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Joan Jett Joins Boston's 'Hyper Space' Tour 

Boston‘s 2017 Hyper Space Tour has added more than 20 extra dates — and a new partner in Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.

7/05 — St. Louis, MO
7/07 — Tinley Park, IL

Here's a song Ms Jett did a few years back with Dave Grohl on all instruments....

Deep Purple Debut New 'All I Got Is You' Song and Video 

Deep Purple have released a new video for “All I Got Is You,” the second single from their upcoming album Infinite.  The clip features behind-the-scenes performance footage from a documentary about the making of the album titled From Here to Infinite, which will be included as part of the limited-edition CD/DVD version of Infinite...due in stores on April 7.

Lars Ulrich Slams Trump's Mexican Border Wall: 'I Think We Need to Bring People Together' 

Metallica recently did a three-night stand in Mexico City.  Lars Ulrich spoke with a news anchor about his thoughts on the wall. Lars says “I don’t think the world needs any walls,”  “I think we need to bring people together.

Bad Company Announce 'Run With the Pack' and 'Burnin' Sky' Deluxe Reissues

Bad Company rereleased their first two albums a couple years ago.  Next up? Run With the Pack and Burnin’ Sky will both come out on May 26, each with a disc of bonus tracks that includes alternate versions of LP cuts, demos and some previously unreleased songs. ,The new reissues will be available on CD, in digital editions and on 180-gram vinyl. (The vinyl versions include most, but not all, of the bonus tracks.)