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  • Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Dates Announced

    Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Dates Announced

    The wait is over. Guns N’ Roses have announced the specifics for their “Not In This Lifetime” reunion tour. The outing will be bring together original members Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan with longtime collaborators Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, and new keyboardist Melissa Reese. The band played their first reunion show at... »

  • Les Claypool and Sean Lennon Team Up for Album, Tour

    Les Claypool and Sean Lennon Team Up for Album, Tour

    Primus frontman and bass wizard Les Claypool has teamed up with Sean Lennon to form a new band called The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and they’re taking the show on the road. The duo has announced their album, Monolith of Phobos, will be released on June 3rd with a three month tour to follow. Claypool and... »

  • Consider The Source Release Free Album, Announce Spring Tour

    Consider The Source Release Free Album, Announce Spring Tour

    Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion band Consider the Source is celebrating their 10th anniversary in style this year. The band, who have just returned from a two-week trek of India, are releasing a free compilation album spanning their career. Past is Prologue: 2005-2015 includes tracks from each of their studio albums as well as a bonus... »

  • Alabama Shakes Announce 2016 Tour Dates

    Alabama Shakes Announce 2016 Tour Dates

    Fresh off of their Grammy wins for Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Alternative Music Album, the Alabama Shakes announced a string of new dates including international festivals and an expansive North American trek. Holding down the low end will be bassist Zac Cockrell, who helped to form the band with vocalist Brittany... »

  • Peter Hook & The Light Announce North American Substance Tour

    Peter Hook & The Light Announce North American Substance Tour

    Peter Hook and the Light will be returning to North America for an extensive tour this fall. Continuing his series of retrospective performances, Hook and crew will be performing Joy Division’s and New Order’s respective Substance albums. The compilation albums collected all of each band’s singles up until that point. “Widely considered New Order’s strongest... »

  • Christian McBride Trio To Anchor Mack Avenue SuperBand Tour

    Christian McBride Trio To Anchor Mack Avenue SuperBand Tour

    Ever since its debut in 2012, the Mack Avenue SuperBand has become a staple of the Detroit Jazz Festival. Now the jazz supergroup is taking it on the road in support of their latest release, . Both the album and the tour are anchored by bass master and musical director Christian McBride. His bandmates for... »

  • The Who Announces Tour with Tal Wilkenfeld Band

    The Who Announces Tour with Tal Wilkenfeld Band

    2016 is turning out to have some incredible tours for bassists. The Who will be continuing their “The Who Hits 50!” tour with a new North American leg, and they’ve tapped Australian bass phenom Tal Wilkenfeld to open the shows. Between Pino Palladino in the The Who and Wilkenfeld’s band, these shows are going to... »

  • Weezer Announces New Album, Music Video, 2016 Tour Dates

    Weezer Announces New Album, Music Video, 2016 Tour Dates

    Good news, Weezer fans: the band has announced a new self titled album, an extensive 2016 tour, and a new music video. The whirlwind announcement was made on their website. “This album was inspired by my experiences hanging around the Westside of Los Angeles, which has been our home since Weezer began,” frontman Rivers Cuomo... »

  • Megadeth to Begin North American Tour in February with Impressive Support

    Megadeth to Begin North American Tour in February with Impressive Support

    Megadeth’s Dystopia North American tour will kick off in February, with support from Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok. Megadeth, of course, will feature David Ellefson on bass. Suicidal Tendencies now has Michael Morgon handling bass duties following the death of Tim Williams. The lineup also reveals Megadeth’s longevity — Children of Bodom’s bassist... »

  • Tower of Power to Celebrate 48th Anniversary with Tour

    Tower of Power to Celebrate 48th Anniversary with Tour

    It may seem hard to believe, but 2016 will mark 48 years since the formation of Tower of Power. The influential group has released 18 studio albums, seven live albums, six compilations, three DVDs, and have toured the world with thousands of shows. To celebrate the band’s longevity, they’ll be bringing their unique blend of... »