Sunday, May 8, 2016

Quick News

Sad news to report -- John Stabb of influential punk and hardcore band Government Issue has passed away from stomach cancer. The band took to Facebook to break the news on Saturday: "It is with heavy hearts that we have to announce that at 7:43 p.m 5/7/16 our comrade John Stabb Schroeder lost his hard fought battle with stomach cancer. Our hearts go out to his wife Mina. Rest in Power, brother, there will never be another." Our thoughts go out to his family, friend and bandmates.

Blondie are currently working on their new record and Chris Stein spoke to Charli XCX on her Beats 1 show to reveal Sia, Johnny Marr, Albert Hammond Jr and Charli XCX are all working on the record with the iconic NYC punks. Stein also revealed that they are trying to get Kanye West and Ludacris to contribute to the album as well. No release date or further details were given.

Madlib and Freddie Gibbs are teaming up again for their sophomore effort, Bandana. The duo said at Red Bull Music Academy that it will be out later this year.

Courtney Love took to Instagram to tease a Hole reunion featuring the original line-up. 
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