Kings of Leon headlined this weekends One Big Weekend festival, hosted by BBC in Glasgow, Scotland.  They had something special in store for this performance, as they welcomed Chris Martin from Coldplay up to the stage to help them perform their classic “Fans”.  Check it out above!

Currently, Chris and Coldplay are riding the recent release of “Ghost Stories” and are playing a few shows in Europe, Japan, and Australia in May and June.

Kings of Leon are currently on their “Mechanical Bull 2014 World Tour” in Europe.  The tour crosses the pond into the United States July 31st in St. Louis, Missouri.  They’ll be headlining Lollapalooza in Grant Park on August 3rd.

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The Black Keys announced earlier this year that the international leg of their 2014 Turn Blue World Tour would kick off in June in Germany.

Since the announcement of the world tour, fans have been on pins and needles waiting for the U.S./North American leg of the tour to be announced.

Well, wait no more.  Last week, the band announced the dates and locations for the North American leg, which kicks off September 5th in Columbus Ohio and runs until December 21st in Kansas City Missouri.

They will be bringing Cage the Elephant with them on the three month run.

Locally, the tour hits the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee on September 9th and the United Center in Chicago on September 27th.  Tickets for both shows  go on sale this Friday, May 16th.

Here’s the complete list of tour dates.

September 5 | Columbus, OH | Schottenstein Center *
September 6 | Cleveland, OH | Quicken Loans Arena *
September 7 | Grand Rapids, MI | Van Andel Arena *
September 9 | Milwaukee, WI | BMO Harris Bradley Center *
September 10 | Louisville, KY | KFC Yum! Center *
September 12 | Detroit, MI | Joe Louis Arena *
September 13 | Pittsburgh, PA | CONSOL Energy Center *
September 14 | Rochester, NY | Blue Cross Arena *
September 16 | Toronto, ON | Air Canada Centre *
September 18 | Montreal, QC | Bell Centre *
September 20 | Philadelphia, PA | Wells Fargo Center *
September 21 | Boston, MA | TD Garden *
September 24 | Brooklyn, NY | Barclays Center *
September 25 | Washington, DC | Verizon Center *
September 27 | Chicago, IL | United Center *
October 24 | Minneapolis, MN | Target Center †
October 25 | Winnipeg, MB | MTS Centre †
October 27 | Calgary, AB | Scotiabank Saddledome †
October 28 | Edmonton, AB | Rexall Place †
October 30 | Vancouver, BC | Pacific Coliseum †
October 31 | Portland, OR | Moda Center †
November 1 | Seattle, WA | KeyArena †
November 9 | San Diego, CA | Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl †
November 10 | Phoenix, AZ | US Airways Center †
November 12 | Salt Lake City, UT | Maverik Center †
November 13 | Denver, CO | Pepsi Center †
November 15 | Houston, TX | Toyota Center †
November 16 | Dallas,TX | American Airlines Center †
December 4 | Baltimore, MD | Baltimore Arena ‡
December 5 | Raleigh, NC | PNC Arena ‡
December 6 | Richmond, VA | Richmond Coliseum ‡
December 8 | Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena ‡
December 9 | St. Louis, MO | Scottrade Center ‡
December 11 | Atlanta, GA | Philips Arena ‡
December 12 | Charlotte, NC | Time Warner Cable Arena ‡
December 13 | Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena ‡
December 15 | Sunrise, FL | BB&T Center ‡
December 16 | Tampa, FL | Tampa Bay Times Forum ‡
December 17 | Orlando, FL | Amway Center ‡
December 19 | Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center ‡
December 20 | Tulsa, OK | BOK Center ‡
December 21 | Kansas City, MO | Sprint Center ‡

* Special guest Cage The Elephant
† Special guest Jake Bugg
‡ Special guest St. Vincent

 

We As Human and their new one “Take The Bullets Away” won their 3rd straight battle last week, going for win #4 this week.

This week’s challengers are You Me At Six and their latest “Room to Breathe”.

Two songs enter, only one moves on to next week!

chevelle

Chicago based rockers Chevelle are wasting no time getting back out on the road.  Fresh off a run with Middle Class Rut, Chevelle will kickstart their summer 2014 “La Gargola” tour May 17th with their performance at the annual Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio.

