Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Quick News

"It’s all bollocks. They’re already hawking for an American tour; me mate told me yesterday. They’re hiding behind the charity gig. It’s going to be a hard thing for them to pull off, but they’re doing it for financial reasons mainly," these are the fighting words of Peter Hook lashing out to Spinner about his former band, New Order and their current reunion without him. The band, who officially broke up earlier this year, are performing charity gigs without Hook in the band in Europe this week. Hook vows to "fuck New Order over in any possible way I can," he blasts to Spinner. Time shall tell if the band does come to the US without Hooky, who is currently in North America playing his former-former band Joy Division (which Bernie Sumner and Stephen Morris were apart of before New Order formed) classic records on the road. Read our New York review HERE.

Clive Davis is set to shut down J-Records, Jive and Arista records which has been home to so many of his biggest artists like Britney Spears, Whitney Houston due to the economic fall of the music industry. Davis will take his biggest names and merge them under his RCA banner.

Editors front man Tom Smith and former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows are forming Smith and Burrows. The duo will release, Funny Looking Angels a Christmas themed record. Get your first taste of Smith and Burrows below (for a song, put your cursor to the center of Tom and Andy and wait for a countdown):

Due to vocal problem's Adele was forced to cancel her US tour - again! This is the second time the British songstress has had to bail on the US due to vocal chord issues. She says in a statement on her site, which you can read HERE.

English punk-folk Frank Turner just announced his biggest headlining show ever. Turner will be playing Wembly arena in the Spring and we could not be prouder of Frank. Take a look at the video he released telling fans:

Turner is currently on tour in the US. Read our review of his New York show HERE.