Thursday, September 16, 2010

Quick News

As a fan conferance in the UK this week, Coldplay announced that it's expected Christmas time release for their untitled fifth record will not happen. Instead the follow up to 2008's Viva La Vida will be out at some point in 2011.

My Chemical Romance have named their fourth record, Danger Days: True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. The record will arrive on November 22.

Our July Rising Artist, Julia Ilowiecki has changed her name to Julia Price. Julia is currently locked away in the studio recording her debut, take a look at our interview with her HERE.

After winning the Mercury Prize last week, The xx's Oliver Simm spoke with NME and the band refuses to commit to a new record. Simm tells "There is no plan to even put out a second album," the band says they will still be "Creative," but no word on new material in the near future.

Duffy is finally following up her 2008 debut, Rockferry and is getting a little help in songwriting from Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr.'s father, Mr. Albert Hammond himself. Duffy also enlisted The Roots to provide some of the music to her latest disc, Endlessly, which will be out on November 29.