Music News

Apr 262013
 

Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree George Glenn Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was hospitalized April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure.

Apr 022013
 
Zeppelin Frontman in a Movie?

Robert Plant might make an appearance in an upcoming film (his first ever according to IMDB). Actor Ryan Gosling apparently let the news slip during an interview with Indiewire.com

Feb 252013
 
RIP Allman Brother Daniel Toler

Ticket Sarasota reported today the death of guitarist Dan Toler at the age of 65. Toler had been suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease and was unable to play guitar or [...]

 Posted by on February 25, 2013
Feb 142013
 
Phoenix is Bankrupt!

Phoenix released the full details of their new album, Bankrupt!, which arrives in stores on April 23rd. This marks the French indie rockers’ fifth studio album and will feature the [...]

 Posted by on February 14, 2013
Jan 312013
 
Muse Aims for "Personal" Stageshow

Muse just launched the North American leg of its tour in support of The 2nd Law, and this time around, the stage show features a huge pyramid of LED screens, [...]

 Posted by on January 31, 2013
Jan 032013
 
U2 Reveals New Album Working Title

U2 revealed the working title of their upcoming album during an interview with U-K paper The Independent. Bono said that the working title of their next effort is 10 Reasons [...]

 Posted by on January 3, 2013
Nov 282012
 
Adele scores Diamond from Nielsen Soundscan

Patbacks and hugs to Adele who’s latest album ’21′ has now sold over 10 million units, ironically enough, the 21st album to receive the diamond since Nielsen started keeping track.

 Posted by on November 28, 2012
Oct 302012
 
Fun. Sets 2013 Tour Dates

Fun. is ready to spend some nights on the road, but only some dates announced today. They kick off a US tour in St. Paul, MN January 23, spend a [...]

 Posted by on October 30, 2012
Sep 192012
 
Slowhand preps for 50th anniversary as a musician

Like the Stones, Clapton also celebrates 50 years of getting paid to do what he loves. To mark the occasion, Clapton revealed a handful of dates in London to celebrate with fans.

 Posted by on September 19, 2012
Jan 152012
 
Jimi Hendrix Legacy Celebrated by Modern Guitar Heroes

The 2012 edition of the critically acclaimed Experience Hendrix concert tour will launch with a three week run of dates featuring an all-star lineup of musical greats paying homage to the abiding genius of Jimi Hendrix.

 Posted by on January 15, 2012
Dec 152011
 
Clash Bassist Clashes with Oil Rig, Gets Himself Arrested

Paul Simonen “we stormed the oil rig and went to the office to ask what their oil spill response plan was. They basically said if you don’t get off the oil rig, then we will phone the authorities in Greenland and say you’ve hijacked the oil rig, and the police will come and arrest you. And that’s pretty much what happened.”

 Posted by on December 15, 2011
Dec 082011
 
Coldplay in the Springtime, North American Tour

Coldplay sets the stage to paint electric lines this side of the world Spring, Summer 2012. See announced dates below. Note the big May (festival season) June gap…. hmmm, office pool anyone? Bonnaroo, Hangout, Jazz Fest, Coachella??? Only ticking clocks will tell.

 Posted by on December 8, 2011
Dec 072011
 
Adele: "No North American Beer Please"

SmokingGun.com got the goods, what everyone wants to know: reigning Indie Princess Adele’s ammenity demands (promoters also provide performer comforts): Donations to a UK charity and European beer (‘North American beer is unacceptable.’)

 Posted by on December 7, 2011