Thursday, January 4, 2018

Quick News

Justin Timberlake will release his new album, Man of the Woods, next month. The record is said to be inspired by his upbringing in Tennessee and his family.

After a five year hiatus, The Gaslight Anthem will return this summer with a series of concerts to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough record, The '59 Sound. The band's only confirmed date at the moment is New York's Governors Ball in June.

Kendrick Lamar will produce and curate the upcoming Black Panther Soundtrack which will be made available via Top Dawg Entertainment. The soundtrack will arrive next month.

Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb have been tapped to be knighted by the Queen of England later this year. The former Beatle and Bee Gee will now go by Sir.

Mark Ronson and Diplo have joined forces to form a new project called Silk City. The duo are slated to make their live debut at Coachella. 

After 10 years apart, The Stray Cats will reunite in March at the Las Vegas Car Show. The Long Island rockabilly icons helped reinvest interest in the genre in the 1980s and their leader, Brian Setzer, has since gone on to have a successful big band career.

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes has formed a new side project called Bermuda Triangle with Nashville musicians Becca Mancari and Jesse Lafser. The trio are set to make their live debut next month in L.A.