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Iron Maiden's Boeing 747 - Ed Force One - was "badly damaged" after colliding with a tow truck at a Santiago, Chile airport over the weekend. The operators of the tug were hospitalized with injuries but are expected to make a full recovery. "Ed Force One was this morning tethered to a tow truck to be taken for refueling prior to flying over the Andes to Cordoba for the next show."
Noel Gallagher has announced a one-off gig in Scarborough, U.K. The former Oasis fronter will take the stage with his High Flying Birds at the Scarborough Open Air Theater on August 3, marking his first ever performance in the town. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 18. The date comes during a summer run of festival dates for the High Flying Birds, which begin at Glasgow.
Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, who played a 2005 show in Cuba, has some advice for the Rolling Stones, who recently announced their first ever gig in the island country. Cornell played with his former band Audioslave, and says the Stones should enjoy every moment they have in Cuba. "I think that they're just going to have a fantastic time . . ."