Machine Head Books an “Intimate” US Tour – New Album Out Now

Machine Head will embark on an intimate venue tour through small-town America as part of their Electric Happy Hour (Live). The band just released their new album “ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN.” Read our review here. Dates include some tour favorites that have had over the years including oft-missed places such as Minot, North Dakota, Springfield, Missouri, Huntington, West Virginia and Charleston, South Carolina.

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Wardruna Postpones North American Tour Dates to 2022

Sad news as acclaimed Nordic folk band Wardruna, has yet again had to postpone their tour supoppoorting their amazing album Kvitravn (Sony/By Norse) again. The hoped for tour dates for 2021 will now happoen in 2022. The band made an announcement with new dates and links. They also expanded the dates to include rituals in Atlanta, Georgia and Durham, North Carolina. See details and new dates with buy links below. Ghost Cult also supports this tour with a contest we held in 2020, and our original winner will still get their prize for 2020 if they claim it. The band commented:

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Cheap Trick to Support Rod Stewart on Tour in Summer 2020

Classic Rock legends Cheap Trick will team with Rod Stewart for a summer North American tour. The 21 sate tour will launch on July 21 in Cleveland, Ohio and end on September 5 in Chicago, Illinois. Tickets for most shows go on sale Friday, January 10 at 10 a.m. local time via Live Nation. Rod will promote the tour this week on Entertainment Tonight to celebrate his 75th birthday! Check your local listings for the show,

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Mick Jagger To Undergo Open Heart Surgery, Rolling Stones Tour Postponed

As the news hit over the weekend, The Rolling Stones have postponed their summer tour of the USA due to an illness with frontman Mick Jagger. Now we have learned that the “illness” is actually a heart valve replacement the 75-year old rock legend needs. Know for being in immaculate shape of late after his notorious partying ways as a younger man, Jagger is expected to make a full recovery, and the tour to be rescheduled at a later date. See the statement below from Mick and the band. Get well soon Mick! Continue reading

Watch System Of A Down Perform Their Classics At Aftershock

System Of A Down came together last night to headline Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, after performing in San Bernadino, CA the night before to kick off a small run of tour dates. The band has reunited for the live performances and tours the last few years but has not been without drama. Although we won’t likely see new music from the band, the band still delivers live, as you can see in these fan-filmed videos.Continue reading

Evanescence To Release The Ultimate Collection Vinyl Box Set

Evanescence, photo credit by Michael-Weintroub

Evanescence, photo credit by Michael-Weintroub

Recently reactivated new millenium rockers Evanescense will release The Ultimate Collection, a 6-LP Vinyl Box Set on December 9th. Continue reading

Amanda Palmer Announces An Evening With Style Tour

Amanda Palmer, photo by Shervin Lainez

Amanda Palmer, photo by Shervin Lainez


Amanda Palmer has announced a brief “An Evening With” tour of the USA on her blog, which will feature the artist solo in eight stripped-down performances, with only voice, keyboards and ukulele. This will be her first extensive touring of 2015 and her first musical endeavor in a while, which she commented on in her blog. Amanda has been promoting her book The Art of Asking (Piatkus) with Q & As, readings and book signings. Her book will also be available on the tour as well.

Tour Dates and ticket info below:



Saturday, April 4:: DC – Lincoln Theater

tickets will be available friday Feb 20th,10am EST here.

(9:30 Club/I.M.P. Member’s pre-sale starts 10:AM, Feb 19th. join their mailing list before Wednesday the 18th for presale details:


Sunday, April 5:: RICHMOND, VA – The National

tickets will be available friday Feb 20th,10am EST here.


Monday, April 6:: RALEIGH, NC – Fletcher Opera Theatre*


Thursday, April 9:: ATLANTA – Variety Playhouse*


Friday, April 10:: BIRMINGHAM, AL – WorkPlay Theatre*


Saturday, April 11:: NEW ORLEANS – Civic Theater*


Tuesday, April 14:: AUSTIN – Paramount Theatre

tickets will be available friday Feb 20th,10am central here.


Wednesday, April 15:: DALLAS – Granada Theater

tickets will be available friday Feb 20th,10am central here.


*ticket links tbd. follow for updates!*


Barishi Tapped To Open The First Leg of the Felix Martin US Tour

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Vermont based avant-garde prog metallers Barishi have been chosen as one of the national openers for 14 string guitar-wizard Felix Martin’s US tour. The run of dates lasting over a month kicks-off tonight in Los Angeles. Mixing equal parts At The Drive In, Tool and The Dillinger Escape Plan, the band has a refined sound and an explosive stage show that is not to be missed. Stinking Lizaveta and Dyse will also be performing on select dates. Check out their recent video for ‘Smoke From The Earth’ below:



Press Notes:

BARISHI recently released the Endless Howl EP, the follow-up to 2013’s acclaimed self-titled full-length. The band’s new effort is a brilliant mix of progressive metal dynamics and inventive hardcore harshness that is at once creative, melodic, and captivating. The Endless Howl EP is streaming in its entirety and available for purchase at

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