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Lauryn Hill’s Tax Evasion Tour In the Works

As we predicted, Lauryn Hill is about to start singing for her supper again!

The recently sprung ex-Fugees member was recently released from the clink for tax evasion and now that her three months is up, Hill is looking to make some cash to pay off the balance and feed her children (she had 5 the last time we counted).

According to sources, Hill was set to have home detention for the next three months, but she has asked the judge presiding over her case to give her permission to perform and make some money and he bought it. With that out of the way, Lauryn is busy trying to promote her new single and book venues to promote it.

Hey, it’s either this or sing ‘No Woman, No Cry’ on the sidewalks and we cannot have our hip hop legends doing that, right?!

additional reporting: A. Neff King

VANS WARPED TOUR 2013: Full line-up and 40-city Tour Announced

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The VANS WARPED TOUR® 2013 will be bringing the “Best Day Ever” to fans across the U.S and Canada. This summer’s diverse tour line-up will feature Sleeping With Sirens, We Came As Romans, Motion City Soundtrack, The Wonder Years, Bring Me The Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown The Empire, The Story So Far and many more.

In addition, festival go-ers will experience an expanded Acoustic Basement, which features established and up-and-coming acoustic artists, such as William Beckett, Allison Weiss and The American Scene. In keeping with this year’s tour theme, “Best Day Ever,” the VANS WARPED TOUR will be a music lover’s playground with artists from all genres: rock, punk, pop, hip-hop, folk-punk and reggae. New to the tour this summer is the Spotify Stage, which will showcase such EDM and hip-hop artists as Crizzly, Outasight, Wallpaper. and Stephan Jacobs, to name a few.

Last night, Thursday, March 28, the VANS WARPED TOUR held an annual kick-off party and press conference event at Club Nokia (L.A. Live) in downtown Los Angeles, to celebrate the 19th annual VANS WARPED TOUR.

The kick-off party, hosted by comedian Grant Cotter, included performances from Chiodos, Gin Wigmore, New Beat Fund, Big Chocolate, MC Lars, Echosmith, as well as acoustic sets from Craig Owens and Brian Marquis. In addition, fans were treated to very special surprise performances from VANS WARPED TOUR alums Dia Frampton, Juliet Simms and Charlotte Sometimes, who gained success on the NBC hit TV show “The Voice.”

“As I do every year, I really strived to help create lifelong memories and make the Vans Warped Tour the best day of summer for everyone that attends,” said tour founder Kevin Lyman.

Tickets for the VANS WARPED TOUR 2013 are already on-sale and can be purchased by visiting www.vanswarpedtour.com.

The 40-date VANS WARPED TOUR 2013 will begin on June 15 in Auburn, WA and finish on August 4 in Houston, TX. All dates/venues in between can be found on the itinerary included below.

