In support of the fall release of his upcoming covers album, celebrated singer-songwriter James Taylor will embark on a major North American summer tour accompanied by his full big band. The tour starts May 22 in Virginia Beach, VA and winds down Aug.1 in Santa Barbara, CA. So far,... Read more
Always a star-studded event, The Rock and Roll Hall of FameFoundation has named the artists who will induct this year’s seven new honorees at its March 10 ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Leonard Cohen will be inducted by Lou Reed; The Dave Clark Five (Dave Clark,... Read more
Drummer and singer Buddy Miles, who kept the beat for Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, Barry White, John McLaughlin, George Clinton, and many others, died this week in Austin, TX, after a long fight with congestive heart failure. He was 60. Born Sept. 5, 1947 in... Read more
Experimental indie-pop band Elf Power, one of the founding bands of the legendary Athens, GA Elephant 6 Collective, are headed back on the road this spring in support of their ninth studio album, “In A Cave,” to be released on Rykodisc on March 25. Their 28-date tour includes several... Read more
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