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Tue
13
Nov

WHITESNAKE Announce Dates For 2019 'Flesh & Blood' Tour

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Whitesnake are proud to announce our first shows of the 2019 “FLESH & BLOOD” World Tour, which will feature songs from the new studio record to be released on Frontiers in May 2019 entitled “FLESH & BLOOD” alongside their biggest hits & songs from one of the greatest back catalogues in rock ‘n’ roll history spanning over 40 years.
 
The first single & video from the new record entitled “SHUT UP & KISS ME” will be released worldwide in 2019 prior to the “Flesh & Blood” World Tour.
 
Bombast, bravado, talent and passion have helped establish Whitesnake as the perennial platinum favourite they have become and they’re back with a vengeance in 2019.  The world-renowned group featuring DAVID COVERDALE (vocals), REB BEACH (guitar), JOEL HOEKSTRA (guitar), MICHAEL DEVIN (bass), TOMMY ALDRIDGE (drums) and MICHELE LUPPI (Keys) have just finished recording their 13th Studio record.
 
We are truly excited & looking forward to playing across the globe in 2019 on what will be a continued celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Whitesnake.
 
I am so honoured & grateful to have toured this incredible world we share, for over 40 years, celebrating & enjoying unforgettable moments with millions of people…All of whom have joined me on this amazing journey… I truly love the shared experience & simply love my job & always will… Over 4 Decades of REPTILIAN FUN!! Thank YOU!!
 
~ David Coverdale…Whitesnake Lead Singer
 
Announced Dates:
April 12, 2019    Newkirk, OK **
April 13, 2019     Durant, OK
April 15, 2019     Dallas, TX **
April 17, 2019     San Antonio, TX
April 19, 2019     Biloxi, MS
April 20, 2019     Atlanta, GA **
April 22, 2019     Orlando, FL
April 23, 2019     Clearwater, FL
April 25, 2019     Hollywood, FL **
April 26, 2019     Melbourne, FL
April 28, 2019     Charlotte, NC
April 29, 2019     Huber Heights, OH
May 1, 2019    Richmond, VA
May 2, 2019    Bensalem, PA
May 5, 2019    Jim Thorpe, PA
May 7, 2019    Sayreville, NJ
May 8, 2019    Huntington, NY
May 10, 2019    Hampton Beach, NH
May 11, 2019    Lincoln, RI **
May 14, 2019   Greensburg, PA
May 15, 2019    Cleveland, OH
May 17, 2019    Niagara Falls, NY **
May 18, 2019    Verona, NY **
 
Previously Announced:
 
June 14, 2019   Donington Park, UK
June 17, 2019   Prague, Czech Republic
June 19, 2019   Milan, Italy
June 20, 2019   ZURICH, Switzerland
June 23, 2019   Dessel, Belgium
June 25, 2019   Budapest, Hungary
June 29, 2019   Plovdiv, Bulgaria
July 5, 2019   Sered, Slovakia
 
More dates to follow.  Patience please.  All known/confirmed dates are shown.
 
Wed
24
Oct

MARTY FRIEDMAN Announces 2019 Tour

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MARTY FRIEDMAN declares, “This tour will bring upon an avalanche of emotion and aggression, tears of joy, and an unhealthy dose of positive vibes from Tokyo!”
 
MARTY FRIEDMAN will show fans that he’s ONE BAD M.F. Live!! as he brings his new live album to life across the country starting January 23, 2019 in San Diego, CA at Brick By Brick. “MARTY FRIEDMAN Meet & Greet Experience” VIP packages will be available Friday, October 26 on his official website, which include:  one ticket to the show, meet and greet before the show, guitar pick pack, VIP lanyard, autographs and Vault CDs.
 
His band features the stunning female bassist Kiyoshi, wunderkind guitarist Jordan Ziff, and “The Animal” drummer Chargeeee. “My band outshines me every night,” says FRIEDMAN, “You will fall in love with Kiyoshi`s stage persona and her playing. I have never seen or heard a bassist like her. Jordan follows in a well-documented tradition of mine, of only playing with super guitarists. Chargeeee will have you laughing as he seems to be straight off The Muppets, while effortlessly bashing through some quite complex drumming.”
 
ONE BAD M.F. Live!! was released October 19 on Prosthetic Records on all digital platforms, CD, as well as a vinyl 2LP gatefold set with glow-in-the-dark wax as one variant and black sparkle with clear splatter as the other. “The vinyl version is recommended,“ adds FRIEDMAN, “because this is a live album to be enjoyed in the old school manner-with a huge foldout cover, lots of big, cool live shots and info about the show.”
 
Recorded live during his 2018 “Wall of Sound” tour on its final show in Mexico City at Centro Cultural on April 14, 2018, ONE BAD M.F. Live!! is chock full of his own brand of “feelgood aggression” and an all-out celebration of his music in its rawest form. It’s the follow-up to WALL OF SOUND,  which was released August 4, 2017 on Prosthetic Records, and debuted on the Billboard charts at #12.
 
Fluent in Japanese, FRIEDMAN`s overwhelming love of Japanese music and the Japanese language found him moving to Tokyo in 2003. It is there where his career took off in very unexpected ways. His appearance as the star of a new TV comedy, “Hebimeta-san” (“Mr. Heavy Metal”) and its spinoff, “Rock Fujiyama,” which ran for six seasons, propelled him into the living rooms of Japan`s mainstream. Currently he is a constant fixture on Japanese television (appearing on hundreds of network programs of all types, and as the face of long running campaigns for Fanta/Coca Cola, Sumitomo Bank, Suntory etc.), as well as appearing in major motion pictures. He is also the author of two hardcover books in Japanese detailing his unusual views on the current Japanese music scene, as well as two best-selling manga-related books, which are both in their eighth editions now.
 
Despite MARTY FRIEDMAN`s flourishing television career, he still considers his music his “only real job,” often performing at the Tokyo Dome, Budokan, Ajinomoto Stadium, the Saitama Super Arena and other top venues with his own music, as well as guesting with other artists. FRIEDMAN has not only held top charting positions with his own albums in Japan, (LOUDSPEAKER, INFERNO & B: THE BEGINNING-THE IMAGE ALBUM), but has also collaborated on and produced several chart topping hits with the biggest names in J-pop and J-rock (Momoiro Clover Z, Sound Horizon, Man With A Mission, Crossfaith, SMAP, AKB48, NEWS, and several others).
 
In 2017, the Japanese Government appointed MARTY FRIEDMAN as an Ambassador of Japan Heritage, for a term of three years through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Along with J-pop icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, baseball legend Hideki Matsui, and four others, he’s the first foreigner ever to receive this title. He performed the Opening Ceremony at the Tokyo Marathon in both 2017 and 2018, again the first foreigner to do so. His most recent collaboration with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra is the government sponsored Japan Heritage Theme Song he released in 2018. In 2018, Young Guitar Magazine honored him with a 175-page special edition devoted only to FRIEDMAN and his inimitable playing style.
 
Not one to slow down and take any breaks, FRIEDMAN is also currently in the fourth year of filming a documentary, and his biography is set to be published soon.
 
Check out MARTY FRIEDMAN at any of the following stops:
 
DATE               CITY                             VENUE
 
Wed 1/23          San Diego, CA              Brick By Brick
Thu 1/24            Anaheim, CA                 The Parish at the House of Blues
Sat 1/26            Phoenix, AZ                  The Rebel Lounge
Sun 1/27           Tucson, AZ                   191 Toole
Wed 1/30          San Antonio, TX            The Rock Box
Thu 1/31            Houston, TX                  Scout Bar
Fri 2/1               Austin, TX                     Come And Take It Live
Sat 2/2              Dallas, TX                     Trees
Mon 2/4            Oklahoma City, OK        89th Street - OKC
Wed 2/6            Sauget, IL                     Pop's Nightclub
Thu 2/7             Kansas City, MO           The Riot Room
Fri 2/8               Iowa City, IA                  Gabe's
Sat 2/9              Minneapolis, MN           Studio B at the Skyway Theatre
Sun 2/10           Madison, WI                  High Noon Saloon
Tue 2/12            Milwaukee, WI               Shank Hall
Wed 2/13          Chicago, IL                   Reggie’s Rock Club
Thu 2/14            Indianapolis, IN             The Hi-Fi - Indianapolis
Fri 2/15             Chesterfield, MI             Diesel Concert Lounge
Sat 2/16            Cleveland Heights, OH   The Grog Shop
Sun 2/17           Pittsburgh, PA              Crafthouse
Tue 2/19            Philadelphia, PA            Voltage Lounge
Wed 2/20          Allston, MA                   Brighton Music Hall
Fri 2/22             Brooklyn, NY                Saint Vitus
Sat 2/23            Garwood, NJ                 Crossroads NJ
Sun 2/24           Baltimore, MD               Ottobar
 
 
Mon
08
Oct

PAUL LAINE To Rock The Northcote Social Club

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Canadian singer & songwriter Paul Laine will play a one off electric show in Melbourne, Australia at the Northcote Social Club on Thursday 17th of January 2019. Paul Laine is one of the best vocalists in the melodic heavy rock genre, having released solo material, albums with US hard rockers Danger Danger, Dark Horse and The Defiants - one of the best hard rock albums of the past few years.
 
Paul Laine has also sang backing vocals on albums such as Poison's Flesh & Blood, Scorpion’s Face The Heat, Hinder, Boys Like Girls and many others.
 
Special guests on the night will be locals The Radio Sun, whom have been making quite a name for themselves by appearing at world renowned rock festivals such as Sweden Rock, Hard Rock Hell AOR and Melodic Rock Fest. 
This will be Paul's third visit to Australia, so get in early to avoid disappointment. It will be a night not to be missed for fans of hard rock.
 
 
Thu
20
Sep

LOU GRAMM & ASIA FEATURING JOHN PAYNE Join Forces

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Lou Gramm, The Original Voice of Foreigner & Asia Featuring John Payne Join Forces For Exciting New Show!
 
Performing classics such as “Feels Like The First Time,” “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Heat of the Moment,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Only Time Will Tell,” “Cold As Ice,” “Sole Survivor” and more!
DEVGEL Productions announce that Lou Gramm and Asia Featuring John Payne have joined forces in an exciting 90 minute show featuring the hits of both FOREIGNER and ASIA.
Expect to hear classics such as “Feels Like The First Time,” “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Heat of the Moment,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Only Time Will Tell,” “Cold As Ice,” “Sole Survivor” and more!
 
Dates to be announced shortly, with availability throughout 2018 – 2019.
 
LOU GRAMM
Is the original lead singer of Foreigner. Initially starting out as the drummer with the band Black Sheep, he joined Foreigner in 1976, and the band released their debut album in March of 1977.  Their self-titled debut sold more than four million copies in the United States alone. Foreigner became the first group since the Beatles to have their first eight continuous singles reach the Billboard Top 20, with hits such as “Cold as Ice” and “Long, Long Way from Home” taking the world of rock music by storm. Gramm has also enjoyed a successful solo career in-between hiatuses with Foreigner, with his 1987 debut “Ready or Not” further proving his versatility in the music industry. Lou Gramm was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June of 2013, and continues to tour as Lou Gramm the Voice of Foreigner.
 
