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  • Flogging Molly’s Salty Dog Cruise 2016 announces dates

    Flogging Molly’s Salty Dog Cruise 2016 announces dates

    You might usually celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in your favorite Irish pub or by watching a parade, but have you ever thought about taking the party to the high seas and partying with a Celtic rock band or two? With Flogging Molly’s Salty Dog Cruise in 2016, you can. The cruise sets sail March 18-2...
  • Grateful Dead announce two additional shows at Levi's Stadium

    Grateful Dead announce two additional shows at Levi's Stadium

    Less than a few months after The Grateful Dead announced the remaining members would be reuniting for three shows in Chicago in July, the group has now added two additional shows at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The pair of shows will precede the Chicago performances with dates set for...
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    The history of Fort Rock festival

    Three years ago Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Live made a name for Fort Myers, Fla. when they decided to make it the home of southwest Florida’s biggest rock festival, Fort Rock. Knowing that this area has a strong market for rock music, it was easy for rock festival coordinators to pull...
  • Jared McCloud returns to the road following success of latest EP

    Jared McCloud returns to the road following success of latest EP

    Jared McCloud is back after the successful release of his EP To Live and Die in Your Arms last year. He's got a handful of new concert dates and a new music video for the song "Hail Mary," and AXS conducted a phone interview with him last week to discuss resuming touring and the craziest thing he's...
  • Help Michael Mcdonald celebrate son Dylan McDonald & The Avians' album release

    Help Michael Mcdonald celebrate son Dylan McDonald & The Avians' album release

    Coming up Monday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m. at Nashville’s Mercy Lounge on Cannery Row, you are invited to help Dylan McDonald and The Avians in celebrating their “Fueled by Dreams of the Future” record release. Hear this album for the first time in the best possible way; right from the horse’s mouth...
  • Alt-J and Smokey Robinson are this week's top live acts

    Alt-J and Smokey Robinson are this week's top live acts

    This week, a few respected old-timers make appearances on our weekly rundown of the best live concerts in America. If you're not going to Coachella this weekend, consider getting tickets to see a Motown R&B icon, the folkie singer-songwriter behind “Luka”, or the legendary coal miner's daughter...
  • Artists you won't believe aren't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Artists you won't believe aren't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    As the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame prepares to induct the 2015 class that includes Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, The E Street Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day, and Ringo Starr, conversation among music fans inevitably turns to artists the Hall seems to have missed over time. While in recent...
  • Must see SlipKnot at Fort Rock, Fort Myers, Fl.

    5 must see bands at Fort Rock

    Monster Energy Fort Rock, southwest Florida's biggest rock festival, kicks off in just two weeks! Last year the festival sold out with more than 12,500 in attendance on only its second year, and this year looks to be even bigger. Fort Rock is part of the Worlds' Loudest Month festival series...
  • Hotel Books on the way to Nile show, advise fans to 'Run Wild, Young Beauty'

    Hotel Books on the way to Nile show, advise fans to 'Run Wild, Young Beauty'

    Cali indie rock band Hotel Books has just released a new album called Run Wild, Young Beauty and they seem to have taken their own advice as they’re in the middle of a nation-spanning tour that’ll include a show at The Underground at The Nile Theater in Mesa, Arizona Apr. 15. Working without a bass...
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    Coldville concert review at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Coldville opened for the hard rock band Screaming for Silence at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids, Michigan on March 20. There were several other great Michigan bands opening, as well. Deadwood Stone, Fled Five, and Broken Like Me also opened for the show. First up was a band from Western Michigan...
  • Will Tax Day leave you broke? Then 'Sing For Your Supper' at Hard Rock Cafe

    Will Tax Day leave you broke? Then 'Sing For Your Supper' at Hard Rock Cafe

    Tax Day is looming like a vulture waiting for a creature to take his last shuddering breath. Will mailing your tax form to IRS leave you broke, bored and singin’ the blues? Well, that’s alright, Mama, we got you covered. Hard Rock Cafe Nashville has the perfect remedy for all three. And all ya-gotta...
  • Van Halen: Tesla guitarist defends new Van Halen live CD

    Van Halen: Tesla guitarist defends new Van Halen live CD

    There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the return of Van Halen, their recent televised performances, and their new live album Live at the Tokyo Dome. Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar hasn’t helped any as he straight up said that the new Van Halen live album basically is another step in...
  • December in Red: Seattle rockers offer fans 'The Way Out'

    December in Red: Seattle rockers offer fans 'The Way Out'

    Seattle has a long, proven track record of turning out interesting bands and the city has found another winner in the form of metal-edged rockers December in Red. The foursome consists of singer Del McGeachy, guitarist Dan Gardner, bass man Colbey Schnelle and drummer Marc Mercier, and they’ve...
  • Jeff Beck expands 2015 U.S. spring tour schedule

    Jeff Beck expands 2015 U.S. spring tour schedule

    Jeff Beck fans in the U.S. will have more opportunities to catch the legendary British rock guitarist this spring. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has added a string of dates in May, which will follow the wrap of his co-headline spring tour with ZZ Top. According to an article posted April...
  • AC/DC announces 2015 Rock Or Bust Tour of Australia and New Zealand

    AC/DC announces 2015 Rock Or Bust Tour of Australia and New Zealand

    AC/DC recently unveiled plans for a 2015 stadium tour of Australia and New Zealand. The veteran Auzzie rockers will perform five shows on their home turf along with two additional dates in New Zealand during Nov. and Dec. According to an article posted April 9 at Billboard, the Rock and Roll Hall of...
  • The Pixies are about to embark on a cross-country tour

    Interview: Pixies' guitarist Joey Santiago talks new music, touring & more

    The Pixies are about to be really busy. On May 1, they are performing at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, TN before making their way across the U.S. on a cross-country tour throughout the rest of the month. In June, they will be teaming-up with Robert Plant for an amazing double bill in...
  • Rock in Rio USA take place on May 8,9, 15 and 16, 2015 in Las Vegas.

    Rock in Rio USA now offering single day tickets

    With just one month remaining until the inaugural Rock in Rio USA event in Las Vegas, festival organizers have announced the availability of single day general admission tickets. Rock in Rio USA will take place on May 8-9, 15-16 on the Las Vegas Strip. Before Apr. 9, only single day VIP tickets were...
  • Burn them like you did the rest: Top 10 Poison The Well songs

    Burn them like you did the rest: Top 10 Poison The Well songs

    Florida hardcore outfit Poison The Well have influenced a countless amount of bands in the hardcore and metalcore scenes with releases such as their 1999 debut album The Opposite of December... A Season of Separation and their 2002 sophomore album Tear From The Red. With their headlining reunion...
  • Listen: Mumford & Sons get their rock on with new song 'The Wolf'

    Listen: Mumford & Sons get their rock on with new song 'The Wolf'

    Earlier this year, when Mumford & Sons announced they were ending their hiatus with the new album Wilder Mind, the group warned their fans the new record would be a departure from the rootsy, grandiose folk that brought them worldwide success. Then they released “Believe,” which, for better or...
  • Aerosmith unveils new U.S. summer tour date in Glendale, Arizona

    Aerosmith unveils new U.S. summer tour date in Glendale, Arizona

    Aerosmith has tacked on another U.S date to their summer Blue Army Tour of North America. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have announced a new show that will take place on June 13 in Glendale, Arizona, at Gila River Arena after a six year absence from the city. The four-time Grammy winners revealed...
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