Tesla, Night Ranger, Queensryche Among Many Bands Taking Part in 4th Annual Monsters of Rock Cruise

Image Courtesy of MSO PRThe fourth annual edition of the Monsters of Rock Cruise will set sail in April, and features an impressive lineup boasting some of the biggest hard-rock and heavy-metal acts of the 1980s and ’90s. Among the groups slated to entertain the seagoing rock fans during the journey are Tesla, Night Ranger, Queensryche, Extreme, Lita Ford, Europe, Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer, Kix, Krokus and Stryper.
The nautical music extravaganza, which runs from April 18 to April 22, will embark from Miami and stop off at a private island called Poseidon’s …read more

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Aerosmith Announces New Tour Kickoff Date, Band Plans to Shake Up Set List on the Trek

Credit: Ross Halfin Aerosmith has added a new U.S. concert to its North American summer tour itinerary, a June 24 show at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, which apparently will serve as the trek’s kickoff date. The performance is the eighth confirmed date of the outing, dubbed the Blue Army Tour 2015, which currently is mapped out through a July 22 show in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Tickets for the Evansville concert go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 6, at 10 a.m. CT. VIP packages and pre-sale tickets for Aero …read more

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David Gilmour’s Upcoming Solo Album “Sounds Fantastic,” Says Collaborator Phil Manzanera

Credit: Piotr TarasewiczPink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour has been working on a new solo album, and one of his frequent collaborators says the project is coming together nicely.
“It’s going very well,” longtime Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera tells U.K. magazine Uncut. “I think it sounds fantastic, people will be very happy.”
Manzanera contributed his guitar and production talents to Gilmour’s previous solo effort, 2006’s On an Island, and also co-produced Pink Floyd’s most recent album, last year’s The Endless River.
Back in October, Gilmour told Rolling Stone he expected to release his new album sometime in 2015. He also …read more

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