Friday, October 9, 2009

Quick News

The Cribs who just released their latest record Ignore the Ignorant, with Smiths and sometimes Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, seems that Marr will stick around and do another record with the British band. They will hit the studio next year.

Since the demise of Oasis, Liam Gallagher has finally spoken about about the band's dissolve. Telling the Times UK, Liam said "Oasis is no longer. I think we all know that. So that’s done.” “Without a doubt. And it’s a shame but that’s life. We had a good run at it.” Liam, who currently owns fashion label Pretty Green Clothing, says he will still be making music. Liam said “I’ll be doing music to the day I die.”

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch has given an update to fans about his cancer treatment since being diagnosed with the disease in July. Yauch told fans via e-mail that "I'm feeling healthy, strong and hopeful that I've beaten this thing, but of course time will tell." Yauch, a devote Buddist, traveled to India to receive treatments and heal. Yauch told fans that "I'm taking Tibetan medicine and at the recommendation of the Tibetan doctors I've been eating a vegan/organic diet, surprisingly enough was harder to do in India than it is now that I'm back home." Due to Yauch's cancer, the Beastie Boys were forced to cancel all major headlining festival dates such as Lollpalooza, All Points West and Austin City Limits as well as postpone the release of their forthcoming album Hot Sauce Committee Part 1. Adam believes the album may drop in the first half of next year.

Seminal DC post-hardcore band Jawbox will stage a reunion for the first time in over a decade on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in December.

NERD have added a fourth member to the funk/ hip-hop band. Pharell and the boys welcomed female singer Rhea to the band. NERD's new album Instant Gratification comes out next year.