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  • VIDEO: Rolling Stones preview Australia and New Zealand tour

    The Rolling Stones have issued a video preview of their upcoming 14 On Fire tour of Australia and New Zealand. “We know what we’re gonna do when we get out there,” says Keith Richards, “but we have no idea what the crowd are gonna do.” The fall dates are shows that were rescheduled from this spast spring following the sudden passing of Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, L’Wren Scott. The

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters play crowdfunded show in Virginia

    The Foo Fighters played their first crowdfunded concert at The National Theater in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday, and video from the show has surfaced. The band’s first appearance in the city after 16 years was kickstarted by a Crowdhoster campaign launched in March by Andrew Goldin. Goldin and his fellow organizers, Brig White, John McAdorey and Lucas Krost, set a goal of selling 1,400

  • Fleetwood Mac featured on In The Studio

    Fleetwood Mac are featured on the latest edition of North American rock radio series In The Studio. Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham and Mick Fleetwood join host Redbeard to discuss the band’s upcoming On With The Show North American tour, which kicks off in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 30. The trek sees the return of keyboardist Christine McVie, creating a reunion of the group’s hugely

  • KISS to release expanded deluxe edition of 1977’s Love Gun

    KISS will release an expanded, deluxe edition of their 1977 album, “Love Gun”, on October 28. The 2CD / digital edition includes the complete original album re-mastered on the first disc, while the second features rare, previously unreleased demos of “Plaster Caster”, “Then She Kissed Me”, “Tomorrow And Tonight” and “Much Too Soon.” Also featured is a glimpse into Paul Stanley's creative

  • VIDEO: Lenny Kravitz performs on America’s Got Talent finale

    Lenny Kravitz was among the guests featured on the finale of reality competition series, America’s Got Talent, on Wednesday, and video of his performance is available. Kravitz played his new single, “The Chamber”, before joining finalist Miguel Dakota for the rocker’s cover of The Guess Who’s “American Woman.” “The Chamber” appears on Kravitz’ forthcoming album, “Strut”, which is due September

  • Ronnie James Dio Cancer Fund presents $100k to Houston cancer center

    Wendy Dio (left) presents gift to Houston's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the late heavy metal singer, last week presented a check for $100,000 to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. This donation is the second installment in a commitment to fund gastroesophageal cancer research spearheaded by Dr. Jaffer A. Ajani

  • George Harrison tribute week to air on Conan

    TBS’s late night show, Conan, will host a week-long musical tribute to mark the release of the new box set, “George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75.” Hosted by Conan O'Brien, the week of performances will feature some of the biggest names in music, including Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends and others. Conan airs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. Available on CD and

  • Rolling Stones announce From The Vault series

    The Rolling Stones will launch their new From The Vault series this fall with the release of two vintage concert films. On November 3, the band will issue “From The Vault – Hampton Coliseum – Live In 1981”, which features the Stones in concert on their “Tattoo You” tour. The December 18 performance at Virginia's Hampton Coliseum was originally broadcast as "The World's Greatest Rock'n'Roll

  • VIDEO: Rush preview 40th anniversary box set R40

    Rush have issued a video preview of their forthcoming 40th anniversary box set, “R40.” Due November 11, the package live footage spanning all four decades of their career and presents over two hours of unreleased material, including a rare performance of entire seven-part version of their 1976 classic, “2112”. Available as 6-disc and 10-disc packages, “R40” includes “Rush In Rio”, “R30”, “

  • Ace Frehley announces touring band lineup

    Ace Frehley has announced the touring lineup for his first leg of tour dates in support of his newly-released album, “Space Invader.” Richie Scarlet, who toured with Frehley in 1984/85 and periodically from 1989 through 1995, returns to the band. Scarlet previously handled rhythm guitar and vocal duties on Ace’s 1989 effort, “Trouble Walking”, and has also toured with Sebastian Bach. Bassist

  • Queen drummer to receive honorary degree from Plymouth University

    Queen drummer Roger Taylor will receive an honorary Doctor Of Music degree from UK’s Plymouth University on September 26. The Plymouth Herald reports Taylor will be honored alongside cellist Julian Lloyd-Webber, celebrity chef and author Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, legendary sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, football's first million-pound player Trevor Francis, Wayne Sleep, Simon Stokes,

  • Lenny Kravitz to release limited-edition Strut box set

    Lenny Kravitz will release his new album, “Strut”, next week, and the rocker has just announced plans to issue a limited-edition box set of the record on December 9. The collector’s package is limited to 1000 copies, and will feature a host of goodies, including: • “The Miami Bedroom Rehearsals” 28-page photo book • Original “Dirty White Boots” Polaroid personally paint-splattered by Lenny •

  • VIDEO: Yes premiere I’ve Seen All Good People from expanded live DVD

    Yes are premiering a performance of their 1971 classic, “I’ve Seen All Good People”, from the forthcoming expanded Special Edition version of “Songs From Tsongas - The 35th Anniversary Concert.” Due September 23 and originally issued in 2005, the updated project adds 70 minutes of material from a show in Lugano, Switzerland on the same tour. Available on 2DVD, Blu-ray, 3CD and digital formats,

  • AUDIO: Slash streams new album World On Fire

    Slash is streaming his newly-released album, “World On Fire”, in full for fans to check out. The guitarist’s third solo effort follows 2010’s self-titled album and 2012’s “Apocalyptic Love.” Next week, Slash will promote the project and mark the Guitar Center’s 50th anniversary with a series of three concerts in Hollywood’s most legendary clubs. The rocker will play shows at The Troubadour (

  • Sammy Hagar cancels annual Birthday Bash shows following hurricane

    Sammy Hagar has cancelled his upcoming Birthday Bash shows in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico next month following damage to the area caused by Hurricane Odile. The October shows at Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Cantina have become an annual ritual for fans. “This year marks our 24th anniversary so nothing short of a massive hurricane could have kept me from Cabo,” says Hagar. “But after seeing the damage that

  • Metallica to release all 2014 concerts on CD

    Metallica will release all 27 of their 2014 concerts on CD as they celebrate 10 years of livemetallica.com. “We've been extremely proud to offer virtually every show we've done in the past ten years as a download within days of the shows happening... sometimes even hours!,” posted the band on Tuesday. “Over the years we've been able to offer more download options adding HD audio and Apple

  • Motley Crue reveal location of final farewell concert

    Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has revealed the location of the band’s final concert of their 2-year farewell tour. “Rumor has it, the last few shows are going to be Vegas and LA, because we wanted to end in 2016 in Los Angeles where we started,” Neil tells the Las Vegas Weekly. The tentative plan, according to Neil, is for the Crüe to play a “couple of nights” in Las Vegas at the tail end of

  • Megadeth to issue first five albums on picture disc

    Megadeth will issue their first five platinum-selling albums on limited edition picture disc vinyl for the first time in the U.S. on November 11. Titles include 1986's "Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?", 1988's "So Far, So Good…So What!" and 1990's "Rust In Peace", as well as 1992's "Countdown To Extinction" and 1994's "Youthanasia", both making their debut on picture disc. Each album is pressed

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters headline Invictus Games closing ceremony

    The Foo Fighters headlined the closing concert of the Invictus Games in London on Sunday and video from the event is available. Introduced by Invictus Games patron Prince Harry, the band performed an 11-song greatest hits set, opening with 2002’s “All My Life” and closing with fan favorite “Everlong.” The September 14 event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park saw the Foos top a bill that included

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