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Pollstar releases list of Top Touring Artists of the 2010s

Posted by on November 26, 2019

Music industry trade publication Pollstar has released their list of the top 20 touring artists of the 2010s. While the list includes newer pop artists like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, it also features established rock and metal bands who have proven to be huge draws over many decades. Topping off the list is U2, […]

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2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Bonnaroo continues festival trend of ignoring metal

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Headed to Manchester, TN for Bonnaroo? If so, it’s not going to be to see any metal. Much like Coachella, the festival has nothing remotely heavy on it. In fact, it shares a lot of the same artists as Coachella this year. With the exception of headliners U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers, this could […]

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AC/DC, The Rolling Stones and Foo Fighters among highest grossing celebrities of 2016

Posted by on July 13, 2016

When you look at the numbers of rock and metal bands and compared them to pop artists like Taylor Swift or Adele, it’s obvious that they’re never going to be close to making those figures. Having said that, there are a handful of successful bands that still make enough money to make it to Forbes‘ annual […]

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Tweet from Every Time I Die’s Jordan Buckley goes viral

Posted by on February 19, 2016

As you can tell from watching just about all of their videos, Every Time I Die have a great sense of humor. You’d also know that if you’re one of the 45,000-plus that follow the band’s guitarist Jordan Buckley on Twitter. Yesterday, in reaction to Apple’s open letter to the FBI stating that they wouldn’t […]

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Disturbed cover Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer”, The Who’s “Baba O’Riley,” and more

Posted by on February 15, 2016

Disturbed started their headlining tour this past weekend and during the first date of the trek, the band decided to play a 10 minute mix of covers which included Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer,” U2’s “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” The Who’s “Baba O’Riley,” and Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name.” It’s a […]

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Highest grossing tours in 2015 include Rush, The Foo Fighters, U2

Posted by on December 14, 2015

You may have seem our Boxscore rundown, which consists in tour earnings and attendance of your favorite rock and metal artists around the globe. Billboard provides the industry with a weekly summary of these numbers and now they published an annual summary of all of them and came up with the list of their highest […]

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Eagles of Death Metal play with U2, will return to Paris in February

Posted by on December 8, 2015

There were rumors swirling over the weekend that Eagles of Death Metal would return to Paris, playing with U2. U2 themselves denied that, and Patti Smith instead was the band’s special guest on their Sunday (6) show. However, Hughes was seen in Paris yesterday, and indeed, the band’s special guests on the final night of […]

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Eagles of Death Metal to return to Paris with U2

Posted by on December 4, 2015

By now, you’ve probably had a chance to witness Eagles of Death Metal’s moving interview with Vice, where they relived the attack at the Bataclan in Paris as they were playing. 89 people were killed by terrorists in the attack, and as heart-wrenching as the interview is, it ends with a note of hope, saying the […]

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Amy Lee covers classic Led Zeppelin

Posted by on December 2, 2015

Following her covers of U2’s “With or Without You” and Portishead’s “It’s A Fire,” Amy Lee of Evanescence has now covered “Going to California” by Led Zeppelin. She performed the song live on their recent three-date tour, and has now released a proper music video for her rendition of the Led Zeppelin classic. Said Amy Lee via Facebook: “This song […]

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