DATE CITY VENUE
SAT 6/15 Auburn, WA (Seattle) White River Amphitheatre
SUN 6/16 Portland, OR Portland Expo Center Parking Lot
WED 6/19 Chula Vista, CA (San Diego) Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
THU 6/20 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
FRI 6/21 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
SAT 6/22 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
SUN 6/23 Ventura, CA Seaside Park
WED 6/26 Las Cruces, NM N.M.S.U. Practice Field
THU 6/27 Phoenix, AZ Salt River Fields
FRI 6/28 Las Vegas, NV Silverton Casino Parking Lot
SAT 6/29 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fairplex
SUN 6/30 Denver, CO Sports Authority Field at Mile High
WED 7/3 Noblesville, IN (Indianapolis) Klipsch Music Center
FRI 7/5 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
SAT 7/6 Darien Center, NY (Buffalo) Darien Center PNC
SUN 7/7 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
TUE 7/9 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live
WED 7/10 Columbia, MD (Washington, D.C.) Merriweather Post Pavilion
THU 7/11 Mansfield, MA (Boston) Comcast Center
FRI 7/12 Camden, NJ (Philadelphia, PA) Susquehanna Bank Center
SAT 7/13 Uniondale/ Wantagh, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
SUN 7/14 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
TUE 7/16 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
WED 7/17 Burgettstown, PA (Pittsburgh) First Niagara Pavilion
THU 7/18 Cuyahoga Falls, OH (Cleveland) Blossom Music Center
FRI 7/19 Auburn Hills, MI (Detroit) The Palace of Auburn Hills
SAT 7/20 Tinley Park, IL (Chicago) First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
SUN 7/21 Shakopee, MN (Minneapolis) Canterbury Park
TUE 7/23 Bonner Springs, KS (Kansas City) Sandstone Amphitheater
WED 7/24 Maryland Heights, MO (St. Louis) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
THU 7/25 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
FRI 7/26 St. Petersburg, FL (Tampa) Vinoy Park
SAT 7/27 West Palm Beach, FL (Miami) Cruzan Amphitheatre
SUN 7/28 Orlando, FL Central Florida Fairgrounds
MON 7/29 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
TUE 7/30 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
WED 7/31 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre
FRI 8/2 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
SAT 8/3 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
SUN 8/4 Houston, TX Reliant Park – Main St. Lot

Peter Gabriel Launches Video For Complete DVD Limited Edition Box Set of Iconic “SO” Album

Peter Gabriel’s 1986 album, So, was one of the most iconic and successful music releases of the ’80’s and now it’s been digitally remastered for a special 25th Anniversary Edition, set for release October 23rd via RealWorldRecords/EMI in a variety of configurations.

But, despite its October release date, the remastered Anniversary Edition is available NOW for pre-order, and a video description of the box set has been released to get you pumped up (as well as let you know all the details). Excited? I am! Watch the description below!

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JDEVIL Joins Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson on Tour

JDEVIL, the nefarious DJ alter ego of legendary KORN frontman Jonathan Davis, has joined forces with Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie on their co-headlining “Twins of Evil” U.S. tour launching September 28. JDEVIL will perform DJ sets packed with his brand of chaotic electro-metal.

This news comes on the heels of JDEVIL’s recent signing with cutting-edge label Dim Mak for the release of his debut EP. Tour dates below!

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Pretty Reckless Release “You” video, Announce Tour with Marilyn Manson

The Pretty Reckless just released a brand new video for “You” the closing track from their acclaimed debut album, Light Me Up (iTunes). The video, by Grammy-winning director Meiert Avis, finds lead singer Taylor Momsen packing her things after a break-up and stumbling upon happier memories of her relationship.

Taylor and co. recently announced a headlining tour across North America through March and April, and just revealed ten of eighteen total spots opening up for Marilyn Manson (confirmed dates below). For the latest updates and ticket info for both tours, visit the band’s official site at www.theprettyreckless.com.

Tour Dates with Marilyn Manson:

April 27 – Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
April 28 – Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
April 29 – Huntington, NY Paramount Theater
May 2 – Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theater
May 4 – Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
May 8 – West Des Moines, IA Val Air Ballroom
May 13 – Houston, TX House of Blues
May 15 – Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
May 16 – Kansas City, MO Uptown Theatre
May 19 – Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom

Check out the video for “You” below.

Nick Carter Dedicates Rest of Tour to Late Sister

It is been a rough day or so for the Carter family. After losing Leslie, I can only imagine the pain and grief they must feel. Nick and Aaron both released statements about their loss.

Via Aaron’s rep:

Aaron Carter would like to thank all his fans, friends and especially his cast and crew at The Fantasticks for their outpouring of love and support during this tragic time. I am with my family spending much needed time together as we deal with this private matter. I look forward to returning to my Fantasticks’ Family and performing the role of ‘Matt’ for all my amazing fans. Again, I request privacy for my family and no further statements will be made at this time.

