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John-Mayer-052614.jpg John Mayer has added additional leg of tour dates to his previously announced tour schedule. The run will come in support of his new release The Search for Everything. Mayer has been releasing the album in four-song chunks and will release the full album on April 14.

seether-042811.jpg Seether has announced that they will release Poison The Parish, their seventh studio album, in May. The album will serve as the first release on frontman Shaun Morgan's new label imprint Canine Riot Records.

Blondie1977-100316.jpg Blondie's Debbie Harry admits that she wishes she had written a Muse song. Harry made the admission as part of NME's 'Soundtrack Of My Life' series. When she and guitarist Chris Stein were asked which song by another artist they wished they'd written.

george-strait-080216.jpg George Strait was recently interviewed by Kacey Musgraves. The interview consisted of fan-based questions that were submitted through Facebook. One question asked Strait if he had ever "passed up the chance to record any songs that eventually became hits for other artists?"

img2-052915.jpg The Weeknd will serve as one of the headlining acts for this year's Wireless Festival in London. He will be joined by Chance the Rapper, Bryson Tiller, G-Eazy, Skepta, Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug and Nas among others. The 2017 Wireless Festival will take place July 7-9 at Finsbury Park in London.

ArethaFranklin-110909.jpg Aretha Franklin's childhood home could very well be the next project home for the DIY Network. According to Billboard, Jeffrey Higgs, President of the LeMoyne-Owen College Community Development Corp., told a judge he has been in discussions with a producer at the remodeling and home improvement cable network on a plan to repair and move the house for one of its programs.

Meghan-Trainor-022015.jpg Meghan Trainor has dropped her new track "I'm A Lady." The track will be included on the soundtrack to the upcoming Smurfs film and finds Trainor sharing a message of empowerment to those who fall outside the scope of classic beauty.

Queens-of-the-Stone-070916.jpg Queens of the Stone Age have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts for this year's upcoming Montebello Fest. This year the event is scheduled to take place between June 22-25 in Montebello, Quebec, Canada.

coltford-022317.jpg Colt Ford's new album Love Hope Faith, his sixth studio album, features guest appearances by Brad Paisley and Toby Keith, among others.

ZZ-Top-062016.jpg ZZ Top have extended their '2017 Tonnage Tour' dates into June. The first leg of the tour was announced last fall. The new dates, which begin in Amarillo, Texas on May 12, wrap up June 10 with another Texas stop in Frisco. There are eight Texas shows in all, which, as the press release announcing the extra Tonnage dates points out, is purely intentional.

TankPub-031114.jpg Ja Rule and Tank have been battling online over the meaning behind #BlackBoyJoy, with Rule likening it to a slavery-era phrase and Tank disagreeing. The hashtag popped up on the Instagram account of BET with a photo of Power's Omari Hardwick and Maxwell for the network's three-part The New Edition Story miniseries.

chriscornell-070116.jpg Soungarden have been announced as the headlining act for the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to Soundgarden, this year's Beale Street Music Fest will also play host to Kings of Leon, Alter Bridge, Sum 41, Bush, Taking Back Sunday and Highly Suspect.

jasonaldean-070916.jpg Jason Aldean has revealed that he is selling his hunting estate. The ranch, located south of Nashville, boasts over 4,000 square feet of space and over 1,400 acres of hunting land. The property is listed at a price of $4.6 million.

JohnMellencamp-100509.jpg Both John Mellencamp and Rush have expressed their support for a new video titled "YouTube Can Do Better." The video is meant as a direct message from the music industry to Congress as part of the commentary submissions for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Rihanna-061616.jpg Rihanna will be honored for her humanitarian efforts on February 28. The singer has been named Harvard University's Humanitarian of the Year. She will receive the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony at Sanders Theatre in Boston. Riri also notched her 30th Billboard Hot 100 top ten hit earlier this week with "Love On the Brain."

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