Wednesday, July 18, 2012


Odd Future mapped out their releases for the remainder of 2012. The collective hip-hop outfits multiple side projects - Domino Genius will release his solo effort, No Idols on Aug.1, then MellowHype, the duo of Left Brain and Hodgy Beats, will release Numbers on October 2, and Tyler, The Creator's follow-up to last years Goblin—Wolf, will be released sometime this fall.

Madonna, who was supposed to make her first tour trip to Australia in 20 years cancelled all of her dates down under for undisclosed reasons. Live Nation confirmed that the legendary singers current MDNA tour will wrap in South America in December.

Patti Smith will appear on Flea's solo EP. The EP called, Helen Burn's, is a charity piece of work that Flea is doing where 100% of all the proceeds and profits will go to the Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Helen Burn's is a pay-what-you want style purchase, however, for $75 you can get a signed copy and a piece of bass string from Flea.

Iron Maiden's Steve Harris will release his solo debut, British Lion. The heavy metal bassist and chief Maiden songwriter will put out his album in September. Take a look at the tracklisting below:
'This Is My God'
'Lost Worlds'
'Karma Killer'
'Us Against The World'
'The Chosen Ones'
'A World Without Heaven'
'Eyes Of The Young'
'These Are The Hands'
'The Lesson'

Elbow will release a B-Sides compilation, Dead in the Boot, next month. Take a look at the tracklisting below:
'Whisper Grass'
'Lucky With Disease'
'Lay Down Your Cross'
'The Long War Shuffle'
'Every Bit The Little Girl'
'Love Blown Down'
'None One'
'Buffalo Ghosts'
'Waving From Windows'
'Gentle As'

In October, Matt and Kim will release their new album, Lightning. Take a look at the tracklisting below:

1.  Let’s Go
2.  Now
3.  It’s Alright
4.  Not That Bad
5.  Overexposed
6.  I Said
7.  Tonight
8.  I Wonder
9.  Much Too Late
10. 10 Dollars I Found