The Three-Day weekend Rocklahoma Festival will kick off May 26-28 in Pryor, Okla. Clssic and contempoprary bands like Ratt and Buckcherry will also be making appearances at the event.
While on the Nerdist Podcast, with host Chris Hardwick, James Hetfield mentioned that they have tour dates scheduled for the whole year but are limiting performances to 50 a year. That sounds like a lot to me.
Loudwire.com has more details and an audio clip from the show below.
A tribute tour in honor of David Bowie has launched and features a bevy of super star talent that started on Jan. 8 (Bowie’s Birthday) at the Brixton Academy in London. Bowie would have been 70 this year.
Diffuser.fm has more details below.
Green Day’s new single “Still Breathing” has hit the top of the Rock Charts. It’s the second single from ‘Revolution Radio’ to reach #1 in the chart, following ‘Bang Bang’.
The heavy metal pioneer, Tony Iommi, underwent surgery for a lump in his throat in December. After surgery it was discovered that the lump was not cancerous.