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Steely Dan Announce "Reelin' In The Chips" Las Vegas Residency

Steely Dan have announced they will be launching their "Reelin' In The Chips" Las Vegas residency this spring at The Venetian Las Vegas's The Opaline Theatre. A total of nine shows will take place April 12-29 and tickets go on sale to the general public on January 20. Steely Dan's Donald Fagen and...
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Metallica Planning Something "Unique and Special" At 2017 Grammy Awards

The members of Metallica are planning something "very unique and special" when they perform at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, set to take place on February 12 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The ceremony will be televised at 7pm on CBS. In a statement, Metallica said, "We're beyond...
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Billy Corgan Still Teasing Reunion Of Original Smashing Pumpkins Lineup

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is still chatting about the possibility of reuniting the original Pumpkins lineup including drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, guitarist James Iha and bassist D'arcy Wretzky. Corgan first mentioned a possible reunion last August, but recently appeared on Mancow Muller...
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Night Ranger Release New Single "Somehow Someway" (Audio)

Night Ranger have released the first audio from their forthcoming studio album Don't Let Up and the track "Somehow Someway" can be heard below. Don't Let Up was self-produced by the band and the CD will be released March 24 via Frontiers Records. © Randy Miramontez | Dreamstime.com
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Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Korn To Headline Chicago's Open Air Festival

The second annual Chicago Open Air Festival will be headlined by Ozzy Osbourne, KISS and Korn, along with additional performers Rob Zombie, Slayer, Godsmack, Stone Sour, Megadeth, Anthrax and many more. The event will be held July 14-16 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL. Tickets go on sale Friday,...
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Watch "Ziggy Stardust" and "Heroes" From David Bowie Tribute Concert

Fan-filmed video of a recent David Bowie tribute concert at New York's Terminal 5 has been uploaded to YouTube and the tracks "Ziggy Stardust" (with Brett Hool on vocals), "Moonage Daydream" (with Fishbone's Angelo Moore) and "Heroes" (with Bernard Fowler) can be seen below. The performances also...
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Pre-Order "Weird Al" Yankovic's Career-Spanning Box Set "Squeeze Box"

"Weird Al" Yankovic proudly presents Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of "Weird Al" Yankovic, a career-spanning box set of all fourteen of Al's studio albums lavishly housed in an exact replica of his signature accordion. In addition to his studio albums, Squeeze Box will also include a special 15th...
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Guitar Legend Adrian Belew Announces 2017 North American Tour

Guitar legend Adrian Belew (King Crimson, Frank Zappa, David Bowie) has announced a Spring 2017 North American tour and the full schedule can be found HERE. The tour will begin February 28 in Vienna, VA and the trek will see Belew performing with his Power Trio featuring Julie Slick on bass and...
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Ace Frehley Says "2017 Seems Like A Ripe Year" For KISS Reunion (Video)

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has once again commented on the speculation that he'll rejoin his former bandmates Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for a KISS reunion tour in 2017. During a recent interview with Louder Noise at the Revolver Music Awards (below), Ace said, "I haven't heard anything...
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Roger Waters Previews His First New Album In 25 Years (Video)

Roger Waters is giving fans an early taste of his first album of new material in 25 years and his Instagram video can be seen below. The former Pink Floyd member is seen strumming his bass guitar while sitting at a mixing board with producer Nigel Godrich (Paul McCartney, Radiohead). © Tudor Marian...
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