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Neil Young Announces Summer 2018 Solo Dates

Neil Young has announced six solo concerts this summer in four cities, including stops in St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit and Boston. The singer is hot off a very successful run of California shows with his newly reformed Crazy Horse band, and he will get back on the road in late June. Presale ticketing is currently underway through Young’s fansite with the code NYARCHIVES. Check out the dates and links below for more information.. ...Read Full Story

Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album And Tour With The Jesus & Mary Chain

Rock icons Nine Inch Nails have announced a brand new studio album and a North American tour with The Jesus & Mary Chain for later this year. The band, fronted by Trent Reznor, revealed on Thursday that their ninth studio album will released on June 22nd and will be titled Bad Witch. The six-track record will also complete a self-styled trilogy of EPs from Nine Inch Nails that started with 2016’s Not The Actual Events and last year’s Add Violence. Their last full studio album was 2013’s Hesitation Marks. . ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Almost Breaks His Leg Again Onstage

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl told fans at a recent music festival that almost broke his leg again, after he stumbled over a speak on stage.  The moment was captured by a fan on video, which you can see in the linked article below. Grohl previously had a throne created so that he could play on stage after breaking his leg in a separate incident – which he then had lent to Axl Rose while he toured with Guns ‘N Roses. During the Foo Fighter’s Welcome to Rockville performance Grohl was captured on video stumbling on a speaker and told the audience, “I almost just broke my f***ing leg over there.. ...Read Full Story

Family Emergency Forces Postponement Of Billie Joe Armstrong’s “The Longshot” Tour

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been forced to postpone a string of shows with his new band The Longshot due to a bandmate’s family emergency. Armstrong revealed the remainder of the group’s West Coast dates in America had been cancelled, in an Instagram post to fans early on Wednesday. Armstrong debuted The Longshot at a club in his native Oakland, California last month. The band was scheduled to play at Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco, California on Wednesday night, and had four more dates in Washington, Vancouver and Oregon planned. However, it appears the group’s tour will resume in New York on May 22.. ...Read Full Story

Europe Debut Video For ‘The Siege’

Europe has debuted their video for the song “The Siege,” taken from the band’s latest album, “Walk The Earth”, which was released last October. The album is the follow-up to 2015’s “War Of Kings” and was produced at London, England’s legendary Abbey Road studios. “Walk The Earth” features original artwork by famed Los Angeles artist Mike Sportes of Filth Mart.  Check out the new video from Europe in the article below:. ...Read Full Story

Def Leppard Release ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ Lyric Video

Def Leppard are celebrating the first in a series of box sets that span their entire career with the launch of “Volume One” and also by releasing a lyric video for their megahit “Pour Some Sugar On Me”. The track comes from their 1987 album “Hysteria” . Guitarist Phil Collen spoke about the unusual way it became a massive success. “The song became a hit because strippers in Florida started requesting it on the local radio station,” he told them in 2016. You can watch the new lyric video here.. ...Read Full Story

Huey Lewis Opens Up About Inner Ear Disorder Keeping Him From Singing

In an interview with “Today,” 80s music icon Huey Lewis said he is dealing with the idea of no longer being able to perform onstage after discovering he suffers from Meniere’s disease, a disorder that causes vertigo, ringing in the ears and progressive hearing loss. In April, the 67-year-old canceled all of 40 remaining shows on his tour after he was given the diagnosis. Lewis sought medical treatment after performing in Dallas, when he noticed he was having trouble hearing.  “Even though I can hear you, we can talk, I can talk on the phone — I can’t sing,” Lewis told Jenna Bush Hager. “I can’t hear music. I can do everything but what I love to do the most, which is a drag.” There isn’t a cure for Meniere’s disease, but nevertheless Lewis was told his condition may improve.. ...Read Full Story

Queen Announce ‘Crown Jewels’ Las Vegas Residency

The members of Queen are set to embark on a residency at the Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas. News of the residency came courtesy of Queen’s official site, where a news release revealed that the band’s current lineup, featuring co-founders guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor alongside frontman Adam Lambert, will perform a 10-date “limited engagement” at the Park between Sept. 1-22. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale to the public on May 11 through Ticketmaster at 10AM PT; Queen fan club members will be offered access to a special pre-sale via email. “We’re ready to take on the ultimate challenge … to dazzle Vegas!” enthused May via press release.  “I’m so excited to help share ‘The Crown Jewels’ with the Strip,” added Lambert, who’s served as Queen’s singer since 2011. Queen’s “Crown Jewels” dates are currently scheduled for Sept. 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 21 and 22, with each show beginning at 8PM. In addition, the Bohemian Rhapsody biopic is on track to debut in theaters in late 2018.. ...Read Full Story

Alice in Chains Debut First New Song in Five Years, ‘The One You Know’

Alice in Chains released their first new song in five years, called “The One You Know.” The single previews the band’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled sixth LP, due out later in 2018.  The upcoming album is Alice in Chains’ third-straight collaboration with producer Nick Raskulinecz and engineer Paul Figueroa. The LP is tentatively due out this summer, though the band have yet to announce a track list or release date. Alice in Chains recently launched a headlining world tour, including dates in North America. After a run of international dates in June and July, the band will launch another North American leg in late August. . ...Read Full Story

Mr. Big Announce New Live Album, ‘Live from Milan’

Mr. Big have announced they will release Live from Milan, a new album that captures one of the band’s final shows with drummer Pat Torpey, who passed away earlier this year. Live from Milan features the band’s early material, as well as more recent work. You can check out the band’s version of “Alive and Kickin’ in the link below. Live from Milan is set for a July 13 release. You can preorder the album at the link here, and check out the tracklist below.. ...Read Full Story