Saturday, April 30, 2011

Quick News

As she just released her latest solo record, legendary and seminal punk singer Poly Styrene of X-Ray Spex had succumbed to her battle with cancer. The singer was just 53. Poly, whoes real name, Marianne Elliot Said, passed away in an East Sussex, England hospital on Monday.

Morrissey has given some details about his autobiography that is due out later this year. The former Smiths singer has revealed that Penguin books will publish his story. Moz tells BBC Radio 4 that "I have been through the whole life. I just wonder if 660 pages are too much for people to bear. And then I sit down and think, well, are six pages too much for people to bear? I really don't know. baffling."

UK Hardcore hero's Flats have revealed that guitarist Luke Tristram has left the band and was replaced by Fiction guitarist Dan Djan.

Swedish experimental rockers The Knife have revealed that they will have a new album out in 2012. The band are currently working on new material.

Wilco are planning a fall album release for the first album under their brand new label, which the band own. Singer Jeff Tweedy told Rolling Stone that "out of the things I had coming in, which was somewhere in the fifties and sixties. It's a pretty great time for me writing-wise."