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Phish Announce Fall 2018 Tour

I recently mused how we were starting to see the Fall 2018 tours despite the summer not even being here and with that, let’s get a look at the recent press from the folks behind the scenes of the Jamtastic band Phish.

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The Press Release:
Phish has announced plans for a 14-date Fall tour, set to get underway October 16 with a double-header at Albany, NY’s Times Union Center and then concluding with a four-night Halloween run – beginning October 31 – at Las Vegas, NV’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. The tour also includes three-night stands at Hampton, VA’s Hampton Coliseum (October 19-21) and Chicago, IL’s Allstate Arena (October 26-28) as well as two nights at Nashville, TN’s Ascend Amphitheater (October 23-24).

An ticket request period is currently underway at tickets.phish.com through Tuesday, May 29 at 9am ET. All remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 1 and continuing through Saturday, June 2. In addition, Phish and CID Entertainment are also offering limited travel packages (which include hotel and tickets) for the Hampton, Chicago, and Las Vegas runs. Travel Packages go on sale Thursday, May 31 at 12pm local time. For complete information, please visit http://phish.com.

The tour announcement precedes Phish’s eagerly awaited summer run, set to get underway July 17 and 18 with a pair of sold out shows at Stateline, NV’s Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys and then continue through the band’s eighth annual Labor Day Weekend residency at Commerce City, CO’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on August 31-September 2. Most dates on the 21-show run are now sold out – for details and ticket availability, please visit phish.com/tours.
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Nine Inch Nails Announce “Cold and Black and Infinite North America” Headlining Tour

It seems like its been awhile since we’ve heard what is happening in the Nine Inch Nails camp and despite a couple of hiatuses they are back for the attack and have lined out their upcoming tour. The manner of getting tickets should be very interesting to you readers so check the press release, and dates near you. I’ll be back at the close with some editorial.

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The Press Release:
Nine Inch Nails will launch COLD AND BLACK AND INFINITE NORTH AMERICA 2018 on September 13 with support The Jesus and Mary Chain. The band will bring their “musical, visual, emotional sensory onslaught,” as hailed by The New York Times, to some of the most iconic venues in the USA – including two-night stands at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre (September 18 and 19), New York City’s Radio City Music Hall (October 13 and 14) and the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago (October 25 and 26). It will culminate with four shows at the Palladium in Los Angeles (December 7, 8, 11 and 12). See below for itinerary.

In an attempt to get tickets directly into the hands of fans instead of resellers, the band will be selling all seats to COLD AND BLACK AND INFINITE NORTH AMERCA 2018 in person at The Physical World presale events, taking place May 19th at each venue’s box office, with the exception of Red Rocks for which the presale will take place on May 20th at the Denver Coliseum Box Office.
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Phil Collins Announces “Not Dead Yet” Tour

Sure the summer isn’t even here yet and who knows when its actually coming with the crazy weather we’ve been getting, but despite that the fall tour announcements have begun to roll in. Take for example the announcement of a brief tour by the legendary Phil Collins. I’ve snagged the poster, full press release and dates for you below. Dig in.

The Press Release:
Confirmed today, Phil Collins Not Dead Yet, Live! tour is coming to North America this October for 15 shows only. This limited engagement by the legendary performer will feature Phil Collins accompanied by longtime guitarist Daryl Stuermer, keyboardist Brad Cole, bassist Leland Sklar, percussionist Luis Conte & his 16 year old son Nicolas on drums along with a horn section and backup singers. A fitting sequel to his recently released and much-awaited memoir “Not Dead Yet”Phil Collins Not Dead Yet, Live! will be a celebration of his epic career.

Kicking off October 5th in Ft. Lauderdale. the singer-songwriter will make stops in Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, Newark, Brooklyn, Montreal, Cleveland, Columbus, Minneapolis, Chicago, Oakland and Las Vegas before the final performance October 28 a the Los Angeles Forum. With 100 million record sales and an unstoppable catalogue of Number 1 albums, Collins is one of the world’s most acclaimed hitmakers.
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Guns N’ Roses To Continue “Not In This Lifetime” Tour In Europe For Summer

With the news about the “Locked N’ Loaded” Boxed Set coming from Guns N Roses to celebrate thirty years of “Appetite For Destruction” being as long a press release as it was, I decided to clip the European Tour notes and add them in a brand new post. That other item was so darned long, I just had to do it and give you all a little bit of a respite. If you didn’t see that announcement yet click HERE). Now onto the notes about the European gigs.

The Press Release:
The band’s ongoing success of the ‘Not In This Lifetime’ worldwide tour now become the 4th spot on the list of the most successful tours in music history on its first two years with no sign of slowing down. The next leg of the highly successful and anticipated World Tour continues in Europe in June & July 2018 and from what we hear, onto the fall.

Not In This Lifetime…Europe: Summer 2018
June 03: Berlin, DE @ Olympiastadion
June 06: Odense, DK @ Dyreskuepladsen
June 09: Donnington Park, GB @ Download Festival
June 12: Gelsenkirchen, DE @ Veltins Arena
June 15: Firenze, IT @ Firenze Rocks
June 18: Paris, France @ Download Festival
June 21: Dessel, BE @ Graspop Metal Meeting
June 24: Mannheim, DE @ Maimarktgelande
June 26: Bordeaux, FR @ Matmut Stadium
June 29: Madrid, ES @ Download Festival
July 01: Barcelona, ES @ Estadio Olympico
July 04: Nijmegen, NL @ Goffertpark
July 07: Leipzig, DE @ Festwiese
July 09: Chorzow, PL @ Stadion Slaski
July 13: Moscow, RU @ Otkritie Arena
July 16: Tallinn, EE @ Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
July 19: Oslo, NO @ Valle Hovin
July 21: Gothenburg, SE @ Ullevi Stadium
July 24: Reykjavik, IS @ Laugardalsvollur

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Not going to add much here since we are not in Europe and will not be able to head there for any of these gigs. Are you readers over on that side of the world and planning on seeing the band? Let me know down in the comments section.

Official Website: http://www.gunsnroses.com

Fleetwood Mac Announce North American Tour

The tour announcements keep on coming and here is the one regarding the lengthy plans by the legendary Fleetwood Mac. Check out the full press release and gamut of dates. I’ll close out with some additional thoughts.

The Press Release:
Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac announced today a North American tour, set to kick off in 10/and travel through 50+ cities ending in Spring of 2019. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn.

Tickets for the tour will go on-sale to the general public starting on Friday, May 4 at 10am local time. A complete Fleetwood Mac itinerary listing all tour dates follows this release. For further information, please visit www.fleetwoodmac.com.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets in select markets before the general public beginning Monday, April 30 at 10am through Thursday, May 3 at 10pm. In Louisville, KY, American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, May 7 at 10am through Thursday, May 10 at 10pm. A limited number of LaneOne VIP Packages will also be available, including amazing seats with premium benefits such as transportation, preferred entrance and more.
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