Steven Tyler Rocks Home Depot Store- Blink-182 To Begin New Album- Specials Reunion TV- The Who's Super Bowl Plans- Good Charlotte Scrap New CD and more
Angels & Airwaves free forthcoming album, Love, will serve as the soundtrack to a feature film titled "Love" will hit select theaters later in the year. The film centers on an astronaut who is stranded in a space station as the Earth collapses. Meanwhile, DeLonge says that Blink-182 is planning to record its new album soon and is talking with its label, Interscope, about a 2011 release. The group also intends to play European festival dates this summer. more
Ace Show Biz says that Good Charlotte have scrapped their new album, and returned to the studio to record it again. Guitarist Benji Madden made the tough decision to wipe the disc after returning from a tour of Australia and listening to the new tracks for the first time - because he was unhappy with the way it sounded. more
The Who's Pete Townshend has revealed that the band's Super Bowl halftime performance on February 7 will feature a "compact medley" of their rock anthems. "We're kinda doing a mashup of stuff," the guitarist tells Billboard. "A bit of 'Baba O'Riley,' a bit of 'Pinball Wizard,' a bit of the close of 'Tommy,' a bit of 'Who Are You,' and a bit of 'Won't Get Fooled Again.' It works -- it's quite a saga. more
Radiohead raised more than $500,000 for Haiti earthquake relief at a special weekend concert that attracted celebrities and die-hard fans. The band performed for more than two hours Sunday at the Henry Fonda Theatre. more
Continuing on his "I Am Ozzy" book tour, Ozzy Osbourne will descend upon The Howard Stern Show this morning, Tuesday January 26th. Following that interview you can catch Ozzy on the Opie and Anthony radio program as well. Then later in the evening Ozzy has his 3rd U.S. book signing at Borders at 10 Columbus Circle in Manhattan at 7pm.
The Specials, the British ska band that reformed in 2009 after more than two decades apart, will play their first North American shows in nearly 30 years in April, starting with an appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on April 13. more
Analog has reunited after a five year hiatus to release "Plan B," a fourteen track, full-length album. The band is offering the entire album download as name your price (read "free") via their website. more
Matador Records has announced that the fifth full length from The New Pornographers, entitled Together, is set for release on May 4th. The album was produced by the band and Phil Palazzolo more
Weird Al has inked a production deal with Cartoon Network. The first product for the deal will be a live action film but don't expect Al to star in it, read what he has to say here
Leng Tch'e has finished up work on their next album, which is currently being mastered and will be available in May more
After nearly overtaking Avatar as the number one film in America it's week of release, The Book of Eli, is celebrating their success with the release of NIN collaborator and soundtrack mastermind, Atticus Ross' new video for "The Passenger" Remix. The clip features haunting visuals from up-and-coming British director, Rupert Sanders. Check it out here
Eels are premiering the brand new video for "End Times", the title track from the new Eels End Times album on the band's MySpace page
Abscess has launched a mini-site here for their forthcoming album Dawn of Inhumanity, featuring audio samples, album info, plus an exclusive interview with the band concerning all things dark and metal. Dawn of Inhumanity hits stores in the US on March 9th via Peaceville Records.
Caribou will release a new album titled Swim on April 20th through Merge Records. Preview link and track listing here
A blogger thinks that John Mellencamp would be the perfect replacement for Simon Cowell on American Idol. more -