Tagged: Rock music

Steely Dan Announces Absolutely Normal Tour ’21

American rock band Steely Dan just dropped the news of a brand new 2021 tour dubbed “Absolutely Normal Tour ’21.”  Fifteen cities will be visited and the first of the 28 shows will kick off on October 5th or a four-night stop in Miami Beach, FL at The Fillmore and will conclude on November 20 in Boston, MA.  Other stops...

Riot Fest to Take Place Sept.17 – 19 feat. The Smashing Pumpkins, Run the Jewels and Nine Inch Nails

Tickets are flying out the door for Chicago’s punk rock music festival Riot Fest.  The festival takes place September 17-19th in Douglass Park on the West Side.  It is a killer lineup that has the following featured artists: The Smashing Pumpkins, Coheed and Cambria, Lupe Fiasco (performing The Cool), and NOFX on Friday. Saturday is scheduled to include Run the...

Rage Against the Machine Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

Tentatively dips toe back into tour announcements….Is it safe yet?  It seems like things are slooooooowly returning to normal.  Albeit with restrictions and precautions in place, but we are allowed to have fun again.  Hallelujah! So, without further ado, let’s start the announcements with a personal favorite of mine, Rage Against the Machine!  For the first time in over 11...

Smashing Pumpkins Announce New Double-Album Cyr Album

Not one to waste a pandemic quarantine, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins were busy at work.  In August they dropped two new tracks titled, “Cyr” and “The Colour of Love.”  Now, in addition to the tracks, the band has released information about their 11th studio LP which shares the title “Cyr.”  This is a lengthy 20-track double album that...

Aaron Lewis and Sully Erna Announce 13 Drive-in Shows in 2020

Music isn’t totally dead in 2020!  This is great news.  Aaron Lewis of Staind and Sully Erna of Godsmack are teaming up this fall for a drive-in venue tour across the U.S.  The tour is dubbed “The American Drive-In Tour” and is one of the first rock music social distant tours of the pandemic.  The tour will kick occ Oct....

Deftones Release 2021 Rescheduled Tour Dates

2020 has been a YEAR.  For real. One more thing to look forward to in 2021 is the (hopeful) return of music.  I miss live music and I’m sure you do too.  Another rescheduled tour from the ill-fated 2020 is Deftones with support acts Gojira and Poppy.  New rescheduled dates have just been announced and will now kick-off Aug. 12,...

Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates for 2021

2020 is the year that keeps on taking.  Hopefully, 2021 is the year that gives. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, Guns N’ Roses obviously postponed their summer North American tour this year.  The recently announced the rescheduled dates in the summer of 2021 with six fewer dates than 2020.  The band said this was due to “routing and venue availability issues”...

The Foo Fighters Announce 2020 25th Anniversary Tour

::Updated with tour dates:: In case you all didn’t know, I’m marginally obsessed with Dave Grohl.  I think he’s amazing and his career has been amazing. His band the Foo Fighters announced a special spring tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the band’s debut North American tour.  25 years!  The first of 10 shows will kick off April 12...

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit announce new album Reunions, huge tour

It’s been three years since  Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit’s last album, but in 2020 they are set to release dubbed “Reunions” and will support the album with a new lengthy U.S. tour.  The tour dates run from late February until mid-November, the itinerary includes shows with support from notable guests like Crosby, Strand of Oaks, Lucinda Williams, Chris...

Guns ‘N Roses Announce 2020 Stadium Tour

Man, 80’s rock is really making a comeback!  Rock icons Guns N’ Roses recently announced an enormous stadium tour across North America this summer.  The first of 19 shows will kick off on the 4th of July in Milwaukee, WI as they close out Summerfest and will conclude Aug. 26 in Missoula, MT.  They will also travel to Philadelphia, Detroit,...