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  • Guns N’ Roses to bring Not In This Lifetime Tour to Rogers Centre

    Guns N’ Roses to bring Not In This Lifetime Tour to Rogers Centre

    Guns N’ Roses will bring their Not In This Lifetime Tour to Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto on Saturday, July 16. The performance will also feature opening act Billy Talent. The long-rumored Guns N’ Roses reunion tour features three original members: lead vocalist Axl Rose, guitarist Slash, and...
  • Mick Jagger to become father again; his eighth child is due in 2017

    Mick Jagger to become father again; his eighth child is due in 2017

    Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger (who turns 73 on July 26, 2016) is having a child with American ballerina Melanie Hamrick, 26, whom he has been dating since 2014. The baby will be Jagger's eighth child and Hamrick's first. The Sun first reported the news on July 14, and Billboard confirmed it...
  • Interview: Marianas Trench's Mike Ayley talks SPF 80s tour

    Interview: Marianas Trench's Mike Ayley talks SPF 80s tour

    Canadian pop rockers Marianas Trench have been heating up the charts in their home country with singles such as "Say Anything," "Haven't Had Enough," and "Celebrity Status," and they've been wowing fans in the United States with tours alongside Simple Plan, The Ready Set, and The Downtown Fiction...
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    In photos: Twenty One Pilots and Mutemath at Red Rocks

    Few bands have seen more success over the past five years than Columbus, Ohio’s Twenty One Pilots. The duo of singer and multi-instrumentalist Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun have built a massive following out of a sound that touches on a wide variety of styles while anchored in raw, emotional...
  • Savannah Stopover Music Festival announces initial line-up

    Savannah Stopover Music Festival announces initial line-up

    The dates and initial line-up for the 2018 Savannah Stopover Music Festival have been announced. The three-day event, which as always will take place at various venues around the historic old town area of Savannah, Ga. is slated for March 8-10. The Savannah Stopover Music Festival takes its name...
  • Joe Perry to stage solo record release show in Los Angeles

    Joe Perry to stage solo record release show in Los Angeles

    Joe Perry with kick off 2018 with a special show, scheduled for Jan. 16 in Los Angeles at The Roxy Theatre. Dubbed “Joe Perry and Friends,” the concert will serve as a record release party for his star-studded solo album Sweetzerland Manifesto, which will drop Jan. 19 via Roman Records. The...
  • Dorothy announces Freedom Tour headed to Atlanta, Los Angeles, Denver

    Dorothy announces Freedom Tour headed to Atlanta, Los Angeles, Denver

    Los Angeles-based rock band Dorothy is hitting the road in 2018 with the newly announced Freedom Tour, and music fans can get tickets to select show dates through AXS. You can also watch a live performance of their current single "Down To The Bottom" by playing the video above. Dorothy is the...
  • Joe Russo's Almost Dead returning to Red Rocks in 2018

    Joe Russo's Almost Dead returning to Red Rocks in 2018

    After a long journey fraught with blustery blizzards and a relocated show, the country’s premier Grateful Dead tribute band, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, made their debut at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre late last summer (see photos and read our review). The band selling out the venue pretty much...
  • Jack White teases new album 'Boarding House Reach' with psychedelic sound collage video (watch)

    Jack White teases new album 'Boarding House Reach' with psychedelic sound collage video (watch)

    While Jack White’s follow up to 2014’s Lazaretto has remained something of a mystery, a new video dubbed “Servings and Portions of My Boarding House Reach” has only--in true Jack White fashion--served to deepen the mystery. We do know that the name of the album is Boarding House Reach, although a...
  • Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood snags first Golden Globe nomination

    Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood snags first Golden Globe nomination

    Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood recently picked up his first Golden Globe nomination. Greenwood snagged the nod for Best Original Score for his work on Paul Thoman Anderson’s film "Phantom Thread." The Golden Globe newcomer is up against some heavy hitters in Hans Zimmer (“Dunkirk”), John...
  • Country rockers Turnpike Troubadours set to headline Red Rocks

