Saturday, April 17, 2010
Rock News for Saturday 17th April, 2010
Tom Petty pushes back first 10 dates of tour
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Important Tour / Album Update
Due to a delay in the arrival of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ new album Mojo, it was announced today that the first 10 dates of the 2010 summer tour will be rescheduled in September and October.
The album will be released on Reprise Records on June 15. The band sincerely regrets any inconvenience caused and hope fans can make the rescheduled dates which are listed below.
Additionally, the tour will add additional dates including a second show at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia on August 1 and others to be announced shortly. Further information for all additional shows including Highway Companions Club Presale information, will be announced soon, well before the show dates.
Tickets for the rescheduled concerts will be honored on the new dates. Refunds are available at the point of purchase if desired. Complete ticket, tour and on sale information is available at the tour page.
Click here to read about Mojo - http://www.tompetty.com/news/title/about-mojo - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers first studio album in 8 years.
Lots more information on Mojo will follow.
All dates between June 5 and August 27 will go on as planned.
Currently rescheduled dates are listed in italics below.
Sep 16 Tampa St. Pete Times Forum (w/TBD)
Sep 18 Raleigh Time Warner Cable Pavilion at Walnut Creek (w/TBD)
Sep 19 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (w/TBD)
Sep 21 Dallas Superpages.com Center (w/TBD)
Sep 24 Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (w/TBD)
Sep 26 Phoenix US Airways Arena (w/TBD)
Sep 28 San Diego Cricket Wireless Pavilion (w/TBD)
Oct 01 Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl (w/TBD)
Oct 02 Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (w/TBD)
**It has not yet been confirmed whether Joe Cocker will still appear as special guest on the rescheduled shows. More details to follow on this very soon.
***For customer service inquiries relating to tickets, please contact the ticketing site here:
Entire Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 2010 Tour information is available at the tour page:
Primal Fear US Tour begins May 20th.
German rockers Primal Fear kick off their 2010 US tour on May 20th, starting in New York.
Here are the full tour dates:
May 2010 USA
20th New York, NY @ Gramercy
21st Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
22nd Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
26th Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
27th Detroit, MI @ Blondie's
28th Louisville, KY @ Phoenix Hill Tavern
29th Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
30th St Paul, MN @ Station 4
June 2010 USA
01st Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
03rd Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
04th Portland, OR @ Peter's Room
05th San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
06th Santa Ana, Ca @ Galaxy Theatre
08th West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
09th Mesa, AZ @ U.B.'s
10th Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
12th Houston, TX @ Meridian
13th Austin, TX @ Emo's
Foreigner launches new website
ForeignerOnline version 5.0 Launches!
We are delighted to unveil the new version of http://www.foreigneronline.com/ v. 5.0! It has been close to 7 months since the release of Can't Slow Down (In the USA) and with the UNITED IN ROCK tour coming up this spring, we felt it was the right time for a new look. We are very excited about some new features which include the addition of RSS feeds and sharing capabilities for news, tour dates, & videos! It has never been so easy to stay connected to Foreigner! Membership is intact along with the community forum and the Member's section, so you can pick up where you last left off. We ask you to please bear with us with during this transition. If you have any problems with your account please feel free to contact us at FWT@foreigneronline.com Enjoy and take a look around!
Can't Slow Down Available on iTunes
Can't Slow Down is now available for purchase on iTunes! The release includes the new album only and is priced at $9.99. For only $2 more, the full 3 disc version is still available at Walmart! This version includes the new album, a re-mixed CD of Foreigner classics, and a live DVD from the 2009 Europe Summer Tour!