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scorpions-122316.jpg Scorpions and Megadeth have confirmed plans for a co-headlining tour this year. The run will kick off at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania on September 14 and will run through October 15 when they'll wrap at Amelie Arena in Tampa. "When our album 'Crazy World' was released back in '91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy . . ."

SibHashian-032317.jpg Former Boston drummer John Thomas "Sib" Hashian has died at the age of 67, according to ABC affiliate WCVB. According to reports, Hashian collapsed while performing as part of the Legends of Rock Cruise. Hashian's son confirmed those details with TMZ.

TedNugent-032217.jpg Ted Nugent is doing his part to 'Make America Rock Again' by hitting the road for a new batch of summer tour dates. Nugent will start things off on June 23 at the Peppermill Concert Hall in Wendover, Nevada and will conclude with two nights at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Illinois, on July 30-31.

Blondie1977-100316.jpg Blondie has released "Long Time," a new track that will appear on the band's upcoming full length, Pollinator. "I've been running circles round a night that never ends," Debbie Harry sings. "I've been chasing heartache in a city and a friend/ I've been with you so long, even seen you lose/ But who cares?"

toddRundgren-021413.jpg Todd Rundgren has revealed the complete guest list of collaborators on his forthcoming new album. The new release will be titled White Knight and will be his first release since 2015's Global. His spring tour, dubbed the "White Knight: The Chivalrock Tour," will run between April and June.

eagles.jpg Don Henley has revealed plans for a solo tour in North America later this year. The run is set to kick off on July 22 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and will run through July 29 when he'll wrap in Los Angeles as Dodger's Stadium.

bruce-springsteen-070916.jpg Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks have both reportedly signed on to give a talk during the Tribeca Film Festival. The pair will individually speak during part of a new discussion series at the year's event that will also include Kobe Bryant, Lena Dunham and Barbra Streisand.

pinkfloyd-062916.jpg Pink Floyd member Nick Mason reportedly crashed a highly coveted McLaren F1 sports car over the weekend. He brought the car out for a ceremonial lap at the Goodwood Circuit when he reportedly crashed it into a wall at low speed. He sustained no injuries in the wreck.

bobdylan-061316.jpg Bob Dylan has confirmed a string of North American tour dates for this summer. The run kicks off on June 13, 14 and 15 with a run at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York and will continue through July 27 when he'll wrap in Victoria, BC at the Save on Foods Memorial Centre.

clapton-070916.jpg Eric Clapton was flanked by a host of special guests during his recent appearance at New York's Madison Square Garden. The show, which took place on March 19, is part of Clapton's brief 50 anniversary touring run and featured special guests Jimmie Vaughan and Gary Clark, Jr.

kissband-061416.jpg Gene Simmons paid tribute to the late Chuck Berry with an impromptu version of "Johnny B. Goode" during his first-ever full-length solo concert in Cleveland.

bonjovi-062816.jpg Bon Jovi paid tribute to the late Chuck Berry with a cover of his iconic song "Johnny B. Goode" during their recent performance at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. "The first time I ever sang in a talent competition, in the mid-'70s sometime, it was this song," Jon Bon Jovi told the crowd. "Mr. Berry, thank you for everything. God bless you."

Rolling-stones-062116.jpg The Rolling Stones have paid their respects to the late Chuck Berry, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 90. "The Rolling Stones are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry," the band wrote in a statement. "He was a true pioneer of rock & roll and a massive influence on us."

HeartBand-062113.jpg Heart's Nancy Wilson will be part of the 21st annual Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp, alongside Guns N Roses' Steven Adler and Gregg Bissonette of the David Lee Roth band.

kissband-061416.jpg Former KISS member Peter Criss has announced plans for his final live performances in the US. The shows will come as part of the New York KISS Expo, which will take place in New York City between June 9 and 11. Thus far the event has only confirmed that "times and locations to be announced."

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