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More stars added to the Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts in London and Los Angeles

Posted by on June 17, 2022

    Breaking news on the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert scheduled to be held, first in London, then in Los Angeles! In London, additional performers will include Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, P!nk, Nandi Bushell, Nile Rodgers, Greg Kurstin and LeAnn Rimes. In Los Angeles Gene Simmons will join new additions, Krist […]

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Members of Rush and Queen among others to perform at Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts in London and LA

Posted by on June 16, 2022

      The long list of rock’s mightiest heroes performing at the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert in London is long and growing. Hold on to your hats! Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush, Liam Gallagher of Oasis, Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Chris Chaney of Jane’s […]

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Foo Fighters announce tribute shows for Taylor Hawkins; widow releases first statement since his passing

Posted by on June 8, 2022

    Remaining Foo Fighters members Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear, and Rami Jaffee will honor their late bandmate, Taylor Hawkins, by announcing Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts. On March 25th, Hawkins tragically passed away, shocking the entire music world as the band scrapped their touring plans to mourn the sudden loss. The […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/27: A lackluster week of charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 15th releases. Not many albums were released and the overall numbers were down. Sad to see but hopefully next week picks it up.   Notable Debuts: Monuments, In […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: The charts take an ‘Ego Trip’

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 8th releases.   Notable Debuts: Papa Roach, Ego Trip (New Noize) Debut #11 6,900 sold This is the band’s 11th studio album.             Joe Satriani, […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/13: Unlimited Love for Charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 1st releases.   Notable Debuts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner) Debut #1 82,525 sold Red Hot Chili Peppers and former guitarist, John Frusciante, reunite for their twelfth […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/6: Animals As Leaders have their highest charting debut

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the March 25th releases.   Notable Debuts: Animals As Leaders, Parrhesia (Sumerian) Debut #17 4,025 sold 5th studio album from the instrumental progressive metal unit.             Dream […]

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Taylor Hawkins receives Grammy tribute; No mention of Slipknot’s Joey Jordison during ‘In Memoriam’ segment

Posted by on April 4, 2022

    Foo Fighters drummer, Taylor Hawkins, passed away at the age of 50 just over a week ago. A beloved part of the rock and roll community, Taylor was honored with a special video package during the televised portion of the Grammy Awards ceremony’s “In Memoriam” segment. Host Trevor Noah said, “This was the […]

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2022 heavy music Grammy award winners

Posted by on April 4, 2022

  April 3, the rescheduled Grammy Awards ceremony took place after being delayed again due to Covid concerns. Some awards were given in the rock and metal categories in an afternoon awards ceremony. We have a list of notables below. The more mainstream-oriented awards and live musical performances were reserved for the evening awards show […]

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Foo Fighters cancel all touring plans following death of Taylor Hawkins

Posted by on March 29, 2022

    Foo Fighters have cancelled their touring plans following the death of their drummer Taylor Hawkins.  The group issued the following statement on social media: “It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins. We’re sorry […]

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