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>>Kiss Announce Farewell Tour On America's Got Talent 

(Undated)  --  Kiss is confirming they'll launch their farewell tour beginning in 2019.  The band confirmed the End Of The Road trek last night during an appearance on NBC's America's Got Talent, but offered no specific details.  Speculation began in February that the band would mount its last tour when they filed for a trademark to use the phrase The End Of The Road for "live performances by a musical band."  Meanwhile, a graphic on the band's official website promises more details soon. 

>>Mark Knopfler Announces Ninth Solo Album Down The Road Wherever 

(Undated)  --  Mark Knopfler is set to release his ninth solo album Down The Road Wherever on November 16th.  In anticipation of the upcoming 14-track set, the former Dire Straits frontman released yesterday the song Good On You Son.  The album will be available as a digital download, CD, double vinyl, deluxe CD and an expanded box set.  Pre-orders of the album include an instant download of the new single. 

>>DickeyBetts In Critical Condition After Accident In Florida Home 

(Undated)  --  Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts is in critical condition after an accident at his Sarasota, Florida home.  Betts reportedly "slipped and cracked his head, causing bleeding in his brain," and brain surgery has been scheduled for tomorrow.  Betts has been sedated in a local hospital since the accident, which took place Monday.  According to Betts' manager, the surgery is scheduled to stop the swelling, and he's listed in "critical but stable" condition. 

>>Led Zeppelin Reportedly Plan To Launch Concert Streaming Service 

(Undated)  --  The surviving members of Led Zeppelin are reportedly planning to launch a concert streaming service.  A new trademark was reportedly submitted this week to use the term "Led Zeppelin Experience" for a potential service focusing on the band's archive of live performances.  The potential service would feature "non-downloadable prerecorded music online".  Jimmy Page has previously said the band has "a lot of stuff to come out," referring to still-unheard concert material. 

>Toto Co-Founder Steve Lukather Releases Memoir 

(Undated)  --  Toto co-founder and guitarist Steve Lukather is out with his new memoir The Gospel According To Luke.  Released this week, the book is described as a "no-holds barred uncensored look" at Lukather's over 40 years with Toto along with legendary sessions he's been a part of.  Meanwhile, Toto's recently released greatest hits album 40 Trips Around The Sun debuted near the top of sales charts in multiple countries.  The band's 40 Tours Around The Sun trek resumes October 20th in Greeneville, Tennessee and runs through November 17th in Lynn, Massachusetts.