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June 21- St. Charles, IL – Arcada Theatre tickets on sale Friday April11

Aerosmith, Slash First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 7/25, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 10 AM.

Antlers Lincoln Hall, 6/29, 8 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

Bane, Turnstile Subterranean, 5/27, 8:30 PM.

Tab Benoit Thalia Hall, 6/27, 8 PM.

Boris Bottom Lounge, 8/10, 7 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

Jay Brannan Schubas, 7/22, 8 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

Camera Obscura, Laura Cantrell Thalia Hall, 7/25, 8 PM.

Hayes Carll Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 5/23, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 8 AM.

Castle Cobra Lounge, 6/4, 9 PM.

Celtic Thunder Chicago Theatre, 11/30, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 9 AM.

Chatham County Line Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 6/28, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 8 AM.

Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle Thalia Hall, 6/6, 8 PM.

Dick Dale SPACE, Evanston, 7/17, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Do-Division Fest: High on Fire, Screaming Females, Bass Drum of Death, and others Division between Damen and Leavitt, 5/30-6/1, noon, all-ages.

Ronnie Earl SPACE, Evanston, 8/15, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Eddie & the Hot Rods Double Door, 10/21, 8 PM, on sale Sat 4/12, noon.

Gareth Emery, Michael Woods Concord Music Hall, 6/27, 9 PM.

Failure Metro, 5/22, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, noon.

Farruquito Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 6/26-27, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 8 AM.

Bela Fleck & Brooklyn Rider SPACE, Evanston, 7/2, 7 and 9:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

John Fogerty Chicago Theatre, 7/27, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 10 AM.

Goat Thalia Hall, 6/13, 8 PM.

Sean Hayes Wire, Berwyn, 4/20, 7 PM, all-ages.

Hot Tuna SPACE, Evanston, 7/15-16, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.
James Hunter Six SPACE, Evanston, 7/1, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Indigo Girls House of Blues, 6/4, 8:30 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, 10 AM.
Lake Street Dive Thalia Hall, 9/25, 8 PM.

Lambchop Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 7/31, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 8 AM.

Lonely Biscuits Schubas, 6/24, 8 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

Tony Lucca, Tyler Hilton SPACE, Evanston, 7/12, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Mavericks Thalia Hall, 6/8, 7:30 PM.
Cecile McLorin Salvant Thalia Hall, 11/4, 7:30 PM.

Tony Molina Beat Kitchen, 5/16, 6:30 PM.

Mother Falcon Schubas, 6/7, 10 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 6/15, 4 and 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 8 AM.

O.A.R., Phillip Phillips FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, 6/21, 6:30 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, 10 AM.
Panda Bear Thalia Hall, 5/21, 7 PM.
Peaking Lights Empty Bottle, 5/13, 9 PM.

Phox Lincoln Hall, 8/9, 10 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band City Winery, 6/24-25, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 4/10, noon.

 

Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express City Winery, 6/8, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 4/10, noon.

Joe Purdy City Winery, 6/18, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 4/10, noon.

Rebirth Brass Band SPACE, Evanston, 7/26, 7 and 9:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Saintseneca SPACE, Evanston, 7/10, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.
Blake Shelton, the Band Perry Wrigley Field, 7/19, 7 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, 10 AM.
Silver Apples, Magic Markers, Wrekmeister Harmonies Bohemian National Cemetery, 6/13, 6 PM, on sale Wed 4/9, noon.
Chris Smither, Peter Mulvery SPACE, Evanston, 7/23, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Strange Talk Schubas, 5/22, 9 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

Avery Sunshine SPACE, Evanston, 7/29, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.
Teen Schubas, 5/10, 10 PM, on sale Fri 4/11, noon.

 

Richard Thompson Electric Trio SPACE, Evanston, 6/14, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Justin Timberlake United Center, 12/8, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Mon 4/14, 10 AM.

Allen Toussaint SPACE, Evanston, 6/6, 7 and 9:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 4/12, 11 AM.

Trioscapes, Rocket Miner Beat Kitchen, 5/4, 8:30 PM.

Westies City Winery, 5/22, 8 PM; 5/30, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 4/10, noon.

Jack White, Benjamin Booker Chicago Theatre, 7/23, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 10 AM.

Jack White, Benjamin Booker Auditorium Theatre, 7/24, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 4/11, 10 AM.

Wolfmother Metro, 5/5, 7:30 PM, all-ages.

UPDATED LISTINGS

David Crosby City Winery, 7/21, 8 PM; 7/22, 8 PM, all-ages.

High on Fire Empty Bottle, 5/31-6/1, 9 PM, 5/31 sold out, 6/1 added, on sale Wed 4/9, noon.

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Hellraiser’s Pinhead and Skinny Puppy’s Ogre star in new retro slasher Scream Park

Available on DVD and digital formats on April 22nd

Scream Park is a retro slasher horror flick in the Hatchet vein starring Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley and co-starring Nivek Ogre from the band Skinny Puppy. It will be available on DVD and digital formats on April 22nd courtesy of Wild Eye Releasing.

Bonus Materials include Director’s Commentary, Bloopers, Cast Interviews, Trailers, and more.

Synopsis:
The Fright Land amusement park is on the verge of closing its doors forever. But the park’s owner, Hyde (Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley), has one last plan to sell more tickets… Murder. Hiring two backwoods maniacs to break into the park and hack and slash all his employees, Hyde thinks these killings will create a media sensation, but he has just unleashed a horror that no one can survive.

Screenings:
Official Selection – Texas Frightmare Weekend 2013
Official Selection – Eerie Horror Film Festival – 2013
Official Selection – Horror Realm – 2013

Select Press Quotes:

“The atmosphere is creepy, bringing to mind Black Christmas or John Carpenter’s Halloween.”
-Doctor Carnage Reviews

“I found so much to enjoy in Scream Park I can’t wait for other horror fans to see it.”
-Hacked in the Head Reviews

“Scream Park cuts in the tradition of 80s Slasher movies.”
-Slasher Studios

“Scream Park comes as close as I’ve seen to pulling off the ‘throwback to the 80s’ horror.”
-Scared Stiff Reviews

“A loving throwback to 1980s slasher cinema…a gore soaked suspense piece.”
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“Some really cool and inventive imagery on display here, the filmmakers love is showing on screen.”
-Independent Flicks

Product Details:
Format: DVD
SKU: MVD6193D
UPC: 760137619390
Street Date: 04/22/14
PreBook Date: 03/18/14
Label: WILD EYE RELEASING »
Genre: Horror
Run Time: 85 mins
Number of Discs: 1
Audio: STEREO
Year of Production: 2012
Director: Cary Hill
Producers: Cary Hill, Bruce Koehler, Nathan W. Fullerton
Actors: Doug Bradley, Nivek Ogre, Nicole Beattie, Kailey Marie Harris,
Box Lot: 30
Territory: WORLD
Language: English

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ACE FREHLEY Says He Will Take Part In ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME All-Star Jam



Ace Fehley has confirmed to Fuse that he will take part in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s signature all-star jam at the end of the ceremony on Thursday night (April 10).

“RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s guitarist, Tom [Morello], he called me up last weekend and asked if I’d be involved with the jam,” Frehley told Fuse. “I said, ‘Yeah, sure, I’d be more than happy to do it. Hand me a guitar, I’ll play.’ I’ve been doing it for long enough, right?”

KISS leaders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have refused to perform with fellow co-founding members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss at the induction ceremony, unless the current members of KISS can also perform.

Current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer will not be inducted along with the band’s original lineup, a decision by the Rock Hall which has angered Simmons and Stanley.

Regarding the fact that current Thayer and Singer are not being inducted along with the band’s original lineup, Frehley said: “It’s not just Tommy and Eric [not getting inducted]. There was also [former members] Eric Carr, Vinnie Vincent, Mark St. John and Bruce Kulick. All good musicians and nice guys and I’m friends with most of them. But I think there’s a rule — 25 years. They may have bent the rules for some people, but they’re holding true for them when it comes to KISS. Which isn’t a bad thing — the four original members and our body of work is what made KISS happen. They’re pretty much a parody of what we used to be. Whattaya gonna do?”

Morello will induct KISS into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Joining KISS in the 2014 class of inductees are Peter Gabriel, HALL & OATES, Linda Rondstadt and Cat Stevens, while the E STREET BAND (Bruce Springsteen’s backing group) will be given the Award For Musical Excellence.

All four members of the current lineup of KISS will attend the band’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. They will be accompanied at their table by guitarist Bruce Kulick, who played in KISS during from 1984 to 1996.

Simmons and Stanley have chosen to have Thayer and Singer dress up as Peter Criss’ and Ace Frehley’s respective “Spaceman” and “Catman” personas (designs owned by Simmons and Stanley).

Frehley left KISS after the band’s 2002 “Farewell” dates, saying afterwards that he took the word “farewell” seriously.

The 29th annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 10 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The television broadcast will premiere on HBO on May 31.

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Kinks Brothers in Home Reunion


The Kinks guitarist Dave Davies has told how he and estranged brother Ray recently played music together – and their private reunion was more important than any public event could be.

 

The siblings have both recently spoken positively about the chances of hitting the stage together to mark the band’s 50th anniversary.

 

But Dave – who next week plays his first hometown concert in 13 years – is more concerned about coming to terms with the “toxic” relationship he has with his elder brother.

 

He tells the Independent: “It’s like some people prefer me and Ray to be at each other’s throats than to be brothers. In my 30s and 40s I resented the fact that he gave me so little credit for my input and creativity. But my love has always been relentlessly directed towards him.”

 

He continues: “The older I get, the more difficult I find it being around Ray. I don’t want to use the word ‘abuse’ – but I feel my energy seeping away from me sometimes if I’m with him.

 

“I might be sitting in the room, feeling perfectly happy, and I start to feel really tired, and wonder why. I think, ‘Oh, I’ve got to get out.’ It’s always been a part of his great talent that he’s been able to extract elements of people’s characters and energy; so I have to limit the time I spend with him.”

 

He’s able to see a positive side to the tension and violence that became a trademark of The Kinks’ career. “Families are difficult, and you can learn from discomfort,” he reflects. “Ray and I have been each other’s most important teachers – maybe that’s the clue to the whole relationship.”

 

No anniversary reunion has been confirmed. But Dave already feels there was a great deal of personal achievement when he visited Ray at home two months ago to discuss the possibility, and the pair wound up working on new music.

 

“Just ideas,” says the guitarist. “Maybe we don’t have time to resolve them. Maybe it’s not important for it all to be fixed between me and Ray. Maybe the dynamic of why it works is the tension, and the energy that comes from it. It did work when we played, for a bit.”

 

Asked if he thinks a reunion could take place in some form, he replies: “Yeah. It’ll be great, I think.”

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JOHN LYDON TO STAR IN JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ARENA TOUR

 

He won’t be playing the anti-Christ, unfortunately — just King Herod.

Hosanna hey or hosanna huh? “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical about the final days of Jesus, will soon rise again, this time as a arena show that will feature an eclectic roster of rock and pop artists and will tour North America starting in June.

This new production of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was announced Friday morning on “Good Morning America,” will feature Brandon Boyd of the rock band Incubus as Judas Iscariot; JC Chasez of *NSYNC as Pontius Pilate; Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child as Mary Magdalene; and John Lydon (a k a Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols) as King Herod. The tour will also star Ben Forster, the winner of a British reality-TV casting competition, as Jesus.

Performances will begin on June 9 at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, and the tour is expected to conclude on Aug. 17 at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia. (Other area dates include an Aug. 5 performance at Madison Square Garden in New York.) “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which began as a concept album in 1970 and has spawned numerous stage productions, was last presented on Broadway in 2012, starring Paul Nolan as Jesus and Josh Young as Judas Iscariot.

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AEROSMITH And SLASH To Officially Announce ‘Let Rock Rule’ Tour Details Next Tuesday

 

AEROSMITH and Slash last month announced that they will team up for a 2014 U.S. tour this summer. The two acts revealed the joint road trip, dubbed “Let Rock Rule”, via a series of tweets on March 21 from Slash and members of AEROSMITH, although dates and venues have yet to be finalized.

Ahead of the tour’s official announcement — which is expected to take place on Tuesday, April 8 — there has been some interesting activity happening in downtown Los Angeles.

Slash is currently working on his third solo album with his band MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS. The follow-up to 2012′s “Apocalyptic Love” is expected to arrive in September.

Singer Myles Kennedy, who has been on tour with his other band ALTER BRIDGE, recently tweeted that he had entered the studio to begin laying down vocals for the disc.

AEROSMITH released its first set of all-original material in 11 years, “Music From Another Dimension!”, in 2012, and toured for much of the year after its release.

Perry recently revealed that he will publish his autobiography this October, titled “Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith”.

 

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