Ozzy Osbourne is reportedly giving up driving less than a decade from finally obtaining a driver's license back in 2009. A UK tabloid reports that he decided to stop driving after being involved in a minor accident in a Ferrari. He son Jack is quoted, "He had a little bumper kiss on the freeway with someone and he was like 'you know, I don't want to drive any more'. He was already driving less and less. I think he is of that mindset he'd rather not have the responsibility. Think about it - Ozzy bumps someone and it is like next thing you know we are going to sue for a billion - because people are silly. His thing was more like 'I don't want to be liable, that's it'."
Arctic Monkeys have expanded their tour plans in support of their new album "Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino" (out May 10th.) they have added a series of UK and Ireland shows this September. See the dates here
TMZ reports that Brandon Lee, the son of former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, will not face battery charges for allegedly knocked his father unconscious last month. Read more details here.
Glassjaw have shared their first new music video in 15 years. The new clip is the for the song "Shira" which comes from their recently released comeback album "Material Control". Watch the video here
Coachella festival will be livestreamed via YouTube for the eights straight year via the event's official channel here on any screen (desktop, mobile and living room) from April 13 - 15.
Skinless has released a music video for their single "Line Of Dissent". The song comes from their forthcoming album "Savagery", which is due out May 11th. Watch the clip here
Slugdge's Matt Moss and Kev Pearson revealed to Metal Hammer that Black Dahlia Murder drummer Alan Cassidy and bassist Moat Lowe of Novena have joined the lineup.
Kataklysm have released a guitar playthrough video for their new single, "Guillotine". The song comes from their new studio album, Meditations, which will hit stores on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. Watch the video here.
Doro has announced that her new studio album will be entitled "for Forever Warriors, Forever United" and is set to be released on August 17th 2018 via Nuclear Blast.
Enime have begin recording their sophomore album "Bleeding Out", with the 10 track effort expected to be released at the end of the summer. So far all demo tracks have been recorded and the band is working on finalizing all the little nuances before hitting the studio at the end of April.
The New Roses have premiered a music video for the title track to their latest album "One More For The Road" as they prepare to hit the road with the Dead Daisies this week. They had this to say, "We picked this song as the title track of the album, because it represents our life on tour with all its ups and downs. The video "One More For The Road" completes this feeling visually. This is who we are!" Watch ithere
Gwar interrupted regular scheduled programming with this announcement "GWARTV is now on the air. Forget all that Russian hype. GWARTV has given the Americans a real reason to fear foreign propaganda on our airwaves. This unfettered access that Antarctic rock gods GWAR have acquired through the ill-advised approval of their Roku subscription channel will soon have Congress and the FCC scrambling to reign in their menace. Yes, I Sleazy P. Martini no longer have to physically distribute chemicals to poison the public's minds. Now through the miracle of internet steaming television and Roku, GWAR can poison minds by the millions across the world at the speed of light with the push of a button. Never has going legit been so bad and felt so good." More details here
She joined an already star-packed roster of performers for the awards show which will be televised live on CBS beginning at 8:00 PM ET/PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday, April 15th.
Other performers include Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Midland, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Bebe Rexha, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Brett Young.
The western themed music video was directed by TK McKamy and filmed on location in Tucson, Arizona. If features cameos from not only her husband Ryan Hurd, but also members of her management team, band and crew.
Fans can catch Meren on television this week beginning with an appearance tonight (April 10th) as one of the many music stars taking part in the Elton John tribute special.
She will be performing John's "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters" during the Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute broadcast which begins at 9PM Eastern on CBS.
She will also be performing at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at 8 PM Eastern which will be broadcast live this Sunday (April 15th) on CBS. Watch her new videohere.
Rhett had this to say about the song, "This song is basically my autobiography in three minutes. It covers my college years, marrying Lauren, becoming a dad and the evolution of my music career.
"It's definitely the most personal song I've ever written, but we all go through a lot in life whatever the story is, so I think the sentiment is something a lot of people can relate to."
The trek is scheduled to kick off on May 30th in Nashville, TN at The Ryman Auditorium and will wrap up on June 10th in the Toronto, ON at the Sony Centre.
They had this to say, "We've always had so much fun performing together for one-off gigs, so it's high time we took that show on the road. We share so much musical history together between Glee, Broadway, and our own solo projects, so it will be fun to put it all together for our fans in one big show." See the dateshere.
After selling out in its inaugural year, Live Nation is expanding the epic experience by more than doubling the number of Festival Passports available for 2018 to 2,500 passes, granting purchasers GA access to the 100+ participating festivals around the globe.
Additionally, Live Nation is excited to offer music enthusiasts the first ever VIP Festival Passport, granting 100 lucky purchasers VIP entry. The GA tier of the Festival Passport is priced at $999 USD, while the VIP tier is $5,000 USD.
Festival Passport holders will have access to more festivals this year than ever before, with unlimited admission to over 100 of Live Nation's unique festivals around the world including Austin City Limits Music Festival (US), Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (US), Download (UK, Spain, France, Australia), Electric Daisy Carnival (US), Falls Festival (Australia), Firenze Rocks (Italy), Governors Ball Music Festival (US), Lollapalooza (Germany, France, US), Rock Werchter (Belgium), Sasquatch! Music Festival (US), and many more. In addition, Sydney City Limits (Australia), Creamfields (China), RedFestDXB (UAE), Impact Festival (Poland), Openair Frauenfeld (Switzerland), and Edinburgh Summer Sessions (UK) are new festivals added to the Festival Passport for 2018. For a full map of participating festivals around the world, clickhere.
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