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Rolling Stones Postpone Tour Amid Covid-19 Coronavirus Worries

The Rolling Stones announced Tuesday they are suspending until May their ‘No Filter’ tour amid the worldwide Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. “We are sorry to all the fans who were looking forward to it as much as we were, but the health and safety of everyone has to take priority. We will all get through this…MORE

Rush’s Alex Lifeson In Self-Quarantine After Vacation

Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson spent Spring Break vacationing with his grandkids. Now that he’s back home, Lifeson says he is isolating himself for 2 weeks in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus. Read Lifeson’s comments about the virus here.MORE

Elton John Latest Artist To Postpone Tour Among Covid-19 Quarantine

Many artists have suspended or postponed their tours due to Covid-19 fears. Elton John is now among the artists who are heeding the quarantine. Shows scheduled for the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour from Mach 26-May 2 have been rescheduled for 2021. Find the complete story here.MORE

Story Behind The Song: Argent’s ‘God Gave Rock N Roll To You’

“I felt blissful when I started writing God Gave Rock And Roll To You,” said Russ Ballard. It was a rough time in Ballard’s life. Both his parents were suffering from cancer so he spent a lot of time writing and escaping reality. Click here to read the story behind the song.MORE

Live Nation, AEG Halting All Large-Scale Tours In US, Abroad

Live Nation and AEG are suspending all large-scales tours across the US and abroad until April due to coronavirus concerns. The news came in the form of a joint statement from Live Nation, AEG, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), William Morris Endeavor (WME), Paradigm, and United Talent Agency (UTA). They said the cancellations are for the…MORE

Here Are The Concerts And Shows Canceled Or Rebooked Due To Coronavirus

In the wake of fears over Covid-19, the strain of Coronavirus that has medical professionals and governments around the world concerned for the safety and well-being of citizens, many artists and promoters have canceled or rescheduled shows and festivals. Find out which artists and festivals are affected by clicking here.MORE

Dennis DeYoung To Release New Solo Album And Embark On Tour

Styx founder Dennis DeYoung has announced he’ll release a new solo album and will tour in support of the album. One track includes a duet with Julian Lennon. DeYoung said recently, “It was written specifically for Jules and I to sing together. He nailed the vocal and I harmonised. Harmony baby, I love it. It’s…MORE

Sammy Hagar Vegas Residency: The “Ultimate Party”

Sammy Hagar is planning a Vegas residency and promises it will be the “ultimate party”. It’s been reported that Hagar has invited fellow rockers Neil Schon, Vince Neil and Billy Idol to join him. Hagar says the idea is to play Vegas one weekend a month, which will still allow him to fulfill his summer…MORE

Led Zeppelin Win Copyright Lawsuit

Led Zeppelin Win Copyright Lawsuit

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals declared Led Zeppelin the winner in their long copyright battle over ‘Stairway to Heaven’. 11 judges agreed with a 2016 verdict that says Zeppelin did not plagiarize the 1968 song ‘Taurus’. Read details about the case and judgment here.MORE

South By Southwest Music Festival 2020 Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears

The Austin mayor is so terrified of Coronavirus he has canceled SXSW. The decision comes on the heels of sponsors backing out of the festival, several music festivals in other countries being canceled and major artists canceling tours and appearances. The annual music festival is in it’s 34th year and was scheduled for March 13-22.…MORE

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