Next month, U2 will release Films of Innocence, a visual companion of music videos set to the music of their latest album, Songs of Innocence. The band, who enlisted various street artists for this project like Oliver Jeffers, Robin Rhode, D*Face, Mode 2, Chloe Early, Ganzeer, Vhils, Maser, ROA, DALeast and Todd James. The whole project was directed by Jefferson Hack.
Billy Corgan is bringing The Smashing Pumkins back on the road for a small tour next month, this time, the revolving door of musicians will feature Rage Against the Machine / Last Internationale's Brad Wilk on Drumms, Killers bassist Mark Stoermer, and Corgan's go-to guitarist as of late, Jeff Schroeder.
Now that Beady Eye have fallen, looks like Andy Bell is rejoining and reforming Ride. The shoegaze Creation Records band will reunite next year to play the festival circuit.
Australian post-punk icons The Church will release their 25th album, Further / Deeper, in February.