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journey-the-band-101916.jpg Journey has teased that they may soon be planning to announce a tour with Def Leppard. The comment came via an Instagram post in which Neal Schon announced his guest appearance on the G3 tour. "Going to be guesting at G3 this Sunday with Joe, John and Phil," he wrote. "See you there."

slash-072916.jpg Gibson presented the final version of a rare limited edition guitar to Slash during the recent Consumer Electronics Show. The guitar was conceived after Slash used a similar prototype during the recent Guns N' Roses reunion tour and now an ultra low run of them will be offered to the public.

johnycash-081716.jpg Film-maker Thom Zimny is set to direct an as yet untitled documentary on "The Man In Black," Johnny Cash. News of the upcoming documentary on the country legend comes a day ahead of the 50th anniversary of his famous concert at Folsom Prison, which was the basis for his record shattering concert album, Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison.

BillyJoel-102417.jpg Foreigner's Lou Gramm and Mick Jones were the latest guests to join Billy Joel onstage during his long running residency at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The trio performed the band's hits "Urgent" and "Cold as Ice."

DickeyBetts-112417.jpg Dickey Betts will perform as part of the 2018 Peach Music Festival. Phil Lesh, Gov't Mule, who will perform two sets, and Joe Russo's Almost Dead will also appear at the festival.

Sting-062316.jpg Sting and Shaggy have teamed up on a handful of tracks, which a press release describes as "island-influenced" and "Caribbean-flavored." The press release continues that the studio sessions happened late last year and resulted in music that reflects both Sting and Shaggy's "mutual love of Jamaica, its music, people and culture."

charlie-daniels-061016.jpg The upcoming Charlie Daniels annual charity concert has added performances by Chris Young, Alabama, Lee Brice, Sara Evans and Travis Tritt.

steven-tyler-060916.jpg Steven Tyler's Janie's Fund is teaming up with Live Nation to hold the inaugural Janie's Fund gala and Grammy Awards viewing party. The event will include dinner, a live auction, the awards show telecast and a performance by Tyler and his Nashville-based band, Loving Mary.

MalcolmYoung-112217.jpg AC/DC founder Malcolm Young will be honored with a charity tribute concert in Australia this February. Local AC/DC cover band Whole Lotta Rosie, along with members of various well-known Australian acts such as the Jimmy Barnes band, the Suzi Quatro band, Powderfinger and others are scheduled to take part in the special concert.

HeartBand-062113.jpg Ann Wilson of Heart has revealed that she is planning a tribute album to some of the great artists the world lost in the past two years. The album will include tribute performances for David Bowie and Chris Cornell, and other artists lost over the last few years. "It's a project very dear to me — a collection of songs by artists who have departed . . ."

PatBenatar-111617.jpg Pat Benatar will be honored at the upcoming She Rocks awards. The iconic rock singer will receive the honor at the sixth annual event, which take place on Friday, January 26, 2018, during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

ZZ-Top-062016.jpg ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons has cancelled the final date of his Up Close and Personal tour in Australia after he walked off-stage in Newcastle 45 minutes into a projected two-hour-and-ten-minute show. His show at the Eaton's Hill Hotel in Brisbane was canceled. According to Vintage Vinyl News, Gibbons spent 15 minutes on stage during the first two nights at Anita's Theatre in Thirroul.

david-bowie-060816.jpg David Bowie's widow Iman and their daughter Alexandria "Lexi" Jones got tattoos to tribute the anniversary of the rock legend's passing. Iman shared photos of their new ink via Instagram.

JohnFogerty-040811.jpg John Fogerty is upset about the new film Proud Mary, which shares the same name as a famous Creedence Clearwater Revival song, which he says has nothing to do with him or the band. "There is a movie in current release called Proud Mary. I don't know much about it other than this. The main character is a black woman who is also an assassin."

bonjovi-062816.jpg Bon Jovi have announced the spring leg of their This House Is Not For Sale Tour, presented by Live Nation. The tour will serve as support for the re-release of This House Is Not For Sale, containing two brand new songs. The run will kick off in Denver, Colorado on March 14 and conclude May 14 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

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