Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Prince, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Guns N' Roses, Foo Fighters, Little Mix, Broken Bells, Maxwell
April 21, 2014


Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has been forced to postpone all remaining U.S. dates on her Bangerz tour as she continues to recover from the severe allergic reaction she suffered on April 15. Existing tickets will be honored on the new dates, which run from August 1 in Uniondale, NY to August 14 in Chicago. The European leg of the tour will proceed as planned.

Just after announcing his new joint venture with Warner Bros. Records on Friday, Prince wasted no time unleashing a new song. The funky, throwback-style ballad called "The Breakdown" is available on iTunes now. As reported last week, a new Prince studio album is on the way and this summer will also mark the 30th anniversary of Purple Rain. Prince will be releasing a digitally re-mastered, deluxe version of the classic album, and other planned projects will follow.

Gwen Stefani has reportedly inked a deal to join the coaching panel on The Voice. Us Weekly reports that the No Doubt singer will take a seat on the NBC show for its upcoming seventh season, replacing Christina Aguilera, who announced in February that she is pregnant with her second child. The new season will begin shooting in June, and it also will find Pharrell Williams replacing Cee Lo Green as a coach, alongside regulars Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.

In related news, it looks like Christina Aguilera is not only incubating a new baby, but a new album as well. The singer wrote on Twitter: "So blissful in taking this time for creating all things blossoming new on the horizon... album, baby & beautiful music to come." Aguilera already announced that she will take a break from The Voice in its next season since she is pregnant with her second child.

Guns N' Roses founding bassist Duff McKagan will join the band for their headlining set at this year's Revolver Golden Gods Awards, taking place April 23 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. The performance will be McKagan's first time sharing the stage with Guns N' Roses in the U.S. after joining the band for several South American dates throughout April. Also added to the lineup is a performance by Suicide Silence, marking the band's first U.S. appearance with their new vocalist, Hernan "Eddie" Hermida. As previously announced, GN'R frontman Axl Rose will take home this year's Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award.

While Dave Grohl has been busy getting inducted in to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Nirvana, he has also been busy recording a new Foo Fighters album. Producer Butch Vig told the U.K.'s Kerrang magazine that the record is almost halfway finished. "We've been recording at some different locations, but we're almost halfway done with the recording and it's going well," said Vig. "It sounds different ó we've thrown a few things into the mix, in the recording process, that are going to give the record a different sound and a different feel. It's been a challenge, but it's also been exciting."

Little Mix has announced their first North American headlining tour, set for the fall. The dance-intensive Salute Tour will kick off on September 10 in Boca Raton, FL and run through October 11 in Toronto. Little Mix will also treat fans to a special concert in New York City on NBC's Today show on Tuesday, June 17.

Broken Bells has announced more North American tour dates in support of After The Disco. The string of headlining shows fall around the band's upcoming festival appearances at Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza. They run from June 16 in St. Louis through August 11 in Portland.

The elusive Maxwell has announced the 35+ date Summer Soulstice tour for this June, July and August, which will be his first major dates since 2010. The trek runs from June 14 in Milwaukee to August 17 in Albuquerque.




 
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