Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Quick News

Sad news to report over the weekend, the body of former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable was found dead at his home in Wales. According to officials, it could take weeks before the cause of death will be know. Cable was a founding member of 'Phonics and played with the band until 2003. He will be missed, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and former band mates.

Longtime U2 producer and musician Daniel Lanois is in intensive care after being involved in a major motorcycle accident in Los Angeles. No further details have emerged about his condition, which was announced on Monday. This comes just weeks after Bono has been recovering from spinal surgery.

This is amazing news! Rage Against the Machine have told NME magazine that they might record a new record. When asked about new material, front man Zach De La Rocha said "It is a genuine possibility." The band recently played a free concert in London to thank the UK fans for making their track "Killing in the Name Of" a #1 smash this past Christmas and beating Simon Cowell's X-Factor winner to the top of the charts. The song was orchestrated by a Facebook user in the UK who did not want to see another winner of the Cowell produced show succeed to the top of the charts. Along side RATM were Gogol Bordello, Gallows and Roots Manuevia who also performed at the event.

Richard Ashcroft's United Nations of Sound have announced the track listing to their debut record. The self titled project from the former Verve front man was supposed to be released this month but is now being pushed to July. Take a look a the track listing below:

'Are You Ready?'
'Born Again'
'This Thing Called Life'
'Good Loving'
'How Deep Is Your Man'
'She Brings Me The Music'
'Royal Highness'
'Life Can Be So Beautiful'
'Let My Soul Rest'