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“Ozzy Osbourne’s World Detour” Reality Series With Son Jack Renewed For Third Season

Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour, the reality travel series starring Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack, has been renewed for a third season. The series originally premiered in 2016 and stars Ozzy and Jack visiting different historical and unique sites around the United States. The first season featured the Black Sabbath frontman’s return to The Alamo after his infamous arrest for public intoxication at the landmark in 1982. Season two’s adventures included deep-sea fishing in Key West, Florida and dog sledding in Alaska.   Season three of Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour will include eight episodes and is tentatively scheduled to premiere in the summer on A&E. Ozzy is embarking on a farewell tour starting this spring. The trek is expected to last into 2020.

Foo Fighters, Iggy Pop + Tenacious D Lead Cal Jam 2018 Bill

The Cal Jam festival is returning to California on Oct. 5 at the Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino with the Foo Fighters closing it out once again. Punk legend Iggy Pop will be reassembling his Post Pop Depression album lineup (Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen and Dean Fertita and Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders) for a special one-off performance. Tenacious D are also among the top-billed acts. Garbage, Greta Van Fleet, Silversun Pickups, Manchester Orchestra, The Front Bottoms, Black Mountain, Deer Tick, Gang Of Youths, Slaves (U.K.), Giant In the Trees, Metz, Yungblud, Thunderpussy, Anna Von Hausswolff, Fea, Kingfish and more are all set to play as well. Ticketholders will have the option to purchase a ticket for the pre-fest party the night before. Billy Idol will serve as the headliner of this show with appearances from comedienne Bridget Everett, the Mexican tribute to Morrissey, Mexrrissey and more. Tickets go on sale on May 17 and more information can be found at the Cal Jam website.

Police Confirm Death Of “Frightened Rabbit” Frontman Scott Hutchison

Scott Hutchison, frontman of Scottish rock band Frightened Rabbit, has been found dead at a marina on the Firth of Forth in Scotland, police confirmed. Hutchison, 36, sent tweets asking fans “hug your loved ones” the night before he went missing.  The musician, who had been open about his struggle with depression, tweeted Tuesday night, “Be so good to everyone you love. It’s not a given. I’m so annoyed that it’s not. I didn’t live by that standard and it kills me. Please, hug your loved ones.” He added, “I’m away now. Thanks.” Hutchison was reported missing Wednesday after leaving a hotel in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh. Police found a body on Thursday night at Port Edgar, and confirmed that it was Hutchison on Friday.  

Metallica European Stadium Tour Rumored For 2019

Metallica will embark on a European stadium tour in May 2019 running through August 2019; the official announcement is expected in September. The legendary band has just completed a 24-date European tour and is next scheduled to hit the road at the end of the summer for the 2018-2019 North American leg of of its “WorldWired” tour. Metallica also played U.S. stadiums last summer, though the band was mostly indoors for the first leg of its European tour last fall. The 2017 dates on the “WorldWired” tour, which included stadium shows across the U.S., grossed $110.3 million in North America and $152.8 million worldwide.

Neil Young Announces Summer 2018 Solo Dates

Neil Young has announced six solo concerts this summer in four cities, including stops in St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit and Boston. The singer is hot off a very successful run of California shows with his newly reformed Crazy Horse band, and he will get back on the road in late June. Presale ticketing is currently underway through Young’s fansite with the code NYARCHIVES. Check out the dates and links below for more information.