Locally, the tour will stop in South Bend, Indiana on June 22nd.  A list of all dates is below…

5/17 — Columbus, Ohio — Rock on the Range
5/24 — Niceville, Fla. — Bluesfest
6/14 — Derby, U.K. — Download Festival
6/20 — Toledo, Ohio — Hollywood Casino
6/21 — Rock Island, Ill. — Rock the District
6/22 — South Bend, Ind. — St. Joseph County 4-H Fair
6/24 — Sioux Falls, S.D. — The District
6/25 — Fargo, N.D. — The Venue
6/27 — Alix, Alberta — Tail Creek Mud and Music Festival
6/29 — Bilings, Mont. — Babcock Theatre
6/30 — Missoula, Mont. — Wilma Theatre
7/2 — Boise, Idaho — Knitting Factory Concert House
7/3 — Spokane, Wash. — Knitting Factory Concert House
7/5 — Seattle, Wash. — Showbox SoDo
7/6 — Portland, Ore. — Roseland Theatre
7/8 — San Francisco, Calif. — The Fillmore
7/9 — San Diego, Calif. — House of Blues
7/11 — Los Angeles, Calif. — The Wiltern
7/12 — Las Vegas, Nev. — The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
7/13 — Tempe, Ariz. – – Marquee Theatre
7/15 — Lubbock, Texas — Lonestar Pavilion
7/18 — Corpus Christi, Texas — Concrete Street Pavilion
7/19 — Austin, Texas — Emo’s Austin
7/20 — New Orleans, La. — House of Blues
7/22 — Tulsa, Okla. — Brady Theater
8/15 — Des Moines, Iowa — Iowa State Fair
9/7 — Sterling Heights, Mich. — Freedom Hill Amphitheatre

 

 

In a “Set Me Up” acoustic session with Billboard Magazine last week, Cage the Elephant performed an acoustic version of their hit single “Come A Little Closer”.

Take a look at the session above ^^^

We As Human and their latest “Take the Bullets Away” won their second straight battle last week, knocking of Starset with 85% of fan votes.

This week’s challengers are Righteous Vendetta and their new one “This Pain”.

Two songs enter, only one moves onto next week!

Kings of Leon have announced another leg of their Mechanical Bull tour for later this summer into the Fall.  Of course, the band is headlining Lollapalooza in Grant Park on August 3rd.  If you can’t make it downtown for the show, other dates you can see them are July 31st in St. Louis (the tour’s opening night) and August 23rd in Noblesville, IN.

Here are the full list of dates:

7/31 – St. Louis, Mo., Scottrade Center
8/01 – Detroit, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/03 – Chicago, Ill., Grant Park (Lollapalooza)
8/05 – Toronto, ON, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/07 – Hartford, Conn., Xfinity Theatre
8/09 – Mansfield, Mass., Xfinity Center
8/10 – Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratoga Performing Arts Center
8/13 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
8/15 – Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live
8/16 – Bethel, N.Y., Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
8/19 – Darien Center, N.Y., Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
8/20 – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Blossom Music Center
8/22 – Cincinnati, Ohio, Riverbend Music Center
8/23 – Indianapolis, Ind., Klipsch Music Center
8/26 – Gilford, N.H., Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook
8/28 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
8/29 – Pittsburgh, Pa., First Niagara Pavilion
9/03 – Virginia Beach, Va., Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
9/05 – Tampa, Fla., Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/06 – West Palm Beach, Fla., Cruzan Amphitheatre
9/09 – Atlanta, Ga., Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
9/10 – Birmingham, Ala., Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
9/12 – Dallas, Texas, Gexa Energy Pavilion
9/13 – Austin, Texas, Austin360 Amphitheatre
9/16 – Charlotte, N.C., PNC Music Pavilion
9/17 – Raleigh, N.C., Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
9/24 – Denver, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
9/26 – Albuquerque, N.M., Isleta Amphitheatre
9/27 – Las Vegas, Nev., MGM Grand Garden Arena
9/30 – Sacramento, Calif., Sleep Train Amphitheatre
10/01 – Concord, Calif., Concord Pavilion
10/03 – Los Angeles, Calif., Hollywood Bowl

Motley Crue is set to embark on their “Final Tour” this summer and it’s been known for a few weeks that the band will have a new single to play as they embark on one last run before they call it quits.

In an interview with Guitar World, guitarist Mick Mars revealed the song will be titled “All Bad Things Must Come to an End”. The song will undoubtedly be ready when The Crue kick off their last go around July 2nd in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

After the tour ends, Mars will work on a solo album. He tells the magazine the disc will be “rock and roll with a blues edge to it”.

Motley Crue’s final tour with special guest Alice Cooper will stop at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park August 8th.

We As Human and their latest “Take the Bullets Away” with former Flyleaf lead singer Lacey Sturm took their first battle last week with over 90% of fan votes.

This week’s challenger is Starset and their new single “My Demons”

Two songs enter, only one moves onto next week!