2009-08-24: KISS Announces 2009 Tour Dates !!!

KISS announced this morning the North American dates of their “KISS ALIVE 35” tour, as they celebrate 35 years of rockin’ !!! The tour kicks off with a rapidly-selling, special multiple-show engagement in Detroit Rock City beginning 9/25/09, where KISS will be playing the classic album that started it all: “KISS ALIVE” !!! The tour leg will then hit more than 40 additional cities before concluding in December ! THE TOUR HITS THE WACHOVIA CENTER IN PHILADELPHIA ON 10/12/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 8/29/09 !!! The show will feature a new stage set, pyro effects and all new costumes !!! Fans will be treated to a 2 1/2 hour set of KISS’s greatest hits, including “Rock and Roll All Nite,” “I Was Made for Lovin’ You,” “Detroit Rock City,” “God Gave Rock & Roll To You” and “Shout It Out Loud,” as well as songs from the band’s new album, “SONIC BOOM” !!! BUCKCHERRY will be main support on all of the KISS ALIVE 35 North American dates !!!

Link: Official KISS Website

2009-08-19: Daughtry Has Announced Fall 2009 Tour !!!

DAUGHTRY has announced a 36-date U.S. arena tour this Fall to support the group’s new studio album, “Leave This Town”. The opening acts will be main support THEORY OF A DEADMAN & CAVO !!! The upcoming tour will run from October through December !!! The tour announcement happens while “Leave This Town” continues its impressive streak of success. The album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, has sold more than a half million copies since its release on July 14th !!! The tour has 3 local dates !!! On 11/5/09 in Reading, PA at the Sovereign Center, 11/6/09 in Atlantic City, NJ at the Trump Taj Mahal and on 11/16/09 in Wilkes-Barre, PA at the Wachovia Arena !!! TICKETS FOR READING & ATLANTIC CITY GO ON SALE 8/22/09 !!! TICKETS FOR WILKES-BARRE GO ON SALE 9/19/09 !!! For more information visit the link below !!!

Link: Official Daughtry Website

2009-08-18: Gov’t Mule Haunt The Tower On Halloween !!!

GOV’T MULE will be playing a special show on Halloween, 10/31/09 at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia, PA !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 8/22/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

Link: Live Nation Ticket Link

2009-08-17: ZZ Top Plans To Continue Trek Without Aerosmith !!!

ZZ TOP has announced, in the wake of Aerosmith’s scrapped tour due to frontman Steven Tyler’s fall from a concert stage, tourmates, ZZ Top have mapped dates of their own this fall in many of the canceled tour’s markets. As previously reported, Tyler suffered a broken shoulder and a cut to his head that required stitches after plunging from the stage during an Aug. 5th concert in Sturgis, SD. The great news for the East coast is that ZZ Top will be playing at the House Of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ on 9/19/09 and on 9/20/09 at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center in Reading, PA !!! TICKETS FOR THE HOUSE OF BLUES CONCERT GO ON SALE 8/22/09 AT 12:00 PM EDT !!! TICKETS FOR THE SOVEREIGN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER GO ON SALE 8/21/09 AT 10:00 AM EDT !!! FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE LINKS BELOW !!!

Link: Ticketmaster Link For House Of Blues – 9/19/09

Link: Soveriegn Performaing Arts Center Link – 9/20/09

Link: Official ZZ Top Website

2009-08-17: Kiss Gearing Up For Fall 2009 Tour w/ Buckcherry !!!

Legendary band, KISS made headlines on May 27th, when they announced their U.S. and Canadian tour will be the world’s first to put fans in charge of where a tour is routed! KISS added even more excitement to their 2009 Fall tour when they announced the selection of BUCKCHERRY as the opening act for all dates! This is destined to be the most explosive show of the year; and by partnering with web site eventful (www.eventful.com), fans have chosen exactly where KISS will perform in top-voted North American markets beginning this September! Voting is official over and 2009 Fall dates are about to be announced! KISS and Walmart announced today that “Sonic Boom”, the band’s highly anticipated CD, and its first new material in 11 years-will be sold in the U.S. and Canada exclusively at Walmart, Walmart.com and Sam’s Club retail locations beginning October 6th. Walmart, one of America’s largest music retailers, is finalizing its exciting plans now for its in-store and online destinations for KISS fans surrounding the launch of the new album and tour, and will host various KISS products in addition to their music in its stores this fall. More details on Walmart KISS activity, announcements regarding album pre-sales, sweepstakes and KISS appearances will be shared shortly. CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE UPCOMING KISS TOUR !!!

