Morrissey's double pneumonia is getting the best of him. The 53-year-old singer, who postponed a gig last Saturday (March 9) in San Francisco following the diagnosis, insisted he would be well enough to appear tonight (March 14) at the opening night of the Vive Latino Festival in Mexico City. But it turns out that's not the case, and Moz will be sitting this one out -- and, as a result, the entire opening day of the festival has been nixed.
Attention, Phish fans: At least part of your summer has been planned out, as frontman Trey Anastasio and the boys have confirmed details of a summer trek that's slated to kick off on July 3 in Bangor, Maine, and run through an Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 Labor Day weekend stand in Commerce City, Colo.
Depeche Mode have announced North American dates for the upcoming world tour in support of their 'Delta Machine' album, which drops March 26. The trek kicks off Aug. 22 in Detroit and is scheduled through an Oct. 8 gig in Phoenix, Ariz. Tickets go on sale on April 6 here, and their entire American schedule is available below.
Smashing Pumpkins will spend the next several months on a world tour that includes headline dates and festival appearances sprinkled all over the globe, the band announced today. Expect a set list that covers the group's entire songbook, from the classics of the early to the mid-'90s through 2012's 'Oceania.'
Atoms for Peace have lined up more dates for a European summer tour that's slated to kick off July 6 in Paris and is now scheduled through a three-night (July 24-26) stand in London. The supergroup, which features Radiohead's Thom Yorke, producer Nigel Godrich, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and percussionists Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco, issued its debut album, 'AMOK,' late last month.
Fans getting impatient for new music from Camera Obscura received some good news last night (Feb. 27), when the Scottish indie-pop act announced plans to finally release the follow-up to their 2009 album 'My Maudlin Career.' The new one, titled 'Desire Lines' and due June 4, will be supported by a slew of dates in the coming months both here in the States and on their side of Atlantic.
Primus have mapped out a spring North American tour that will find the veteran rockers performing two sets per night accompanied by 3-D visuals and a quadraphonic sound system -- elements that will combine to create what frontman Les Claypool has called "a really trippy" experience for fans. The trek kicks off March 8 in New Orleans and runs through a June 9 gig in North Tonawanda, N.Y. Along the way, they'll stop at the Bottle Rock, Mountain Jam and Niagara River Rocks festivals.
Morrissey has postponed and rescheduled his current North American tour so many times, it's hard to keep track of what's going on. The latest news has the former Smiths singer updating his itinerary with dates rescheduled due to his recent health concerns and adding a handful of dates to the jaunt, which now is scheduled through an April 30 gig in San Francisco.