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Kid Rock’s Most Controversial Moments

Any notion that the chart-topping success of 2007’s Rock N Roll Jesus may have finally transformed Kid Rock into a model of respectability were quashed four years later when the rock-rap redneck found himself in the midst of a civil rights controversy. Handed the National Association for Advancement of Colored People’s Great Expectation Award due

Allman Brothers to Retire From the Road in 2014

Coming shortly after the recent announcement that two significant members of the Allman Brothers Band would be leaving the band at the end of the year, the remaining members have revealed that they plan to stop touring altogether after 2014. Sorry for another punch to the gut Allman fans. We know it’s been a rough

Tim McGraw Set for Summer Tour with Cassadee Pope

“The Voice” season three champion Cassadee Pope has just announced that she’ll be accompanying Tim McGraw on the road for his ‘Sundown Heaven’ tour. Tweeting last Friday, Pope said: “Oh ya know. Just gunna join @TheTimMcGraw for the #SundownHeavenTown Tour! More details coming soon!! :D worth the wait, right?!” Exact tour dates are yet to

John Legend Plots Acoustic Tour in March

Despite having already toured extensively in the fall of 2013 in support of his most recent studio effort, Love in the Future, John Legend has announced a string of new shows, this time sitting firmly on the acoustic side of life. Dubbed “An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour,” John’s publicist promises

Jack Johnson Charts 2014 Summer Amphitheatre Tour

Jack Johnson has just announced a string of new tour dates to take him through to fall 2014. The singer-songwriter will warm up with a few festival stops at Mexico’s Festival Cumbre Tajin and Alabama’s Hangout Music Festival before making his way through the East Coast and Midwest across May and June. More specifically, the

Billy Joel Fleshes Out 2014 Concert Tour

After recently announcing a series of hometown residency shows, Billy Joel has now filled up some of the rest of the year with a string of tour dates across North America. Just last month, Joel announced that he would be performing a series of concerts at Madison Square Garden, a residency at the New York

Why The Who’s ‘Tommy’ Was Such an Influential Release

Rock operas are a very daunting undertaking, rampant with historical failures and bloated reputations that make their creation somewhat of a rare occurrence. However, those actually daring enough to write a rock opera often look to The Who’s Tommy for inspiration. It’s the consummate rock opera, filled with a touching plot that incorporates music in

Iron Maiden Uses Illegal Downloads to Map Out Tour Schedule

Reports suggest that Iron Maiden planned their South American shows using MusicMetric’s analysis of illegal downloads in the area in an attempt to transform non-paying fans into paying ones. As Musicmetric’s CEO put it, “If you know what drives engagement you can maximize the value of your fan base. Artists could say, ‘We’re getting pirated

Vince Neil, Sammy Hagar Planning 2014 Joint Tour

Motley Crue may be nearing their retirement, but that isn’t likely to stop Vince Neil from keeping the band’s music alive and kicking. In this spirit, the man himself has just revealed that he’s set to embark on a joint headlining tour with none other than Sammy Hagar next year. Speaking to Vegas Rocks! magazine,