Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Quick News

Paul Weller has announced his follow up to his critically praised, Wake Up the Nation is "ready to go," he tells XFM. He says it was finished last week and is being mixed but the former Jam front man has no idea when it will be released.

Incubus have announced that July 12 will be the release date for their latest record, If Not Now, When?

Paul McCartney and Dixie Chicks have lent their vocals to Steve Martin's latest banjo fronted recording effort. The legendary comedian has been enjoying a successful run as a bluegrass musician and will release his latest record, Rare Bird Alert on June 6 in the UK and the following day in the US.

Russel Lissack has made it official, "Bloc Party will reconvene in September." The Bloc Party guitarist tells NME that "We're having a bit of a break until the festivals are over, because people have commitments during the summer, but we're going to get back properly in September and sit in a rehearsal studio to work on new band material." Bloc Party have not played together since 2009.

The story of Kings of Leon has been turned into a documentary. The film, Talahina Sky will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month. Take a look at the trailer below: