The revitalized Van Halen are ready to light up the sky with their current tour. Even though the trek is just kicking into gear, they are already changing things up a bit. At last night’s show at The Palace Of Auburn Hills in Michigan, they dug deep into the old kit bag and pulled out ‘Girl Gone Bad.’
The details of the much talked about Beach Boys 50th anniversary tour are coming to light, with the first batch of dates being announced. This is the first major Beach Boys tour to include all surviving original members in a long long time. The flames of anticipation were fanned with the band’s appearance on last week’s Grammy Awards show.
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band will once again be hitting the road for a run of shows this summer. The tour kicks off June 14 in Niagara Falls and wraps up July 21 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, Calif. This will be the twelfth incarnation of Ringo’s cast of characters known as the “All Starr Band,” the idea of which, according to Ringo, is that “everybody on stage is a star in their own right.”
For the first time in over twenty years, The Beach Boys will reunite to perform at this year’s Grammy Awards show. Founding members Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine, will be joined by David Marks and Bruce Johnston for this special event.
Bruce Springsteen, back in action this year with a new album and world tour, will help Sirius XM Satellite Radio celebrate their 10th anniversary. Bruce, along with The E Street Band, will perform a special show at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York on Friday, March 9.
Following in the conceptual footsteps of Pink Floyd‘s ‘The Wall’ and the Who‘s ‘Tommy,’ there may soon be a movie based on Kiss‘ 1981 concept album, ‘Music From The Elder.’ Independent British author and film maker Seb Hunter is taking the story to the big screen, with or without the endorsement of the grease paint wonders.
Kiss? That’s kid stuff! Or so thought many a snobby “serious” rock fan back in the late ’70s. By that time, Kiss had become a marketing machine who’s audience kept getting younger and younger. Well, some things never change. Witness Avery Molek, 5 year old Kiss fanatic, as he pays tribute to his heroes while he pounds his drums in full Peter Criss “Catman” makeup. The kid’s got it!
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 is the year of the dragon, but it’s looking more like the year of Van Halen every day! Private club show, new tour, new album, new video, new haircut and threads for returning lead singer David Lee Roth… and now, we have a previously unseen video of the mighty VH performing an acoustic version of ‘You Really Got Me.’
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The Rolling Stones will celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, and talk of a big tour to commemorate the occasion has been running wild for quite a while now. Well, just in case this happens, a group of fans already has a list of demands about changes they want made on any future Stones tours.
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