Michael Franti & Spearhead Stay Human Tour prefaces new album

Michael Franti & Spearhead Stay Human Tour prefaces new album

With a new album readying to drop, Michael Franti & Spearhead continue their 2018 summer run. The “Stay Human” Tour preludes Franti’s upcoming album Stay Human 2, also the soundtrack for the reggae-rocker/activist’s forthcoming self-directed documentary, Stay Human. Of the upcoming tour, new music and film, Franti explains, “I’ve traveled the globe making music and throughout the years I’ve always hoped that it could inspire small steps towards making the world a better place. Struggling with the challenges of the world I began filming my new documentary, Stay Human, telling…

Louder Than Life 2018 lineup announced: Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Nine Inch Nails headlining

Louder Than Life 2018 lineup announced: Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Nine Inch Nails headlining

This article was originally published by Sherri ‘So Very Crawford’ for AXS.com, here Louder Than Life returns this fall bigger than ever, as the festival expands to three days for 2018, with a lineup to match. The fifth annual rock-n-roll and whiskey fest, which runs September 28-30, will feature headliners Avenged Sevenfold (Friday), Godsmack (Saturday) and Nine Inch Nails (Sunday) – NIN is slated to drop forthcoming album Bad Witch later this month. Returning to Champions Park in Louisville, KY, Louder Than Life 2018 showcases the best of rock music and…

Ghost announce Rats on the Road US tour

Ghost announce Rats on the Road US tour

An evening with Ghost kicks off May 5 Grammy® Award-winning band GHOST today (Feb. 27, 2018) announced a  tour that will kick off on May 5, 2018 in Riverside, CA, and visit US cities throughout the Spring. See Our Concert Photos Here: Ghost Enthralls at Carolina Rebellion Last December, Ghost released the live double-album Ceremony And Devotion, which was recorded during their critically exalted Popestar tour during the summer of 2017, and features fan favorites spanning the band’s entire catalogue from Opus Eponymous (2010) to Infestissumam (2013) to Meliora (2015)…

Metallica announce 2018 North American Tour, 2 shows in NC

Metallica announce 2018 North American Tour, 2 shows in NC

By Sherri ‘So Very’ Crawford: METALLICA announced a second leg of their North American Tour, with two dates in North Carolina. The band skipped stopping in the state on its last U.S. run. The metal legends will first hit the Tar Heel State at Charlotte’s Spectrum Center on October 22. After crisscrossing the country through the rest of the fall and into winter, the band returns to North Carolina to play Raleigh’s PNC Arena on January 28 (2019). See full list of tour dates below. Comprising 34 dates, the fall/winter…

Bananarama announces first U.S. tour

Bananarama announces first U.S. tour

Exactly thirty years in the making, British pop powerhouse Bananarama touch down in 2018 for their first four dates in North America, as the original lineup – Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward, and Siobhan Fahey. Cited in the Guinness Book of Records as “the most successful girl group of all-time” – for achieving more hit singles than any female band in history – Bananarama forever changed the face of pop music worldwide. To date, combined sales exceed 40 million and counting. Bananarama’s tour marks an important first for the trio. Fahey…