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Concert Review: Megafaun at Great Scott in Allston, MA

March 27, 2012 by  
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Megafaun
Great Scott
Allston, MA
March 18, 2012

Reviewed by: Dorise Gruber

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Motley Crue and KISS Team Up For ‘The Tour’

March 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Kiss and Motley Crue are uniting to launch THE TOUR of 2012. The summer’s biggest, baddest rock tour will level 40+ cities nationwide starting July 20th. The Live Nation promoted tour will go on sale beginning Friday, March 23rd at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.   Both bands will have fan club pre-sales beginning Wednesday, March 21st at 10am.

Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets beginning Wedneday, March 21st at 2pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

For tickets & VIP packages, including opportunities to meet KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE, please visit www.KISSonline.com or www.Motley.com

KISS AND MÖTLEY CRÜE THE TOUR:
DATE CITY VENUE
Jul 20 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Jul 21 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
Jul 22 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
Jul 24 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Jul 25 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Jul 27 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheater
Jul 28 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
Jul 31 Pelham, AL Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Aug 3 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug 4 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavillion
Aug 7 Albuquerque, NM Hard Rock Casino Presents The Pavilion
Aug 8 Englewood, CO Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
Aug 10 Phoenix, AZ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
Aug 11 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Arts Center
Aug 12 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug 14 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Aug 16 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
Aug 18 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
Aug 19 Ridgefield, WA Sleep Country Amphitheater
Aug 24 Grand Junction, CO Rock Jam
Aug 26 Tulsa, OK BOK Center (on-sale 3/30)
Aug 27 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Aug 29 Minneapolis, MN Minnesota State Fair (on-sale 3/31)
Aug 31 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Sep 1 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
Sep 2 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
Sep 4 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Sep 5 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sep 7 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Sep 8 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre
Sep 11 Allegan, MI Allegan County Fair (on-sale 5/5)
Sep 12 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
Sep 13 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Sep 15 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Sep 16 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
Sep 18 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Sep 19 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Sep 21 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sep 22 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Sep 23 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre

Daily Download: The New Garbage Single ‘Blood For Poppies’

March 19, 2012 by  
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Garbage are offering up their new single “Blood For Poppies,” on  www.garbage.com as a free download.  “We decided to give the track to our fans first,” said the members of Garbage.  “We’ve always had the most amazingly loyal fans, and we wanted to show them just how much they mean to us by setting it free to them first.”

“Blood For Poppies” is the first single from the bands highly anticipated album Not Your Kind Of People, which is due out on May 15th on the bands very own STUNVOLUME record label. 

On April 21st for Record Store Day, Garbage will release “Blood For Poppies” on a limited edition, white vinyl 7-inch that will feature the track and an exclusive remix by drummer Butch Vig.

Not Your Kind Of People will be released in both a standard and a deluxe configuration.  Fans can preorder either version here:  Standard Edition Preorder and Deluxe Edition Preorder.

Concert Gallery: Volbeat at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, MA

March 16, 2012 by  
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Volbeat
January 29, 2012
The Tsongas Center – Lowell, MA
Photos by: Mary Ouellette

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Steven Adler Returns With New Band Adler

March 16, 2012 by  
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Former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler has a new band called, well.. Adler!  The line-up features one of our favorite frontman Jacob Bunton (of Lynam fame!), and Lonny Paul (Adler’s Appetite). 

 “I love the music that we’re creating!” states Adler.  “I haven’t been this excited about my band since the GNR days.  Jacob is exactly the singer I have been searching for.  He has an amazing range and is a great writer and frontman.  Lonny is an amazing guitarist and songwriter and the vibe is amazing!”

The band is currently in a Los Angeles recording studio working on their debut album with producers Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Foreigner) and Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Steel Panther, The Donna’s).  The album feature a guest appearances from Adler’s former Guns N Roses band mate Slash.  “I’m so excited for everyone to hear this record!” States Adler.

 

For more on the new band, check out:

www.facebook.com/adlermusic
www.twitter.com/adlerrocks
 

Tune In To “Dropkick Murphys: Live At Fenway” On Palladia TV March 17

March 15, 2012 by  
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Last year the Dropkick Murphys played two very special shows at Fenway Park in Boston, home of the Boston Red Sox! (You can peep our photos from one of the shows here.)

If you weren’t in New England and missed it, never fear, you can still check it out!! Dropkick Murphys: Live At Fenway will premiere on Palladia March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day!) at 9:00 PM ET.

The HD concert footage was shot during Dropkick Murphys’ two sold-out shows for 20,000 fans at Boston’s legendary Fenway Park in September 2011. Look for repeat airings on Palladia through April 7 (check local listings).

Check out a clip from the show below:

Concert Gallery: Filter at Gramercy Theater in NYC, NY

March 12, 2012 by  
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Filter
March 8, 2012
Gramercy Theater – NYC, NY
Photos by: Antonio Marino Jr.

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Concert Gallery: Van Halen at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT

March 8, 2012 by  
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Van Halen
March 3, 2012
Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
Photos by: Mary Ouellette

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Dragonforce Announce Spring Tour Dates

March 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

DragonForce have announced plans to return to North America for a spring tour. This will mark band’s first full trek with brand new singer Marc Hudson, who also makes his recorded debut on The Power Within. The album lands at retail on April 17.

Check out all the dates below.

Tour Dates:

April 21     Worcester, MA          The Palladium
April 22     New York, NY            Gramercy Theatre
April 23     Philadelphia, PA      Theatre of the Living Arts
April 25     Montreal, QC             Le National
April 26    London, ON                London Music Hall
April 27    Milwaukee, WI          The Rave
April 28    Minneapolis, MN      First Avenue
April 29    Winnipeg, MB           West End Cultural Centre
May 1        Edmonton, AB         The Starlite Room
May 2        Calgary, AB               Republik
May 4        Vancouver, BC         Commodore Ballroom
May 5        Seattle, WA               El Corazon
May 6        Portland, OR            Hawthorne Theater
May 8        San Francisco, CA   Slim’s
May 10      Los Angeles, CA      Troubadour
May 11       Anaheim, CA           House of Blues
For tickets, go here.

 

Daily Download: Candlebox / “Believe In It”

March 8, 2012 by  
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In preparation of the April 3 release of their new album Love Stories & Other Musings Candlebox are offering up a free download of the first single “Believe In It”. Listen to it below and then head over to the band’s Facebook Page to download it.

Love Stories & Other Musings includes 9 new Candlebox songs in addition to re-recordings of old hits like “Far Behind,” “Change,” ”Cover Me” & “You”.

The band will also be kicking off a headlining tour on April 7th, check out all the dates here.

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