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  • Chris Tomlin
    Chris Tomlin, Devon Allman, Joe Nichols, and others announce Central Iowa shows
    There are no major live music events scheduled in Central Iowa for Monday, December 22, but there are a number of new concert dates to talk about. Read on for news on Chris Tomlin, Devon Allman, Joe Nichols, Seether, Papa Roach, and Steve Miller...
  • Mothership II
    Schwindy's favorite albums of 2014
    Well, loyal reader, another year is drawing to a close and that means it's time for another edition of Schwindy's favorite albums of the year. While most writers will give you a top 10, this list usually includes a cool dozen. After all,...
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    Rolling Stones '14 on Fire' tour is the No. 3 tour of 2014
    The Rolling Stones' "14 on Fire" tour was the No. 3 tour of 2014, based on grosses for ticket sales in the year 2014, according to Billboard Boxscore. The tour had $143,448,464 in ticket sales from 21 shows. The "14 on Fire"...
  • Queen Latifah
    Queen Latifah digs deep into her own pockets to help staff
    With word coming just last month that the Queen Latifah Show had been cancelled, E! News is reporting that the rapper, model, producer and talk-show host has decided to step up to the plate and cover the payroll of her laid off staff. Original...
  • Paul Butterfield Blues Band
    Paul Butterfield Blues Band & Stevie Ray Vaughan elected to Rock and Roll HOF
    On April 18th, 2015 there will be two very deserving blues acts going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Chicago’s own Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble have been elected as part of the Class of 2015...
  • HIM onstage at the Las Vegas House of Blues 12-19-14
    HIM wrap up tour in Las Vegas
    On Friday night, HIM took the stage at the House of Blues in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort for the final night of their 8-date Love Metal Archives Tour. The just under two-hours show was streamed on Yahoo Screen Live allowing their fans...
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    7 recording artists hit No. 1 with only charter, but what was failed follow-up?
    During the 1950s and 1960s, there were only seven recording artists or groups that achieved the dubious distinction of hitting the No. 1 niche on the Billboard Magazine's pop music charts, then dropping out of sight entirely.Nothing they ever...
  • Bryan Adams at Wounded book signing in London - TIm P Whitby - Getty
    Bryan Adams returns to Europe in 2015
    Bryan Adams and band will return to Europe in 2015. The Grammy-winning Canuck rocker will bring his Reckless 30th Anniversary Tour to multiple stops in Europe in March.According to an update posted Dec. 19 at Pollstar.com, the "Run to You...
  • Duran Duran
    Duran Duran's top moments of 2014
    As another year comes to a close, Duran Duran looked back at its last album, digitally released four years ago, on its Facebook page Dec. 21. But 2014 was all about the future for the British band, as fans eagerly await a new album, a tour, and...
  • Clockwork - Not Meant For The Dark
    Album review: Clockwork returns with sophomore album 'Not Meant For The Dark'
    It might sound like a backhanded compliment verging on insult to say that if you've heard indie rock band Clockwork's debut album, Out To Sea, then you've heard what their sophomore effort, Not Meant For The Dark, has to offer. And it...
  • Tennessee Thomas
    Tennessee Thomas stars at her own 30th birthday party
    It was only fitting that Tennessee Thomas was the star of her own party.The drummer, DJ, activist, actress, model and store owner celebrated her 30th birthday Wednesday night in style in Brooklyn’s at Baby’s All Right, where she...
  • King Diamond The Eye
    Review of King Diamond’s ‘The Eye’
    Having wrapped up the storyline of Them with Conspiracy, King Diamond in 1990 unleashed a new tale with The Eye. The story here centers around a cursed object, a necklace that enables its handler to see into the past of those who have possessed it...
  • Rock On The Range 2015
    Some Rock On The Range 2015 bands leaking when they'll perform at festival
    Rock On The Range is still almost five months away, but some of the bands performing at America’s premier rock festival have already leaked – via their websites – what day they’ll be on stage. Bear in mind that nothing...
  • Bev Leslies
    Bev Leslies bring 'Xmas Fantasia' to the Cutting Room
    'Twill be three nights before Christmas and all through the Cutting Room/The crowds will be clamoring "won’t the Bev Leslies PLEASE start soon?”So begins The Bev Leslies' take on “'Twas the Night Before Christmas...
  • Death Cab for Cutie
    10th Bonnaroo 2015 lineup clue released
    There are only two more days to go in Bonnaroo's "12 Days of RooClues" promotion, as the festival released the 10th in their list of clues today. The 12 Days of RooClues is the latest iteration of the Bonnaroo organizers' long...