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  • ZZ Top Postpones Tour for Dusty Hill Surgery

    ZZ Top Postpones Tour for Dusty Hill Surgery

    ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill has been sidelined after suffering from kidney stones. The bearded four-stringer will need surgery to remove them, which will force the band to postpone the launch of their summer tour. “ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill is slated to undergo surgery to remove two kidney stones this week, necessitating a delay... »

  • Mastodon Announces North American Fall Tour

    Mastodon Announces North American Fall Tour

    Three weeks after releasing their sixth studio album Once More ’Round the Sun, Mastodon is set to take their show once more ’round North America this fall. The tour kicks off on October 15 at Revolution in Boise, Idaho before criss crossing the U.S. with a stop in Montreal for good measure. The fall outing... »

  • Deep Purple Announces North American Tour Dates

    Deep Purple Announces North American Tour Dates

    After touring Europe this year, Deep Purple will be bringing their NOW What?! tour to North America, starting August 4th. The outing is in support of their 19th studio album of the same name that was released last year. The band, anchored by bass powerhouse Roger Glover, will start their journey in Arizona before snaking... »

  • Ed Breckenridge Joins Angels & Airwaves

    Ed Breckenridge Joins Angels & Airwaves

    Blink 182 guitarist Tom DeLonge took to his Instagram page to announce that his band Angels & Airwaves has recruited former Thrice bassist Ed Breckenridge to join their ranks. “We welcome Ed Breckenridge to the gang- Formerly of the post-hardcore band #Thrice,” he wrote. “He is a perfect fit for this group of punk rock... »

  • Deltron 3030 Continues U.S. Tour with Juan Alderete, Announces European Dates

    Deltron 3030 Continues U.S. Tour with Juan Alderete, Announces European Dates

    Hip hop supergroup Deltron 3030 is continuing to tour in support of their latest release, , which dropped in September. The group, featuring the core of Dan the Automator, Del the Funky Homosapien and Kid Koala, features bass extraordinaire Juan Alderete laying down the low end. The North American leg of their tour wraps up... »

  • Pink Floyd Announces First Album in 20 Years

    Pink Floyd Announces First Album in 20 Years

    In a move that has shocked the music industry, members of Pink Floyd have announced they will be releasing a new album later this year entitled The Endless River. The album will be their first in 20 years, following The Division Bell, which . “Pink Floyd can confirm that they are releasing a new album,... »

  • Greg Christian Speaks On Split with Testament

    Greg Christian Speaks On Split with Testament

    Back in January, we reported that longtime Testament bassist Greg Christian was leaving the band. Christian, who was an original member of the group, opened up about his departure on his Facebook account, detailing discrepancies in payment and treatment. “The last straw [was as follows]. [I was] sitting at the bar in the Seoul/Incheon airport... »

  • Cannibal Corpse Announces 13th Album

    Cannibal Corpse Announces 13th Album

    Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster hinted that the band was working on their 13th studio album when we interviewed him for Profiles in Tone in March. The iconic death metal outfit has now revealed the name of the album – A Skeletal Domain – along with the list of tracks and a preview. Following up... »

  • Crazy Horse Bassist Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke

    Crazy Horse Bassist Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke

    Crazy Horse bassist and longtime Neil Young collaborator Billy Talbot has suffered a mild stroke, the band released in a statement. Thankfully, doctors say Talbot is expected to make a full recovery, but they also say he must take time off from the band’s upcoming summer tour. Rick Rosas, who played on many of Young’s... »

  • Paul McCartney Speaks on Health, Rescheduled Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney Speaks on Health, Rescheduled Tour Dates

    After falling ill in Japan, Paul McCartney’s plans for his “Out There” world tour got thrown off track. Macca was hospitalized for a brief period, which nixed his appearances in Asia, and then doctors told him to take more time off. This offset the return of his tour to the U.S., but the former Beatle... »