Link: Official KISS Website

2009-08-13: Guitar Legend Les Paul Dies At Age 94 !!!

LES PAUL, the guitarist and inventor who changed the course of music with the electric guitar and multitrack recording and had a string of hits, many with wife Mary Ford, died on today. He was 94. According to Gibson Guitar, Paul died of complications from pneumonia at White Plains Hospital. In 1952, Gibson Guitars began production on the Les Paul guitar. Pete Townsend of The Who, Steve Howe of Yes, jazz great Al DiMeola and Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page all made the Gibson Les Paul their trademark six-string. Over the years, the Les Paul series has become one of the most widely used guitars in the music industry. In 2005, Christie’s auction house sold a 1955 Gibson Les Paul for $45,600. Les will be missed by many !!!

2009-08-12: Five Finger Death Punch Announces 2009 Tour !!!

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have announced the first leg of “The Shock And Roar Tour”, which will find the band headlining clubs and theaters in support of its upcoming album, “War Is The Answer”. Joining them on the bill will be SHADOWS FALL … OTEP … and … 2 CENTS !!! So far their are 2 local dates on 10/11/09 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ & on 10/13/09 at the Fillmore @ the TLA in Philadelphia, PA !!! “War Is The Answer” is slated for release on September 22nd and will follow up the band’s 2007 debut, “The Way Of The Fist”. A second leg, scheduled to start immediately after the first and run through November 2nd, will be announced 8/17/09 !!!

2009-08-12: Alice In Chains Collaborate With Elton John On New Record !!!

ALICE IN CHAINS have revealed that ELTON JOHN makes a guest appearance on the band’s upcoming album, “Black Gives Way To Blue”, playing piano on the title track. Cantrell said that the song, is a tribute to their late lead singer, Layne Staley. Elton John said in a statement, “I’ve long been an admirer of Jerry Cantrell and when he asked me to play on “Black Gives Way To Blue”, I was very flattered and couldn’t resist. It was a great recording session with Alice In Chains for a beautiful song”. “Black Gives Way To Blue” arrives in stores on September 29th and is the first new Alice In Chains album in 14 years. The album features the debut of the group with new lead singer and guitarist, William DuVall. Original frontman, Layne Staley died in 2002.

2009-08-10: Australian Pink Floyd 2009 Tour Announced !!!

AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD has announced dates for their 2009 tour !!! They are making 2 local stops in the area !!! On 10/20/09 at the Hershey Theatre in Hershey, PA and on 10/23/09 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia, PA !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 8/15/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

2009-08-10: Maxwell Adds A Date At The Spectrum !!!

MAXWELL will return to the road this fall after wrapping a sold-out summer run behind his fourth album, “BLACKsummers’night.” The R&B singer, who spent the summer on a 24-city club and theater tour of the U.S., including a show on 7/24/09 at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, has added a date at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA on 10/3/09 !!! Common and Chrisette Michele will provide opening support for most shows. TICKETS GO ON SALE 8/22/09 !!! PRESALE TICKETS GO ON SALE 8/20/09 AT 10;00 AM !!! USE PASSWORD = SWING !!!

2009-07-27: Tesla Hits The Philly Area !!!

TESLA has announced a concert at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA on 10/30/09 and another show at the TLA in Philadelphia, PA on 11/2/09 !!! TICKETS ON SALE NOW !!!

2009-07-22: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 25th Anniversary Show !!!

A pair of shows this Fall celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, will take place 10/29/09 and 10/30/09 at New York’s Madison Square Garden !!! The line-up includes: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND …. U2 …. METALLICA …. STEVIE WONDER …. PAUL SIMON …. CROSBY, STILLS & NASH …. ERIC CLAPTON …. and …. ARETHA FRANKLIN !!! Tickets for the concerts go on sale to the general public 8/3/09 at 9:00 AM EDT, with a special pre-sale for American Express Cardmembers beginning 7/27/09 and running through 8/2/09. Special VIP packages ranging from $750 to $5,000 are also available through Ticketmaster. The concert line-up is as follows: 10/29/09 – BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND … SIMON & GARFUNKEL … CROSBY, STILLS & NASH …and …STEVIE WONDER !!! – 10/30/09 – ERIC CLAPTON … ARETHA FRANKLIN … METALLICA … and … U2 !!!

2009-07-22: Social Distortion Playing 3 Local Shows !!!

SOCIAL DISTORTION has announced that they will be playing at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on 10/7/09, Crocodile Rock in Allentown, PA on 10/16/09 and at the House Of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ on 10/17/09 !!!

2009-07-10: Rick Springfield Hits The Borgata 9/25/09 !!!

RICK SPRINGFIELD will be playing at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, NJ on 9/25/09 !!! There is an ULTIMATE FAN PACKAGE available at his website today at 10:00am !!! CHECK IT OUT, IT IS A REALLY COOL PACKAGE !!! Public onsale for tickets is 7/18/09 at 10:00 am through Comcasttix !!!

Link: Official Rick Springfield Website

2009-07-10: Journey & Heart Presale Today !!!

JOURNEY & HEART will be playing at the Sovereign Center in Reading, PA on 9/10/09 !!! A PRESALE RUNS TODAY FROM 10:00 AM TO 10:00 PM !!! PASSWORD = ARENA !!! Public onsale is 7/11/09 at 10:00 am !!!

Link: Ticketmaster Presale Link

2009-07-09: Living Colour Back Together & Hitting Philly !!!

LIVING COLOUR who gave us “Cult Of Personality” are back and will launch a headlining tour in September supporting their first new album in six years, “The Chair In The Doorway.” They will be playing in Philadelphia, PA on 9/3/09 at World Café Live !!! TICKETS ON SALE AT THE LINK BELOW !!!

Link: Official World Cafe Live Website

2009-07-09: Pearl Jam Announces 2009 Mini-Tour !!!

PEARL JAM has unveiled plans for a brief trek of 9 North American tour dates set to take place this fall as the band gets ready to support its forthcoming 9th album, “Backspacer” slated for release on 9/20/09 !!! The tour kicks off with two shows in the band’s hometown of Seattle, WA on 9/21/09 and 9/22/09, then four concerts in Los Angeles, one in San Diego and closes with two shows in Philadelphia, PA at the historic Spectrum on 10/28/09 and 10/30/09 !!! There is a presale on 7/15/09 for members of “Ten Club” !!! PUBLIC ONSALE IS 7/17/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

Link: Official Pearl Jam Website

Link: Comcasttix Ticket Link

2009-07-08: Alice Cooper’s Theatre Of Death Tour Coming Back To U.S. !!!

ALICE COOPER is on his 2009 Theatre Of Death tour, currently in Europe, then back to the U.S. for 10 state fair concerts in early August, none of which are in the Philly area, then off to Australia for late August and early September. However, he has just announced that in late September he will be back in the U.S. and has three dates lined up in PA! On 9/17/09 at the York Fair in York, PA, 9/18/09 at the Warner Theatre in Erie, PA and finally a concert close to Philly on 9/22/09 at the Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton, PA !!! TICKETS FOR THE YORK AND ERIE SHOWS ARE ON SALE NOW & THE SCRANTON SHOW GOES ON SALE 7/11/09 AT 10:00AM !!! More U.S. dates are expected to be announced in the next week or so including a date at the House Of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ on 9/25/09 !!! There is a presale that runs from 7/9/09 to 7/10/09 from 10:00am EDT to 10:00am EDT !!! VIP MEET & GREET PACKAGES ARE AVAILABLE !!!

Link: Official Alice Cooper Website

2009-07-07: Seether Playing A Few Fall Shows !!!

SEETHER has started adding a few Fall tour dates !!! They will be at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on 10/3/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 7/11/09 AT 12:00 PM EDT !!! There is also an internet presale on 7/10/09 that will run from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm !!! PASSWORD = FAKEIT !!!

Link: Official Seether Website

Link: Official Starland Ballroom Website

Link: Ticketmaster Presale Link

2009-07-06: Collective Soul Announces 2009 Summer Tour !!!

COLLECTIVE SOUL has lined up a Summer tour itinerary, starting on 8/6/09 and ending on 9/12/09 !!! The tour makes two local stops on 8/20/09 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ and on 8/21/09 at the Fillmore @ the TLA in Philadelphia, PA !!! The tour is in support of their upcoming album, “Rabbit”, which is slated for release on 8/25/09 !!! TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW !!!

