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Hail The Villain cancel current tour dates – singer Bryan Crouch has a medical condition affecting his throat

February 10, 2011

Oshawa, Ontario’s Juno-nominated hard rock band Hail The Villain have cancelled their upcoming tour dates due to a medical condition with singer Bryan Crouch.  Crouch has been diagnosed with a polyp on his vocal cords and will have surgery to have it removed.  The band are calling off all shows until...
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Bob Dylan to tour Australia in April – B.B. King to make special guest apperance in Adelaide

January 17, 2011
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is coming to Australia this April for his first dates Down Under in nearly four years. Dylan will play shows in Adelaide, Melbourne, Syndey and Wollongong as well as making festival appearances in Byron Bay for Bluesfest and Fremantle for West Coast Blues & Roots. For the date in...
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Lykke Li announces new album Wounded Rhymes coming March 2011 and May 2011 US/Canadian tour

November 18, 2010
Lykke Li

Stockholm, Sweden’s Lykke Li will release her second album, Wounded Rhymes, on her label LL Recordings on 1 March 2011. Lykke Li is also set to tour in North America in May next year in support of the new album. The new album is produced by Bjorn Yttling of Peter, Bjorn...
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Glastonbury 2011 tickets go on sale this Sunday

October 1, 2010
Glastonbury Festival 2010 crowd picture

Tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2011 go on sale at 9am (BST) on Sunday, October 3rd. Glastonbury 2011 tickets are priced at £195  each, plus postage & packing and a £5 booking fee. Fans who have registered to buy tickets can reserve them for a £50 deposit, with the remaining balance of...
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Big Day Out 2011 headliners revealed – Tool, Rammstein, Iggy and The Stooges and M.I.A. confirmed

September 29, 2010
Big Day Out 2011 headliners revealed – Tool, Rammstein, Iggy and The Stooges and M.I.A. confirmed

Australian crowds can expect to party with Iggy Pop next year as the Stooges join the bill for Big Day Out 2011. This year’s Big Day Out festival in Australia was MASSIVE. We summed it up by saying, “If this year was 10x better than last what’s next year going to...
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Karkwa win the 2010 Polaris Music Prize – Les Chemins de Verre is the first French-language album to win

September 20, 2010
Karkwa win the 2010 Polaris Music Prize – Les Chemins de Verre is the first French-language album to win

Montreal’s Karkwa are the surprise winners of the 2010 Polaris Music Prize. The Quebec band beat off competition from the likes of Broken Social Scene and Tegan and Sara, with being Les Chemins De Verre being named the top Canadian album of 2010. It is the first time a francophone album...
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Kid Rock’s Born Free on November 16th – new album features T.I., Sheryl Crow and Bob Seger

August 30, 2010
Kid Rock and T.I. - credit D. Nice

Kid Rock teams up with T.I. – one of the many collaborators for his new album. Photo credit: D. Nice Kid Rock will release his eighth studio album Born Free on 16 November via Atlantic Records. The new record is set to be devoid of the rap and metal elements of...
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Set times for Rockstar Uproar festival in Toronto tonight

August 25, 2010
Set times for Rockstar Uproar festival in Toronto tonight

Updated band performance times have been announced for the first annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival which will be held at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto on Wednesday, 25 August. As previously announced, doors will open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Although the festival will begin later in...
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Festivalgoers die in stampede at Love Parade in Germany

July 24, 2010
Festivalgoers die in stampede at Love Parade in Germany

At least 19 people have died and over 100 people have been injured after being crushed in a stampede at Love Parade in the city of Duisburg, Germany. The disaster occurred when a massive crowd of people took a short cut through a tunnel at the festival site – the tunnel...
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Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax extend American Carnage tour

July 12, 2010
Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax extend American Carnage tour

Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax have added additional dates to their upcoming American Carnage tour. The extra dates starts from 24 September, supplementing the existing Canadian and American summer dates, as well as European festival appearances. On Leg Two of American Carnage, Megadeth will continue to roar through its landmark 1990 album...
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