled Dictator, will be released on July 20. . ...Read Full Story

“Louder Than Life 2018” Announces Lineup Including Nine Inch Nails, Godsmack And More

Louder Than Life has announced its 2018 lineup, which features Nine Inch Nails, Godsmack, Avenged Sevenfold, Ice Cube, Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Slash, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Primus, Billy Idol, GWAR and many more. The annual music festival has added a day this year, taking place from Sept. 28-30 at Champions Park. Now in its fifth year, Louder Than Life has added more bands that cover more genres and styles. Visit Louder Than Life’s website for ticket information, and check out the full lineup below. . ...Read Full Story