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  • Red Hot Chili Peppers to Broadcast CD Release Concert to Movie Theaters Worldwide

    Red Hot Chili Peppers to Broadcast CD Release Concert to Movie Theaters Worldwide

    As fans eagerly await their first album in five years, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced that their August 30th show in Mexico City, Mexico will be broadcast to movie theaters around the world. The show will be the first and only performance of I’m With You, but will also include a selection of... »

  • George Duke to Premiere Concerto for Christian McBride

    George Duke to Premiere Concerto for Christian McBride

    How many people can say that George Duke wrote a symphonic jazz piece for them? Well, add Christian McBride to that list. Duke, the legendary keyboardist/singer will be premiering the work, Concerto for Christian McBride, during a free performance on September 24th at UCLA with the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra and McBride himself. Conducted by Mitch... »

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  • Dream Theater Announces New Album, Tour Dates

    Dream Theater Announces New Album, Tour Dates

    In preparation for their next album, Dream Theater have announced a run of North American tour dates starting September 24th at the Warfield in San Francisco. This will be the group’s first venture without drummer Mike Portnoy, who left the band in September 2010 and subsequently replaced by Mike Mangini. The new album, A Dramatic... »

  • Metallica Announces Special 30th Anniversary Concerts

    Metallica Announces Special 30th Anniversary Concerts

    Metallica has announced a string of shows to celebrate their 30th anniversary together. Anchored by bassist Robert Trujillo, the metal veterans will be playing December 5, 7, 9 and 10 at the Fillmore in San Francisco, with tickets only available to their fan club members. Official members will be treated to $6 tickets, or admission... »

  • Chris Chaney Joins Jane’s Addiction For Tour Dates

    Chris Chaney Joins Jane’s Addiction For Tour Dates

    Chris Chaney will be joining Jane’s Addiction for their upcoming tour dates, spanning North America and Europe. The band will be trekking in support of their newly announced album The Great Escape Artist, due September 27, 2011. The bass role has been up in the air for Jane’s Addiction over the last year since Eric... »

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce UK Tour Dates

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce UK Tour Dates

    Though North American dates are still TBA, Red Hot Chili Peppers fans across the pond will be glad to know that the funk-rock quartet has announced a ten date trek of the UK and Ireland. Set for November, the full-fledged tour will be their first in the area since 2006. Anchored by bassist Flea, the... »

  • Stick Men and Adrian Belew Power Trio Unite for “2 of a Perfect Trio” Tour

    Stick Men and Adrian Belew Power Trio Unite for “2 of a Perfect Trio” Tour

    Tony Levin and the Stick Men will be teaming up with the Adrian Belew Power Trio for the “2 of a Perfect Trio” tour this Fall, which will make its way from coast to coast and into Canada between September and October. Combined, the group features three King Crimson members and the tour name is... »

  • Primus Plots North American Fall Tour

    Primus Plots North American Fall Tour

    Primus will be hitting the road again this Fall, just in time for their new album Green Naugahyde to drop. The tour, which starts September 23rd in Boston, Massachusetts, will snake through the East Coast with two Canadian stops before heading west and ending October 22nd in Los Angeles. Bassist Les Claypool and the rest... »

  • The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates

    The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates

    Shortly after releasing a music video for their new single, The Wood Brothers have announced a string of tour dates in support of the new album Smoke Ring Halo, due to release on August 2nd. The group will be bringing their roots-American style through the US, starting in Hudson, New York and focusing on the... »

  • Blink-182 to Headline Honda Civic 2011 Tour

    Blink-182 to Headline Honda Civic 2011 Tour

    Blink-182 will be be going out on tour starting as part of the Honda Civic Tour 2011 in support of their upcoming and yet-to-be-titled album. The group will be co-headlining the trek, which spans August to October, with My Chemical Romance with tour dates crossing the entire US. Though they disbanded in 2005, Blink-182 bassist... »