|Casey Kasem, a disc jockey who never claimed to love rock ‘n’ roll but who built a long and lucrative career from it, creating and hosting one of radio’s most popular syndicated pop music shows, “American Top 40,” died on Sunday in a hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash. He was 82.|
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Zac Brown Band Announces ‘The Great American Road Trip Tour’ Adds New Member
Zac Brown Band kicks off ‘The Great American Road Trip Tour’ in May, introducing ZBB’s new, eighth member Matt Mangano on bass (photo here). The tour announcement comes on the heels of ZBB selling out a two-night stand at Fenway Park without any support acts — a feat only accomplished by four other bands (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, The Police and The Rolling Stones).
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SCOTT STAPP ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM PROOF OF LIFE
NEW YORK, NY (May 19, 2014) – Grammy-Award winning artist Scott Stapp will hit the road this summer in support of his second full length solo album Proof of Life. The deeply personal Proof of Life debuted at #37 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Charts late last year. Proof of Life was produced by Howard Benson and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge and is the follow up to his 2005’s certified platinum release, The Great Divide.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2014
MONSTER TRUCK TO TOUR AS DIRECT SUPPORT TO
ALTER BRIDGE FOR EXTENSIVE RUN BEGINNING APRIL 14
Quartet Out With Buckcherry Prior for 19 Date Tour Beginning January 20th in Idaho Falls, Ending February 22 in Sayreville, NJ
New York, NY — Monster Truck is confirmed to appear as direct support for Alter Bridge on a USA coast-to-coast run. The 12-date tour will begin on April 14 in Dallas, TX and end on a to be announced date in May. The initial announced appearances on the itinerary are cited below.
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VOLBEAT ANNOUNCES RETURN TO NORTH AMERICA ON HEELS OF BEST METAL PERFORMANCE GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR “ROOM 24″(VOLBEAT FEATURING KING DIAMOND)
Coast-To-Coast Tour Begins April 3 At The Fillmore in Denver, CO
With Trivium and Digital Summer Supporting
Denmark — Volbeat returns to North America on April 3rd for a tour of the U.S that brings the Danish quartet coast-to-coast. The run begins at The Fillmore in Denver, CO, and will wrap the second week of May on the East Coast with Trivium and Digital Summer supporting.
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JOHN WAITE NEW ALBUM “LIVE: ALL ACCESS” OUT NOW
Live: All Access is the new live album from John Waite. The album was released on iTunes June 11th and is a sparkling collection of live recordings of songs from the ‘Rough and Tumble’ album, from the solo albums
The July 14th Cleveland Browns “Fan Kickoff Concert” at FirstEnergy Stadium, featuring Bon Jovi and opening act Michael Stanley, has been cancelled. For refund information, ticket holders should return to their original point of purchase.
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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH ANNOUNCE NEW RELEASE DATE
OF JULY 30 FOR THE WRONG SIDE OF HEAVEN AND THE
RIGHTEOUS SIDE OF HELL VOLUME 1
Deluxe Edition Pre-Sale Begins on iTunes June 18
Box Set Available Exclusively Through Band’s Web Store Same Day
Las Vegas, NV — Five Finger Death Punch has announced that the first release of two new studio albums The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 1 (Prospect Park) will be now available on July 30. The deluxe edition featuring a bonus 15 track live CD, PURGATORY [Tales From The Pit],