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tobykeith-063016.jpg Toby Keith has revealed plans for his first headlining show in Nashville in over a decade. The show will take place at the Ascend Amphitheater on July 20 as part of the Toby Keith Interstates & Tailgates Tour. That run kicked off in 2016 and continues this week with at a show on June 29 in Normal, Illinois at The Corn Crib. Thus far the run will continue through October 29.

JacksonBrowne-011817.jpg Jackson Browne has confirmed plans for a headlining performance in Anaheim, California later this summer. The show will take place at the City National Grove of Anaheim on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 30 at noon. In addition to that show, Browne has also signed on to give a headlining performance at this year's upcoming Laid Back Fest.

MetallicaX-070916.jpg Lars Ulrich has contributed the foreword to a new book about the famed Metal Blade Records. The book will be titled "For The Sake Of Heaviness: The History Of Metal Blade Records" and is set for release on August 29. It was penned by the label's founder Brian Slagel who confirmed Ulrich's participation.

Rihanna-061616.jpg Rihanna has thrown her weight behind the effort to increase funding for education worldwide. Last week she hit Twitter to appeal to Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, and the German press secretary of the Chancellor's office Steffen Seibert.

calvinharris-012717.jpg Calvin Harris has revealed the track listing to his forthcoming new album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1. He shared the details in the form of a photo of the album artwork proofs from his forthcoming Columbia Records release. The album will include the previously released singles "Slide," "Rollin," and "Feels."

ElvisPresley-101909.jpg A biopic of Elvis Presley's legendary manager Colonel Tom Parker is reportedly in the works. The film will be based on Alanna Nash's book, The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley, published by Simon & Schuster. Spencer Proffer, Steve Binder, and Joe Berlinger are all on the production team prepping the film.

bfv-tamar-061016.jpg Tamar Braxton has offered up her video for the track "My Man." In the video, Braxton discovers that her man has been sleeping around and she refuses to let him off the hook. During a recent interview, she revealed that the song was inspired by true-life events in her own family. "I wanted to be a voice for my mother and say things that she didn't get to say to both of them . . ."

BlackSabbath-061016.jpg Tony Iommi has revealed that his collaborative album project with Brian May could still be in the works. Speaking with eonmusic.com, he noted that the pair recently connected and they discussed possibilities for an album. He adds, however, that there are still some challenges ahead. "Brian came up to my house a couple of weeks ago, and we started talking about it again . . ."

chaserice-062716.jpg Chase Rice has revealed his plans for a U.S. tour later this year. The run is set to kick off on September 14 in Boone, North Carolina at Appalachian State University and will continue on through February 10 when he'll wrap in Atlanta at the Buckhead Theatre. "There will always be people saying, 'You're not country, you're ruining country.'"

Tool-band-070916.jpg Tool bassist Justin Chancellor has opened up about the band's forthcoming new album and says they're in the final stages of the recording process. Addressing the nagging question of when fans will get to hear the new release, Chancellor opened up on the Metal Sucks podcast. "It really is an evolving thing," Chancellor begins.

KatyPerry-062317.jpg Katy Perry has made a special guest appearance in Calvin Harris' "Feels" video. The track also features guests spots by Pharrell and Big Sean and finds the star-studded crew musing about new love in a tropical setting.

Motleycrue-072816.jpg Nikki Sixx has revealed that he has "unofficially" retired from touring. He broke the news via Facebook and notes that after 40 years on the road with Motely Crue and Sixx:AM, he's ready to focus in on recording and his home life.

garth-brooks-070916.jpg Garth Brooks dedicated a song during a recent show to a woman who postponed her own wedding to attend his show. The performance took place at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana and Brooks hadn't planned to pay her tribute until he read a few signs she held up from the audience.

chic-large-101716.jpg Nile Rodgers has reportedly pulled a Prince-inspired song off of the forthcoming new Chic record. Speaking with rollingstone.com, Rodgers notes that the track was titled "Prince Said It," but after the legend's passing he is no longer comfortable releasing it.

DJKhaled-112316.jpg DJ Khaled has released a new video for the track "It's Secured." The new clip, which was directed by Eif Rivera, features appearances by Nas and Travis Scott. The new visual follows closely on the heels of Khaled's video for "On Everything," which features appearances from Travis Scott, Rick Ross and Big Sean.

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