Whitesnake is an English rock band that was founded in 1977 by lead singer David Coverdale. Their sound was compared to Deep Purple early on, before the band settled into the hard rock genre. Since their founding, the group has released 11 studio albums and 4 live albums, as well as 10 compilations. Their self-titled album, released in 1987, was the most successful to date, reaching #2 on the U.S. music charts and going 8-times platinum.
Whitesnake continues to tour and released their most recent album, “Good to Be Bad” (which was classified as a gold album), in 2008. In August 2009, Whitesnake had to drop out of their summer tour with Judas Priest after Coverdale was diagnosed with severe vocal chord edema and a lesion on his vocal chords.
Whitesnake have called off the remainder of their 2020 tour schedule for health concerns. But unlike the widespread coronavirus-related cancellations, the rockers are hanging up their instruments to allow frontman David Coverdale to undergo and recover from surgery. Coverdale, 68, revealed he’s been diagnosed with a bilateral inguinal hernia,... Read more
Scorpions and Whitesnake’s Australian tour plans were unexpectedly shifted following a medical emergency. The pair canceled their February 24 double-header show in Brisbane and postponed their upcoming Sydney performance after Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine was hospitalized with kidney stones. Meine shared with fans on social media that he underwent... Read more
Add Whitesnake to this summer’s casualty list. The group has cancelled the remainder of its tour with Judas Priest after lead singer David Coverdale was ordered by doctors to stop singing immediately to prevent serious damage to his vocal chords. Coverdale lost his voice during the group’s August 11... Read more
Today’s recap includes tour announcements, special concert event updates and more, as compiled by TicketNews on April 29, 2009. In tour news, Jakob Dylan’s main band The Wallflowers has announced a three-month tour of the U.S. for this summer. The final venue announcements have been made for Aerosmith and... Read more
Nearly 30 years after the release of “British Steel,” English heavy metal icon Judas Priest will celebrate the anniversary with a special tour of the United States. During the venture, roughly outlined with nine dates, the band will perform the 1980 album in its entirety, as well as other... Read more
Today’s recap features tour cancellations, extensions, rescheduled shows and more as compiled by TicketNews on October 13, 2008. Linkin Park has been forced to cancel its brief Music for Relief run in Asia. Lead singer Chester Bennington recently suffered a back injury and has been ordered to refrain from... Read more