You've been waiting an entire year for this. But, now, Lollapalooza is finally (almost) here, and we've got the breakdown.
The Black Keys News
Dover, Delaware is hosting a new music festival -- Firefly Music Festival -- and it's got quite a lineup.
Coachella... yes, Coachella's 2012 lineup has been announced. Radiohead, The Black Keys, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg are just a few artists on the docket.
The Black Keys blew up with the release of Brothers, their sixth album. With the release of their seventh album, El Camino, they'll get a little hotter.
The first single off the album, "Lonely Boy," reached No. 3 on the Billboard Rock Chart.
Shortly after winning three Grammy Awards, the Black Keys have announced that they will be touring North America. The U.S.
June 9-12, in Manchester, Tenn., throngs of people will descend from their respective places of residence for one of the truly great music festivals in the world.
Bonnaroo will not disappoint this year. Tuesday, the lineup was announced. Check it.
Eminem, Arcade Fire, The Black Keys and Ray Lamontagne all won Grammy's this year.
New Zealand and Australia will not be seeing the Black Keys in 2011.
The rock duo has announced that they will cancel their New Zealand and Australia legs of their 2011 tour and the majority of their European jaunt.
The band released a statement on their website Friday.
“An arduous year of touring and promotion has drained the band and necessitated time off,” the statement said.
In the world of rock 'n' roll superstardom, one name has been rising above the rest - The Black Keys. The group recently won best breakthrough video for their song "Tighten Up" at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards...
With a death in the family, The Black Keys, who are touring with The Whigs currently, are rescheduling their show tonight, which was scheduled for Charlottesville Pavilion in Virginia, for Sept. 14. But don't worry! All previously purchased tickets will be honored on the date of the new show. If you can't make it to the show on the 14th, refunds are available through Sept.
I've had the opportunity to attend Lollapalooza twice. I went in 2005 and 2006, and the heat neared the 105 degree mark each of the six days I attended. I can't say that the heat affected my general demeanor or overall enjoyment of the festival, though. In fact, the sheer number of bands that you will come to know or already love playing the festival, outweighs any potential downfall possibly conceivable.