Category: Album News

The Church releasing new ‘Operetta’ EP, reissuing ‘Back With Two Beasts,’ ‘Shriek’

The Church releasing new ‘Operetta’ EP, reissuing ‘Back With Two Beasts,’ ‘Shriek’

Tweet Fans of Aussie rock legends The Church have three reasons to do a bit of post-Christmas shopping this week: The band is releasing a […]

Love and Rockets’ Daniel Ash releases 4-track ‘It’s a Burn Out’ solo EP on iTunes

Love and Rockets’ Daniel Ash releases 4-track ‘It’s a Burn Out’ solo EP on iTunes

Tweet Daniel Ash — key player in ’80s darkwave acts Bauhaus, Love and Rockets and Tones on Tail — this month quietly released the four-track […]

U2 ‘Artificial Horizon’ fan club CD features 13 remixes by likes of Trent Reznor, Jacknife Lee

U2 ‘Artificial Horizon’ fan club CD features 13 remixes by likes of Trent Reznor, Jacknife Lee

U2 today announced that its upcoming fan club CD will be titled Artificial Horizon and will feature 13 remixes of the band’s latter-period work by the likes of Trent Rreznor and David Holmes — including some that haven’t been released previously.

Morrissey calls last 3 albums his ‘life’s peaks,’ apologizes for ‘meek disaster’ of ‘Swords’

Morrissey calls last 3 albums his ‘life’s peaks,’ apologizes for ‘meek disaster’ of ‘Swords’

Tweet Morrissey today issued a lengthy and somewhat whiny statement to his fans in which he reflects back on his troubled 2009, addressing, for the […]

The Everybody: Pixies’ Joey Santiago, David Lovering let fans remix debut album ‘Avatar’

The Everybody: Pixies’ Joey Santiago, David Lovering let fans remix debut album ‘Avatar’

Tweet Perhaps tired of waiting for a chance to record a new Pixies album, guitarist Joey Santiago and drummer David Lovering have formed a new […]

Paul Westerberg inks publishing deal with Bug Music for solo work, Replacements catalog

Paul Westerberg inks publishing deal with Bug Music for solo work, Replacements catalog

Tweet Paul Westerberg this week signed a new deal with Bug Music Publishing — which bills itself as the “largest independent contemporary music publisher in […]

Elvis Costello’s ‘Live at Hollywood High,’ 2nd ‘Costello Show’ release, due in January

Elvis Costello’s ‘Live at Hollywood High,’ 2nd ‘Costello Show’ release, due in January

Tweet As promised, the second release in Elvis Costello’s newly launched The Costello Show series of live archival releases will chronicle the singer’s historic June […]

Sonic Youth planning new studio album, ‘Daydream Nation’ live DVD in 2010

Sonic Youth planning new studio album, ‘Daydream Nation’ live DVD in 2010

Tweet The members of Sonic Youth will be looking forward and backward in 2010, guitarist Lee Ranaldo says, as the band plans to both record […]

Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Industrial Complex,’ first new album in 15 years, available on iTunes

Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Industrial Complex,’ first new album in 15 years, available on iTunes

The wait is over for Nitzer Ebb fans: The first new studio album in nearly 15 years from the reunited electronic/industrial act quietly went on sale at major U.S. digital music outlets in the past few days, even though an official worldwide release isn’t planned until January.

Matt Johnson’s The The set to release ‘Tony’ film soundtrack album in January

Matt Johnson’s The The set to release ‘Tony’ film soundtrack album in January

Tweet The enigmatic Matt Johnson appears to be on the verge of releasing the first new The The album in a decade: a score to […]

Mick Jones’ Carbon/Silicon gives away ‘Carbon Bubble’ album as free MP3 download

Mick Jones’ Carbon/Silicon gives away ‘Carbon Bubble’ album as free MP3 download

Tweet Carbon/Silicon — the band fronted by The Clash’s Mick Jones and Tony James of Generation X — continues its tradition of offering fans free […]

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry and Peter Murphy to co-headline world tour next year

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry and Peter Murphy to co-headline world tour next year

Tweet Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry has completed work on Ark, his first solo album in a decade, and plans to support the record with […]

Pet Shop Boys cover Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida,’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ on new ‘Christmas’ EP

Pet Shop Boys cover Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida,’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ on new ‘Christmas’ EP

Tweet The Pet Shop Boys this week announced plans to release a Christmas-themed EP — simply entitled Christmas — in December that will include covers […]