It was just about three weeks ago when the combined forces of Motley Crue and Def Leppard announced that their much lauded “The Stadium Tour” was being postponed until 2021 (I discussed that HERE for those who need to check their tickets and work out refunds if the times have found it necessary).
We are excited to share the new dates for the Stadium Tour. All tickets will be honored for the new dates. If you are a ticket holder and cannot make the new show, you will receive an email from your ticket provider or you can visit livenation.com/refund. We look forward to seeing you in 2021!
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: This is some obviously pretty cool news as a lot of us were looking forward to this tour for the summer and as you know, this year is pretty much cancelled based on the Coronavirus. One has to hope that more of a preventative measure is in place to fend off whatever still lingers from the virus in 2021 because I am still not too sure that I will see a show anytime soon. This pains me because I live for the live concert scene and my conventions. What do you readers think? Will you be attending this new set of dates or have you been freaked out to the point of saying “I’ll pass”… Chime in down below and I will see you with more of the everything else we are still keeping up with during this precarious time.
It was only about two weeks ago when the big news was the announcement of the Motley Crue ending their retirement and then breaking the news about a massive tour that involved them with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. There was a lot of cool details in that announcement and if you didn’t see it just click HERE to be up to speed. Now there is an update to the matter which you can read below.
The Press Release:
The world’s most iconic and celebrated rock legends will hit the road together next summer for a coheadlining tour SO MASSIVE that it could only be held in America’s biggest stadiums.
THE STADIUM TOUR featuring DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE, with POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS will hit select cities in the U.S. where each band will bring their electrifying stage shows while promising to perform their stadium sized anthems. Produced by Live Nation, the summer tour is set to steamroll through America, visiting the country’s most iconic stadiums!! New dates have been announced for San Antonio, Kansas City, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Nashville, Cincinnati and Cleveland. All have been integrated into the previously announced dates. Continue reading Motley Crue/Def Leppard “The Stadium Tour” Announces Additional Dates→
Ever since Motley Crue announced their cessation of breaking up by blowing up the contract that they swore was binding and shall forever stand (discussed HERE), the chatter has been high about what will come to pass from it. Sure some websites said a co-headlining run with Def Leppard would take place and then there was teases from Poison that some big news was a coming and well, here it is my friends. Presenting the full on details about “The Stadium Tour”. Read on down below and I’ll be back for more at the close if I can catch my breath admidst all this excitement.
The Press Release:
The world’s most iconic and celebrated rock legends will hit the road together next summer for a coheadlining tour SO MASSIVE that it could only be held in America’s biggest stadiums. THE STADIUM TOUR featuring DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE, with POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS will hit select cities in the U.S. where each band will bring their electrifying stage shows while promising to perform their stadium sized anthems. Produced by Live Nation, the summer tour is set to steamroll through America, visiting the country’s most iconic stadiums, was announced today at SiriusXM’s Hollywood Studios live on the Volume Channel 106.
Tickets will go on-sale to the general public beginning Friday, December 13 at 10am at www.LiveNation.com, check local listings for details. Citi is the official presale credit card for the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, December 10 at 10am local time until Thursday, December 12 at 10pm local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com. Continue reading This Just In: Motley Crue & Def Leppard Announce “The Stadium Tour” For Summer 2020→
As the winter draws to its hopeful end for spring, the summer tours are starting to flood the mailbox here at the Metal Media Command HQ and this next one is going to be some great news for a lot of people as Poison returns to the headlining stage. Check out the full press release and dates below. I’ll return at the close with some editorial notions.
The Press Release:
Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to launch May 18 in Irvine, CA at Five Points Amphitheatre.
Produced by Live Nation, tickets for various cities will go on sale starting Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10. Each band will be offering their own exclusive VIP packages and meet & greet opportunities beginning February 6 at 12pm local time. POISON will be offering direct-to-fan access to the best seats in the house via their own exclusive pre-sales at PoisonOfficial.com for access to exclusive content, ticket pre-sales and VIP packages. VIP Packages for CHEAP TRICK will be available for all dates, details for which can be found at www.CheapTrick.com. POP EVIL will also be offering VIP meet & greets at PopEvilVIP.com. For more information about the “Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour, please visit Livenation.com. Continue reading Poison Announces “Nothin’ But A Good Time” Summer Tour→
Artist: Poison Title: “Nothin’ But A Good Time: The Poison Collection” Label: Capitol Records Release Date: 11/9/2010 Genre: Glam Rock/Rock & Roll Rating: 4.25/5
I will admit that I never thought these words would come out of my mouth but at this point in my life I really enjoy the music of Poison. It’s pretty funny since while growing up I was totally on the other side of the argument but year after year of exposure to some truly catchy songs eventually made me a fan and someone that looks forward to their summer concert tours when they happen in our region. The latest release from Capitol Records celebrates the bands hits and also their work on the concert stage. Given the bands continued success and impact on the Rock music scene this was a good idea, however the album itself might strike some of the bands hard core supporters as very familiar and here is why. Broken into two discs, the first CD is the “Greatest Hits” compilation and was originally released as “20 Years Of Rock: The Best Of Poison” while the second CD is the single CD remastered version of the bands 1991 live recording “Swallow This Live”. I reviewed the original best of piece and slightly edited my copy to be a little more with the times but since I only owned the remaster of the live release only recently those will be relatively new thoughts. Dig in. Continue reading “Nothin’ But A Good Time: The Poison Collection” by Poison→