Link: Ticketmaster Ticket Link

2009-07-05: Dave Grohl, Josh Homme & John Paul Jones Form Band !!!

FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE singer/guitarist Josh Homme have started a new group !!! Apparently, the trio has already completed work on their debut album in Los Angeles, although a name for the band and a release plan for the record have yet to be announced. MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON !!!

2009-06-24: Virgin Mobile “FreeFest” 8/30/2009 !!!

VIRGIN MOBILE FESTIVAL 2009 is absolutely free!!! FREE !!! That’s right. It will cost you zip, zero, nada, nothing to get in. The 2009 Virgin Mobile “FreeFest” is going down on the 40 wooded acres of the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., on 8/30/09 !! The tickets are free! The parking is free! To ensure Ticketmaster waives the convenience charge, fans simply have to pick up their tickets at Merriweather or the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. This year’s fest features artists including WEEZER … BLINK-182 … FRANZ FERDINAND … PUBLIC ENEMY … JET … THE NATIONAL … GIRL TALK … THE BRAVERY … THE HOLD STEADY … and many more acts !!! All 35,000 festival tickets will be given away with the public onsale kicking off at www.ticketmaster.com at 10 a.m. EST this Saturday. Last year’s Virgin Mobile Festival, which featured artists such as Foo Fighters, Bloc Party, Bob Dylan, Stone Temple Pilots, Kanye West, Wilco and Jack Johnson. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE LINKS BELOW !!!

Link: Official Virgin Mobile Festival Website

Link: Ticketmaster Link

2009-06-24: Rob Thomas Sets Up Massive Fall Tour !!!

With his second solo album due in stores next week, MATCHBOX TWENTY frontman, ROB THOMAS is gearing up for huge fall outing in support of the new album !!! Thomas has unveiled a list of dates and cities for the headlining run, which is due to launch in late September and so far stretches into mid-November. Stops are currently planned in more than 30 cities !!! He will make a stop in Atlantic City, NJ on 11/6/09 at the Borgata Casino !!!

2009-06-22: Snow Patrol Play The Tower – 9/26/09 !!!

SNOW PATROL … currently on tour with U2 will be playing at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia, PA on 9/26/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 6/27/09 AT 10:00AM !!! There is a presale that runs from 10:00am to 10:00pm on 6/26/09 !!! (PASSWORD = 1045) !!!

Link: Presale Link

2009-06-17: Collective Soul Set To Rock Philly & NJ !!!

COLLECTIVE SOUL are coming to rock the Fillmore at the TLA in Philadelphia, PA on 8/21/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 6/26/09 AT 12:00PM !!! They are also going to be at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on 8/20/09 !!! TICKETS TO THE STARLAND SHOW GO ON SALE 6/19/09 AT NOON !!!

2009-06-11: Jet Is Crash Landing At The Borgata !!!

JET …. the band from down under, with hits like, “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”, “Rollover DJ”, “Cold Hard Bitch” and “Look What You’ve Done” are playing on 7/11/09 at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, NJ !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 6/13/09 AT 10:00AM !!!

2009-06-08: J. Geils Band Playing The Borgata !!!

J. GEILS BAND is playing at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, NJ on 7/11/09 !!! Made famous by songs like “Freezeframe”, “Centerfold”, Must Of Got Lost” and” “Love Stinks”, this is their ONLY area performance !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 6/12/09 AT 10:00AM !!!

2009-06-08: The Black Crowes Announce “Stuck Inside Utopia” Tour !!!

THE BLACK CROWES have announced the 1st leg of their 2009 “Stuck Inside Utopia” Tour !!! There are 3 local shows scheduled !!! 8/29/09 at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, NJ with the Levon Helm Band!!! 8/31/09 at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster, PA with the Truth & Salvage Company !!! & on 9/9/09 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA with the Truth & Salvage Company !!! TICKETS FOR BORGATA AND PENN’S PEAK GO ON SALE 6/13/09 !!! TICKETS FOR THE AMERICAN MUSIC THEATRE GO ON SALE 6/20/09 !!! For more information visit the link below !!!

Link: Official Black Crowes Website

2009-05-15: Blink-182 Announce 2009 Tour Dates !!!

