Thursday, May 27, 2010

Quick News

Due to Bono's recent back surgery, U2 was forced to postpone the rest of their North American tour till 2011. The band also had to back out of their first ever Glastonbury appearance, replacing U2 are Gorillaz.

Sad news to report, Slipknot bassist Paul Gray passed away earlier this week in an Iowa Hotel room. The cause of death is unknown at the time and police are still waiting on toxicology reports which could take another month to deliver. Gray also known as #2 or The Pig was 38. Thoughts are with his family.

Arcade Fire have finally come out of hiding and released two singles, "Month of May," and "The Suburbs," from the band's highly anticipated forthcoming record, The Suburbs. Take a look at the cover below, The Suburbs is out August 2/3.

As Noel Gallagher preps Oasis lastest Greatest Hits package, Time Flies 1994-2009, which Officially A Yuppie Editor Salvatore Bono will be featured in. The remaining members of his old band, who were going to call themselves Oasis 2.0, have now opted for a more original name, Beady Eye. Indeed that is the name Liam, Gem Archer, Chris Sharrock and Andy Bell will be calling themselves. The band has been locked away in the studio with legendary producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, Dave Matthews Band) and hope to have a single out by October. Take a look at the band at work, the photo comes from