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  • 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... »

  • Tool and Primus Announce Winter Tour

    Tool and Primus Announce Winter Tour

    In what promises to be one of the most anticipated tours of 2016, Tool and Primus are teaming up for a set of tour dates in January. The 8-date trek is a rare outing for Tool, who have seldom played more than 20 shows in a single year since 2007. Kicking off on January 9th... »

  • Stuart Hamm Announces Winter Tour

    Stuart Hamm Announces Winter Tour

    Stuart Hamm is hitting the road again in support of his latest album, The Book of Lies. The winter tour will include four solo dates before bringing on the bassists’s band consisting of guitarist Alex Skolnick and drummer Joel Taylor. Hamm’s outing focuses on the West Coast and Midwest. The solo dates start November 27th... »

  • Mike Gordon Announces Winter Tour Dates

    Mike Gordon Announces Winter Tour Dates

    Phish’s Mike Gordon will be embarking on another solo tour this winter focusing on the western half of the U.S. The trek kicks off off in Austin, Texas on January 22nd, 2016 before snaking its way through Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and ending up in Colorado. Gordon’s band will include longtime collaborators Scott Murawski... »

  • Black Sabbath Announces “The End” Farewell Tour

    Black Sabbath Announces “The End” Farewell Tour

    One of the greatest metal bands of all time will finally come to an end next year. Black Sabbath have announced “The End Tour”, a worldwide farewell tour that they say will be their final performances ever. The band, which reformed with its original members in 2011, is also rumored to release their 20th and... »