Aretha Franklin, The “Queen of Soul,” Dies from Cancer at 76
Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” and one of the top-selling artists of all time, died at her home yesterday in Detroit at 76-years-old. Her death follows weeks of speculation about her health. The Detroit News had reported last week that Franklin was in hospice care for the past... Read more
Hundreds Injured After Platform Collapses At Spain’s O Marisquiño Festival
While concertgoers gathered around to see a rap artist at O Marisquiño Festival in Vigo, Spain this past Sunday night, part of the wooden platform collapsed, injuring more than 300 people. During rapper Rels B’s first song on stage, he told the crowd to jump, and suddenly, the wooden... Read more
Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper Show Cancelled due To Illness
Rod Stewart was slated to perform last night in Kansas City, Missouri with special guest Cyndi Lauper, but due to Stewart recovering from a strep throat, the show has been postponed. “Gutted that strep throat has left me unable to perform this week in Kansas City and the Twin... Read more
K-Pop Fans Angered by Late 2-for-1 Premium Ticket Deal
Fans who paid premium prices for a K-pop event in Singapore this September are venting their outrage after a ticketing promotion began offering a buy-one, get-one deal for the top price tier tickets after the initial onsale. The event, Hallyupopfest, is scheduled for September, and went on sale in... Read more
Jack White Brings ‘Boarding House Reach’ To Canada
In honor of his latest record Boarding House Reach, Jack White is crossing the globe, and he has revealed that the tour will extend through Canada later this year. White will continue touring in the U.S. through late September, making stops at Las Vegas’ iHeartRadio Festival and Tennessee’s Pilgrimage... Read more
Aerosmith Reveals ‘Deuces Are Wild’ 2019 Las Vegas Residency
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers of Aerosmith have announced an 18-date Las Vegas Residency at the Park Theater next year dubbed “Deuces Are Wild.” This morning, Aerosmith appeared on NBC’s Today show, where the band made their announcement. “We wanted to bring in there that we really... Read more
The Front Bottoms Reveal Co-Headlining Tour With Manchester Orchestra
The indie-rockers of The Front Bottoms have teamed up with alt-rock group Manchester Orchestra for a co-headlining U.S. tour this winter. Preceeding the jaunt, Manchester Orchestra will appear at Foo Fighters’ Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, California as well as Austin City Limits. The Front Bottoms can be... Read more
R. Kelly To Perform High-Profile NYC Show Despite Sexual Assault Allegations
R&B artist R. Kelly has been dodging numerous sexual assault allegations over the past year, but he has stepped back into the limelight with the announcement of a show next month at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre. While the event has gone pretty unnoticed so far, Spin‘s Anna Gaca... Read more
Lindsay Buckingham Announces Solo Tour Following Fleetwood Mac Split
Earlier this year, Fleetwood Mac parted ways with their longtime guitarist Lindsey Buckingham due to his hesitance to join the band on another cross-country tour. Now, he’s ready to head out on his own trek. When the band announced they were firing Buckingham, the fanbase seemed to split. While... Read more
Aretha Franklin Reportedly ‘Gravely Ill’ Following Show Cancellations
Singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin is reportedly ‘gravely ill,’ and her family and friends are asking for prayers while they’re with her in Detroit. The Detroit News reported that Franklin has been in hospice care for a week, confirming with a person close to the singer that... Read more