BLINK-182 have indeed finally announced their 2009 Summer tour itinerary !!! In addition to the hit-filled headlining BLINK-182 set, the tour will feature a full package of support acts including: FALL OUT BOY ….. WEEZER ….. PANIC AT THE DISCO ….. THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS ….. TAKING BACK SUNDAY ….. CHESTER FRENCH ….. and ….. ASHER ROTH !!! But what about ticket information right? TICKETS START GOING ON SALE 5/30/09 !!!

2009-05-15: Keith Emerson Cancels Solo Dates & ELP Tour !!!

KEITH EMERSON of EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER(ELP), the iconic keyboardist, has canceled his upcoming solo tour and the anticipated ELP reunion set for later this year, due to an ongoing hand injury. For more information visit the link below !!!

Link: Official Keith Emerson Website

2009-05-14: Dream Theater Coming To The Tower Theater !!!

DREAM THEATER have announced 2009 tour dates and will make a stop on 7/31/09 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia, PA !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 5/16/09 !!!

2009-05-14: Blink-182 Summer 2009 Tour w/ Weezer & Fall Out Boy !!!

As reported here on 4/8/09 BLINK-182 & WEEZER are planning to tour together this Summer !!! FALL OUT BOY have now been added to the line-up !!! MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON !!!

2009-05-14: 2009 Concert Tours !!!

In case you missed the information on the “NEWS” page ….. many tours have been announced for 2009 !!! GREEN DAY ….. JOURNEY ….. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS ….. AEROSMITH & ZZ TOP ….. CREED ….. STIMULATE THIS! ….. and ….. THE WALLFLOWERS ….. just to name few !!! CHECK THE “EVENTS” PAGE FOR A FULL LISTING OF CONCERTS AND VENUES !!!

2009-04-14: Tinted Windows Announce First Tour Dates !!!

TINTED WINDOWS, the new group featuring former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, Hanson’s Taylor Hanson and Fountains Of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger, have announced their first dates in support of their debut album slated for release on 4/21/09 !!! They will be playing at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, NJ on 5/2/09 !!! They will play the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, NJ on 5/3/09 and on 6/18/09 will rock the Fillmore @ the TLA in Philadelphia, PA !!!

2009-04-10: Eddie Vedder On A Solo Tour !!!

EDDIE VEDDER, frontman for PEARL JAM, is embarking on a 2009 solo tour !!! The tour will stop at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia, PA for 2 back-to-back nights on 6/11/09 & 6/12/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 4/18/09 !!!

2009-04-10: Korn Is On Tour With 2 local Dates !!!

KORN is on tour and will be making 2 local stops !!! On 5/19/09 they will rock the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ !!! And on 5/21/09 they will hit the House Of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ !!!

2009-04-08: Blink-182 Planning To Tour With Weezer This Summer !!!

BLINK-182 as you are probably aware have reunited !!! They have apparently chosen WEEZER to join them on their upcoming Summer 2009 reunion tour !!! MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON !!!

2009-03-31: Bad Company Reuniting For A Mini Summer Tour !!!

The surviving members of the original BAD COMPANY — vocalist Paul Rodgers, guitarist Mick Ralphs and drummer Simon Kirke — will play a 10-show tour this summer !!! The East Coast tour, will kick off 6/17/09 at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood, FL and end in Atlantic City, NJ on 7/4/09 at the Resorts Casino !!! THE DOOBIE BROTHERS will be opening some of the shows !!! There’s no word on whether more dates will be added to the itinerary or not. But, Rodgers is expected to be on the road later this year with QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS, continuing to support the group’s 2008 release “The Cosmos Rocks.” Ralphs, will also be playing reunion dates with his previous band, MOTT THE HOOPLE, in October for 5 nights at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London UK !!!

2009-03-26: Green Day Album Is Coming In May With A Tour !!!

GREEN DAY has officially set 5/15/09 as the worldwide release date for the band’s eighth studio album, “21st Century Breakdown” !!! The band is slated to begin a tour of indoor North American arenas in July 2009 !!! MORE INFORMATION COMING VERY SOON !!!

2009-03-26: Green Day, U2, Creed, Tool & Metallica Dates Coming !!!

Keep your eyes peeled ….. or better yet keep checking back as 2009 dates will be announced soon for GREEN DAY …. U2 …. CREED …. TOOL …. and ….METALLICA in the Philadelphia, PA area !!!

2009-03-20: 93.3 WMMR – 2009 MMR*B*Q Announced !!!

