Sunday, December 18, 2011

Quick News

Radiohead have confirmed that they will be playing "new" material on next years tour. The band, who released one of this years best albums - The King of Limbs in February, already have a new batch of songs they will be playing on their 2012 world tour.

Trent Reznor's other band - How to Destroy Angels will release their long awaited debut LP in the "first quarter" of 2012 says Reznor to Rolling Stone.

Foo Fighters, who are currently on a massive world tour are confirming they will write a new album next year. It will be the immediate follow-up to this years Wasting Light, which we named as one of the years best albums.

The Vaccines, who also released one of the years best albums, have already begun writing their sophomore record and follow-up to What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? The band tells NME that they "not to make the same record again."

The Beach Boys have announced a reunion! The band will reunite with Brian Wilson for their 50th anniversary and will create a new album. Wilson says on the band's website that "This anniversary is special to me because I miss the boys and it will be a thrill for me to make a new record and be on stage with them again." The Beach Boys will be performing at this years Grammy Awards.

Late poet and musician, Gil Scott-Heron, who passed away earlier this year will release his autobiography posthumously. The autobiography entitled, "The Last Holiday: A Memoir" will be released next month.

..and in a great way to close out the week, watch Jeff Tweedy of Wilco do the weather forecast for a local Chicago news station.