JOHN PAYNE 
Is a British musician best known as the lead singer and bassist of the progressive rock group ASIA. The early 80s marked the start of a solo career as a rock/soul vocalist, with Payne releasing several heavily played radio singles. Shortly after, Payne was employed as a backing vocalist by Roger Daltrey of The Who on his solo albums. This lead to a series of work singing backing vocals for a variety of prestigious artists and composers. John then formed The Passion with keyboardist Andy Nye before being approached by Bev Bevan of ELO to reform the band after the departure of singer Jeff Lynne. This was short lived as he was later invited to join the supergroup ASIA, where he fronted the group from 1992 to 2006, releasing 10 albums and embarking on several world tours. After a brief hiatus, John formed the progressive rock band GPS before returning to the reformation of ASIA as the new ASIA Featuring John Payne, which tours to date. He is also currently involved with various stage projects, including co-creating, performing, and writing an award-winning Vegas musical. His latest endeavor is The Rock Pack, which he plans to tour for many years to come.
 
Tue
04
Sep

KINGDOM COME Celebrates Debut Album With 30th Anniversary Tour

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The hard rock band Kingdom Come was formed in1987 and quickly signed to Polydor Records
 
Kingdom Come released their first single "Get It On" which held a stranglehold on rock radio in early 1988, prompting their self-titled debut album to ship gold. 
The quintet, comprised of guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, bassist Johnny B. Frank, drummer James Kottak, and singer Lenny Wolf, took to the road immediately as part of the North American 'Monsters of Rock' Tour alongside Van Halen, Scorpions, Metallica, and Dokken. In addition to touring and extensive radio airplay, they also became MTV favorites with such videos as "Get It On" and "What Love Can Be" helping the band to sell over two million debut albums worldwide.
 
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of that classic album prompting drummer James Kottak to revive Kingdom Come. 
Along with original members Danny Stag, Rick Steier, Johnny B. Frank, a tour to commemorate the success of the band and album is born. Original singer Lenny Wolf declined to participate in the tour, but wishes the rest of the guys all the success and best in the world! Keith St. John (formerly of Montrose & Lynch Mob) will be stepping up to fill that large void, 'but is definitely up to the job' according to the band members.
 
Guitarist Danny Stag says, '...we all love each other like brothers, get along, and laugh a lot. It's like a miracle that this is finally happening!" Bassist Johnny B. Frank adds, 'It was 30 years ago The Wolf recruited us, The Rock produced us, MTV aired us and Van Halen made us Monsters Of Rock. Grateful to Rock another day!!!" 
 
Kingdom Come will tour in 2018 – 2019 performing songs from their legendary debut album along with music from their second album In Your Face.
 
The Kingdom Come 2018 – 2019 line up:
 
•           Drummer James Kottak  
•           Bassist Johnny B. Frank            
•           Guitarist Danny Stag  
•           Guitarist Rick Steier   
•           Singer Keith St. John  
 
Confirmed Kingdom Come Tour Dates:
 
9/27 Seattle, WA –“ Club Sur Rocks
9/28 Vancouver, WA – Cascade Bar & Grill
9/29 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver 
10/3 West Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go-Go
10/5 Las Vegas, NV – Vamp'd
10/6 Ramona, CA – Ramona Mainstage
10/7 Scottsdale, AZ – BLK Live
10/8 Santa Fe, NM - Camel Rock Casino
10/11 St. Charles, IL – The Arcada Theatre  w/ Special Guests Killer Dwarfs
10/12 Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
10/13 Versailles, OH – BMI Indoor Speedway  co-headlining with Autograph - special guests are Killer Dwarfs. 
10/14 Louisville, KY – Bourbon Hall 
10/17 Warrendale, PA – Jergel's
10/18 Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theatre
10/19 Baltimore, MD – Fish Head Cantina 
10/20 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance   ***Kingdom Come is direct support for Zebra
10/21 Derry, NH – Tupelo Music Hall
10/23 New Bedford, MA – Greasy Luck Brewpub 
10/26 Granite City, IL – Eddie's Bar & Grill
10/27 Kansas City, MO – The Scene K.C. Rock Bar
 
Please visit the band's website (www.KingdomComeBand.com) for information on VIP Meet and Greets.
 
VISIT KINGDOM COME ONLINE:
www.KingdomComeBand.com (current lineup)   
 
Mon
20
Aug

DEE SNIDER Announces Spoken and Shouted! Australian Shows

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He is one of the most recognisable and notorious frontmen of all time and DEE SNIDER ascended to hard rock royalty in the early 1980s as the lead singer for New York-based heavy rockers, the multi-platinum sellers TWISTED SISTER. The charismatic and outspoken SNIDER in 1985, alongside John Denver and Frank Zappa, testified against censorship in regard to the Tipper Gore led PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center) -- SNIDER and company topped the charts in 1984 with the all-purpose us-against-the-world anthems We're Not Gonna Take It and I Wanna Rock. DEE SNIDER and TWISTED SISTER changed the face of MTV and the rock and metal world forever. Apart from those two monster singles, TWISTED SISTER also released all time classic tracks like Stay Hungry, The Kids Are Back, You Can’t Stop Rock And Roll, The Price, Under The Blade and more! After the 1987 dissolution of the group, he embarked on a series of solo and group projects such as WIDOWMAKER and DESPERADO.
 
But there is more to SNIDER than just his musical prowess and presence. He has starred in several reality TV shows including The Celebrity Apprentice, Gone Country with John Rich, MTV’s Rock The Cradle with his son Jesse and Growing Up Twisted, an A&E series featuring the entire SNIDER family and their Long Island lifestyle. He was also a frequent host on MTV Networks and his own long running nationally syndicated radio show House Of Hair is heard on more than 200 stations in North America. His career as a voiceover artist has resulted in Dee being heard in many radio and TV commercials, documentaries and a year-long stint as the introductory voice on MSNBC. His autobiography Shut Up And Give Me The Mic was a huge success as was his Podcast Snider Comments. He also had a starring role on Broadway in the hit musical Rock Of Ages, there isn’t much Dee can’t do. SNIDER has also just recently unleashed his critically acclaimed new album ‘For The Love Of Metal’
 
Now the legend himself Mr. DEE SNIDER is headed to Australia for a unique set of shows in Sydney and Melbourne! Now the legend himself Mr. DEE SNIDER is headed to Australia for a unique set of shows in Sydney and Melbourne!
 
Each city will be treated to one SPOKEN night and one SHOUTED! SPOKEN nights: these will see Dee being interviewed on stage and telling stories about his life, career and a real in depth look at the man himself, then an audience question and answer forum. This will be a very intimate, once in a lifetime opportunity. Plus on these nights there will be a special VIP meet and greet opportunity available, which includes entry to the SPOKEN night, front and second row seats and the first 20 buyers get to ask Dee a question over the mic from the audience, and meet Dee after the event for a photo and 2 items signed.
 
The SHOUTED nights: These shows will see Dee hit the stage backed by his full band and slam out a killer set list top heavy with classic TWISTED SISTER Material.
Don’t miss the chance to witness a true rock legend the frontman of TWISTED SISTER, DEE SNIDER on stage in two very different environments and two that he absolutely thrives in. If you are a true SMF, you won't be Dee-sappointed!!!
 
DEE SNIDER JANUARY 2019 TOUR DATES:
Thursday, 31st January - Sydney - Manning - SPOKEN
Friday, 1st February - Sydney - Manning - SHOUTED!
Saturday, 2nd February - Melbourne - Croxton - SHOUTED!
Sunday, 3rd February - Melbourne - Croxton - SPOKEN
 
TICKETS ON SALE: Thursday, 23rd August, at 10:00am EST.
 
Tue
07
Aug

Double Vision: FOREIGNER ‘Then And Now’ Tour Dates

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DOUBLE VISION: FOREIGNER THEN AND NOW
 
FOREIGNER ANNOUNCES 2018 EAST AND WEST COAST CELEBRATION CONCERTS FEATURING ALL CURRENT AND ORIGINAL BAND MEMBERS
TWO GREAT BANDS, ONE UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT
 
FOR TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION VISIT FOREIGNERONLINE.COM
 
August 6, 2018 - With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. With an arsenal of hits such as “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” and “Feels Like The First Time,”  FOREIGNER - Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) – continue to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. FOREIGNER has no less than ten multi-platinum albums and has been awarded platinum singles for digital sales of “I Want To Know What Love Is,” and “Juke Box Hero,” demonstrating its resonance in the era of downloads and streams.  YouTube views of FOREIGNER songs total almost five hundred million, and the band’s recordings are constantly featured in movies and TV shows all over the world.
 

 
Now for the first time ever, FOREIGNER presents Double Vision: Then and Now, four special celebration events featuring all current band members plus the original band members who helped to put the iconic group on the map more than forty years ago. Lou Gramm, Dennis Elliott, Al Greenwood, Ian McDonald and Rick Wills join Mick Jones and FOREIGNER to rock through some of the best-selling songs from the band’s albums, and bring back the memories that make it feel like the first time for both long-time fans and new generations.
 
Double Vision: Then and Now Dates (visit www.foreigneronline.com for tickets):
November 9     Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles CA
November 10   Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage CA
November 30   Hard Rock, Atlantic City NJ
December 1     Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville CT
 
FOREIGNER features strongly in every category in Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time” listings. Recently released album Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus immediately hit the #1 spot on the Billboard classical album chart for multiple weeks. The concert is being streamed and broadcast by PBS and internationally this summer. The album inspired sold-out tour dates. FOREIGNER’S recent European tour included sold-out shows at London's Royal Albert Hall, in Tel Aviv, Hamburg, Reykjavík and a return to The Kultur und Kongresszentrum in Lucerne where the band has now played four shows to sold-out audiences.  In addition to this, the band's appearance with the National Youth Orchestra of Australia already sold out the iconic Sydney Opera House, and will play to full houses all over Australia and New Zealand in October 2018.  
 
Founded in 1976, FOREIGNER‘s debut album produced the hits “Feels Like The First Time,” “Cold As Ice” and “Long, Long Way From Home.”  The album Double Vision followed, as did a string of hits like “Urgent,” “Juke Box Hero” and “Waiting For A Girl Like You.”  Those songs helped give FOREIGNER‘s  next album, 4, its impressive run at #1 on the Billboard chart.  At the zenith of 80’s sound, FOREIGNER‘s fifth album, Agent Provocateur, gave the world the incredible #1 global hit,” I Want To Know What Love Is.”  This musical milestone followed the record-breaking song “Waiting For A Girl Like You.”
 
At FOREIGNER‘s core is the founder and Songwriters Hall of Fame member Mick Jones, the visionary maestro whose stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layered talents continue to escalate FOREIGNER‘s influence, and guide the band to new horizons. A multi-talented and multi-dimensional “musicians musician,” Jones has also written songs such as “Bad Love” with Eric Clapton and “Dreamer” with Ozzy Osbourne, and produced records for others including Billy Joel’s Storm Front and Van Halen’s 5150.  A Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated songwriter, Jones is the winner of the prestigious British Ivor Novello Songwriter Award for “The Flame Still Burns”, the soundtrack music for the film Still Crazy.
 
Jones reformed the band after a 2002 hiatus and selected lead singer Kelly Hansen to help write an inspired new chapter in the history of Foreigner. One of rock’s greatest showmen, Hansen is known for his innate ability to connect with the crowds.  As a front man and lead vocalist, Hansen is among the most respected, consummate professionals in rock and roll. With a 35-year career that spans almost every area of music, from the role of lead vocalist to producing and engineering, Kelly has the unique ability to advance and excel when faced with new challenges.
 
This summer, FOREIGNER rocks cross the US on its Live Nation twenty-nine city headline Juke Box Heroes Tour with WHITESNAKE and JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING supporting.  This is one of the hottest tours of the summer and tickets are available at LiveNation.com.
 
August 2018 sees the launch of Juke Box Hero, the Musical in Canada.  Based on the book written by the prolific writing duo, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, responsible for The Commitments movie and the Tracey Ullman TV show, the show will feature many of FOREIGNER’s 16 iconic Top 30 hits.
 