It is going to be one killer concert to put it mildly !!! The 2009 MMR*B*Q will take place on 5/17/09 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ !!! The line-up is HALESTORM … (Duff McKagen’s) LOADED … SALIVA … PUDDLE OF MUDD … PAPA ROACH … THE OFFSPRING …and … ZZ TOP !!! There is also a possibility that additional bands might be added, not that it is needed !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 3/27/09 AT 10:00AM EDT !!! THERE IS A PRESALE STARTING 3/25/09 AT 12:00PM EDT !!! For more information visit the links below !!!

Link: 93.3 WMMR

Link: 2009 MMR*B*Q Information

2009-03-16: Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd Hit Hershey 7/31/09 !!!

KID ROCK & LYNYRD SKYNYRD are on tour and will be stopping at the Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA on 7/31/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 3/21/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

2009-03-13: Coldplay Announce 2009 Dates !!!

COLDPLAY have announced dates for their 2009 tour !!! On 5/24/09 they will be at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA !!! On 5/26/09 they hit the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ !!! & on 5/29/09 they play at Toyota Pavilion in Scranton, PA !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 3/20/09 AT 11:00 AM !!!

2009-03-05: Nickelback Announce 2009 Summer Tour !!!

NICKELBACK have announced their 2009 Summer tour with HINDER ….. PAPA ROACH ….. and ….. SAVING ABEL !!! The tour will stop on 7/11/09 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ !!! On 7/14/09 they stop at Toyota Pavilion in Scranton, PA !!! & on 7/17/09 a third local stop at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 3/14/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

2009-03-03: NIN & Jane’s Addiction Touring Together This Summer !!!

NIN & JANE’S ADDICTION are busy putting the final touches on their itinerary for their co-headlining Summer 2009 tour being called the “NIN/JA” Tour !!! & WITH ALL ORIGINAL MEMBERS TOO !!! The tour is supposed to make a stop on 6/5/09 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 3/20/09 AT 12:00 PM EDT !!! There is a presale starting 3/17/09 at 4:00 pm EDT for NIN fanclub members !!!

Link: Official Nine Inch Nails Website

2009-02-25: Keith Urban “No Frills” Mini-Tour !!!

KEITH URBAN has decided to do a “No Frills” mini-tour comprised of only 6 dates, prior to his full 2009 tour !!! & one of the dates is right here in Philadelphia, PA on 4/3/09 at the Fillmore @ The TLA !!! TICKET INFORMATION COMING SOON !!!

2009-02-20: Dave Matthews Band 2009 Summer Tour Announced !!!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND has announced its 2009 Summer tour !!! They will be at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA on 7/24/09 !!! Then on 9/19/09 DMB hits the Toyota Pavilion in Scranton, PA !!! Finally, DMB will play back-to-back nights at the Susquehanna Bank Center in camden, NJ on 9/22/09 & 9/23/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 3/13/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

2009-02-12: Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood Announce U.S. Dates !!!

Almost a year to the day that ERIC CLAPTON & STEVE WINWOOD played a pair of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, 2/28/08 to be exact ….. Eric and his former Blind Faith bandmate, Steve Winwood have announced a 14-city U.S. tour kicking off on 6/10/08 in East Rutherford, NJ !!! The 2nd date on the tour is 6/12/09 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, PA !!! All the hits from Cream, Blind Faith, Traffic, Derek and the Dominoes and all their own tunes from their solo careers !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 2/28/09 AT 10:00 AM !!!

2009-02-12: Limp Bizkit Is Back Together & Ready To Tour !!!

Wes Borland has re-joined LIMP BIZKIT after a brief hiatus !!! The original members: Fred Durst, Wes Borland, Sam Rivers, John Otto and DJ Lethal will reunite this spring for a world tour and will then start working on a new studio album after the tour !!! MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON !!!

2009-02-11: Motley Crue Plan “Crue Fest 2009” !!!

MOTLEY CRUE will return this summer with “Cruefest 2009” !!! An official announcement with dates, venues and the line-up will be announced on 3/16/09 !!!

2009-02-07: Buckcherry & Papa Roach Hit The Starland !!!

