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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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Pushing the Sun

Pushing the Sun are a melodic hard rock outfit from San Francisco that was formed in 2012 by guitarist Billy Connally. Connally had previously released an instrumental album on Steve Vai’s Digital Nation label but longed to return to a classic rock format with a lead singer, bassist and drummer. To that end, he recruited vocalist Andrew Saman, drummer A.J. Curtis, and bassist Larry Smith. Having spent the last year gigging around SF and Northern California, the band are currently hard at work on recording their debut full-length album. Check… Read More

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Announce Live Dates, New Album

Los Angeles neo-psychedelic trio to play 3 dates in December prior to 2013 tour and new album

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be back in action next year with a world tour scheduled to kick off in March. The band have also been hard at work in the studio and apparently are nearing completion on the follow-up to 2010′s Beat the Devil’s Tattoo, although no official release date has been confirmed.

 

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The Avengers Return: Seminal SF Punk Band Reunites this Sunday 9/16

Formed in early 1977, the Avengers were one of the first American bands to harken to the siren call of British punk in the Seventies. Fronted by punk’s original peroxide blonde bombshell, Penelope Houston, the Avengers had the distinction of being the opening act for the Sex Pistols incendiary final show at Winterland in San Francisco.… Read More

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Holiday Wish List from The Stone Foxes

San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes have had plenty to be thankful for in 2011: Successful touring sprees that included opening slots for The Black Keys, George Thorogood and Los Lonely Boys, as well as appearances at several festivals (Outside Lands, Voodoo Fest, Wakarusa among others); Radio love for their song “Hangman,” off their 2010 release Bears & Bulls; and recording a cover of Slim Harpo’s blues standard “I’m A King Bee,” which was used in the Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey national ad… Read More

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