Saturday, July 9, 2011

Quick News

In a stunning surprise, Gallows front man Frank Carter is quitting the band after their current tour. The volitale front man wrote on his website "It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce my departure from Gallows. It seems that Gallows have hit a crossroads in our writing process and unfortunately myself and the rest of the boys have different ideas regarding the sound of Gallows going forward." The band will continue on with Carter as he goes on his solo venture with his other band Pure Love.

Muse first wanted to play a gig in space now they want to record a song in space. Matt Bellamy tells "We’re trying to blag a free trip on it [Virgin Galactic]. I’m going to try to convince Richard Branson to let us make a music video or record a song up there. I think that would be cool. Would I be scared? I think I’ll be alright."

Just a few months after they released their fantastic, Collapse into Now, R.E.M. are already working on a new album. Michael Stipe posted on that he is in Athens, Georgia the bands hometown working on new material. No further details were mentioned and no set release has been added.

Could it be true? The Pixies could make a new record?! Finally! After years of fans and critics wanting it, drummer David Lovering tells Rolling Stone 'We're gonna go slowly and see what will happen." The band is set to embark on another tour this fall as they perform their classic Doolittle in full.

In every sense of the word awesome, Mastodon have unleashed the cover to their latest record, The Hunter. Take a look, enough said

After reforming last year, underrated American rockers The Jayhawks will release their latest record Mockingbird Time's on September 20. Take a look at the track listing below:
1. Hide Your Colors
2. Closer to Your Side
3. Tiny Arrows
4. She Walks in So Many Ways
5. High Water Blues
6. Mockingbird Time
7. Stand out in the Rain
8. Cinnamon Love
9. Guilder Annie
10. Black Eyed Susan
11. Pouring Rain at Dawn
12. Hey Mr. Man