Rush’s Geddy Lee To Appear At The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Virtual Gala Concert

Rush’s Geddy Lee will be taking part in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s “Resilient Symphony: The Show Must Go On” virtual gala concert on February 18. The event will support the VSO and the VSO School Of Music and tickets for it can be found HERE.

The VSO issued the following statement:

“These are imperfect times. It takes courage, imagination, and sheer determination to navigate this new world. The VSO and VSO School of Music are steadfastly committed to keeping the music alive and thriving.

On February 18, 2021 we invite you to join us for the VSO’s Gala Concert: The Show Must Go On: Stories of Resilience.

This is no ordinary Virtual Gala Concert – this is a once in a lifetime experience not be missed.

Join host Steve Maddock and special guests Maestro Otto Tausk, James Ehnes, Itzhak Perlman, Measha Brueggergosman, k.d. lang, Geddy Lee, Steven Page, Jens Lindemann, Stewart Goodyear, Bria Skonberg, Red Robinson, and the musicians of the VSO for an evening of music and stories. Stories you never get to hear – the missed flight; the story behind the story of the delayed start; the imposter Maestro; what the VSO did when Queen Latifah became ill two days before she was to appear with the VSO; stories of intrigue and mystery – all accompanied by inspiring music, amazing food, wine and ambiance – in the comfort and safety of your own home.

See you at theconcerthall.ca this February 18.”

Scour Announce Livestream Concert

Scour (Pantera, Pig Destroyer, etc.) will be playing their “Grey,” “Red,” and “Black” EPs in full during a virtual concert on January 29. The event will stream live from frontman Phil Anselmo’s Nodferatu’s Lair and tickets can be found HERE. Shock Narcotic (ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Dahlia Murder, etc.) will open. Anselmo commented:

“I’m excited to have another Housecore Records stream, this time featuring Scour and Shock Narcotic. Buy the stream and let’s jam!”

Slipknot, Foo Fighters, & Jane’s Addiction Members To Perform As Ground Control At Upcoming David Bowie Tribute Concert

More artists have been added to the upcoming David Bowie tribute show including the supergroup Ground Control, which features Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins, and Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney. The streaming event, which is being called “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!,” will take place on January 8 and it will also feature members of Bowie‘s band, as well as Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless), Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Joe Elliot (Def Leppard), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Corey Glover (Living Colour), Boy George, Peter Frampton, and more. Tickets can be found HERE.

Fire From The Gods, Ill Niño, And Hyro The Hero Announce January Livestream Concert

Fire From The Gods, Ill Niño, and Hyro The Hero have booked a livestream concert together. The virtual event will take place on January 30 at 5:00pm PST / 8:00pm EST. Ill Niño commented:

“Join Ill Niño Along with extended familia Fire From the Gods and Hyro The Hero have announced the “American Revolución” virtual concert which airs on January 30, 2021. Tickets available now at: www.americanrevolucion.com The “American Revolución” livestream, will premiere Ill Niño’s stomping current 2020 lineup (Marcos Leal, Dave Chavarri, Laz Pina, Daniel Couto, Jes DeHoyos, Sal Dominguez), and reunite 2001’s original Revolution line-up, featuring lead guitarist Marc Rizzo (Soulfly), rhythm guitarist Jardel Paisante and percussionist Roger Vasquez and will mark the first time in 18 years that they have performed together, and will be performing songs from their renowned debut, Revolution….Revolución which celebrates its 20th year in 2021.”

Goatwhore Announce January Livestream Show

Goatwhore have announced that they will be playing a livestream concert on January 9. Tickets are available HERE. Sammy Duet commented:

“I am extremely excited to bring you maniacs the very first COVID-19 safe, virtual Goatwhore live experience! Hopefully we will be able to bring our live show back to the legions in real time very soon, but this will have to suffice for the time being. So enjoy the Goatwhore live show from the comfort – or discomfort – of your home!”

Melvins Announce “Melvins TV: Volume 1, New Year’s Evil” Streaming Event

Melvins have announced a special streaming event, which they are calling “Melvins TV: Volume 1, New Year’s Evil.” The virtual show will take place on December 31 and it will feature a five-song set, interviews, and various extras. Tickets can be found HERE. Buzz Osborne commented:

“‘Melvins TV, New Year’s Evil‘ is as close to a live show as we can get during this hideous pandemic. We’ll be doing more of these so tune in and enjoy! Happy New Year!”

Butcher Babies Postpone “Office X-Mas Party” Livestream Show

Butcher Babies were forced to postpone their December 18 “Office X-Mas Party” livestream show after a member of their team tested positive for COVID-19. The band commented:

“Ugh!!! We were so excited to perform our livestream for you this Friday, but unfortunately, even after taking the recommended safety precautions, a member of the Butcher Babies team has tested positive for Covid. As a result, we must cancel and postpone to ensure everyone’s safety. We are currently all in quarantine and taking necessary measures for our and our teams health. This comes as a giant shock and huge bummer as we have been planning this for months. Stay safe out there! We love you and we will be back in the new year! Refunds are available through Ticketmaster or you have the option of holding your spot for the TBD rescheduled date in February.”

Ihsahn And Leprous Announce Streaming Event

Ihsahn and Leprous have announced a special streaming concert. The event will take place on December 20 and tickets can be found HERE. Both acts issued a joint statement:

“The collaboration between Ihsahn and Leprous goes back the better part of two decades, where songs, members and performances have been heavily intertwined. This exclusive performance will celebrate these connections even further!”