Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Quick News

Since 2009, Morrissey has not released an album of new material and now, it has been confirmed that the former Smiths singer has found a label. Moz will record an album next month and will be delivered later this year via Harvest Records.

Rick Ross has confirmed that his much delayed and long awaited new album, Mastermind, will arrive in March.

Queen guitarist Brian May took to the bands official website to announce new music from his iconic band will be released that will feature vocals from the late Freddy Mercury. May wrote, ""Some Queen magic is happening… I feel it in my bones. It's annoying to have to be so secretive, but I guess I have to, for now. What I can say is the track we dusted off today has the four of us, Freddie, John, Roger and myself, playing together on a track we'd forgotten about that was never finished. It sounds so fresh, now all carefully transferred into the ProTools environment but sounding exactly like it did straight off the 24-track tape it was recorded on over 30 years ago. I got quite emotional hearing some of it… some rough takes, some discussion and banter, and then a really good take and some overdubs, and well… it's crying out to be finally brought into the world."

Rancid's Tim Armstron will present his first ever art show at Subliminal Projects in LA next week. The art show called, "Avenues & Alleyways" will feature drawings, paintings, watercolors, and mixed media works on found materials that have been collaboratively selected by Armstrong and Shepard Fairey. The range in medium, size, and subject matter provide a well-rounded presentation of Armstrong’s honest and unrefined artistic charm. The imagery includes figures in Armstrong’s life, tools of his trade, album covers for deceased musicians, and poetic ruminations scrawled across simple line drawing.

After making it's festival run in 2013, the documentary about being on the road with The National, Mistaken For Strangers will arrive in theaters and on iTunes in March.