U2 will grace the cover of Time this week and inside the issue, Bono talks about the future of music saying, it will be "an audiovisual interactive format for music that can’t be pirated and will bring back album artwork in the most powerful way, where you can play with the lyrics and get behind the songs when you’re sitting on the subway with your iPad or on these big flat screens. You can see photography like you’ve never seen it before."He then went on to say that his plan / future of seeing how music will be delivered will be "so irresistibly exciting to music fans that it will tempt them again into buying music — whole albums as well as individual tracks."He claims that the new delivery format is about 18 months away from existing and is working with Apple on how to get it out.
Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler spoke to Canadian sports radio show, Melnick in the Morning about how he has no plans to retire. He said, "I never want to put out something that’s not great. This last tour we did is the best, it’s the best shows we’ve ever played, so I feel like we’re kind of right in our prime right now — so I’m not really thinking about retirement yet ’cause we’re kind of like firing on all cylinders at this point."
So, after years of waiting, Dr. Dre will not be calling his new album Detox at all. Then again, we have no idea if or when it will arrive. Aftermath producer and Dre affiliate Dawaun Parker said to Shots Fired, "I won’t say what the title is ’cause I haven’t seen that online or anything yet."
Gwar have added a female singer to the band, her name is Vulvatron. She made her debut with the iconic metal band this weekend at Riot Fest.
The Dismemberment Plan will release their 2001 album, Change for the first time ever on vinyl this November.