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Queen Re-enacts Live Aid Performance

Queen took the stage for the Fire Fight Australia fundraising concert to benefit the ongoing battle against the bush fires in that country, and they took the opportunity to re-enact their 1985 Live Aid performance, albeit with one major difference: Adam Lambert as the front man. The band played all 6 of the same songs…

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Black Sabbath’s Debut Turns 50

Rock and Roll was never the same after Black Sabbath released their debut, self-titled album on February 13th, 1970. Yesterday celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Sabbath’s first release, largely considered by rock aficionados as the original heavy metal album. Ozzy, Tony Iommi, and the rest of the band recorded the entire album in just a…

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Kramer Rejoins Aerosmith

After a lawsuit, a Grammy’s performance, and plenty of acrimony, it seems as though Joey Kramer has made up with his bandmates in Aerosmith. Kramer was once again on stage, behind the kit, with Aerosmith in Las Vegas as part of their residency in Sin City. The rift between Kramer and the band began after…

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Rage Against the Machine Touring

Rage Against the Machine is getting the band back together for a world tour. The band, who haven’t played live together in almost 9 years, will trot the globe this summer, including a stop in Pittsburgh. Rage will set up for one night only at PPG Paints Arena in the Steel City on Friday, July…

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Megadeth Tour

Megadeth is taking to the road this year, touring the US in what they’re describing as the “metal tour of the year.” With Dave Mustaine healthy once again after his fight with throat cancer, the band will be rocking in cities across the US, bringing Lamb of God, Trivium, and In Flames along with them.…

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New Tesla Live Album

Five Man London Jam, a new live album from Tesla is headed our way in March. The album is a recording of Tesla’s June 2019 gig at Abbey Road Studios in London. The performance will be released on CD, Vinyl, Digital, and Blu-Ray on March 27. Tesla is also touring this summer with Alice Cooper.…

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Stones On Tour

There are three constants in life: death, taxes, and the Rolling Stones on tour. The Stones will make another journey across the US in 2020 and that includes a trip to Pittsburgh. Mick, Keith, and the band will be at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on June 23 in a continuation their No Filter tour which…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Biopic

With the success of Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocket Man, its no surprise that we’re about to be inundated by more movies based on classic rock acts. One of the newest is Street Survivors, which recounts the true story of the plane crash that took the lives of several Lynyrd Skynyrd band members. The film takes place from…

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DeYoung’s New Album

Former Styx frontman, Dennis DeYoung, released official details about his new album: 26 East: Volume 1. DeYoung’s 7th solo album features 10 tracks, including one guest-starring Julian Lennon. Due to be released April 10, the album is the first-half of the songs DeYoung recorded during his latest session with Volume 2 to debut at a later date. He’ll…

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Def Leppard Box Set

Def Leppard suggested a few months ago that a box set of some of their first recordings would be available in 2020 and now we have official confirmation. Def Leppard: The Early Years 79-81 will see the light of day on March 20 of this year. Featuring 1980’s On Through the Night and 1981’s High ‘N’ Dry, along with B-sides,…