Recently, FOREIGNER’s catalog sales were celebrated in Business Insider for hitting the Top 40 among the Best Selling Music Artists of All Time.  The Beatles were  #1, but FOREIGNER came in ahead of Britney Spears, Bob Dylan, Phil Collins, Prince, Queen, Bon Jovi and Def Leppard.
 
 
 
Tue
07
Aug

TOTO Announce Early 2019 Dates For New Zealand

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TOTO has added tour new dates in New Zealand!
 
January 9, 2019 – ASB Bay Park, Mount Maunganui
January 10, 2019 – Church Road, Napier
January 11, 2019 – TSB Bowl Of Brooklands, New Plymouth
January 13 – Hagley Park, Christchurch
 

 

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Wed
18
Jul

THERION Book First Ever Australian Tour

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THERION was founded in 1987 by Christofer Johnsson their debut album Of Darkness… “ was released in 1991 and was a huge success for the band within the underground Metal scene. THERION began as a very creative Death Metal band, pushing limits of the contemporary sound and grew beyond themselves. In the course of the years, the bands style developed in a quite unique way and between 1991 and 1996 THERION released groundbreaking records, one being more special than the other.
 
In 1996 THERION released Theli which would be the ultimate breakthrough for the band. At this time THERION turned towards a more opera-like, progressive and even orchestral sound. Vovin and Deggial are dominated by the new style of catchy symphonic opera metal Christofer invented. Then came Secrets of the Rune, their first concept album, dealing with Nordic myths and influenced by Scandinavian Folk music. The double record Lemuria / Sirius B was a huge success then THERION engaged themselves with the recording of Gotihc Kabbalah and The Miskolc Experience. After that Christofer decided it was time for a change: Sitra Ahra was done with a completely new lineup.
 
THERION have evolved from a mere death metal act into one of the first projects to take a trip towards the world of classical music, setting the initial standards to a style later known as symphonic metal. When 15 year old prodigy Christofer Johnsson founded THERION as a death metal band in 1987, little did he know that exactly 30 years later he would put the final touches to a project that will go down in history as symphonic metal’s most ambitious release. While ‘rock operas’ are no longer an unusual concept, this term will now receive a new meaning when the curtain opens for Johnsson’s lifelong creation: Beloved Antichrist is the title of his spectacular brainchild, consisting of 3 full-length CDs. It is more than just a concept album; it’s a complete rock opera unveiling a sweeping story inspired by Vladímir Soloviov "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist".
 
Joining THERION are THE DEVIL who are a mysterious and highly original Cinematic Metal act that has innovated by creating an entirely new genre within metal music. The band features an international line up of masked musicians that deliver a unique live show, complete with cinematic movie projection in sync to the entire live performance.
 
Further experimental elements of THE DEVIL music is the selective use of historical and political conspiracy laden samples in place of traditional vocals which reveals a powerful message encoded within the music. THE DEVIL exposes a great secret. A grand conspiracy...
 
THE DEVIL self-titled debut album was released worldwide through Candlelight Records / EMI and released three official music videos from that album, 'Universe', 'Extinction Level Event' and 'Alternative Dimensions'.
 
TOUR DATES:
Wednesday 12th September - MELBOURNE - Max Watt’s
Thursday 13th September - BRISBANE - The Triffid
Friday 14th September - SYDNEY - Manning Bar

An exclusive event. A unique experience. Limited VIP meet and greet tickets will be available.

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 20 JULY  9 AM

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Thu
21
Jun

FOREIGNER Announce Full Reunion Show

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MICK JONES AND KELLY HANSEN ANNOUNCE ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME FOREIGNER REUNION SHOW WITH ORIGINAL BAND AND CURRENT LINEUP AT
STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018
 
TICKETS TO FOREIGNER’S REUNION, “THE LARGEST MUSIC FESTIVAL IN MOTORCYCLING,”®  AND CAMPING PASSES ARE AVAILABLE AT www.buffalochip.com
 
 
(July 20, 2018) - “I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.” FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, recently kicked off their 29-city “Juke Box Heroes“ tour as they rock  across the US with one of the hottest Live Nation tours of the summer. Last night in Syracuse, New York, history was made after FOREIGNER  – Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) – played the latest stop on their “Juke Box Heroes” tour.
 
Here, founding member Mick Jones and Kelly Hansen shared a historic announcement – FOREIGNER’s first-ever ticketed reunion concert featuring all original members will take place on August 4, 2018 at The Sturgis Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota. Here, Lou Gramm, Dennis Elliott, Al Greenwood, Ian McDonald and Rick Wills will join Mick Jones and FOREIGNER to rock through some of the best-selling songs from the band’s 10 multi-platinum albums and 40 years of enduring top ten hits. While FOREIGNER’s original members have joined the band for surprise appearances in the past, never before have they announced a ticketed reunion where fans can join in for the ultimate soundtrack of summer. For tickets to FOREIGNER’s performance on Chip's Wolfman Jack Stage as part of the 9-day annual event known as "The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling,"® please visit www.buffalochip.com.
 
Says Mick Jones, “It’s been incredible to have Lou, Dennis, Al, Ian and Rick join us for some surprise appearances throughout the past few years. It always brings back special memories. But now, for the first time, we are letting our fans know we’ll be making history together at The Buffalo Chip on August 4th with a FOREIGNER reunion concert, and we hope they’ll come on down to Sturgis and join us!“
 
This announcement comes on the heels of the 40th Anniversary of FOREIGNER’s best-selling album, Double Vision, and the band is working on a very special release to celebrate the momentous occasion.  
 
FOREIGNER is also charting new territory on the album charts, as their latest album, Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus has topped the Billboard Classical Album Chart for multiple weeks, and continues to sell out tour dates across the world. This album has also inspired a new 60-minute concert special airing on PBS TV stations across the country in June and July; FOREIGNER LIVE AT THE SYMPHONY. Please check local PBS listings for air dates in your city.
 
To check out FOREIGNER joined by WHITESNAKE and JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING for the 2018 “Juke Box Heroes Tour” in other cities this summer, please visit LiveNation.com
 
And... a new merch alert! Sony Music’s innovative merchandising company The Thread Shop has partnered with Foreigner to launch a new line of band merchandise which will be sold at the group’s current US tour date. Additionally, The Thread Shop worked hand-in-hand with Foreigner to relaunch the band’s online store. This new line of merchandise will be available at Foreigner tour stops across the US, as well as online. From classic logo zip hoodies and Juke Box Hero iPhone cases to Head Games and Double Vision raglan t-shirts, Foreigner’s hits have been memorialized in this fresh new line of gear. Click https://store.foreigneronline.com/store/to purchase!
 

 

 
Wed
06
Jun

BERNIE TORME Announces Final Tour

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‘(Bernie) did me a great favour. If it wasn’t for him I wouldn’t be doing it now. I’d have given up’. Ozzy Osbourne, 2018
 
Last orders at the bar…
 
World-renowned guitar legend Bernie Tormé will be heading out on tour for the final time in the U.K. later this year.
With a new studio album rumoured to be in the offing, the celebrated Irish six-stringer will hit the road for a string of dates in November/December.
 
A man whose CV is as impressive as his six-string dexterity, Tormé has lent his enviable skills over the years to Gillan, Ozzy Osbourne, Dee Snider, Atomic Rooster and many others whilst maintaining an acclaimed solo career alongside.
 
Prior to the final U.K. tour Tormé and his band will be heading to the prestigious Sweden Rock festival, playing alongside the likes of Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Helloween, Rose Tattoo and a certain Mr. Osbourne…
 
“Elegantly crafted music based around the man’s electrifying blues, with a kick." ~ Classic Rock
 
Bernie Tormé ‘The Final Fling’ UK 2018
22nd Nov - Facebar, Reading
23rd Nov - Queen Vic, South Shields
24th Nov – Winterstorm Festival, Troon
25th Nov – Bannermans, Edinburgh
27th Nov - Robin II, Bilston, Wolverhampton
28th Nov - Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
30th Nov - The Lounge, London
1st Dec - The Bear, Weston-super-Mare
 
“Bernie delivers a solid and accomplished set that showcases his musical prowess.” ~ Planet Rock
 
More on Bernie Tormé;
Guitar legend, blues rock psychedelic shredmeister, glam punk sleaze rock frontman: Bernie Tormé has enjoyed a long and remarkable career. Hit records, world tours and international acclaim came as lead guitarist in Gillan. After which, Bernie stepped in for Ozzy Osbourne in the aftermath of guitar legend Randy Rhoads' tragic death before going on to front Electric Gypsies and Tormé. Teaming up with Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider and Iron Maiden's drummer Clive Burr, Bernie put together Desperado and later reunited with ex-Gillan colleague, John McCoy and drummer Robin Guy in GMT.
 
Returning to the stage in 2013, Bernie also began working in his favoured trio format once again, releasing three critically-acclaimed albums; 'Flowers & Dirt' (2014), 'Blackheart' (2015) and the 3CD ‘Dublin Cowboy’ (2017) package (comprising a live, an acoustic, and a new electric studio album). All three were crowdfunded, connecting Bernie directly with his fans.
 
Bernie states: “In the past you were pretty distant and separated from your fans with a record label in between. Making these albums with pledge campaigns has been a great experience. I like having the connection with fans and getting the feedback direct on making an album.”
 
2018 will see the release of Bernie’s latest, as-yet untitled, studio album.
 
Bernie Tormé has recorded over 24 albums in his career to date as a solo artist or band member.
 
‘A living legend!” ~ Metal Talk
 
Wed
18
Apr

Rock Temple Festival, Tickets & Schedule Update

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Rock Temple, the new international mail order dedicated to rock and metal music fans, in collaboration with Rocker Sound Agency & Burning Minds Music Group, is proud to share details of the first official edition of its "Rock Temple Festival",  which will take place on May 29, 2018 @ Legend Club, Viale Enrico Fermi 98, 20161 Milan - ITALY (The event will be part of the "Rock In Park" live saga,). 
 
Tickets are finally available for purchase from today on the official website of Rock Temple, in two different versions: "Standard" & "VIP". All the info:
 
STANDARD TICKET 
Official pre-sale on Rock Temple's website: 22 Euro (+ 5% discount on 1 order done on www.rocktemple.it). Price at the venue: 24 Euro
 
VIP TICKET
Ultra-limted to 10 people49,90 Euro. Details: 1 ticket, Meet & Greet with Boulevard, 1 Festival T-Shirt, 1 designed VIP Pass  (+ 10% discount on 1 order done on www.rocktemple.it). VIP TICKET is available exclusively on www.rocktemple.it within May 13, 2018.
 
A special Rock Temple stand with Cd, Dvd, Bluray, Vinyls, Box Set and Limited Edition, dedicated to all the fans and collectors of AOR, Rock e Metal music, will be available inside the venue during the event. 
 