The starland ballroom in Sayreville, NJ is gearing up for a killer 2009 concert season !!! Just announced is BUCKCHERRY & PAPA ROACH playing on 3/17/09, St. Patty’s Day !!! Also scheduled are ….. TASTE OF CHAOS TOUR (3/5/09) ….. THEORY OF A DEADMAN (3/15/09) ….. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & SEVENDUST (4/7/09) ….. NAPALM DEATH (4/19/09) ….. OPETH (5/1/09) ….. QUEENSRYCHE (5/14/09) ….. and ….. MONSTER MAGNET 95/16/09) ….. just to name a few !!!

Link: Starland Ballroom

2009-01-27: Rockstar Mayhem 2009 Tour Announced !!!

The 2009 Rockstar Mayhem Festival will include MARILYN MANSON ….. SLAYER ….. and ….. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE on the main stage !!! GOD FORBID ….. TRIVIUM ….. and ALL THAT REMAINS wil play the Jagermeister second stage !!! & CANNIBAL CORPSE ….. BEHEMOTH ….. THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER ….. JOB FOR A COWBOY ….. and ….. WHITECHAPEL will kick it on the Hot Topic stage. The tour will hit the Toyota Pavilion in Scranton, PA on 7/29/09 !!! On 8/7/09 the tour makes a closer stop to Philly at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ !!! TICKET INFORMATION COMING SOON !!!

2009-01-26: “Music As A Weapon Tour” Dates Announced !!!

Dates for the 2009 “Music As A Weapon Tour” featuring DISTURBED ….. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ….. LACUNA COIL ….. and ….. CHIMERA have been announced !!! The tour will make a local stop on 4/25/09 in Reading, PA at the Sovereign Center !!!

2009-01-24: Bamboozle Festival Is Gearing Up For May 2009 !!!

This year’s Bamboozle Festival will take place 5/2/09 & 5/3/09 at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ !!! Notable acts for this year include: FALL OUT BOY ….. NO DOUBT …..GWAR ….. NEW FOUND GLORY ….. RISE AGAINST ….. TAKING BACK SUNDAY ….. THE USED ….. THIRD EYE BLIND ….. and ….. THURSDAY !!!

2009-01-22: Foreigner 2009 Tour Dates Announced !!!

FOREIGNER have indeed started to announce 2009 tour dates !!! & so far there are 2 dates in the Philadelphia, PA area !!! On 4/30/09 they will rock the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA !!! & on 5/7/09 they will be at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center in Reading, PA !!!

2009-01-21: Queenryche Are Back On Tour !!!

QUEENSRYCHE will be playing at the House Of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ on 5/16/09 !!! & on 5/14/09 they will play at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 1/24/09 !!!

2009-01-20: The Killers Announce 2nd Leg Of Tour !!!

THE KILLERS have announced more dates for 2009 !!! They will take the stage at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ on 5/8/09 !!! TICKETS GO ON SALE 1/24/09 !!!

2009-01-19: Lamb Of God Announce Spring Tour Dates !!!

LAMB OF GOD will be on tour with AS I LAY DYING ….. CHILDREN OF BODOM ….. GOD FORBID ….. and ….. MUNICIPAL WASTE in April and May !!! The tour will make a stop at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA on 4/19/09 !!!

2009-01-15: Lacuna Coil & Chimaira Added To Music As A Weapon Tour !!!

LACUNA COIL & CHIMERA will join KILLSWITCH ENGAGE on DISTURBED’S “Music As A Weapon Tour” !!!FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will no longer be part of the tour. Dates will be announced shortly !!!

2009-01-11: Saliva & Shinedown Early 2009 Tour !!!

Dates have finally started coming in for the tour !!! There are 2 local Philadelphia, PA dates !!! On 2/7/09 the tour stops off at Crocodile Rock in Allentown, PA and on 2/8/09 hits the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, PA !!! TICKETS ON SALE NOW !!!

2009-01-03: The Dead Announce 2009 Arena Tour Dates !!!

THE DEAD will be touring for the first time in more than four years, with nearly twenty shows spread across a month from mid-April through mid-May! Already scheduled are 3 local Philadelphia, PA shows !!! On 4/22/09 at the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA and on 5/1/09 & 5/2/09 at the legendary Wachovia Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA !!! Original Dead members Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart will be joined by keyboardist Jeff Chimenti and Allman Brothers Band/Gov’t Mule guitarist Warren Haynes !!! TICKETS START A PRESALE ON 1/13/09 AND GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC 1/23/09 !!!

Link: Official Dead Website

Link: The Dead 2009 Tour Press Release

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