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On the Radar: Tool 2019 Tour, Rock Hall Presenters and The Black Keys On Tour

This week we’re talking about Tool and The Black Keys on tour, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presenters plus this week’s shows. All that and more On the Radar. Tool Announce Summer Tour Dates Tool is still hard at work on their highly anticipated album, but at least you can catch them on the road this summer. The band announced a new set of dates that they’ll play in between their festival appearances, which include Chicago Open Air, Epicenter, and Welcome to Rockville. The new shows will take place…

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On the Radar: Knotfest Roadshow, Pitchfork Lineup, RIP Keith Flint and Concerts

This week we’re talking about Slipknot’s summer tour, the sick Pitchfork lineup, remembering Keith Flint and more On the Radar. Slipknot announce Knotfest Roadshow North America 2019 Slipknot are making their live return this summer with their massive Knotfest Roadshow headline tour. Joining them on this outing are Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth. The tour kicks off July 26 in Mountain View, California and concludes September 8 in The Woodlands, Texas. Slipknot and friends will play the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park on August 11. Find more details here. Tickets…

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On the Radar: Record Store Day 2019, Janet Jackson in Vegas and Chicago Concerts

This week we’re talking about Janet Jackson in Vegas, remembering Mark Hollis and Andy Anderson, Record Store Day and more On the Radar. Record Store Day reveals 2019 exclusive releases The day all vinyl enthusiasts have been waiting for is almost here. Now, the official Record Store Day list has been revealed. This year’s exclusives feature releases from Pearl Jam, Erykah Badu, Madonna, Prince, Queen, Foo Fighters, and Mastodon to name a few. Some highlights that’s got us excited include Green Day’s Woodstock 94, featuring the recording of their iconic…

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On the Radar: BTS World Tour, Jerry Bryant Benefit Concert and The Cure Celebrates ‘Disintegration’

This week we’re talking about The Cure’s new anniversary shows, BTS’ massive world tour, and a new benefit to help Chicago’s own Jerry Bryant. All this plus the weekly local artist and upcoming shows On the Radar. BTS announce massive 2019 world tour The biggest boy band on the planet, BTS, have announced a huge world tour. The trek will see them play stadiums in North America, Japan, Europe, and South America. Currently, the “BTS WORLD TOUR LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF” tour features ten dates and kicks off in May…

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On the Radar: Cage the Elephant On Tour, 21 Savage Earns His Freedom, Pearl Jam Named RSD Ambassadors and More

This week we’re talking about Cage The Elephant’s upcoming tour, 21 Savage’s freedom, this week’s shows and more On the Radar. Cage the Elephant announce co-headline tour with Beck and Spoon Cage the Elephant are headed back on the road and this time they’re bringing their friends with them. The band recently announced their “Night Running Tour” featuring Beck as co-headliner and Spoon as special guest. Sunflower Bean, Wild Belle, and Starcrawler will serve as support on select dates. The trek kicks off July 11 in Ridgefield, Washington and wraps…

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On The Radar: Jamila Woods’ New Music, Maynard James Keenan on New Tool LP, Billy Corgan Reunited with Lost Guitar and Chicago Concerts

This week we got news about Jamila Woods new music, Tool’s new LP, Billy Corgan’s long lost guitar, plus this week’s shows and more On the Radar. Jamila Woods announces new LP ‘LEGACY! LEGACY!’ Chicago’s own Jamila Woods has announced her new album, LEGACY! LEGACY! will be coming May 10 via Jagjaguwar. The album is inspired by the various people who have influenced the singer over the years. Each song is named after one of these people, which includes playwright and social critic Jimmy Baldwin, poet Nikki Giovanni, and artist…

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On the Radar: Billie Eilish announces debut LP, Warped Tour Returns, New Cage the Elephant + More

Recover from the polar vortex by checking out music’s hottest stories with this week’s On the Radar. Billie Eilish announces debut LP ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ Billie Eilish, one of the hottest artists of 2018, has officially announced her debut album. Titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? the record drops March 29 via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Eilish also shared the eerie artwork and tracklist for the album. The 17-track LP features previously released singles “you should see me in a crown” and…

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On the Radar: Kendrick Lamar’s Oscar Nomination, New Music from Vampire Weekend, Ariana Grande’s New LP and Chicago Concerts

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and more with this week’s On the Radar. Kendrick Lamar receives first Oscar nomination Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for his first ever Academy Award. Lamar and SZA’s collaboration for Black Panther’s, “All The Stars,” is one of the five nominees for Best Original Song at the 2019 Academy Awards. Other contenders for the award include David Rawlings and Gillian Welch for “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs); Diane Warren for “I’ll…

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