THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID MUSICIANS OF 2016

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by Matt Bishop [via Forbes.com/Zack O’Malley Greenburg] | November 30, 2016 Forbes Magazine has released its list of The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016, and rock music is well-represented. Nine of the thirty top-grossing acts of the year fall into the rock, alternative, or hard rock/metal categories. The Rolling Stones … Continue reading

FALLING IN REVERSE ANNOUNCE 2017 END IS HERE TOUR with ISSUES, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, DANGERKIDS

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by Matt Bishop | November 30, 2016 Falling In Reverse have announced a monster tour set for early next year. The End Is Here Tour will feature very special guests Issues, Motionless In White, and Dangerkids. Support will be provided by Dead Girls Academy. The trek kicks off on January 13 at The Marquee in … Continue reading

IN FLAMES BASSIST PETER IWERS PARTS WAYS WITH BAND

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by Matt Bishop | November 29, 2016 In Flames bassist Peter Iwers has decided to leave the band after nearly 20 years. The group released their 12th studio album Battles on November 11 via Nuclear Blast. The band is currently on a North American tour with HELLYEAH, which will be Iwers’ last run with In … Continue reading

ROCK ON THE RANGE 2017 LINEUP ANNOUNCED – METALLICA, SOUNDGARDEN, KORN and MORE

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by Matt Bishop | November 28, 2016 The lineup for Rock on The Range 2017 has been announced, and the almighty Metallica are topping the bill. Along with them are Soundgarden and Korn, plus a slew of other fantastic acts including Volbeat, The Offspring, Primus, Papa Roach, Chevelle, Alter Bridge, … Continue reading

IMAGINE DRAGONS PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “LEVITATE,” BAND WORKING ON NEW ALBUM

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by Matt Bishop | November 29, 2016 Imagine Dragons have premiered a brand new single “Levitate” which can be streamed below. The song appears on the soundtrack for the new Sony Pictures film ‘Passengers’ which hits theaters on December 21. The band also confirmed via Facebook that they are working on their third … Continue reading

FOO FIGHTERS, GREEN DAY, KINGS OF LEON SET TO HEADLINE MAD COOL FESTIVAL 2017 IN MADRID

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by Matt Bishop | November 16, 2016 It appears the Foo Fighters‘ hiatus will be over at least by next July, if not sooner. The band, along with Green Day and Kings of Leon, are set to headline the Mad Cool Festival in Madrid, Spain on July 6-8, 2017. Also … Continue reading