Phil Anselmo’s New Zealand Gigs Cut Due To Past ‘White Power’ Remarks
Two of Phil Anselmo’s concerts in New Zealand have been cancelled after his previous “white power” remarks resurfaced. According to the New Zealand Herald, the Pantera frontman who is now touring with his band the Illegals, was supposed to perform a show on March 26 in Christchurch, where the... Read more
Denver Set To Open First Cannabis-Friendly Concert Venue In April
In less than a month, alt-rock band Ween’s guitarist Dean Ween will open the world’s first cannabis-friendly concert venue in Denver, allowing guests to consume both music and marijuana. The venue, dubbed Dean Ween’s Honeypot Lounge, is set to open on Denver’s “Green Mile,” a stretch in the southern... Read more
Metallica, San Francisco Symphony To Play Golden State Warriors’ New Chase Center
Classical and metal music will collide when Metallica is joined by the San Francisco Symphony this fall to perform for the first time at the Golden State Warriors’ new arena. Both acts will be the first artists to perform at the 18,064-seat Chase Center on September 6, which will... Read more
George Strait Breaks Another NRG Stadium Attendance Record at RodeoHouston
George Strait closed-out the month-long Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo last night with a performance that broke the NRG Stadium attendance record. Strait, who performed with special guests Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, drew in a crowd of 80,108 fans, breaking his previous record from a show in... Read more
The Bowery To Build 3,500-Seat Concert Venue at Boston Landing
Concert promoter The Bowery Presents announced plans to build a 3,500-seat concert venue at Boston Landing, set to open in fall 2021. The project will be a part of “The TRACK at New Balance” developement in the Brighton neighborhood. Its name and further details are yet to be announced,... Read more
Bob Seger Fans Disappointed After Experience at Texas Venue
Several concert attendees are upset after their experience at Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band’s concert in Texas over the weekend. The concert took place this past Saturday night at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco. Concertgoers took to social media, TripAdvisor, and Yelp to discuss... Read more
Metallica Breaks Multiple Attendance Records Across Country
Heavy-metal band Metallica is continuing to break attendance records at venues across the U.S. on their ongoing North American tour. Earlier this year, the group broke the attendance record for a single concert at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The show brought in 19,228 people, which was a... Read more
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Fans Are Fuming After VIP Seats Were a ‘Rip Off’
Fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers are feeling scammed after buying VIP tickets to a show in New Zealand just to get pushed to the side of the stage in a “cattle cage.” The show, which took place at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Friday night, sold VIP tickets... Read more
Venue Cancels Filter’s Show in El Paso After Band Posts Anti-Trump Joke
The industrial rock band Filter was slated to perform at Speaking Rock Casino in El Paso last week, however, the venue called-off the gig after the band posted an anti-Trump joke on Facebook to promote the show. Ahead of the gig, vocalist Richard Patrick posted a short video to... Read more
Live Nation Begins Construction On Minneapolis’ Fillmore Venue
Live Nation’s “Minneapolis Fillmore” concert venue in Minnesota has finally begun to undergo construction, adding direct competition against promoter First Avenue. Originally, plans to construct the 36,000-square-foot venue were announced in 2017, but according to Music In Minnesota, there hasn’t been updates for a while now. The venue, which... Read more