The 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees have been announced. The possible class of 2015 are: The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails, Kraftwerk, Green Day, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, NWA, Lou Reed, Chic, Sting, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Spinners, The Marvellettes, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, War, Bill Withers. Those chosen from the nominees will be presented and inducted into the Hall in April.
Speaking to BBC Music, David Gilmour has confirmed that the forthcoming Pink Floyd record, The Endless River, will be their last. Gilmour said, "Well, Rick [Wright] is gone. This is the last thing that’ll be out from us."
Bjork is hard at work working on her new album, which is due next year, that she missed the London Film Festival premiere of her documentary, Biophilia Live. The album is being produced by Arca and will be Bjork's first since 2011.
File Under: FUCK YES! Iggy Pop will play a serial killer in Dario Argento's upcoming film, The Sandman, which will arrive next year.
Michael Stipe is currently an artist and teacher at NYU and has recently curated a gallery called NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE, which runs now through November 3 WSE Gallery in Washington Square Park.