Duff McKagan has enthused about his Irish heritage, and his experiences of performing in Ireland. The Guns ‘n’ Roses bassist, whose forthcoming solo tour includes a slot at Electric Picnic in Co.Laois, made the comments speaking to eonmusic at a press event which was held in London on Thursday (25th April 2019).
Download Festival has announced that a full mindfulness programme will be implemented in 2019 for the first time. Announced ahead of Mental Health Awareness week next month, the Mind The Dog initiative will run morning, afternoon, and evening sessions. Taking place from 13th – 16th June, this year's event is headed up by Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool.
Ramblin' Man Fair has added Cheap Trick, FM, Jimmy Barnes, Inglorious, Wayward Sons and more to it's growing 2019 line-up. The latest additions join headliners The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry and Foreigner for the festival which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July.
Kingdom Come's first three albums are set for a re-release. Titled Get It On: 1988-1991 - Classic Album Collection, the remastered box set features the band's most celebrated albums - ‘Kingdom Come’, ‘In Your Face’ and ‘Hands Of Time’. Originally released on PolyGram between 1988 and 1991, this exclusive set is fully remastered and contains bonus material on each disc.
Bloodstock festival has reveal another six bands joining the event, hailing from not just the UK, but also Spain, Finland, and Egypt. Additionally, the annual Metal 2 The Masses finals, which seek out the best new metal talent across the country and beyond, kick off this coming weekend. Headlined by Sabaton, Parkway Drive and Scorpions, BOA 2019 takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire from 8th - 11th August.
Hot on the heels of Record Store Day (13th April 2019), A&M/UMe has announced the re-release of Janet Jackson's 'Control'. Available on vinyl for the first time since its 1986 release, the set will come in both black, and translucent red variations.
The original line-up of the multi-platinum selling +Live+ are returning to the UK for the first time in over 13 years with an intimate live show at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Sunday 30 June 2019.
The Hollywood Vampires have announced details of their return, with new music in the form of explosive second album, 'Rise.' Rock and roll royalty Joe Perry, Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp and shock rock icon Alice Cooper join forces once again for the unmissable rock album of 2019.
Monster Magnet have been added to the line up for 2019's Ramblin' Man Fair. Joining headliners The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry and Foreigner for the festival which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July, Dave Wyndorf's crew will headline the Grooverider Stage.
Two live recordings from 1968 and 1970 of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac are set for release as a 3CD Box set on 7th June 2019. Recently discovered, these sets will include rare band images and a brand new essay. Separate LP versions are set to follow.