Soundgarden are headed back out on the road. Fresh off a round of U.S. dates in support of last year's 'King Animal,' their first album in more than 15 years, the veteran grunge goliaths have announced a second U.S. tour leg that's slated to kick off on May 3 in Atlantic City, N.J., and roll through May 28 in Broomfield, Colo.
Nine Inch Nails will return to the stage in 2013, with shows booked for this summer and a full-scale U.S. arena tour planned for this fall, NIN mastermind Trent Reznor has announced. The veteran industrial act is "reinventing itself from scratch," according to a statement from Reznor, with a lineup that includes Jane's Addiction's Eric Avery, King Crimson's Adrian Belew and Telefon Tel Aviv's, plus previous NIN collaborators Alessandro Cortini and Ilan Rubin.
The oft-irritating United States Postal Service recently announced plans to end Saturday delivery, but the much-adored indie-pop duo known as the Postal Service is taking things in the opposite direction: They're expanding plans for their summer live comeback tour, with dates now scheduled through the end of July.
Last month, Belle and Sebastian announced plans to headline one of three nights of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival, and now, everyone's favorite Scottish twee outfit has mapped out a North American trek leading up to the Chicago event. The brief tour, which was announced this morning (Feb. 19), launches north of the border on July 4 in Quebec City and touches down in a total of 11 cities, with their July 20 appearance at P-fork the final date.
Are Coldplay blowing off South America? It kind of seems like it. Last year, the band scheduled a trek across the continent that was set to kick off on Feb. 13 of this year in Chile, then it promplty announced that the dates would be rescheduled for later in 2013. Now, the British rockers have revealed that the none of the tour will be made up and all the gigs are officially cancelled.
Morrissey's ongoing health woes have led to two more show cancellations. The former Smiths frontman had planned to resume his tour on Feb. 9 in Las Vegas, but following his recent hospitalization for what he revealed to be a trio of ailments -- "a concussion, a bleeding ulcer, and Barrett’s esophagus" -- he's scrapped both that gig and the following night's in Phoenix.
Johnny Marr has announced a North American tour in support of 'The Messenger,' his forthcoming solo debut. The iconic Smiths guitarist kicks off the 18-date trek on April 11 in Las Vegas, and after a few notable stops -- two Coachella appearances and a pair of shows with New Order, whose singer, Bernard Sumner, he once worked with in the side project Electronic -- he'll wrap things up at the Paradise in Boston.
As announced at the tail end of 2012, the classic lineup of Dayton, Ohio-based '90s alt-rockers the Breeders will reunite later this year and hit the road to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their watershed 1993 album ‘Last Splash. Now, the band has a string of dates confirmed for the trek. Dubbed the LSXX Anniversary World Tour, it kicks off March 29 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and currently is scheduled through a June 21 appearance at the Camber Sands, U.K., edition of the ATP Festival.
Atoms for Peace have yet to announce any gigs in support of their debut album, 'Amok,' which drops later this month (Feb. 26, to be specific), but principal members Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich are embarking on a brief trek that will feature the dynamic duo spinning records in three major cities. Yorke announced their plans via a Twitter post.