Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Quick News

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong made his Broadway debut last night acting in the American Idiot musical based on his band's mega successful 2004 record. Billie Joe is taking on the role of drug dealer St. Jimmy in the play and will only be doing performances this week.

After years of rumors and development, Nine Inch Nails 2007 record, Year Zero will finally be turned into a television epic for HBO. The show will be produced by Trent Reznor, HBO and BBC Worldwide. It will be penned by Carinval writer Daniel Knauf. No word as to when Year Zero the series will hit TV, but the plot is to be set 15-20 years into the future in a post apocalyptic society. Reznor in the meantime is a very busy man with recording the full length of his latest band, How to Destroy Angels and his score for The Social Network will be heard this Friday when it opens in theaters worldwide.

While they are just hitting the road to support their debut, The Places We Run From, Tired Pony the band featuring REM's Peter Buck and Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody will head back into the studio in February to record their follow up.

Incubus are set to play a charity concert for the families of the Chilean miners. The miners have been trapped in a mine since June. The gig happens Oct 8 in Santiago, Chile.

My Chemical Romance have released the track listing to their forthcoming album, Danger Days; True Lives of Fabulous Killjoys. Take a look at the track listing below, the album arrives Nov 22.
'Look Alive, Sunshine'
'Na Na Na'
'Planetary (Go!)'
'The Only Hope For Me Is You'
'Jet-Star And The Kobra Kid / Traffic Report'
'Party Poison'
'Save Yourself, I'll Hold Them Back'
'The Scarecrow Blues'
'Anytime You Want'
'The Kids From Yesterday'
'Goodnite Dr Death'
'Vampire Money'