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Rolling Stones Play Secret Show at Small Club on L.A.’s Eastside

Mick, Keef and co. warm up for upcoming tour with surprise show at LA’s 650-capacity Echoplex

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Rolling Stones played a surprise “secret show” for a lucky 700 fans last night at the Echoplex, a club on the eastside of Los Angeles.

 

Only about an hour’s notice was given before tickets were made available. Some 2000 people turned up at the venue to take part in a lottery for tickets, while others chased around to get… Read More

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Black Sabbath Announce North American Summer Tour

Ozzy and co. to kickoff 20 city jaunt across U.S. and Canada in July

 

By Alex Baker

 

Black Sabbath have announced a full North American tour for this summer that will kickoff on July 25 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, TX.

 

The Sabs have mostly reunited their original lineup which in addition to frontman Ozzy Osborne, also includes guitarist Tony Iommi and… Read More

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Cheap Trick Celebrate 35th Anniversary of “Live at Budokan” with Shows in NYC and LA

Cheap Trick commemorate release of “Live at Budokan” with a pair of dates in NY and LA

 

By Alex Baker

 

Classic rockers, Cheap Trick will play a pair of dates to commemorate the 35th anniversary of their landmark live album Live at Budokan. On April 28, exactly 35 years on from the night the band recorded the first night of of the two shows that became their classic live album, the band will perform the… Read More

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Dom La Nena: exclusive interview with French-Brazilian world music sensation

Lovely and talented Dom La Nena is a cellist, singer, songwriter with a new album on Six Degrees Records

 

Interview by Alex Baker

 

Even a novelist would be hardpressed to devise as exotic a background for a singer as that of Dom La Nena. Born in Brazil as Dominique Pinto, she studied cello in Buenos Aires, where she earned the nickname “La Nena,” before launching her musical career in

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NeverWake

Pittsburgh, PA hard rockers NeverWake have a bombastic metal sound fueled by churning guitars, complex riffs, and emotive vocals. The band released their debut full length album Vitality on iTunes in 2011 and the unsigned band are currently looking for their first label deal. Check out NeverWake’s darkly inventive approach to hard rock in this video for “Pulse.”

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John Mayer Announces First Tour in Three Years

Singer/guitarist John Mayer will hit the road this summer after bouncing back from throat surgery

 

By Alex Baker

 

Billboard Magazine has reported that John Mayer will undertake a massive tour this summer that will see him traversing much of the U.S. and even visiting South America. The tour will mark Mayer’s first road outing in three years. The guitarist has been absent from the stage since undergoing two rounds of throat surgery in order to repair a granuloma.

 

The 40-city tour will be in support… Read More

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