AC/DC singer Brian Johnson is set to be that latest music star honored with a plaque on Newcastle’s Local Heroes Walk of Fame. Brian will be joining previous music recipients including Police frontman Sting and Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler later this month.
Sammy Hagar’s supergroup The Circle will be hitting the road for a U.S. tour this September along with Collective Soul. Sammy’s band also features his former Van Halen bandmate Michael Anthony on bass, late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bohnam’s son Jason on drums, and guitarist Vic Johnson. Collective Soul will also be launching a spring tour with Our Lady Peace and Tonic.
Metallica will be releasing a limited edition three LP vinyl package this Friday that was recorded at their sold-out fan club show at New York’s Webster Hall last September, which previewed their tenth album, “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct”. You can grab it exclusively online at Metallica.com as well as in the band’s pop-up stores in select tour cities this summer.