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JEFF PILSON Talks FOREIGNER's Farewell Tour, Says Band May Have 'Some Other Things Happening In 2025'

In a new interview with Raul Amador of Bass Musician Magazine, FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson spoke about the band's ongoing two-year farewell tour which will include a 2024 run with STYX as well as a two-part "Feels Like The Last Time Farewell Tour" residency at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venet...
December 31, 2023

STYX's JAMES 'J.Y.' YOUNG On Learning Business Side Of Music: 'Fortunately, We Didn't Completely Screw It Up'

In a new interview with QFM96's "Torg & Elliott" radio show, STYX guitarist James "J.Y." Young was asked how long it took him and his bandmates in their early days to "figure out the business side of being a band." He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, early on, we had a guy...
December 25, 2023

FOREIGNER's KELLY HANSEN: 'This Has Always Been A Two-Year Farewell' Tour

FOREIGNER frontman Kelly Hansen recently spoke to Guy "Favazz" Favazza of the St. Louis, Missouri radio station KSHE 95 about the band's upcoming 2024 concert tour with STYX. The "Renegades & Juke Box Heroes" trek, which will visit venues across North America starting June 11, 2024 in Michigan,...
December 9, 2023

How Did STYX End Up Being Accused Of Having Hidden Messages In Its Songs? JAMES 'J.Y.' YOUNG Explains

In a new interview with Ethan Dometrius of the 107.3 The Eagle radio station, STYX guitarist James "J.Y." Young spoke about how claims were made by anti-rock-music activists during the early 1980s that the STYX song "Snowblind"'s lyrics were Satanic and contained hidden backwards messages. The line...
December 5, 2023

STYX And FOREIGNER Announce Spring/Summer 2024 North American Tour

STYX and FOREIGNER will team up for a tour next summer. Special guest on all dates will be John Waite. The "Renegades & Juke Box Heroes Tour" will kick off on June 11 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan and wrap up on August 28 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, South...
December 1, 2023

STYX TO RETURN To Las Vegas's Venetian Resort In January/February 2024

Legendary rockers STYX will take the Las Vegas stage once again for an unforgettable five-night engagement at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort. The shows will be held on January 26, 27 and 31 and February 2 and 3, 2024. All shows are scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $4...
October 2, 2023

TED NUGENT Announces Upcoming Guest Appearances With STYX, NIGHT RANGER And SAMMY HAGAR

During the latest episode of "The Nightly Nuge", a news-style clip in which Ted Nugent offers his take on the news of our world every night, the legendary rocker reflected on his just-completed "Adios Mofo '23" farewell tour. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We had people from...
August 31, 2023

NIGHT RANGER Announces New Live Album '40 Years And A Night With Contemporary Youth Orchestra'

Legendary rockers NIGHT RANGER will release a new live album, "40 Years And A Night With Contemporary Youth Orchestra", on October 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. The live album and live performance footage will be available on CD, vinyl (including limited editions),DVD, Blu-ray, and digitally across a...
August 9, 2023


Ted Nugent joined NIGHT RANGER on stage this past Monday (July 3) at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Michigan to perform the DAMN YANKEES song "Coming Of Age" and the Nugent classic "Cat Scratch Fever". Video of Ted's appearance can be seen below (courtesy of the Shor'Line YouTub...
July 5, 2023


Ex-SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach, ANTHRAX's Joey Belladonna, HEART's Nancy Wilson and STARSHIP singer Mickey Thomas are among the musicians who will appear on the upcoming TRIUMPH tribute album. The effort is being overseen by producer Mike Clink, who helmed TRIUMPH's 1986 album "Sport Of Kings"...
May 29, 2023

Watch: TED NUGENT And JACK BLADES Lead 'A Bit Of A DAMN YANKEES Reunion' In Las Vegas

Ted Nugent, Robin Zander (CHEAP TRICK),Jack Blades (NIGHT RANGER) and Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) were part of the KINGS OF CHAOS lineup that performed this past Monday (May 22) at the Hendon Rocks party for select global ICSC Las Vegas retail conference attendees at The Chelsea in...
May 25, 2023

DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Announces July 2023 Tour Dates With Wife LAUREN MONROE

2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Lauren Monroe. The singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and healing arts practitioner and educator is thrilled to announce the upcoming single "Brave", a string of summer shows with her husband, legendary DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen, and a partner...
May 24, 2023

DEF LEPPARD Added To 2023 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Lineup

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, hailed as the best party anywhere, has added multi-platinum Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers DEF LEPPARD to the list of rock superstars performing at its annual event this summer, which runs August 4-13 at The Buffalo Chip Campground in Sturgis, South Dakota. Headliners announc...
April 25, 2023

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For fans of infernally catchy hard rock performed by mutant gonks from outer space, LORDI have been an increasingly fertile source of delight in recent times. You might even say that Mr. Lordi has been spoiling us. The Finnish band's most recent album, "Lordiversity", was, in fact, seven albums in o...
March 30, 2023

TOMMY SHAW Explains Why A DAMN YANKEES Reunion Is Highly Unlikely

During a March 13 appearance on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", STYX's Tommy Shaw was once again asked about the possibility of a reunion of the DAMN YANKEES, the supergroup he formed more than three decades ago with Jack Blades, Ted Nugent and Michael Cartellone. He responded (as transc...
March 20, 2023