Creed fronter Scott Stapp has scheduled a one off solo show in London to support his latest album Proof of Life. The LP was released last November and features production from Howard Benson (Papa Roach, Halestorm). "I'm really looking forward to reuniting with my friends and fans in the UK!"
Billy Joel has scheduled the release of A Matter of Trust: a Bridge to Russia for May 20. The recording, taken from Joel's 1987 Russian concert, will be available on CD and DVD/Blu-ray. According to Rolling Stone, the two-CD set takes his 1987 live album Kohuept and adds 11 previously unreleased songs.
Following a report from a tabloid that Miley Cyrus would play Tinker Bell in a live NBC telecast of Peter Pan, the singer has hit back. Miley wrote on Twitter that she'd rather "choke on [her] own tongue" than suit up for the part. A supposed insider told the tabloid that the part was Cyrus's "dream role": "With her short haircut, she does resemble Tinker Bell!"
Carlos Santana and Rod Stewart have announced a North American summer tour set to begin May 23 at Albany, New York's Times Union Center, and wrap August 20 at Wantagh, New York's Jones Beach, hitting a total of 18 cities. Tickets for the trek go on sale March 7, but American Express Card members will get the first chance to purchase tickets a few days earlier.
Lady Gaga has been denied the opportunity to perform inside a six story vending machine at Doritos SXSW party. The Music & Entertainment division of Austin, Texas says that the request was denied owing to "public safety concerns." "As part of the review process, the applicant provides a talent list to the city team to review and we can adjust public resources as necessary," the city said.