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Def Leppard has a 13-date Canadian tour booked for this spring. The band is currently hard at work on its first new studio album since 2008's Songs From The Sparkle Lounge. They'll kick off the run on April 15th in Penticton, BC at South Okanagan Events Centre and wrap things up...
Billy Idol’s current shows are mixing a healthy dose of tunes from his 1980's heyday along with tracks from his new album, Kings & Queens Of The Underground. Highlights in the set include such MTV-era favorites as “Dancing With Myself,” “Cradle Of Love,” “Sweet Sixteen,” “...
Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne have been added to the credits of Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me" due to the similarity between the tune and Petty's 1989 solo track "I Won't Back Down." "Stay With Me," which peaked at Number Two on the Billboard Hot 100, has been nominated for...
Who fans are getting an in depth look into Pete Townshend’s classic compositions with the new Who "Jukebox" feature on the band’s website (TheWho.com). Several key songs from each album are selected by Townshend, who supplies their back-story, with the website streaming the...
Randy Bachman’s latest solo album, titled, Heavy Blues, will be released on April 14th. The set features contributions by such heavyweights as Neil Young, Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Randolph, and the late, great Jeff Healey. So far, Bachman has six shows on the books...
It was 29 years ago tonight (January 23rd, 1986) that the first inductees entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at New York City's Waldorf-Astoria. The inaugural class of the Hall of Fame featured rock's forefathers: Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard...
It’s looking like Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick are shaping up to be one of this summer’s hottest double bills. So far, the two kings of the ‘70s live album are, as of now, set for seven co-headlining dates in June, July, and August. On a nightly basis, Peter Frampton truly...
For many Bruce Springsteen diehards, the Holy Grail is the electric E Street Band version of 1982's Nebraska album. The band began fleshing out the songs in the studio prior to "The Boss" deciding to release his demo tape as the album master. Several songs originally written for...
Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on March 24th is A MusiCares Tribute To Paul McCartney. The February 10th, 2012 event at the Los Angeles Convention Center featured such high profile performers as Paul McCartney and his band, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, James Taylor, Joe Walsh, Dave...