Metallica Offering Free MP3 Download Of Show With Ticket Barcode
Metallica concertgoers, hold on to your tickets after the gig – the metal group is offering a free MP3 download of a show on their “WorldWired” tour to ticketholders. “As we like to do, all shows will be recorded and available in a variety of downloadable formats, as well... Read more
We Came As Romans To Hold Tribute Concert For Late Singer Kyle Pavone
The metalcore group We Came As Romans will honor the late singer Kyle Pavone in a tribute concert this October. Pavone, who was the lead vocalist of the group, died on August 25 at age 28. At first, it was only noted that he was transported to a hospital... Read more
Missouri’s LouFest 2018 Cancelled Due To Financial Concerns
This weekend’s LouFest in St. Louis’s Forest Park has been cancelled just days before the event due to financial concerns. The two-day festival, which was supposed to take place from September 8 to 9, will not proceed as planned. T-Pain, Robert Plant, and Modest Mouse were among the acts... Read more
Foo Fighters Postpone Tour Dates As Vocalist Dave Grohl Recovers Voice
The rockers of Foo Fighters have postponed two upcoming tour dates to let their lead vocalist, Dave Grohl, recover from vocal illness. According to a press release, Grohl “suffered a loss of voice and is now on vocal rest” following a show in Seattle this past Saturday. Grohl joked... Read more
Packed Van Morrison Show Leads to Chaos, Long Queue Lines
A packed Van Morrison show at Wrest Park in Bedfordshire, England over the weekend was full of chaos – from fans waiting hours before the show to a lengthy exit while trying to leave the venue. Fans took to Twitter, angrily expressing their concern over the no food/drink policy,... Read more
Lana Del Rey Cancels Israel Show In Light Of Palestinian Boycotts
Lana Del Rey has cancelled her show at an Israeli music festival after receiving backlash from Palestinian boycott activists. Del Rey was slated to headline the annual Meteor Festival in northern Israel next week. However, the star received backlash from the BDS (Boycott, Development, and Sanctions) movement. BDS has... Read more
Ed Sheeran’s Management Sued for Alleged Fraud by Viagogo
Viagogo has filed a lawsuit against concert promoter Kilimanjaro Live, claiming that the company committed fraud in setting up fake stalls at Ed Sheeran tour stops, inviting fans who purchased tickets legally from the resale company to verify their validity, only to cancel them and force fans to purchase... Read more
Ice Cube Show Goes On After Man Denied Entry Shot by Deputies
A California man was shot by a San Diego County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday after pulling a gun and firing several shots after he was told he couldn’t buy a ticket to a sold-out Ice Cube concert later that evening, according to several outlets. The man, identified as 22-year-old... Read more
Boston’s Rock The Roots Music Festival Cancelled Without Explanation
A one-day music festival was slated to be held this weekend in Boston, but was abruptly cancelled without an explanation, leaving fans infuriated. Rock The Roots, sponsored by Angry Orchard, was supposed to feature indie-rock acts Young the Giant, Milky Chance, and New Politics at the show on Saturday.... Read more
U2 Show Rescheduled After Bono Loses Voice
Over the weekend, U2 lead vocalist Bono suffered a “complete loss of voice” at a show in Berlin, causing the night to end early. While at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany, the 58-year-old singer started to lose his voice, only making it through the hit song “Beautiful Day”... Read more