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Def Leppard heading to Canada for summer tour

Def Leppard heading to Canada for summer tour

Credit: Kevin NixonDef Leppard has announced its first North American concerts of 2019: a run of summer shows in Canada. The trek kicks off July 12 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is plotted out through a July 31 performance in Calgary, Alberta. The U.K. hard rockers will be joined by Tesla on the outing. Tickets…

Expanded 30th anniversary reissue of Skid Row’s self-titled debut released digitally

Expanded 30th anniversary reissue of Skid Row’s self-titled debut released digitally

Rhino’80s hair-metal band Skid Row’s self-titled debut album was released 30 years ago this month, and in honor of the milestone, a deluxe expanded version of the record was released Friday on digital services. Skid Row: 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition features a remastered version of the original album’s 11 songs, the bonus track “Forever” and…

Listen to unearthed 1992 Nirvana demo, with Dave Grohl on guitar

Listen to unearthed 1992 Nirvana demo, with Dave Grohl on guitar

ABC/Fred WatkinsA long-lost Nirvana demo session recorded in 1992 has surfaced online. The recording was uploaded by drummer Rey Washam, who played in bands including Ministry, Tad and Scratch Acid — Kurt Cobain was a fan of the latter group. The session featured Washam on drums, Krist Novoselic on bass and Dave Grohl on guitar.…

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#ROCKUSA2019

#ROCKUSA2019

Here’s the lineup for Rock USA 2019! My niece and I always get excited to see the lineup, and look forward to checking out live music, too!

Christmas Radio Play – Miracle On 34th Street

Christmas Radio Play – Miracle On 34th Street

It’s been a busy holiday season for me. But in a good way! Once again this year, I participated in CWACT’s annual Christmas Radio Play. It’s a throwback to when people would gather around the radio and listen to live performances of stories that were created for radio with voice actors and live sound effects.…

The Forge: 12/16/18 UNDER COVER II

The Forge: 12/16/18 UNDER COVER II

For those asking for the playlist from last night’s Forge- here ya go! HR 1-1 QUEENSRYCHE – WELCOME TO THE MACHINE (PINK FLOYD) WAYSTED – FORTUNATE SON (C.C.R.) GREAT WHITE – SUBSTITUTE (THE WHO) LIZZY BORDEN – LONG LIVE ROCK N ROLL (RAINBOW) CRUCIAL TAUNT – BALLROOM BLITZ (SWEET) HR 1-2 DANGEROUS TOYS – LET…

Weekend Fun with Tonya Haze and CWACT

Weekend Fun with Tonya Haze and CWACT

    It’s time to get in the Christmas spirit! And a great way to do that is by going to see a Christmas show. But what Christmas show should you see? If you ask me, I have to say, Miracle on 34th Street. It’s an live radio play, like they would have done in the…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Noomi Rapace is back to kick butt as a bodyguard in new Netflix thriller ‘Close’

Noomi Rapace is back to kick butt as a bodyguard in new Netflix thriller ‘Close’

Netflix(NEW YORK) — Actress Noomi Rapace is no stranger to playing strong women: She played super-tough hacker Lisbeth Salander in three films based on Stieg Larsson’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series.  But she admits even she wasn’t prepared for what she’d have to do to prepare for her latest role. Rapace plays a bodyguard…

HBO’s ‘Crashing’ promises more stand-up and social commentary in season three

HBO’s ‘Crashing’ promises more stand-up and social commentary in season three

Craig Blankenhorn/HBO(NEW YORK) — HBO’s Crashing, inspired by the life of comedian Pete Holmes, is back for more stand-up this weekend…and maybe a little social commentary on the side. The third season of the series, which premieres on Sunday, promises to not only document Holmes and his peers’ ongoing struggle to become comedy stars, but…