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Weezer Comes Back To Life With New Album

Weezer Comes Back To Life With New Album

After more than a year's worth of inactivity while frontman Rivers Cuomo finished an English degree at Harvard, Weezer has come back to life. The group "is just polishing up a batch of songs for a recording session that is going to start at the beginning of July," according to a post from Cuomo on the Weezer Web site.
Chris Cornell / April 14, 2007 / Toronto (Phoenix Concert Theatre)

Chris Cornell / April 14, 2007 / Toronto (Phoenix Concert Theatre)

With the demise of Audioslave, Chris Cornell is once again going the solo route. The former Soundgarden lead singer has decided to simplify things on this current tour, opting for smaller venues as a precursor to the release of his upcoming "Carry On" album.
Snow Patrol / March 31, 2007 / Toronto (Ricoh Coliseum)

Snow Patrol / March 31, 2007 / Toronto (Ricoh Coliseum)

With nearly a year under its belts touring behind their "Eyes Open" album, Snow Patrol couldn't be entirely faulted if it delivered a rather routine, punch-the-clock show in Toronto. Fortunately for the sold-out crowd, the group didn't go through the motions despite delivering a rather similar show last year in a smaller Toronto club.
Smashing Pumpkins, Killers Anchoring Virgin Festival

Smashing Pumpkins, Killers Anchoring Virgin Festival

The Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first North American appearance of 2007 at Toronto's Virgin Festival, set for Sept. 8-9 on Toronto Island. The band will headline the second evening while Bjork will headline the first night. Other artists confirmed include The Killers, Interpol, Amy Winehouse, Jamie T., Paolo Nutini and Tokyo Police Club.
Rock Star Supernova, the Panic Channel / Jan. 24, 2007 / Toronto (Massey Hall)

Rock Star Supernova, the Panic Channel / Jan. 24, 2007 / Toronto (Massey Hall)

After some initial hiccups with its name and then an injury to bassist Jason Newsted, Rock Star Supernova began its current North American tour with a New Year's Eve gig in Las Vegas. Some critics were less than kind with the show itself, panning lead singer and "Rock Star: Supernova" winner Lukas Rossi for his over-the-top stage antics.
Smashing Pumpkins Book First Shows Of 2007

Smashing Pumpkins Book First Shows Of 2007

Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first tour dates of 2007 with headlining performances at Germany's Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals in early June.

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