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Metallica played the ‘Colbert’ Super Bowl special (watch)
Metallica still haven't played the Super Bowl halftime show (that honor went to The Weeknd this year), but for 2021 they did appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert's post-Super Bowl special...
Music venues & live event industry offer vaccine aid in letter to Biden
”Live events is one of the best prepared, best equipped, most experienced industries in America to manage and control large crowds in a rapid, organized fashion,” a letter to President Biden reads. ”Moving people in, out, and around a public gathering space swiftly and safely is the foundation of our industry.”
Dr. Fauci says concerts could return in the fall
That timing depends on a large enough percentage of the population receiving the vaccine for "herd immunity" to be reached, around 70-85%.
Live Nation President anticipates return of concerts by summer 2021
”It’s our expectation in general that we’ll be able to get back to have full-capacity shows, that we won’t need social distancing—certainly outdoors—by next summer,” Joe Berchtold said in a recent interview.
Eddie Van Halen had a brain tumor & stage IV lung cancer, his son says
Wolfgang Van Halen talked about the ”shit-ton of tapes” Eddie left behind, the ”kitchen-sink” reunion tour he was considering with Van Halen, and more in a new interview with Howard Stern.
Lemmy (Motörhead) & Rob Halford (Judas Priest) are action figures now
The founder of The Loudest Band in the World, in miniature.
Sammy Hagar & Michael Anthony post video tribute to Eddie Van Halen
”A Van Halen song never felt so hard to play and sing in my life,” Sammy Hagar says.
Billy Corgan’s vegan tea shop reopens in Chicago
In addition to brewing teas from Rare Tea Cellar, Madame Zuzus' has a vegan food menu that includes soups, salads, sandwiches (including chickpea ”tuna,” tofu banh-mi, and grilled ”cheese”), and bowls, with pastries, breads, and condiments made on site.
Thin Lizzy box set w/ 74 unreleased songs coming ++ new Phil Lynott documentary trailer (watch)
Today would've been Phil Lynott's 71st birthday.
hear Chris Cornell’s cover of Guns N’ Roses’ “Patience”
Today would've been Chris Cornell's 56th birthday.