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U2’s ‘360’ Openers, Dee Snider on B’Way + More

  • U2 have announced the openers of their upcoming 360° tour when it hits the states next May. The Fray, Lenny Kravitz, Florence and the Machine, Snow Patrol and Interpol will join the band for various dates. U2 were forced to postpone the tour earlier this year after Bono underwent emergency back surgery. []

  • Jamey Johnson — who just released his excellent new album The Guitar Song — will take the role of producer for his next project, teaming up with Blind Boys of Alabama for their forthcoming album. [The Boot]

  • Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider will make his Broadway debut in hair-metal musical Rock of Ages for an 11-week run starting October 11. Snider will play the role of Dennis. [AP]

  • What’s on Justin Bieber’s tour rider? Mixed nuts, potato chips, herbal teas, a Vicks Personal Steam Inhaler, Swedish Fish, “lo-rise” socks and more. [The Smoking Gun]