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U21-080416.jpg U2 paid tribute to the late Leonard Cohen during their gig in Toronto on what would have been his 79th birthday. "Tonight we hold onto some things, as you let go of some others," Bono said. "I'm not quite sure how to let it go, but I know tonight I'm holding onto the music of Leonard Cohen, thinking about it today. It's been on my mind."

trent-061616.jpg Nine Inch Nails gave a special guest performance on the recent edition of Twin Peaks: The Return. Trent Reznor and company offered up a performance of Not the Actual Events' "She's Gone Away" clad in all leather on a creepy, goth-inspired set. It's the first public performance of the track since the EP's release in December.

rush-031110.jpg Three capybara babies born in Toronto have been named after each member of Rush. The new triplet offspring of Bonnie and Clyde have been named after the band's singer/bassist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart.

thekillers-072516.jpg The Killers surprised Glastonbury fans with a performance on the John Peel stage, the stage they first performed on in 2004. "They say you play the John Peel Stage twice in your career, once on the way up and once on the way down. It's good to be back," frontman Brandon Flowers said.

queen-photo-by-chris-hopper-090616.jpg Queen and Adam Lambert kicked off their North American tour Friday evening at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. According to live reports, the concert began "We Will Rock You" and concluded with "We Are the Champions." Going through numerous costume changes, Lambert led the band through 19 other Queen tracks.

foofighters-061616.jpg Foo Fighters returned to the Glastonbury stage and delivered a performance they were meant to in 2015 before frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg. The band opened their set with "Time Like These," which Florence and the Machine covered in 2015 when they took the band's Glastonbury spot.

SavingAbel-062117.jpg Saving Abel will be joined by Soil on the Redneck Rebellion Tour, set to hit the road this fall. The rock acts will alternate headlining slots throughout the tour while Kirra will provide direct support.

TheWho-070916.jpg The Who's Pete Townshend says that he decided to take Classic Quadrophenia, a symphonic reimagining of the band's 1973 album, on tour because he didn't want regret not doing it one day.

BlackSabbath-061016.jpg Black Sabbath has announced a massive new boxset, The Ten Year War, which will feature all eight of the band's Ozzy Osbounce fronted albums, for release this fall.

imge1-092116.jpg Iggy Pop will serve as one of the headlining acts for the 2017 Sound on Sound Festival, alongside the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Shins. The festival will take place this fall. The second annual Sound on Sound Festival will return to Sherwood Forest, a medieval-style village located outside Austin, Texas, November 10-12.

liamgallagher-061616.jpg Liam Gallagher has announced plans for a new solo album, As You Were, and subsequent tour, for later this year. As You Were will arrive on October 6 and will be available in a multitude of formats, including vinyl, CD and a "special box set" complete with a color vinyl, an exclusive seven-inch, hardback book and an art print by Klaus Voorman.

AlterBridge-080116.jpg Alter Bridge has released a new video for "Cradle to the Grave," which is taken from the band's fifth studio album, The Last Hero. The new black-and-white clip features various shots of the band in a live setting as they perform the song around the world.

img3-090513.jpg Imagine Dragons have released their third studio album Evolve. It's their first release since 2015's Smoke + Mirrors and first album since the band's self-imposed hiatus in 2006.

foofighters-061616.jpg After the announcement of a new album, Concrete and Gold, Foo Fighters have debuted a new song, "Sunday Rain," during a performance in Riga, Latvia as part of their current European tour.

NothingMore-062117.jpg Nothing More have confirmed plans for a North American tour set for later this year. The run is set to kick off on September 12 in Memphis at the New Daisy Theater and will continue on through November 11 when they'll wrap in New Orleans at the House of Blues.

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