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  • Steve Wonder Announces More “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour Dates with Nate Watts

    Steve Wonder Announces More “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour Dates with Nate Watts

    If you missed Steve Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life tour last year, you’re in luck. The legendary R&B artist has announced another 11-date run this Spring that will span the U.S. Similar to last year’s trek, each night will include a performance of Wonder’s 1976 album in its entirety. “Truly, I wanted to... »

  • Bobby Vega Joins Steve Kimock for Jerry Garcia Tribute Tour

    Bobby Vega Joins Steve Kimock for Jerry Garcia Tribute Tour

    Bass whiz Bobby Vega will be touring the Northeast with guitarist Steve Kimock as part of a tribute to Jerry Garcia in March. The tour kicks off on March 10th at New York City’s Highline Ballroom before heading down to Gypsy Sally’s in Washington, D.C. to snake up and down the East Coast. The trek... »

  • Foo Fighters Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates Supporting “Sonic Highways”

    Foo Fighters Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates Supporting “Sonic Highways”

    The Foo Fighters’ tour supporting the album/show Sonic Highways will hit North America in July, opening with a spectacular show at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The tour also marks the 20th anniversary of the band’s first album release. D.C. is one of the cities featured in the Foo’s Sonic Highways television show on HBO,... »

  • System of a Down Marks Genocide Centennial With Short 2015 Tour, Free Show

    System of a Down Marks Genocide Centennial With Short 2015 Tour, Free Show

    System of a Down has announced a short 2015 tour to mark the 100th anniversary of the genocide conducted by Ottoman Turks against Armenian, Greek and Assyrian populations. The final date of the Wake Up The Souls Tour will be a free show in Armenia. The band members, including bassist Shavo Odadjian, are of Armenian... »

  • JJ Grey & Mofro Announce Album Release and 2015 Tour Dates

    JJ Grey & Mofro Announce Album Release and 2015 Tour Dates

    Fans getting an itch to hear new music from JJ Grey and Mofro don’t have long to wait. The band has announced that its upcoming album, Ol’ Glory, is due out Feb. 25, 2015, and a tour to support the record will begin earlier that same month. If the trailer’s anything to go by, the... »

  • Napalm Death Announces New Album Release Date, North American Tour

    Napalm Death Announces New Album Release Date, North American Tour

    Next year will be a big year for Grindcore legends Napalm Death, as the group have announced a new album and tour for January. Apex Predator – Easy Meat, will be the band’s 16th album, hitting stores on January 27, 2015. Of course, the album will feature the ripping bass lines of Shane Embury. “Some... »

  • Tech N9ne Announces Band of Psychos Tour with David Pastorius

    Tech N9ne Announces Band of Psychos Tour with David Pastorius

    Almost one year ago, David Pastorius blew everyone away with a nasty playalong with Tech N9ne’s “Questions.” That video and his subsequent videos caught the rapper’s attention, leading to some work together. Now Pastorius will be hitting the road with Tech N9ne on his fall “Band of Psychos” tour. The outing, which will be Tech... »

  • Nate Watts to Join Stevie Wonder on “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour

    Nate Watts to Join Stevie Wonder on “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour

    Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life is one of the most brilliant albums ever made. Musicians from all walks of life cite it as a heavy influence, and it was ranked at 57 on the Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest albums of all time. Wonder will be presenting the album in its entirety on... »

  • Snarky Puppy Embarks on World Tour

    Snarky Puppy Embarks on World Tour

    Snarky Puppy is hitting the road for a massive world tour that will cover North America, Asia, Australia, and Europe through the end of the year. The band, anchored by bassist Michael League, will be performing in support of their latest album, We Like it Here, which came out in February. The tour will thoroughly... »

  • ZZ Top Cancels Tour Dates After Dusty Hill Injury

    ZZ Top Cancels Tour Dates After Dusty Hill Injury

    It’s been a rough year for Dusty Hill. Last month, the ZZ Top bassist was sidelined for surgery to remove kidney stones. Now the band has announced that the rest of their co-headlining tour dates with Jeff Beck have been canceled after Hill fell and injured his hip. Live Nation officials stated he fell inside... »