And Nick’s camp released the following:

Nick Carter is thankful to the many people and the fans who have shared their wishes and prayers during this tragic time. We want to let the fans know the tour will go on as promised. “Performing is cathartic to me and I am dedicating the rest of my tour to my sister since she loved to watch me perform.” Also we ask that the press to respect Nick’s privacy during his time of grief.

For all of you Nick Carter fans who have purchased tickets for any of the other remaining dates of his tour, from what it sounds like the shows will go on.

Guinevere Talks Music and Star Trek

Upcoming pop songstress Guinevere recently premiered a brand new EPK interview on Idolator.com, where she spoke about recording her songs and how she carved out her sound. Take a look below and find out where you can see Guinevere along with Backstreet BoysNick Carter!

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The Cab and The Summer Set Co-Headline Upcoming Tour!

Touring together once again, The Cab and The Summer Set are currently sharing the stage on the co-headline “Everything’s Fine Symphony Soldier” tour, trekking across America in support of their most recent releases. Joining them on tour is He Is We, Days Difference and Paradise Fears. Details and tour dates after the jump!

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Michael Jackson’s Family checks out The Immortal World premiere in Vegas (PHOTOS)

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The Michael Jackson The Immortal world premiere went down in Vegas over the weekend and it brought out not only the Jackson family (yes, even Michael’s three children attended and Mama Katherine, who had a big fat smile on her face), but a slew of big name celebrities. FYI: The show will continue to play there until December 14th so you still have time to head over to the Mandalay Bay Resort to check it out.

I have a feeling the Jackson family was finally able to enjoy themselves after the stressful couple of months they endured with the Conrad Murray trial and all. Ya think?

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: Taylor Swift Journey to Fearless DVD

Taylor Swift has had quite the year (yes, again), including a fabulous Fearless tour and numerous accolades. Not only was she named Billboard’s Woman of the Year for 2011, she won the American Music Awards’ biggest trophy, the Entertainer of the Year award.

For those of you who didn’t get a chance to catch Swift on tour, the Journey to Fearless DVD is a fun look behind-the-scenes of Taylor’s many sold out shows and live performances, giving viewers the ultimate fan experience.

And if you did see Taylor on tour, this DVD is a great DVD to check out to relive your concert experience.

Journey To Fearless is 2 ½ hours of the ultimate fan experience – the first DVD that allows her fans to experience the thrill of her live show, along with intimate behind-the-scenes footage. Filmed during her first headlining tour, in support of the album that won multiple Grammy Awards, Taylor herself provides the narrative, home movies and personal photos. Included are 13 incredible live performances of Taylor’s hits, such as “You Belong With Me,” “Tim McGraw,” “Fifteen,” “Teardrops On My Guitar,” “Our Song,” “Today Was A Fairytale,” “Fearless,” and “Should’ve Said No.”

The DVD is out on DVD and Blu-Ray now!

CHECK OUT THE DVD AND PURCHASE IT HERE

Check out this fun clip from the DVD below.

Black Sabbath announce reunion tour and album

Ozzy and Black Sabbath fans, this one is for you. It has been confirmed that the original members of Black Sabbath are going back into the studio with Rick Rubin to create a legendary album with all new material.

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Paul McCartney to Tour with One Extra Leg?

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Paul McCartney is going on a world tour and according to a source Heather Mills will be joining him.  Umm, what?  I thought he wanted to get rid of this hag?

Well, folks, we’ve seemed to forget one very important part of what came out of this marriage, besides a big headache for Paul and some big cha-ching for Heather…a little girl named Beatrice.

Because Paul is set to go on a 14-month world tour, he is determined to see his daughter and not miss any important milestones in her life.  And, in order to do so, guess who’s gotta go with?

Miss Heather Money Bags Mills.

According to a source, “He realizes he has to do some kind of deal with Heather, and to keep disruption to a minimum he has come up with this idea. He feels that letting Heather fly to him where they are touring could be the best way.”

Sounds like it will be a fun tour!