U2 Starting Tour Rehearsals In Vancouver


U2 have reportedly started their tour rehearsals for their upcoming Innocence + Experience trek, which begins May 15 in Vancouver. The Province observed that 15 unmarked tractor trailers are currently parked outside the city’s Pacific Coliseum. “We have a pretty good idea that the people coming in to do the rehearsing might be a little known Irish quartet known as U2,” they write.More »


AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Says He’s Not Afraid Of Dying


Brian Johnson singer of AC/DC says there are lots of reminders of mortality around, but he doesn’t let it get him down. “At this time of my life, I just keep reading the newspaper and saying ‘Oh, my God,'” Johnson recently told the Telegraph. “When I read about Joe Cocker, I went, ‘But that’s impossible. He cannot be dead. He’s only 70.'”More »


Patti Smith Announces New Memoir M Train


Patti Smith has announced that her new memoir, M Train, a book about a journey through 18 “stations” as she writes about various turning points in her life. The book will also contain black-and-white Polaroids that the singer-songwriter took herself. According to Entertainment Weekly, M Train reads like a “roadmap” to Smith’s life.More »


Grateful Dead Add Two More Reunion Shows


The Grateful Dead have added two more shows onto their reunion run this summer. The group quickly sold out three shows in Chicago between July 3 and 5 and will now precede those shows with two more in June 27-28 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. “None of us anticipated the overwhelming outpouring of love and interest following our initial announcement of the shows . . .”More »