Thursday, April 29, 2010

Quick News

The Wombats are hard at work on album number two, in a recent video interview with BBC radio DJ Zane Lowe, the band are held up in a Liverpool studio and promise their latest will be out before years end.

The Kills are “three quarters of the way finished with the [fourth] record," according to a recent interview with singer Alison Mosshart in NME magazine. The singer reveals that after she is done touring with the latest Dead Weather record she will finish out The Kills latest.

The Killers front man Brandon Flowers is set to release a solo record while the band is on hiatus. The band had a mysterious clock counting down to special news to arrive and it hit Thursday afternoon in the form of Flowers doing a solo album. In the meanwhile, drummer Ronnie Vennucci is working a solo record with members of Mumford and Sons, Keane, Noah and The Whale under the name Mt. Desolation. No word yet on when either of these records will arrive.

Trent Reznor is one devious bastard. The Nine Inch Nails main man and his wife Marqueen Maandig set up a cryptic website in which Trent tweeted about, under the name How to Destroy Angels. It seems this is the name of the new band he is forming with his wife, the band will release a six song EP this summer and if the name of the group sounds familiar, it comes from the title of a Coil record of the same name. Reznor is friends with members of Coil.