Saturday, September 28, 2013

Quick News

While he is about to his the road in support of his latest solo EP, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., said that his main band could make 10 more albums. He told BBC's Zane Lowe, "There might be times when we're not doing things but I don't feel like we'll ever stop. We've come to the point where we've been together so long and been through so much that why announce anything besides what we're doing? We're just together."

Andrew W.K. is going to add author to his resume as he now writing The Party Bible. Of course he is. The book will be a look at his years partying in NYC and how to do it.

Eminem's Shady Records is now opening a film division called Shady Films.

The Bouncing Souls announced that their new drummer is George Rebelo of Hot Water Music.

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has stated that he would be open to a reunion of the classic rock band. He told NME, "I would do it... I'm ready to go. I'm packed, I have my drum kit, a suitcase and a wash bag by my front door ready for it when I ever get the call. But I'm not holding my breath."

The National have confirmed they will appear on this season of The Mindy Project. The band will play themselves and will perform at a fictitious music festival and will have interactions with cast members of the show.

Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has confirmed that he has played bass on the forthcoming Modest Mouse album. While no word as to when the new Mouse record will arrive, it will be the band's first full length since 2007's We Were All Dead Before The Ship Even Sank.

Pixies front man Frank Black has opened up about Kim Deal's exit from the band. He denied any allegations that Deal's split was of ill will or malicious intent. He told The Times, "There's never really been a lot of drama in this band. We've traditionally got along much better than people think. There's never been any punch-ups."