Kanye West has confirmed that Daft Punk, Rick Ross, TNGHT, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, and Chief Keef will all appear on Yeezus. The album is due next week, West also confirmed that Rick Rubin has done some production on the record.
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane was hospitalized and underwent emergency surgery after a blood clot was found in his brain. We wish him a speedy recovery.
Okkervil River will release their new album, The Silver Gymnasium in September.
Also releasing a new album in September is King Khan and the Shrines, the record, called Born to Die is the bands first for new their label, Merge.
Ringo Starr is finally getting his due. His Beatles classic, "Octopus's Garden" will be turned into a children's picture book and will come with a CD of unheard Ringo tracks. It arrives in October.