Rock Temple Festival:
DOORS OPEN: 19:45
AIRBOUND: 20:45 / 21:10
MINDFEELS: 21:25 / 21:50
SOUL SELLER: 22:05 / 22:35
BOULEVARD: 22:50 / 0.00
DATE: May 29, 2018
 
VENUE: Legend Club, Viale Enrico Fermi 98, 20161 Milano (ITALY)
 
 
Fri
13
Apr

HARDLINE Extend European Tour

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HARDLINE EXTENDS  25th ANNIVERSARY TOUR THROUGH DECEMBER 
 
Following last year’s successful Human Nature tour and selected 25th anniversary shows, frontman Johnny Gioeli has announced that Hardline will continue to tour in celebration of the anniversary of the band’s debut album, Double Eclipse.   The debut album which included Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo of Journey has long been considered a melodic hard rock classic, and shows are being planned into 2019 throughout Europe.  This year’s shows will highlight songs from the 1992 debut album Double Eclipse as well as fan favorites throughout the band’s five albums.  Gioeli says “Fans can expect to see us dig deeper into Double Eclipse as well as the other four albums.  We can never play it all, but we do want to listen to fan requests.  As an artist you can never forget or take for granted the fact that the fans put you where you are. “
 
The band will play three UK dates this summer along with the Masters of Rock Festival in the Czech Republic.  There is a mini German tour in December with support from Spanish bands Xtasy and DeVicious.  There will be more dates for the fall and winter announced soon.  Gioeli will also be a part of the upcoming “Bonfire & Friends Legends Tour” in November which will tour throughout Germany, performing select classic songs each night from the Hardline catalogue.  
 
 
Confirmed Hardline dates for 2018 are posted below.
 
6/1         Sheffield (UK) – Corporation
6/2         Pontypridd, Wales (UK) - Muni Arts Centre
7/13       Wolverhampton (UK) – The Robin 2
7/14       Vizovice (CZ) – Masters of Rock Festival
12/1       Jönköping (SE) -- Denim & Leather Rock Club
12/6       Hamburg (DE) – Logo
12/7       Bochum (DE) – Rockpalast
12/8       Morlenbach (DE) – Live Music Hall
12/9       Munich (DE) - Backstage
 
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Thu
22
Feb

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR You Can’t Kill My Rock ’N’ Roll Australian Tour June 2018

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Sweden’s premiere purveyors of thrash metal meets sleaze rock, Hardcore Superstar will be touring Australia this June!
 
Having last toured Australia waaay back in 2008, HCSS are ready to make it up to their fans for a decade of lost time in a big way!
 
Fusing a base of hard, aggressive heavy metal with the catchy, melodic and decadent hard rock of glam’s glory days, Hardcore Superstar’s self coined ‘street metal’ is made for the stage!
It’s music from the heart. Fist pumping, anthemic rock with tasty licks, big bass and bigger drums!
 
The band will be bringing all their bombastic hits like Wild Boys, Beg For It, Above The Law, C’mon Take On Me that will get the room shaking as well as their expert level power ballads like Someone Special and Standing On The Verge which will have phones (and some old school lighters) in the air.
 
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Busting out of Gothenburg with their 1998 debut album, Superstar gave a respectful nod to the generation of LA rockers who came before them while mixing it up with their current day contemporaries.
The result was It’s Only Rock N’ Roll and it can be confidently called a game changer, giving birth to a whole new hybrid genre.
 
From there the band delved into the American classic rock sound of the 70’s paying homage to the bands that influenced the bands that influenced them!
Now armed with some vintage rock vibes to add to their thrash/glam arsenal, HCSS became an even greater force to be reckoned with, opening up for AC/DC across Europe.
 
By the mid 2000’s the band moved slightly away from their core sound and dabbled in some Brit rock and Misfits style punk before circumstances lead to them going on an extended hiatus.
During the break the guys worked on restoring a house that one of them inherited. Blasting out Appetite For Destruction, Dr Feelgood and Among The Living on repeat and with a cheeky grin, they knew what needed to be done. 
They went back to their roots and refined their sound to be the bastard child of them all and that’s been the Hardcore Superstar way ever since!
 
With a their recently released single, Have Mercy On Me, from album number 11, You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll due in September this year, Hardcore Superstar in 2018 are as potent as ever. 
Four tattooed guys in denim and leather, rocking out like brothers hellbent on a good time.
 
Come and join the fun!
 
TOUR DATES
Thursday, June 14: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
 
Friday, June 15: Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
 
Saturday, June 16: Wooly Mammoth, Brisbane
 
Sunday, June 17: Fowler’s Live, Adelaide (Lic AA)
 
Tickets onsale, Monday, February 26 @ 9.00am Bit.ly/hcssaus
 
Official Event Page http://bit.ly/hcssrsvp
 

 

 
Wed
21
Feb

SONS OF APOLLO Debut New Video & Add Tour Dates

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February 20, 2018 -- SONS OF APOLLO--former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force)—released the Vicente Cordero-directed video today for “Alive” from their #1 highly anticipated debut album, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY.
 
 
In touring news, SONS OF APOLLO launched their first-ever highly anticipated world tour in Tampa, FL last week as part of the “Cruise To The Edge.” The band recently added a new leg of U.S. dates starting April 19 in Montreal, Quebec at the Corona Theatre. For more information about tickets and on sale dates, fans should visit SonsOfApollo.com.
 
As Mike Portnoy declares, "Ever since this lineup assembled to make PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY, the thing I’ve been most excited about is anticipating how insane I know this band is going to be on stage. Well, the wait is almost over! Here are the first U.S. dates that will get to witness this ‘five-headed musical spectacle’ live on stage in February. We plan on being on tour all year long, all over the globe, with plenty of dates now being announced for summer festivals throughout Europe, but these are the very first shows that will get to witness this amazing lineup in person for the first time. We can’t wait!”
 
Released October 20 via InsideOutMusic / Sony, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY is available as a 2CD Mediabook (featuring a second disc of instrumental mixes and extended booklet with an exclusive Studio Diary), Gatefold 2LP vinyl + CD (which comes with an etching on side D and the entire album on the CD), Standard Jewelcase CD & digital download. It was produced by the dynamic production duo of Portnoy and Sherinian, also affectionately known as “The Del Fuvio Brothers,” which is the nickname given to them over 20 years ago during their time together in Dream Theater.
 
PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY—which Loudwire.com called an “impressive debut disc”--debuted at #1 on Billboard’s “Heatseeker Albums” chart, as well as #10 on the “Rock Chart,” and #33 on the “Top Current Albums” chart. As Vintage Guitar declares, “This super-duper ensemble is like an old back issue of Marvel Team-Up that simply cannot be ignored.” Order it here: http://smarturl.it/SonsOfApolloPS.
 
Check out SONS OF APOLLO at any of the following stops:
 
DATE               CITY                             VENUE
 
Thu 4/5             Monterrey, Mexico         Escena
Sun 4/8             Santiago, Chile              Teatro Teleton 
Tue 4/10            Buenos Aires, Argentina            Groove
Thu 4/12            Porto Alegre, Brazil       Opinião Bar
Sat 4/14            São Paulo, Brazil           Tropical Butanta
Sun 4/15           Belo Horizonte, Brazil    Music Hall
 
Thu 4/19            Montreal, QUE.             Corona Theatre
Fri 4/20             Toronto, ONT.               The Opera House
Sat 4/21            Grand Rapids, MI          The Intersection
Sun 4/22           St. Louis, MO                Delmar Hall
Tue 4/24            Lawrence, KS                Granada Theater
Wed 4/25          Denver, CO                   Summit Music Hall
Fri 4/27             Las Vegas, NV              Brooklyn Bowl
Sat 4/28            Sacramento, CA            Ace Of Spades
Sun 4/29           Portland, OR                 Hawthorne Theatre
Mon 4/30          Seattle, WA                   The Showbox
Wed 5/2            San Francisco, CA        The Regency Ballroom
Thu 5/3             Los Angeles, CA           The Belasco Theatre
Fri 5/4               Anaheim, CA                 House Of Blues
Sat 5/5              Tempe, AZ                    Marquee Theatre
Mon 5/7            San Antonio, TX            Alamo City Music Hall
Tue 5/8             Dallas, TX                     Canton Hall
Wed 5/9            Houston, TX                  Scout Bar
Fri 5/11             Nashville, TN                 3rd & Lindsley
Sat 5/12            St. Charles, IL               Arcada Theatre
Sun 5/13           Minneapolis, MN           Varsity Theater
Tue 5/15            Cleveland, OH               House Of Blues
Wed 5/16          Philadelphia, PA            Theatre of Living Arts
Thu 5/17            Washington, D.C.          The Howard Theatre
Fri 5/18             New York, NY               Playstation Theater
Sat 5/19            Worcester, MA              The Palladium
 
Fri 6/22             Clisson, France             Hellfest
Sat 6/23            Dessel, Belgium            Graspop
Sun 6/24           Milan, Italy                    Teatro Degli Arcimbodi
Wed 6/27          Leipzig, Germany          Hellraiser
Sat 6/30            Barcelona, Spain           Be Prog My Friend
Sun 7/1             Maidstone, England      Rambling Man Festival 
Mon 7/2            Motherwell, England      Motherwell Concert Hall
Tue 7/3             Belfast, England           Limelight
Wed 7/4            Dublin, Ireland               Tivoli Variety Theatre
Sun 7/14           Eindhoven, Netherlands Dynamo MetalFest
Fri 8/3               Wacken, Germany         Wacken Open Air
Sat 8/18            Warsaw, Poland            Prog In Park
Sun 8/19           Budapest, Hungary        Barba Negra Track
Wed 9/19          Moscow, Russia            Glavclub
* Sat 9/22          Plovdiv, Bulgaria           Roman Amphitheater 
Mon 9/24          Athens, Greece             Fuzz Club
 
* A Very Special Evening with SONS OF APOLLO and the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony.
 
 
 
Tue
13
Feb

BULLETBOYS Hit Aussie Shores

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Los Angeles rock and rollers the Bulletboys will tour Australia for the very first time this May!
 
Emerging from the LA glam rock scene at its zenith with more blues licks than lipstick, Bulletboys have been a mainstay of the rock scene for the past 30 years.
Formed by frontman Marq Torien after stints in King Kobra and a then unsigned Ratt, Bulletboys hit the ground running with their Platinum selling 1988 self titled debut which featured the now seminal classics
Smooth Up In Ya, Hard As A Rock, and their rocking cover of For The Love Of Money.
 
While being part of the scene, it was Torien that set the band apart from the pack, with vocals and showmanship that drew comparisons to everyone from David Lee Roth through to Terence Trent Darby.
Throughout their three decade career, Bulletboys have released 11 studio albums, evolving with the times whilst maintaining that hard rock edge that brought them to the forefront in the late '80s.
 
Album number twelve, From Out Of The Skies will be released in 2018 and will finally see the band play to their long waiting Australian fans!
 
Marq and the ‘boys invite you to come and experience one of the most consistent and rockin' live bands up close and personal for the first time on Australian shores this May!
 
Joining Bulletboys on all shows are Melbourne’s hardest working and hardest hitting rockers, Dellacoma
 
TOUR DATES
Thursday, May 3: Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane
 
Friday, May 4: Cherry Bar, Melbourne
 
Saturday, May 5: Fowlers Live, Adelaide (Lic AA)
 
Sunday, May 6: Frankies Pizza, Sydney 
(Free Entry)
 
RSVP & stay up to date
bit.ly/bbrsvpau
bit.ly/bbaus2018
 
Tickets onsale, Thursday, February 15 @ 9.00am via silverbacktouring.com.au
 
Official Event Page
 
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Thu
08
Feb

DENNIS DeYOUNG Announces The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary US Album Tour

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Dennis DeYoung announces a special live tour celebrating the 40th Anniversary of STYX's iconic 1977 album release, THE GRAND ILLUSION. DeYoung will reflect back on more than 4 decades of musical excellence throughout the performance. This includes performing the entire Grand Illusion album plus all the greatest hits written and sung by DeYoung including - “Come Sail Away,” “Babe,” “Mr. Roboto,” “The Best Of Times,” and “Lady.” Other hit songs attendees may expect include fan favorites "Renegade," "Blue Collar Man," "Suite Madame Blue" and more. 

