Friday, August 26, 2011

Quick News

In very cool and very fitting news, The Vaccines have teamed up with Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes for the song, "Tiger Blood." Albert was a fan of the bands debut, What Did You Expect From the Vaccines? and asked the band to work with him. Vaccines front man Justin Young told NME, "we’re in a place now where we’re trying to think about what we wanna do for the next record. We really like the idea of working with other creative people and obviously, being a massive fan of The Strokes, it wasn’t something we were gonna say no to."

It is official, Keith Richards autobiography, Life has sold over a million copies and has become one of the most popular rock and roll autobiographies ever written.

Jon Stewart will host a Nevermind special with the surviving members of Nirvana, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl. The special will run on Sirius XM Radio as a way to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic album which arrived in stores September 24, 1991.

Arctic Monkeys will not return to the studio until 2013 according to singer Alex Turner. Speaking to UK's The Sun, Turner says, "I don't really write on the road any more. We come up with a few ideas on soundchecks and that but I have written too many terrible lyrics touring around. As yet there is no plan to return to the studio next year, we're keeping our heads down."