All posts by Chris LeDrew

  • The Waterboys Announce Fall North American Tour

         (Press Release from Conqueroo) NEW YORK, NY. — The Waterboys have confirmed a full slate of dates across North America in the fall. After touring Canada in July with a featured stop in Brooklyn, N.Y., the Waterboys...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • Willie Nile’s American Ride #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Chart

    (Press Release) NEW YORK, N.Y. – Critically-acclaimed veteran New York singer/songwriter Willie Nile’s new album, American Ride, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers/Top New Artist Albums chart…not bad for an artist who just celebrated his 65th birthday!  Nile’s...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Steve Lukather to Tour with Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus

    (Press release from SKH Music. Photo Credit: Rob Shanahan)  Los Angeles — Steve Lukather will stay on the road following Toto’s European run of headline arena dates and festival appearances.  He’ll join the Frampton Guitar Circus Tour for...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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  • Skydiggers Release Canadiana Cover Album

    (Press release from Killbeat Music) In celebration of 25 years together and in celebration of Canadian talent, Skydiggers’ new album No.1 Northern pays homage to the great Canadian songwriters who have left their mark on this country, and inspired Skydiggers throughout the...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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  • New Black Sabbath Album “13”: First US # 1 for Band

    “13” is proving to be a lucky number for Black Sabbath. OZZY OSBOURNE, TONY IOMMI and GEEZER BUTLER have scored their first-ever U.S. #1 release in the legendary band’s 45-year career with their album, 13.  Produced by Rick Rubin and released June 11 on Vertigo/Republic, the album sold more than...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Check out The Pixies’ New Single, “Bagboy”

    Written by the Pixies and recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales, UK, October 2012, the single “Bagboy” was produced by Gil Norton and features Black Francis on vocals, Joey Santiago on guitars/backing vocals, David Lovering on drums/backing vocals and...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • George Thorogood’s First Two Albums to be Re-Released in Late July

    *LOS ANGELES, Calif. — When George Thorogood and the Delaware Destroyers burst onto the national scene in 1977, roots rock music was all but absent from contemporary radio. Yet, the focus and excitement that George brought to...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Concert Review: Sting at Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland

    Just before crossing the Atlantic to start a European tour, Sting and his all-star band stopped off in St. John’s, Newfoundland on Wednesday to give the crowd at Mile One Centre two hours of back-to-back hits from...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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  • The Real Reason for Robert Plant’s Tears During “Stairway to Heaven”

    On December 2, 2012, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin were among the artists celebrated at the 35th annual Kennedy Centre Honors in Washington, D.C. Among the musicians chosen to pay tribute to Led Zeppelin’s enduring musical...

    • Posted June 24, 2013
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