The excitement of the Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Tour is the magic of DeYoung's instantly recognizable voice bringing the classic STYX catalog to the live stage. For fans that weren't witness to the original album tour, DeYoung shares, "The Grand Illusion album was STYX’s greatest achievement, and this year my band and I will bring its sound and spirit to life nightly on concert stages across America."

The Grand Illusion was STYX's seventh studio album, but historically serves as the album that would launch the band to super stardom with DeYoung's song "Come Sail Away" reaching number 8 on Billboard's Top 100 in 1977. The song pushed album sales to more than 3 million copies and gave STYX a multi-platinum album certification bringing STYX critical commercial success. The album remains a staple on classic rock radio stations worldwide.

Of the Grand Illusion album, DeYoung adds "I formulated the theme behind the Grand Illusion album after observing how American culture creates illusions through advertising and entertainment to convince us that our lives our lacking, in order to sell products. I told the audience that we were part of the Illusion and warned them not to be “fooled by the radio,” which was us, and that in the end, despite the illusions and hype created, that “deep inside we’re all the same."

2018 offers opportunities for fans to see Dennis DeYoung and his band at a hometown venue. New dates are being added and ticket sales are available through DeYoung’s official website. For a detailed list of venues and performance dates, visit http://www.dennisdeyoung.com/tour.

The current tour schedule includes:

  • 2-9-18 - Wausau, WI - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 2-10-18 - Waukegan, IL - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 2-16-18 - St. Louis, MO - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 2-17-18 - Wichita, KS -  Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 2-23-18 - Las Vegas - Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX
  • 2-24-18 - Las Vegas - Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX
  • 3-11-18 - Private Show - Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX
  • 3-15-18 - Plymouth, MA -  Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 3-16-18 - Montclair, NJ -  Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 3-22-18 - Verona, NY - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 3-23-18 - Williamsport, PA - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 3-24-18 - Bethlehem, PA - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 4-20-18 - Bow, WA - Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX
  • 4-21-18 - Bow, WA - Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX
  • 5-18-18 - Torrington, CT - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 5-19-18 - Concord, NH - Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
  • 6-1-18 - Austin, TX - Dennis DeYoung and Night Ranger
  • 6-9-18 - Florence, IN - Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX

Find Dennis DeYoung online through the following links:

Official Website: www.dennisdeyoung.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dennis-DeYoung-303904839630509

 
Wed
07
Feb

OZZY OSBOURNE Announces 'No More Tours 2' Final Tour

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OZZY OSBOURNE
ANNOUNCES
"NO MORE TOURS 2"
NORTH AMERICAN DATES
WITH PRESS CONFERENCE AT HIS LOS ANGELES HOME
 
SHOWS ARE PART OF THE
ROCK ICON'S FINAL GLOBAL TOUR
AND WILL CELEBRATE
FIVE DECADES OF PERFORMING
WITH TWO-YEAR WORLD TOUR
 
TICKETS GO ON SALE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT
 
 
 
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE earlier today (February 6) revealed details about his forthcoming "NO MORE TOURS 2," a reference to his 1992 "No More Tours" trek.  The announcement by the legendary musical icon about the North American dates--with his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (Guitar), Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards)--was made to international media in attendance at his Los Angeles home.
 
The initial North American dates produced by Live Nation kick off August 30 in Allentown, PA and conclude October 13 in Las Vegas, NV with a Thursday, October 11 stop at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles; OZZY will be joined by Stone Sour for this leg of the tour.  Tickets for these shows go on sale to the general public starting Saturday, February 17 at 10:00 AM (local time) at LiveNation.com and through the Live Nation app.  Citi® is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, February 14 at 10:00 AM (local time) until Friday, February 16 at 10:00 PM (local time) through Citi's Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
 
Prior to the full North American run, OZZY will officially launch the "NO MORE TOURS 2" in Mexico in May, before heading to South America for solo shows in three countries.  Next up, a six-week European leg of headlining solo dates and festival performances that's set to begin Friday, June 1 in Moscow, Russia.
 
"I've been extremely blessed to have had two successful music careers," OSBOURNE says.  "I'm looking at this final tour as being a huge celebration for my fans and anyone who has enjoyed my music over the past five decades."
 
On his upcoming farewell world tour, produced by Live Nation, OSBOURNE will celebrate more than five decades as a performer (both as a solo artist and as lead singer of Black Sabbath which formed in 1968).  This tour, expected to take OZZY around the world with dates into 2020, will mark the end of global touring for the legendary artist, though he will continue to perform select live shows in the future.  Throughout his career, OZZY has sold more than 100 million records.
 
Want to hear more about the OZZY tour from the Prince of Darkness himself?  OZZY has partnered with Ticketmaster to spread the word about the tour with a new message on the Ticketmaster app for the Google Assistant on phones, speakers like Google Home and other compatible devices. Fans can trigger the app by saying, "Hey Google, talk to Ticketmaster," which will offer special messages from the Prince of Darkness himself. Fans will then be invited by Sharon Osbourne to hear details about OZZY's upcoming Live Nation tour dates. This new marketing tool expands the ways for OZZY's millions of fans to find out about his tour and provides a fun, first of its kind experience.
 
(Photo credit:  Mark Weiss)
 
For the tour, OZZY has teamed with the LOVE, HOPE, STRENGTH, FOUNDATION.  At Love Hope Strength (LHS), their mission is to save lives, one concert at a time.  We, along with Love Hope Strength, believe that all people deserve quality cancer care, a marrow donor if needed, and most importantly, hope.  Founded by cancer survivors, LHS leverages the power of music to expand the marrow registry through THEIR "Get on the List" campaign.  At LHS, they believe in offering real hope to people currently living with cancer.
 
OZZY's North American tour dates:
 
DATE
 
CITY
VENUE
Fri
4/27
Jacksonville, FL
Welcome to Rockville
Sun
4/29
Fort Lauderdale, FL
FortRock
Thu
8/30
Allentown, PA
PPL Center
Sat
9/1
Syracuse, NY
Lakeview Amphitheater
Tue
9/4
Toronto, ON
Budweiser Stage
Thu
9/6
Boston, MA
Xfinity Center
Sat
9/8
Wantagh, NY
Jones Beach Amphitheatre
Mon
9/10
Holmdel, NJ
PNC Bank Arts Center
Wed
9/12
Camden, NJ
BB&T Pavilion
Fri
9/14
Bristow, VA
Jiffy Lube Live
Sun
9/16
Cuyahoga Falls OH
Blossom Music Center
Wed
9/19
Clarkston, MI
DTE Energy Center
Fri
9/21
Tinley Park, IL
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sun
9/23
Noblesville, IN
Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Wed
9/26
Dallas, TX
Starplex Pavilion
Fri
9/28
Houston, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sun
9/30
Albuquerque, NM
Isleta Amphitheater
Tue
10/2
Denver, CO
Pepsi Center
Thu
10/4
Salt Lake City, UT
USANA Amphitheatre
Sat
10/6
Mountain View, CA
Shoreline Amphitheatre
Tue
10/9
Chula Vista, CA
Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
Thu
10/11
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl
Sat
10/13
Las Vegas, NV
MGM Grand Garden Arena
OZZY's overseas tour dates:
DATE
 
COUNTRY/CITY
VENUE
Sat
5/5
Mexico
Heaven & Hell Festival
Tue
5/8
Santiago, Chile
Pista Atletica
Fri
5/11
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Geba
Sun
5/13
São Paulo, Brazil
Allianz Parque
Wed
5/16
Curitiba, Brazil
Pedreira Paulo Leminski
Fri
5/18
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Esplanada Do Mineirao
Sun
5/20
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Apoteose
Fri
6/1
Moscow, Russia
Olympiisky
Sun
6/3
St. Petersburg, Russia
Ice Palace (Ledovi Dvorets)
Wed
6/6
Finland
Rockfest
Fri
6/8
Solvesborg, Sweden*
Sweden Rock Festival
Sun
6/10
Donington, UK*
Download Festival
Wed
6/13
Prague, Czech Republic*
Prague Rocks Festival, Airport Letnany
Fri
6/15
Paris, France*
Download Festival
Sun
6/17
Italy*
Firenze Rocks Festival
Wed
6/20
Halden, Norway*
Tons of Rock Festival
Fri
6/22
Copenhagen, Denmark*
Copenhell Festival
Sun
6/24
Dessel, Belgium*
Graspop Metal Meeting
Tue
6/26
Krakow, Poland*
Impact Festival
Thu
6/28
Oberhausen, Germany*
König-Pilsner Arena
Fri
6/30
Madrid, Spain*
Download Festival
Mon
7/2
Lisbon, Portugal
Altice Arena
Thu
7/5
Barcelona, Spain
Rock Fest Barcelona
Sun
7/8
Tel Aviv, Israel
Live Park
 
 
*Produced by Live Nation
**US festival appearances  
 
Wed
07
Feb

POISON, CHEAP TRICK & POP EVIL Team, For 2018 Tour

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POISON, CHEAP TRICK AND POP EVIL JOIN FORCES FOR “POISON…NOTHIN’ BUT A GOOD TIME 2018” U.S. SUMMER TOUR
STARTING MAY 18 IN IRVINE, CA
 
TICKETS ON-SALE STARTING FEBRUARY 9 AND 10
 
 
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 6, 2018) -- Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to launch May 18 in Irvine, CA at Five Points Amphitheatre.
 
Check out this video to learn more about the “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour: https://youtu.be/3Hdu4_ha66Q.
 
Produced by Live Nation, tickets for various cities will go on sale starting Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10. Each band will be offering their own exclusive VIP packages and meet & greet opportunities beginning February 6 at 12pm local time. POISON will be offering direct-to-fan access to the best seats in the house via their own exclusive pre-sales at PoisonOfficial.com for access to exclusive content, ticket pre-sales and VIP packages. VIP Packages for CHEAP TRICK will be available for all dates, details for which can be found at www.CheapTrick.com. POP EVIL will also be offering VIP meet & greets at PopEvilVIP.com. For more information about the “Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour, please visit Livenation.com.
 
The bands are fired up to make the journey across the U.S. together. Bret Michaels, POISON lead singer and noted philanthropist says, “The all original POISON is headlining again this summer. It’s going to be a mega concert and party combined. We will be playing all the hits and bringing high energy rock and roll good times. I promise this will be awesome. My friends CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL will be joining us as well as some special guests on select dates. Again, I know all the bands with all the hits will be giving 1000%!!! Over the last years, POISON has got to co-headline with some great bands:  Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Kiss, Lynyrd Skynyrd, to name a few, but I promise again, C.C., Bobby, Rikki and myself together will bring NOTHING BUT A GOOD TIME!!!”
 
“POISON is a just great American Rock and Roll Band,” declares Bob Roux, President of U.S. Concerts, Live Nation. “Along with CHEAP TRICK, this show is going to be Nothing But A Good Time –  The Full Tilt Party of the Summer. POISON and CHEAP TRICK always deliver the goods.”
 
Rick Nielsen, CHEAP TRICK (lead guitar) proclaims, "Another Poison/Cheap Trick Tour!!! It’s always been FUN with these guys!"
 
While POP EVIL singer Leigh Kakaty concludes, “This summer is going to be an exciting one for POP EVIL, that’s for sure! What a fantastic opportunity to bring our live show across the country on the big stage with such legends like POISON and CHEAP TRICK.”
 