    Country rockers Turnpike Troubadours set to headline Red Rocks

    Country rockers Turnpike Troubadours have announced a headlining show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The Oklahoma band sit top a bill that also includes Texas country groups Randy Rogers Band and Old 97's as well as Texas country artist Charley Crockett. With the great states of Oklahoma and Texas well...
  • Guitar legend Buddy Guy headed to Denver's Paramount Theatre

    Guitar legend Buddy Guy headed to Denver's Paramount Theatre

    At the age of 81, legendary guitar player Buddy Guy shows no signs of slowing down. The guitar slinger will be kicking off the new year with a 16-night residency at his own Buddy Guy’s Legends venue in Chicago before heading out on the road this spring. The tour will include a stop at Denver’s...
  • Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and more to headline Northern Invasion 2018

    Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and more to headline Northern Invasion 2018

    Buckle up, metalheads - Northern Invasion 2018 is about to pack a serious punch. The popular hard rock and metal festival will make its triumphant return to Somerset Amphitheater in Wisconsin next May, and the lineup is bigger and better than ever. Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, A Perfect Circle and Alice...
  • The Killers helped bring the music of The Smiths to the stage at the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas concert on Sunday following Morrissey's

    Watch The Killers cover 'This Charming Man' by the Smiths at KROQ holiday concert

    Morrissey made headlines over the weekend when he pulled out of performing his scheduled headlining set at the annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas concert in Los Angeles on Sunday. The two day event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. went on as planned with over a dozen performances by artists...
  • 10 best rock albums of 2017

    10 best rock albums of 2017

    2017 is coming to a close, which means that it's time to look back on all of the great music that graced our ears. When it comes to rock, this year saw an immense display of bands delivering some phenomenal releases week after week. AXS dug through the massive pile of music to bring you our picks...
  • U2's 'Songs of Experience' enters the charts at No. 1

    U2's 'Songs of Experience' enters the charts at No. 1

    Fans of U2 have been waiting patiently for the next in the Songs series, Songs of Experience. The band had been working on the sister album to Songs of Innocence (2014) for some time and in summer 2017, the wait seemed soon to be over. Experience was released on Dec. 1 and after its first full week...
  • Julian Casablancas & the Voidz tease new album under a new name

    Julian Casablancas & the Voidz tease new album under a new name

    “What is in a name anyhow?” That seems to be the big money question towards the end of a strangely fun new video shared by The Voids, formerly known as Julian Casablancas & the Voidz. The Warren Fu-directed video was posted to Casablancas’ social media outlets on Friday morning and features...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Metallica's 'Hardwired...to Self-Destruct' to win Best Rock Album

    2018 Grammy predictions: Metallica's 'Hardwired...to Self-Destruct' to win Best Rock Album

    Veteran heavy metal band Metallica is ready to scoop up their very first Grammy for Best Rock Album. Having earned only their second-ever nomination in the category in over 36 years ⎯⎯ their previous and only other appearance came in 2009 for Death Magnetic ⎯⎯ the band is an early frontrunner for...
  • Interview: Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge talks about the ongoing relevance of 'The Last Hero'

    Interview: Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge talks about the ongoing relevance of 'The Last Hero'

    In October of 2016 hard rock veterans Alter Bridge set sail upon unfamiliar waters when they released The Last Hero. The band’s fifth studio album would become their first foray into the political arena. The record, however, didn’t spout partisan ideology or come from the left or the right; it...
  • 'French Elvis' Johnny Hallyday dies at 74

    'French Elvis' Johnny Hallyday dies at 74

    Legendary French rock star Johnny Hallyday died on Dec. 6 at the age of 74. Billboard reported that the musical sensation, known as the "French Elvis" had reportedly been in the hospital since Nov. 17 due to respiratory difficulties. He was also undergoing lung cancer treatments. Hallyday was a...
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