Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Quick News

Merry Christmas from GORILLAZ! The band has posted an Advent Calender on their website giving away cool things to fans each day like screen savers, photos, videos and all that fun stuff. However, artist Jamie Hewlett just spilled the beans that the band's latest album will be given for FREE on Christmas Day. This is the record that Hewlett and Damon Albarn recorded solely on an Ipad. This is the first album ever to be done on this format. Thank you Gorillaz for topping off an amazing year with a great gift! We just named Gorillaz Plastic Beach as the recipient of the 2010 League of Their Own Album, take a look HERE.

On Brian Fallon of Gaslight Anthem's blog, the band will be heading into the studio at the top of the year to already begin working on the follow up to this years American Slang.

Eddie Argos of Art Brut announced the title of the band's latest album via Twitter, the album is called Wam! Bang! Pow! No word as to when it will be out, be we assume next year. We spoke to Eddie earlier this year, take a look at our interview HERE.

Kim Thayil of Soundgarden spoke to Canadian radio station CFNY-FM last week and say that Soundgarden could possibly release a new record soon. Thayil says, "When we get together to rehearse it's natural for us... to start jamming and inventing. We've come up with instrumental, and certainly on occasion, lyrical ideas. I'm not confirming anything, but it's impossible for us to get in a room and not come up with ideas." The band headlined Lollapalooza this past summer to a loud and stunning performance. Take a look at our review HERE.

Peter Bjorn and John will release the follow up to last years Living Things on March 29. No word as to what the title will be.

Mike Skinner aka The Streets will release his final album, Computers and Blues early next year. Take a look at the cover below: