Just two weeks shy of being inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of fame with his band mates on March 10, Mike Smith, lead singer and keyboard player of The Dave Clark Five (DC5), died on Feb. 28 from pneumonia at Stoke Mandeville Hospital outside of London.... Read more
Award-winning UK singer-songwriter Kate Nash, who was recently named Best British Female at the BRITS Awards, is mounting her first North American tour this spring. The NME Tour Awards kicks off April 15 in Atlanta, GA and winds down May 13 in San Francisco. Ticket demand has already resulted... Read more
Teen superstar Miley Cyrus is teaming up with her famous dad Billy Ray Cyrus to host the 2008 CMT Music Awards on April 14 from Nashville’s Curb Event Center at Belmont University. The awards honor country music’s elite for the year’s most outstanding music videos and performances and continues... Read more

Iron Maiden to land in U.S.

Tours February 26, 2008 0

Heavy Metal gods Iron Maiden will return to the U.S. for several shows this spring, as part of the band’s mammoth world tour. During the first leg of the tour, the band only had two American dates: Feb. 19 at the Los Angeles Form in Los Angeles, CA, and... Read more

Death Cab for Cutie on tour

Tours February 25, 2008 0

Death Cab for Cutie is heralding the May 13 release of its new album, “Narrow Stairs,” with its first live shows in more than 18 months. The tour kicks off April 18 in their home state of Washington at the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton, followed by a series of... Read more
Did a recent fracas in Charlottesville, VA cause Van Halen to postpone two concerts: Feb. 22 in Charlottesille, VA and Feb. 25 in Duluth, GA? The band, whose current reunion tour has consistently been among the hottest concert tickets of the past six months, has not made an official... Read more
Hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed 2006 album “From A Late Night High-Rise,” ambient folk/rocker Matthew Ryan is releasing a new album, his 11th, on April 1 called “Matthew Ryan vs The Silver State” on Brooklyn, NY indie label 00:02:59. Ryan is also giving away a copy... Read more
Billy Joel has added a second – and final – show at Shea Stadium in July because tickets to the first show soldout so quickly. Called “The Last Play at Shea,” the first concert, scheduled for July 16 sold more than 50,000 tickets in 48 minutes, according to organizers,... Read more

Mike Doughty hits the road

Tours February 21, 2008 0

Mike Doughty’s Band will embark on a six week North American headlining tour starting March 12 in Northampton, MA. The tour wraps up on April 30 in Los Angeles and is the second leg the trek he launched this past fall in support of his latest album “Golden Delicious”... Read more
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will mount his first solo outing, dubbed the April Fools Tour, on April 2 in Vancouver, BC. The short, six-city West Coast tour is in support of his new soundtrack album for the film “Into the Wild,” and will wind down April 15 in... Read more