Sunday, August 21, 2011

Quick News

U2's Bono was taken to a hospital in France after suffering from chest pains. Bono spent last Wednesday at Princess Grace Memorial Hospital in Monaco and was seen by a leading heart specialist who told the singer to get plenty of rest. He was released after the specialist had checked him out.

Oasis are reuniting! ...... In Court. Liam Gallagher is suing his brother Noel after Noel has insistently said that his brother was hungover at V Festival in 2009 which led to Noel leaving leaving the band. Liam is suing Noel over the "lies" Noel has repeatedly said about the events at the festival.

The partnership of Lou Reed and Metallica is now getting a release date. The rumored and much speculated duet record featuring the legendary titans of their respective genres will be released on Halloween in the US and the following day in the rest of the world.

Former Nirvana bassist Kristi Novoselic is paying tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nevermind, his band's biggest and most influential record with a tribute concert. Members of various Seattle bands will make the rounds to also pay tribute in a mass band performance, members of Screaming Trees, Vaporland, The Long Winters, Campfire OK will all accompany Krist.

Could a collaboration between dubstep poster boy James Blake and indie poster boy Bon Iver be in the works? Blake tweeted earlier last week "24 August 2011 - James Blake & Bon Iver "Fall Creek Boys Choir." Our guess is that a collaboration between the two and the Fall Creek Boys Choir shall be released that day.