POISON, fronted by reality TV superstar Bret Michaels (lead vocals/guitar), Bobby Dall (bass), Rikki Rockett (drums), CC Deville (guitars) is known around the world for their high energy, big hits, live show and is one of America's legendary Rock bands. They have sold over 40 million albums and DVDs worldwide and have sold over 15 million records in the United States alone. POISON, whose career has spanned over 25 years, may be one of the most successful independent bands to have such a long multi-Platinum career. Proof that their have fun, but get it done attitude does just that. They’ve released seven studio albums, four live albums, five compilation albums, and have issued 28 singles to radio. They’ve charted 12 singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard “Hot 100,” including six Top 10 singles "Nothin’ But A Good Time," "Talk Dirty To Me," "Unskinny Bop," and "Something To Believe In,” as well as the #1 smash hit, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn.” Their breakthrough debut album, the multi-Platinum LOOK WHAT THE CAT DRAGGED IN, was released in 1986 and they hit their peak with the second album, OPEN UP AND SAY... AHH!, which became the band's most successful album, being certified five times Platinum in the U.S. The popularity continued into the new decade with their third consecutive multi-Platinum selling album, FLESH & BLOOD. In the 1990s following the release of the band's first live album, SWALLOW THIS LIVE, the band experienced some lineup changes, but despite that, the band's fourth studio album, NATIVE TONGUE, still achieved Gold status and the band's first compilation album, POISON'S GREATEST HITS: 1986–1996, went double Platinum. In the 2000s, with the original lineup back together, the band found new popularity after a successful greatest hits reunion tour in 1999.The band celebrated their 20-year anniversary with “The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock” tour and album, which was certified Gold and marked POISON's return to the Billboard Top 20 charts for the first time since 1993. Throughout the years, Bret Michaels has released several chart topping solo albums and starred in some of the highest rated, record breaking reality TV shows on NBC, ABC and VH1. A philanthropist, the type 1 diabetic, Michaels has donated a portion of the proceeds from his latest single, “Jorja Bleu,” to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and through is Life Rocks Foundation supports many other charitable causes. After more than 30 years, the band is still recording music and performing live to audiences around the world.
 
CHEAP TRICK: Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead guitar) and Tom Petersson (bass guitar) are part of the very fiber of American music, inspiring and delighting generations with their unique union of massive melodies and razorblade riffs, their own special brand of mischievous wit and maximum rock ‘n’ roll. Since the ‘70s, they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me” and “Surrender,” CHEAP TRICK, now with drummer Daxx Nielsen, are a musical institution. The Rockford, IL band is as vital today as ever, having released three records in the last three years -- BANG ZOOM CRAZY...HELLO (2016), WE’RE ALL ALRIGHT (2017) and CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS (2017) –and toured relentlessly to packed audiences around the world. 2016 saw CHEAP TRICK's long-awaited induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The induction honored both the band and the pioneering sound that has earned them total record sales well in excess of 20 million featured appearances and more than 40 international Gold and Platinum certifications. 2017’s WE'RE ALL ALRIGHT! was yet another undisputed triumph for the band as the album's first single, "Long Time Coming," enjoyed an unprecedented run of 18 weeks at #1 on the Mediabase Classic Rock chart.
 
POP EVIL:  Leigh Kakaty (vocals), Dave Grahs (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Nick Fuelling (lead guitar, backing vocals), Matt DiRito (bass, backing vocals), Hayley Cramer (drums)—will release their fifth self-titled album February 16 on Entertainment One. Produced by Kato Khandwala, POP EVIL captures Kakaty and his bandmates at their most inspiring. Every song on the album offers a different spin on the concept behind the band’s name and in an era when many rock bands create a few strong singles, and six or seven less memorable songs and call it an album. POP EVIL is all killer, no filler – the best 11 songs culled from 30 demos. It’s a surging, contemporary sounding release that incorporates metal, alternative, hard rock and even some electronic music. In the wake of the band’s peppy, upbeat 2015 album UP, which debuted #1 on the Independent Artist Billboard Album Chart, it went on to produce their biggest single to date, “Footsteps.” It’s a wake-up call, a musical rebirth that inspired the band to self-title the release, partially since they’d never done so. ONYX the bands best-selling album to date was POP EVIL’s breakthrough album that features three straight #1 Rock Singles, “Trenches”, “Deal with the Devil” and “Torn To Pieces.” Their first album, LIPSTICK ON THE MIRROR, came out in 2008 (leading to iTunes naming them "Top New Artists of '08"), and while it introduced listeners to the band’s core sound with well-received singles like “Hero” and “100 in a 55,” POP EVIL has grown exponentially since then.
 
Check out the “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour at any of the following stops. 
 
DATE               CITY                             VENUE            
                       
Fri 5/18             Irvine, CA                      Five Points Amphitheatre
* Sat 5/19          Las Vegas, NV              The Joint
* Sun 5/20           Reno, NV                      Grand Sierra Resort
Tue 5/22            Salt Lake City, UT          USANA Amphitheatre
Wed 5/23          Denver, CO                   Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Fri 5/25             Kansas City, KS            Sprint Center
* Sat 5/26          St. Louis, MO                Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Thu 5/31            Nashville, TN                 Ascend Amphitheatre
* Sat 6/2           Dallas, TX                     Toyota Pavilion at Irving Music Factory
* Sun 6/3           Houston, TX                  Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
* Tue 6/5           Atlanta, GA                   Verizon Amphitheatre
Thu 6/7             Indianapolis, IN             Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
* Fri 6/8             Detroit, MI                     DTE Energy Music Theatre
* Sat 6/9           Chicago, IL                   Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
* Sun 6/10         Cincinnati, OH               Riverbend Music Center
* Tue 6/12         Cleveland, OH               Blossom Music Center
Wed 6/13          Syracuse, NY                Lakeview Amphitheatre
Thu 6/14            Hartford, CT                  The Xfinity Theatre
Fri 6/15             Gilford, NH                   Bank of NH Pavilion
* Sun 6/17         Bristow, VA                   Jiffy Lube Live
Tue 6/19            Toronto, ONT.               The Budweiser Stage
* Thu 6/21         Wantagh, NY                 Northwell Health at Jones Beach
Fri 6/22             Bethel, NY                    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
* Sat 6/23          Holmdel, NJ                  PNC Bank Arts Center
Sun 6/24           Allentown, PA               PPL Center
 
* POISON, CHEAP TRICK, to be announced
 
 
 
 
Wed
31
Jan

CORNERSTONE On The Road Again

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As already announced, 2018 will bring many, many concerts for Cornerstone. The first half of the year the band will mainly perform in Austria - including a few appearances in Germany as well. During summer, the UK is on the Touring-agenda again, this is now the 9th time! Within the next few weeks some more awesome gigs will be announced. Continuing the good news, Cornerstone will appear in a quite famous Austrian TV-show in May, more details coming soon!

03/02 AT - Villach, Jibi's
03/03 DE - Bad Homburg, SpeicherBeats
03/09 AT - Saalbach, Bobby's Pub
03/10 DE - Althuette, Eddi's Biker-Residenz "Zum Lawen"
03/23 AT - Tuernitz, Auszeit
03/24 AT - Vienna, Saloon Donauplex
04/06 AT - Ybbs/Donau, Dani's Milchbar
04/07 AT - Neumarkt im Hausruckkreis, Plan-B
04/14 AT - Enns, HOFCafe
05/04 AT - Lilienfeld, Salettl
05/11 AT - Tulln an der Donau, Taverne
06/08 AT - Falkenstein, Siebenschlafer
06/09 AT - Moedling, Templerhof
06/23 AT - Ternitz, Petersberg
07/05 AT - Wolfsberg, Orpheo
07/18 DE - Soegel, Haus Elke
07/20 UK - Caerphilly, The Patriot
07/21 UK - Evesham, The Iron Road
07/22 UK - Newark-on-Trent, The Flying Circus
07/23 UK - Hull, O'Rileys
07/27 UK - Swindon, The Groves Company Inn
07/28 UK - East Grinstead, The Sussex Arms
09/29 AT - Vienna, Saloon Donauplex

More details about the concerts: http://www.cornerstone.co.at/en/tour

Source 01/23/2018: www.cornerstone.co.at/en/news


 
 
Sun
14
Jan

New JOE SATRIANI Out Now; 2018 G3 Tour Dates

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JOE SATRIANI – JOINS TOGETHER WITH G3 TOUR MATES – AND FRIENDSNDS–CARLOS SANTANA, NEAL SCHON & MORE
TO RAISE MONEY FOR NORTH BAY FIRE RELIEF IN SONOMA COUNTY
 
Satriani's G3 Tour Now - features Satriani, John Petrucci (Dream Theater) & Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
 
New Album – What Happens Next – OUT NOW
 
(San Francisco, CA) January 12, 2018 -  World-renowned guitarist, and Bay-Area resident, JOE SATRIANI announces a fundraising auction, set to launch this Sunday, January 14th, at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA to benefit the North Bay Fire Relief in Sonoma County.  The online auction will be live for one week, with bidding ending on January 21st (http://g3tour.com/norcal-fire-relief)
 
The auction will feature autographed collectible guitars from JOE as well as his G3 Tour-mates (John Petrucci & Phil Collen), in addition to guitars signed and donated by fellow Bay Area Residents: Carlos Santana and Neal Schon.  Other items up for auction include a Huey Lewis signed harmonica and a Bill Gibson signed drumhead, along with signed posters and memorabilia from past G3 tours.  Net proceeds will go to North Bay Fire Relief, including UndocuFund, directly assisting the affected undocumented residents of Sonoma County. The auction is being curated and administered by Bananas at Large. 
 
SATRIANI has lived in the Bay Area for over 30 years and considers it home.  His longtime manager, Mick Brigden, was directly affected by the fire as his entire neighborhood was destroyed, although thankfully, his house was spared.  Raising funds to support those affected in their own backyard is important to the multi-Grammy nominated guitarist.  SATRIANI says, 'This special auction for North Bay Fire Relief in Sonoma County is close to my heart.  So many of my friends and coworkers are still in need after the devastating wildfires. Please join me and my musical buddies in raising some funds to provide some love and care. Thank you!'
 
SATRIANI's 16th solo album, What Happens Next, was released today (January 12, 2018) on Sony/Legacy Recordings.  His longtime touring entity, G3, opened last night in Seattle featuring Dream Theater's John Petrucci and Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen, joining SATRIANI.  The G3 tour will conclude on February 25 in Milwaukee, WI.
 
About The UndocuFund:
The UndocuFund for Fire Relief in Sonoma County was created by local immigration service providers to directly assist undocumented Sonoma County residents who are victims of the Northern California fires. With the support of more than 7,500 donors, the fund has provided financial aid to almost 1,000 families, to date, benefitting nearly 4,000 people, with hundreds more still to be screened. One hundred percent of all donations go to victim support, with partners covering all administrative costs. To learn more about the fund's impact on victims and other details, please visit www.undocufund.org.
 
About the Redwood Credit Union North Bay Fire Relief 
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund, Inc., in partnership with Redwood Credit Union (RCU), The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, accepts financial donations to assist fire victims and aid relief efforts. 100% of tax-deductible donations goes directly to support those affected.  The North Bay Fire Relief Fund supports the immediate needs of people and businesses in the four affected counties (Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake) who were impacted by the North Bay fires, including: People who lost homes, People experiencing economic hardship due to lost or interrupted employment as a result of the fires, First responders who lost homes while fighting fires and protecting our communities, Kids who lost homes (public and private), Small businesses who lost their business or were impacted by the fires, Fire survivor health and well-being, Nonprofit grants were also available for those supporting immediate needs of fire survivors.  For more information: https://www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief 
 
About Bananas at Large
Bananas At Large is the oldest Independent Professional Audio and Musical Instrument retailer in the Bay Area, with over 45 years of experience serving everyone from the beginner to the touring professional. We carry all major brands and models, and also a wide range of unique and boutique instruments. 
 
Joe's touring band:  Mike Keneally (guitar and keyboards), Bryan Beller (bass), Joe Travers (drums).
 
2018 G3 Tour featuring Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Phil Collen itinerary:
January 11            The Moore Theatre                                              Seattle, WA
January 12            Historic Elsinore Theatre                                      Salem, OR
January 13            Grand Sierra Theatre                                            Reno, NV
January 14            Fox Theater                                                          Oakland, CA
January 16            Delta Hall at Eccles Theater                                 Salt Lake City, UT
January 17            Brooklyn Bowl                                                         Las Vegas, NV
January 18            Mesa Arts Center                                                    Mesa, AZ
January 19            Orpheum Theatre                                                   Los Angeles, CA
January 20            Balboa Theatre                                                       San Diego, CA
January 21            Fox Tucson Theatre                                                Tucson, AZ
January 24            Historic Paramount Theatre                                        Denver, CO
January 25            Uptown Theater                                                      Kansas City MO
January 26            The Pavillion at The Toyota Music Factory      Irving, TX
January 27            Austin City Limits - Moody Theater                 Austin, TX
January 28            Hobby Center for the Performing Arts            Houston, TX
January 30            Hard Rock Live                                                       Orlando, FL
January 31            Florida Theatre                                                        Jacksonville, FL
February 1            Pompano Beach Amphitheatre                       Pompano Beach, FL
February 2            Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall              Fort Myers, FL
February 3            Mahaffey Theater                                                    St. Petersberg, FL
February 6            Raleigh Memorial Auditorium                          Raleigh, NC
February 8            Toyota Presents Oakdale                                     Wallingford, CT
February 9            Landmark Theatre                                                  Syracuse, NY
February 10         Palace Theatre                                                          Albany, NY
February 11         The Palace Theatre                                                 Greensburg, PA
February 12         The Fillmore Detroit                                                     Detroit, MI
February 14         Warner Theatre                                                       Washington, DC
February 15         Orpheum Theatre                                                   Boston, MA
February 16         Beacon Theatre                                                        New York, NY
February 17         Merriam Theater                                                     Philadelphia, PA
February 18         New Jersey Performing Arts Center                      Newark, NJ
February 20         Auditorium Theatre                                                Rochester, NY
February 21         Massey Hall                                                                Toronto, ONT
February 22         Hard Rock Live                                                         Northfield, OH
February 23         Chicago Theatre                                                      Chicago, IL
February 24         State Theatre                                                             Minneapolis, MN
February 25         Riverside Theater                                                    Milwaukee, WI
 
To Follow Joe Satriani
 
Facebook:   joesatriani
Twitter:   @chickenfootjoe
Instagram:  joesatriani
YouTube:  JoeSatrianiOfficial

 

 
Tue
05
Dec

FOREIGNER, WHITESNAKE & JASON BONHAM Form 2018 Package

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TOUR LAUNCHES FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018 IN BANGOR, ME
 
TICKETS ON SALE STARTING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th AT LIVENATION.COM
 
[VIDEO]: Watch Kelly Hansen spread some very special FOREIGNER-themed holiday cheer with his new caroler friends here: https://youtu.be/edaddXh9C00
 
Los Angeles, CA (December 4, 2017) FOREIGNER, WHITESNAKE and JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING, are getting into the holiday gift-giving spirit early with the announcement of their 2018 29-city summer “Juke Box Heroes Tour,” produced by Live Nation. Nothing warms up the chilly holiday season like the promise of a hot summer tour, and concert tickets make the perfect gift.
 
The legendary artists will cross the U.S. starting Friday, June 15, 2018 in Bangor, ME at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion.  All three bands are led by Englishmen Mick Jones, David Coverdale and Jason Bonham who are part of the fabric of British rock, and will bring a summer of great music across the country. Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary tour was one of last summer’s best selling runs. 
 
Tickets for the “Juke Box Heroes Tour” go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, December 8th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. Tickets for Foreigner VIP packages including Meet & Greets with the band will be available at ForeignerVIP.com.
 
Citi® is the official presale credit card for the “Juke Box Heroes Tour.” As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase  presale tickets beginning Tuesday, December 5th at 10am local time until Thursday, December 7th at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com
 
“I’m excited to join forces with my fellow U.K. countrymen, David Coverdale and Jason Bonham, for what’s sure to be a rockin’ summer tour in the States,” says FOREIGNER founding member and lead guitarist Mick Jones. 
 
As Whitesnake lead singer David Coverdale says, “We are truly excited and looking forward to playing in 2018 with our friends, Foreigner and Jason Bonham, on their North American tour.”

Says Jason Bonham, "Being part of Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary Tour last summer was wonderful. Opening a show like that was very special to me, so when Mick asked if I’d do it again in 2018, I said yes without hesitation. I’m excited that Whitesnake will be filling out the middle slot this time as I’ve known David since I was 14 years old. It’s going to be a WHOLE LOTTA FUN!"
 
Since the 1977 release of their first hit “Feels Like The First Time” and their self-titled debut album on Atlantic Records, FOREIGNER has been universally hailed as one of the world’s most popular rock acts with 10 multi-Platinum albums, 16 Top 30 hits, and worldwide album sales exceeding 75 million.  Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold as Ice,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” and the worldwide #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” FOREIGNER continues to rock the charts forty years into the game with massive airplay and continued Billboard “Top 200 Albums” chart success.  FOREIGNER also features strongly in every category in Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time” listing.  Catalog sales often eclipse those of Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Aerosmith, and most of their Classic Rock peers.  (Source: Nielsen SoundScan week ending 8/3/17). FOREIGNER’s catalog sales were recently celebrated in Business Insider as hitting the Top 40 among the Best Selling Music Artists of All Time ahead of Britney Spears, Bob Dylan, Phil Collins, Prince, Queen, and Bon Jovi. 
 
Throughout this tour, FOREIGNER will continue their long-standing partnership with The GRAMMY Museum, by which local school choirs are invited to join the band on stage in almost every market they play. Through this program over the past several years, the band has raised well into the six figures for music in school programs, and given thousands of students 
a life-changing experience to rock on stage with one of the most well known bands of all time.
 
The band recently released a celebratory 40th anniversary album that features 40 tracks tracing their distinguished career. Entitled 40, the album is a comprehensive compilation of original hits and several tracks from the current lineup, with Kelly Hansen on vocals. All tracks were recorded between 1977 and 2017. The current line-up  is Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, saxophone, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar), and Chris Frazier (drums).
 
Founded in 1978 by former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, WHITESNAKE has earned multi-Platinum status for numerous albums, including TROUBLELOVEHUNTERREADY AND WILLING and COME AN’ GET IT, as well as the album that introduced the explosive hard rock revamped WHITESNAKE sound with SLIDE IT IN. The band is currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1987’s self-titled multi-Platinum smash hit album, WHITESNAKE.  From these albums came multiple Top 10 hits worldwide, including two #1 singles with “Here I Go Again” and “Is This Love,” as well as the unforgettable hammer of “Still Of The Night,” all leading to virtual 24-hour domination of MTV around the globe. Bombast, bravado, talent and passion have helped establish WHITESNAKE as the perennial platinum favorite they have become and they’re back with a vengeance in 2018.  The world-renowned group featuring David Coverdale (vocals), Reb Beach (guitar), Joel Hoekstra (guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Tommy Aldridge (drums) and Michele Luppi (keyboards) are currently in the studio recording their tentatively titled new studio album FLESH & BLOOD.  
 
Following his participation in the monumental reunion of Led Zeppelin at London’s O2 arena in 2007, drummer Jason Bonham decided to take the music his father was such a huge part of out on the road. The result became Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening. Best described as a band that perfectly recreates the music of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening not only celebrates one of music’s most iconic bands but also the life of Bonham's late father, who died in 1980.

When asked why he decided to start the project, Jason said, "It was medicine to relieve myself from the amount of Led Zeppelin that I had studied and rehearsed prior to the O2 show and then dealing with the realization that it wasn’t going to go anywhere beyond that one concert. It originally began as me just wanting to put together a show, but once I realized I could make it more than just the music it became something more. It gave me the opportunity to give a little nod to what everyone knows about my dad’s wild side but also show his sensitive side as well. For me, he was always dad at home and this was an idea to show a deeper side of that."


 
Check out the tour at any of the following stops, with more dates to be announced in the coming weeks and posted on FOREIGNER‘s official website. Fans can also check out livenation.com for updates on tour dates and news. 
 
“JUKE BOX HEROES TOUR” SUMMER 2018: 
 
DATE
CITY
VENUE 
6/15/2018
Bangor, ME
Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion 
6/16/2018
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
6/19/2018
Syracuse, NY
Lakeview Amphitheater 
6/20/2018
Boston, MA
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 
6/22/2018
Wantagh, NY
Northwell Health at Jones Beach 
6/23/2018
6/26/2018
Camden, NJ
Cincinnati, OH
BB&T Pavilion 
Riverbend Music Center 
6/27/2018
Burgettstown, PA
KeyBank Pavilion 
6/29/2018
Bristow, VA
Jiffy Lube Live 
6/30/2018
Holmdel, NJ
PNC Bank Arts Center
7/3/2018
7/4/2018
Raleigh, NC
Charlotte, NC
Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek 
PNC Music Pavilion  
7/6/2018
Nashville, TN
Ascend Amphitheater
7/7/2018
Alpharetta, GA
Verizon Amphitheatre
7/8/2018
Simpsonville, SC
Heritage Park Amphitheatre 
7/10/2018
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Blossom Music Center 
7/11/2018
Chicago, IL
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island 
7/13/2018
Noblesville, IN
Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
7/15/2018
Clarkston, MI
DTE Energy Music Theatre
7/17/2018
Kansas City, MO
Starlight Theatre
7/18/2018
St. Louis, MO
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
7/20/2018
The Woodlands, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 
7/21/2018
7/24/2018
7/25/2018
7/27/2018
7/28/2018
7/31/2018
8/1/2018
Irving, TX
Denver, CO
West Valley City, UT
Auburn, WA
Ridgefield, WA
Chula Vista, CA
Irvine, CA
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory  
Pepsi Center
Usana Amphitheater 
White River Amphitheatre 
Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre 
Mattress Firm Amphitheatre 
Five Point Amphitheater
 
 
 
 
Tue
05
Dec

STYX Already Packing Up Shows For 2018

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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HEADLINING TREK STARTS JANUARY 18
 
LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY AT THE VENETIAN JANUARY 26/27/31 AND FEBRUARY 2/3
 
CO-HEADLINING TREK WITH REO SPEEDWAGON AND SPECIAL GUEST DON FELDER
STARTS MARCH 13
 
December 4, 2017 -- Legendary and multi-Platinum rockers STYX--Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitars), James “JY” Young (vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass), along with the occasional surprise appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo—are getting ready to wrap up another busy year of touring in the U.S., having performed over 100 shows. They’re not showing any signs of taking a break from touring in 2018.
 
Earlier this summer, STYX announced another special five-night limited engagement with DON FELDER -at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas. Presented by SiriusXM, “Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane,” will take place at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas on January 26, 27, 31 and February 2, 3, 2018. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com, Venetian.com, any box office at The Venetian or The Palazzo, or by calling 702 414 9000 or 866 641 7469. 
 
In addition to the residency in Las Vegas, the rest of STYX’s 2018 tour schedule is already starting to take shape. They’ll join forces once again with fellow legends REO SPEEDWAGON, and very special guest star DON FELDER—formerly of the Eagles—for month-long trek starting in Duluth, MN on March 13 at the Amsoil Arena. Tickets for various cities go on sale starting December 1.
 
STYX is on the road in support of their highly anticipated and critically acclaimed 16th studio album, THE MISSION, which skyrocketed onto various Billboard charts—including #6 on the “Top Rock Albums” and #11 “Vinyl Albums” charts--upon its release thanks to a solid album that connected with their longtime fans as well as new fans who are discovering them for the first time. 
 
THE MISSION--which was recorded over a two-year period at Blackbird Studios, The Shop, and 6 Studio Amontillado in Nashville--displays the best aspects of the ongoing in-harmony musical intersection of the six-man STYX team: the guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw, co-founding guitarist/vocalist James “JY” Young, keyboardist/vocalist Lawrence Gowan, original bassist Chuck Panozzo, drummer/percussionist Todd Sucherman, and bassist Ricky Phillips.
 
Check out STYX at any of the following stops (with more to be announced on STYXWorld.com in the coming weeks):
 
DATE        CITY            VENUE
 
Headlining:
Thu 1/18    Tupelo, MS        Bancrop South Arena
Fri 1/19        Lake Charles, LA    Golden Nugget Lake Charles
Tue 1/23    Salt Lake City, UT    Delta Hall at Eccles Theatre
Fri 1/26        Las Vegas, NV        Venetian Theatre/The Venetian
Sat 1/27    Las Vegas, NV        Venetian Theatre/The Venetian
Sun 1/28    Beverly Hills, CA    Saban Theatre
Wed 1/31    Las Vegas, NV        Venetian Theatre/The Venetian
Fri 2/2        Las Vegas, NV        Venetian Theatre/The Venetian
Sat 2/3        Las Vegas, NV        Venetian Theatre/The Venetian
Wed 2/21    Pasadena, CA        The Rose
Thu 2/22    Phoenix, AZ        Celebrity Theatre
Sat 2/24    Pala, CA        Pala Casino & Resort
Fri 3/2        French Lick, IN        French Lick Resort and Casino
Sat 3/3        New Buffalo, MI        Silver Creek Event Center
Mon 3/5    Jamaica        ‘70s Rock & Romance Cruise
 
With REO Speedwagon and Don Felder:
Tue 3/13    Duluth, MN        Amsoil Arena
Wed 3/14    Bismarck, ND        Bismarck Event Center
Fri 3/16        Brookings, SD        Swiftel Center
Sat 3/17    Moline, IL        TaxSlayer Center
Mon 3/19    Grand Rapids, MI    Van Andel Arena
Tue 3/20    Saginaw, MI        Dow Event Center Arena
Fri 3/23        Cape Girardeau, MO    Show Me Center - SMSU
Sat 3/24    Springfield, MO        JQH Arena (No Don Felder)
Sun 3/25    Park City, KS        Hartman Arena
Wed 4/4            Charlottesville, VA         John Paul Jones Arena
Fri 4/6        Huntington, WV        Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Sat 4/7        Greenville, SC        Bon Secours Arena
Sun 4/8        Tuscaloosa, AL        Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre
Tue 4/10    N. Little Rock, AR    Verizon Arena
Wed 4/11    Lafayette, LA        Cajun Dome
Sat 4/14    Orange Beach, AL    The Wharf Amphitheatre
Sun 4/15    Charleston, SC        North Charleston Coliseum
 
 

 

 
Fri
01
Dec

DIXIE DREGS Original Lineup Together After 40 Years

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Critically acclaimed and six-time GRAMMY Award nominated musical virtuosos, THE DIXIE DREGS (a.k.a The Dregs), are gearing up for a national U.S. tour starting February 28. The performances will mark the first time in 40 years the original band--Steve Morse (guitar), Andy West (bass), Allen Sloan (violin), Steve Davidowski (keyboards) and Rod Morgenstein (drums)--will share the stage. Tickets are on sale now.
 
The "DAWN OF THE DREGS" 25-date tour--with additional dates to be announced soon--will take the band across the country starting on February 28 in Clearwater, FL and make stops in Atlanta, Charleston, Washington D.C., New York City, Boston, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, Boulder and Phoenix, among many others,before wrapping April 25 in Dallas, TX. For more information about the "DAWN OF THE DREGS" tour and to purchase tickets, visit:http://dixiedregs.com/.
 
"This tour is the result of the overwhelming requests we've received from a loyal audience of diehard Dregheads, and new fans who have never seen us perform live, but discovered the band for the first time through Steve's membership in Deep Purple, or Rod as the drummer for Winger," said Dreg's bassist, Andy West. "We can't wait to playfor them all," adds West.
 
For guitar aficionados, Steve Morse needs no introduction, and his place in the pantheon of guitar greats is certain. But in fact, his career started with the DIXIE DREGS. The band traces its true beginnings to the band Dixie Grit, which started in a Georgia high school with Steve on guitar and Andy West on bass. Dixie Grit morphed into the DIXIE DREGS at the University of Miami School of Music, where Allen Sloan (violin) and Rod Morgenstein (drums) joined up with Steve and Andy, who were the "dregs" of Dixie Grit.
 
The members of the DIXIE DREGS remained committed to attending the University of Miami School of Music, which hosted a lively and talented musical community during their tenure, including future greats Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, T Lavitz, and Bruce Hornsby, among manyothers. In 1975, the group's demo album, The Great Spectacular, was recorded at the University of Miami and then re-released on CD in 1997.
 
After graduation, the band moved back to Augusta where Steve Davidowski (keyboards) completed the band. The band paid its dues and honed its skills playing in bars and venues throughout the South in the mid-70's. They established themselves in the firmament of American instrumental music, seamlessly fusing rock with progressive and jazz elements to create a uniquely instrumental-driven style that has stood the test of time.
 
Based on a short demo and a tip from former Allman Brothers keyboardist Chuck Leavell along with legendary Allman/Dregs tour manager Twiggs Lyndon, Capricorn Records signed the DIXIE DREGS to record Free Fall (1977). The success and critical acclaim of Free Fall announced the DIXIE DREGS to the world, and after its release, they would become a cult-favorite band that would have a lasting influence on much of modern rock.
 
Catch DIXIE DREGS on the road in the following cities with more to be announced:
 
DATE                         CITY                                       VENUE
Wed    2/28                Clearwater, FL                      Capitol Theatre
Thu     3/1                   Ponte Vedra Beach, FL      Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Fri       3/2                   Augusta, GA                         Bell Auditorium
Sat      3/3                   Atlanta, GA                            Center Stage
Mon    3/5                   Charleston, SC                    Charleston Music Hall
Tue     3/6                   Durham, NC                         Carolina Theater
Wed    3/7                   Washington, DC                  Lincoln Theater
Thu     3/8                   Wilmington, DE                    The Grand Opera House
Fri       3/9                   Collingswood, NJ                Scottish Rite Auditorium
Sat      3/10                Newton, NJ                           Newton Theater
Wed    3/14                Ridgefield, CT                      Ridgefield Playhouse
Thu     3/15                Huntington, NY                    The Paramount
Fri       3/16                New York, NY                       Town Hall
Sat      3/17                Woodstock, NY                     Bearsville Theater
Mon    3/19                Boston, MA                           Wilbur Theater
Wed    3/21                Albany, NY                            The Egg
Thu     3/22                Pittsburgh, PA                      Carnegie Music Hall
Fri       3/23                Cleveland, OH                      Kent Stage
Sat      3/24                Chicago, IL                            The Vic Theater
Wed    4/11                Milwaukee, WI                      Pabst Theater
Sat      4/14                Boulder, CO                          Boulder Theatre
Fri       4/20                San Juan Capistrano, CA  The Coach House
Sat      4/21                Agoura Hills, CA                  The Canyon Club
Sun    4/22                Phoenix, AZ                          Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Wed    4/25                Dallas, TX                              House of Blues
 
For more information on THE DIXIE DREGS, visit:
 
Fri
03
Nov

EUROPE Finally Makes It To Australian Shores

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EUROPE Tour The Earth Hits Australia May 2018!
 
Sweden’s legendary hard rock band EUROPE, best known for their worldwide 1986 Smash Hit The Final Countdown, have announced a run of five Australian dates in May 2018.  

This will be the first time the band has toured Australia in their 35 year career!
  
The band recently entered the famed Abbey Road Studio’s in London to record their 11th Studio album entitled Walk The Earth, with grammy award winning producer Dave Cobb. 
An album retaining the classic Europe melodies while pushing the boundaries of experimentation - recorded with equipment used by The Beatles and Pink Floyd at Abbey Road,  
Walk The Earth was released worldwide on October 20, 2017
 
Featuring the classic lineup of Joey Tempest (Lead Vocals), John Norum (Guitar), Mic Michaeli (Keyboards), John Leven (Bass Guitar) and Ian Haugland (Drums), 
Europe have achieved total worldwide sales in excess of 25 million, with the 1986 mega-hit The Final Countdown reaching No1 in 25 countries. 
The band’s live set will feature all their hits together with fan’s favourites from their studio albums.
 
On touring Australia Joey Tempest adds “We are so excited to be touring Australia for the first time! It’s something we always wanted to do, but we just couldn’t make the schedules work before. But now its going to happen and we can finally hook up with our friends down under!
 
Originally formed in 1979 in a small suburb on the outskirts of Stockholm, heavily influenced by British rock giants such as Thin Lizzy, UFO, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple, the band began to formulate their own sound. 
After winning a rock band competition in 1982, where first prize was a recording contract and with a name change to Europe, the world was soon at their feet.  After the release of their first album, the self titled Europe in 1983, the band signed with Sony Epic Records, New York and in 1984 their second album Wings Of Tomorrow set the path for future worldwide success. With their aforementioned third release, The Final Countdown, the band had arrived. 
That album spent 70 weeks in the US Billboard top 100 and produced four top 40 singles. With continued touring and sell out concerts all over the world the band released two more albums, 1988’s Out Of This World and 1991’s Prisoners In Paradise, but after 10 years of solid recording and touring and the changing music scene that put “Classic Hard Rock” on the back burner the band decided to take a break.
 
After enjoying the 90's releasing solo albums and touring in other constellations, in 2004 the band met up again after realising their journey was no where near complete. 
The original line up reformed and released album number six Start From The Dark the same year. The band retained the old fans and at the same time regaining new ones. The coming years saw constant touring with headline festival appearances together with vast critical acclaim for their new album releases - Secret Society in 2006, Last Look At Eden in 2009 and Bag Of Bones in 2012.  
 
2015 saw the release of War Of Kings which was later awarded a prestigious Classic Rock Award in the UK. This record put the band back at the top of their game. 
The album’s success saw the band tour the USA twice, the first time the band had been there in 10 years, together with other territories, some brand new and some back for the first time since the 80’s.
 
2016 saw the 30th Anniversary of The Final Countdown and to celebrate the band played a series of special SOLD OUT concerts around Europe where they played the album in it’s entirety for the first time ever,
 with the London Roundhouse concert being filmed and recorded for the DVD / Audio CD release, which hit the shops in July.
 
TOUR DATES
Wednesday, May 16: Concert Hall, Perth
Friday, May 18: Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide 
Saturday, May 19: Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Tuesday, May 22: Enmore Theatre, Sydney **
Wednesday, May 23: The Tivoli, Brisbane  

Pre Sale starts Monday, November 6 via ticketmaster.com.au
**Sydney tickets available from ticketek.com.au


General on sale, Wednesday, November 8
VIP Meet & Greet Packages will be available

Watch the Tour Video here 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDkUBO1rLIU
 
 

 

 

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