Passion Pit will release their new album, Kindred in April.
Speaking to NME, Gary Jarmin of The Cribs explained that seeing Dave Grohl in their New York recording studio was a good omen for the band as they recorded their forthcoming record, For All Of My Sisters, last year. Gary said, "We left to go get pizza and withing three minutes we returned with Dave Grohl. We played with him in Ireland and he was like, 'The Cribs? I love you guys!' We thought it was a really good omen for the first day of the record - it was just like a rabbit's foot or something." For All Of My Sisters arrives in March.
Rocky Votolato will release his new album, Hospital Handshakes in April.
In an interview with Dummy, former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has announced he will release an acidhouse record under the name Trickfinger in April. Frusciante said, "I started being serious about following my dream to make electronic music, and to be my own engineer, five years ago," commented Frusciante, who quit RHCP in 2008. "For the 10 years prior to that, I had been playing guitar along with a wide range of different types of programmed synthesizer and sample-based music, emulating what I heard as best as I could. I found that the languages machines forced programmers to think in had caused them to discover a new musical vocabulary…". Take a look at the tracklisting below: