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Presenting The 65th Annual Grammy Nominations For Rock and Metal

The Grammy Awards nominations were revealed earlier today and while this is an extremely lengthy list we are only going to laud the noms for the Rock, Metal and Alternative categories here on the website. A full rundown will be on “The Chronicles of Piercing Ken” website after some considerable editing. When we look at this in Word its more than thirty pages but I digress, here now are the nominations of the categories we focus on at the PiercingMetal Media Command HQ.

** Rock **

Best Rock Performance (For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings).
“So Happy It Hurts” by Bryan Adams
“Old Man” by Beck
“Wild Child” by The Black Keys
“Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile
“Crawl!” by Idles
“Patient Number 9” by Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Jeff Beck
“Holiday” by Turnstile
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Bon Jovi Cancels 2020 Summer Tour Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

I guess this recently released news from the Bon Jovi camp comes as no real surprise. Most of the cities of our nation are still dealing with the dreaded Coronavirus Pandemic and with massive events such as the Comic Con International: San Diego and The BookExpo being cancelled for the year in full, it makes sense to find large scale tours doing the same. The statement is below along with all the affected dates.

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The Press Release:
Due to the ongoing global pandemic, it is no longer feasible for Bon Jovi to tour this summer. Given these difficult times, we have made the decision to cancel the tour entirely. This will enable ticketholders to get refunds to help pay their bills or buy groceries. These are trying times. You’ve always been there for us and we’ll always be there for you. We look forward to seeing everyone again on tour when we can all safely be together. We will continue to send out news and updates on Bon Jovi touring in the weeks and months to come.
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Bon Jovi Announces Summer Tour For 2020

I know it surprises a lot of people to see summer tours being announced so early into the start of a brand-new year but that is how it rolls in media. It’s honestly not a bad way to see the year framing out and especially when its a tour by Bon-Jovi. Here is the latest from his side of the fence.

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The Press Release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band BON JOVI has broken every touring record imaginable, topped every chart, and received every accolade, and now has their sights set on kicking off 2020 with new music and touring. The Grammy Award winning band announced the Bon Jovi 2020 Tour today, presented by Live Nation, will start in the U.S. this June and play arenas across America. The Bon Jovi 2020 Tour will feature Bryan Adams.

Recently named by Pollstar as one of the top touring bands of all time with nearly 10 million tickets sold in just the last decade alone, the magazine said: “One can count on one hand the number of rock bands that broke out in the 1980s that are still successfully touring today, but doing so with fresh, new music that retains the authenticity that is at the heart of the best in rock ‘n’ roll.”
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Bryan Adams & Billy Idol Announce Summer Co-Headlining Tour

Monday mornings seem to have found the best way to send people off to their jobs or to school and I am meaning by their practice of announcing a cool concert tour. This latest one will find the legendary Punker Billy Idol teaming up with Bryan Adams for a sure to be hit song spectacle on some limited dates this summer. Check out the full press release down below. I’ll be back at the close, I promise.

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The Press Release:
This summer, two rock legends – Bryan Adams and Billy Idol – will hit the road together for an epic run of U.S. co-headlining dates. Produced by Live Nation, the special limited 8-city outing kicks off August 1st in Gilford, NH and will also make stops in Uncasville, CT, Wantagh, NY, Syracuse, NY, Clarkston, MI, Darien Center, NY, and Holmdel, NJ, before wrapping August 12th in Bristow, VA.

The tour will mark the first time ever the two indelible musicians have played together on the same stage. Between both of them, they have sold over 100 million records and sold out thousands of shows around the world. With Idol having eight top 20 hits and Adams’ having 13 himself, fans can expect one memorable night of incredible music spanning both artists’ careers.
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