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10/03/2022

Sammy Hagar And The Circle Stream New Album 'Crazy Times'

(hennemusic) Sammy Hagar And The Circle are streaming their latest album, "Crazy Times." The project - which features new music from Hagar, guitarist Vic Johnson, bassist Michael Anthony, and drummer Jason Bonham - also includes a cover of the Elvis Costello & The Attractions tune, "Pump It Up."

The band recorded with producer Dave Cobb at the historic RCA Studio A in Nashville, TN. "Working with Dave Cobb for the first time was enlightening," explains Hagar. (read more)

Zakk Wylde Berzerker Guitar Camp Trailer Released

Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne and Pantera) has shared a trailer for his brand new Zakk Wylde Berzerker Guitar Camp, that he created via Riffhard.

We were sent these details: The online course - it is not really a camp - is suitable for guitar players of all levels, from beginners to advanced guitarists. Zakk teaches his signature techniques like pinch harmonics and vibrato as well as many of his most famous songs and solos. He's joined by Black Label Society guitarist Dario Lorina to round out the course with his own perspective on how to replicate Zakk's style. (read more)

Bowl For Ronnie James Dio Event Announced

The 2022 installment of the Bowl For Ronnie Celebrity Bowling Party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, is set to return on Thursday, November 17, 2022 after a three-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event, to be held at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California, will once again be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel. (read more)

Ed Sheeran Announces North American Stadium Tour

Ed Sheeran has announced that he will be launching a North American stadium leg of his "+ - = รท x Tour" ("The Mathematics Tour") next spring.

The tour will be kicking off on May 6th. 2023 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, and will conclude on September 23rd, 2023 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA. (read more)

5 Seconds Of Summer Top Charts World Wide

5 Seconds Of Summer have scored No. 1 debuts on the charts in the U.K., Australia and the Netherlands, and landed at No. 2 in the U.S. with their new album, "5SOS5".

"Thank you to everyone all over the world who's listened to this record, your support means the world to us," says 5 Seconds of Summer on the success of 5SOS5. (read more)

Singled Out: Lift The Curse's Call it What It Is

Austin rock duo Life The Curse recently released their latest single, "Call it What It Is", and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the track. Here is the story:

"Call It What It Is" was initially spawned from the main piano progression. The first line "You think that you know me" popped in my head as I was playing the piano part. I instantly knew the direction the song was going to go lyrically based on that first line. (continue)

Arctic Monkeys Announce North American Tour

Arctic Monkeys have announced that they will be launching a North American tour next summer to support their forthcoming album, "The Car," which arrives on October 21st.

They have recruited the Irish band Fontaines D.C. to support them on the trek that is set to kick off on August 25th, 2023 in Minneapolis, MN at The Armory. (read more)

A Day To Remember And Wage War Unplugging For Theater Tour

A Day To Remember have announced that they will be unplugging for their Reassembled: Acoustic Theater Tour this winter that will feature support from Wage War, who will also be unplugging for the trek.

The tour will be kicking off on November 29th at the iconic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN and will wrap up on December 21st in Orlando at The Dr. Philips Center. (read more)

Miranda Lambert To Perform On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Miranda Lambert has announced that she will return to the stage at ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! tomorrow, October 4th, for a performance of her current single, "Strange."

The anthem of timely encouragement follows recent Top 10 hit "If I Was A Cowboy," the 15th of her career, as the second single off Lambert's latest hit album, "Palomino". (read more)

Lindsey Buckingham Cancels Tour Dates Due To Health Issues

Former Fleetwood Mac star Lindsey Buckingham has been forced to cancel the remaining dates of his UK/European tour due to ongoing health issues.

Buckingham was scheduled to perform in Glasgow, Liverpool and Dublin this week. His camp broke the news via Twitter with the following tweet, "Due to ongoing health issues, Lindsey is regrettably having to cancel the remaining shows on his current European tour. (read more)

Reba McEntire Expands Live In Concert Tour

Reba McEntire has announced that she has added a new leg to Reba: Live In Concert tour that will be feature 14 new dates next spring and will feature support from special guests Terri Clark and The Isaacs

The spring 2023 leg is set to launch on March 9th in Jacksonville, FL at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and will wrap up with Reba's very first performance at Madison Square Garden on April 15th. (read more)

U2 Frontman Bono Announces Stories of Surrender Tour

U2 frontman Bono has announced that he will be launching a 14-city book tour to promote his forthcoming memoir, "SURRENDER: 40 Songs, One Story", which will be hitting stores on November 1st.

The Stories of Surrender Tour will be kicking off on November 2nd in New York City at the Beacon Theatre and will include several U.S. stops, along with dates in Bono's hometown of Dublin, London, Paris, Berlin, Glasgow and will conclude in Madrid on November 28th. (read more)

Ex Iron Maiden Singer Paul Di'Anno Takes Stage Day After Hospital Release

Former Iron Maiden frontman Paul Di'Anno took the stage this weekend at the Keep It True Rising II Festival in Wurzburg, Germany, just one day after he released from the hospital.

Di'Anno underwent surgery on his leg last month in Croatia after spending seven years in a wheelchair. His caregiver Stjepan Juras shared the following after the surgery:

"In short... the operation is over, the doctor is satisfied, he solved the problem. Paul's skin is now being stitched up and he will be woken up soon. If the wound heals well, the operation can be considered a success." (read more)

Rush Reflects On Returning To Last Stage They Played With Neil Peart
Rush reflect on returning to the Forum in Los Angeles, the site of their last show with Neil Peart, for the Taylor Hawkins Tribute concert - more

Joey Vera Forced To Miss Mercyful Fate North American Reunion Tour
Joey Vera has broken the bad news to fans that he will not be joining Mercyful Fate on their North American reunion tour - more

R.E.M. In the Studio for Automatic For the People's 30th Anniversary
In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands is celebrating the 30th anniversary of R.E.M.'s 'Automatic For The People' album - more

Singled Out: The Deer's Cry's Night Falls
The Deer's Cry just released their new album, 'Heal The Heart', and to celebrate we asked lead singer/harpist Karen Ballew to tell us about the track, 'Night Falls'. - more

Big Star's #1 Record 50th Anniversary Celebration Announced
Big Star founder Jody Stephens is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the '#1 Record' with a special live performance with all-star guests - more