Aerosmith Bassist Leaves Current Tour »
Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton has dropped off the band's current tour due to a lingering chest infection. Hamilton has returned home to recover, and he plans to rejoin the band and continue their Global Warming tour when he feels well enough. Aerosmith are currently on a tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Rolling Stones Play Surprise Show At Los Angeles Nightclub »
The Rolling Stones played a surprise gig at the Echoplex Nightclub in Los Angeles ahead of the launch of their 50 and Counting tour. "Welcome to Echo Park, a neighborhood that's always coming up -- and I'm glad you're here to welcome an up-and-coming band," fronter Mick Jagger jested with the crowd of a few hundred people.
Slash Campaigns To Save The Sharks »
Known animal lover Slash has taken up a new cause, campaigning against the slaughter of sharks. The legendary guitarist has filmed a short PSA style video entitled Slash Speaks Up for Sharks for Shark Friendly Marinas in which he explains the issue and urges his fans to get involved.
David Bowie Delivers 42-Word Statement About The Next Day »
David Bowie has released a 42-word statement on his new album, The Next Day, dubbed as a "work flow diagram," intended to describe the LP. Bowie has previously not released any statements on the new album. The Next Day is Bowie's 24th studio album, and first in a decade, since 2003's Reality. The album was produced by Tony Visconti.
Styx To Release The Grand Illusion/Pieces Of Eight Live Album »
Styx will release The Grand Illusion/Pieces Of Eight Live, a landmark performance that saw the legendary band performing both of their seminal album in full live, on May 7 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. The recording was captured during the band's performance at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis on November 9, 2010, a performance that features a number of Styx classics.
Black Sabbath Announces Full List Of North American Tour Dates »
Black Sabbath have announced a full slate of North American dates, beginning in Houston, Texas on July 25, and wrapping on September 3 in Los Angeles, California. The tour takes the band on 18 U.S. dates and two Canadian dates. Tickets for the newly announced gigs go on sale May 3, with a presale available May 2.