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Pearl Jam, Queens of the Stone Age + A Perfect Circle to Play Lollapalooza Brazil and Chile

Lollapalooze Chile The lineups for the 2013 Lollapalooza festivals in Brazil and Chile have been announced. Lollapalooza Brazil will return to São Paulo’s Jockey Club March 29-31, 2013, while Lollapalooza Chile will make its way back to Parque O’Higgins in Santiago April 6-7, 2013. Pearl Jam , Queens of the Stone Age , A Perfect Circle and Puscifer will play both festivals. Maynard James Keenan will be pulling double duty, since he is a member of both A Perfect Circle and Puscifer. The Black Keys, The Killers, Deadmau5, Nas, The Hives, Franz Ferdinand, Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, Passion Pit, Crystal Castles, Kaiser Chiefs, Alabama Shakes, Toro Y Moi, Gary Clark, Jr, Kaskade, Steve Aoki and Porter Robinson are also confirmed for both Brazil and Chile. The two-day Chilean fest will also include appearances by Keane and Bad Brains, as well as regional bands Los Tres and Manuel Garcia. In Brazil, a third day has been added, with the lineup including  The Flaming Lips, Cake, Madeon, Criolo + Emicida and others. Lollapalooza was started in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell. It continued through 1997, then returned in 2003. Originally a touring festival, the North American Lollapalooza is now held every year in Chicago. In 2010, Lollapalooza expanded to Chile, and last year was the inaugural Lollapalooza Brazil. The festival is expanding again, with Tel Aviv, Israel, announced as the newest venue, with its first Lollapalooza to be held Aug. 20-22, 2013. Watch the Lollapalooza Brazil Lineup Announcement Video

Red Hot Chili Peppers Close Out Saturday Lineup of Lollapalooza After Long Rain Delay

The second day of the 2012 Lollapalooza festival kicked off yesterday, only to be interrupted by Mother Nature by mid-afternoon. With the threat of thunderstorms looming, all ticket holders and performers were evacuated from Grant Park in Chicago, Ill. Concert-goers were directed to pre-established underground evacuation and shelter sites while the storm passed but many music fans headed towards local restaurants and bars or took to congregating in the streets

Black Sabbath’s U.S. Return Rules Night One at Lollapalooza

It was a hot Midwestern night at Lollapalooza in Chicago, but that didn’t deter a frenzied crowd from showing their support for metal legends Black Sabbath, who made their U.S. return Friday night (Aug. 3) at Grant Park. Though the Black Keys, one of the biggest concert draws going these days, were playing opposite Sabbath on the other main stage, the metal godfathers more than held their own with the