The remaining members of INXS this week released a new 16-track digital-only best-of called ‘Platinum: Greatest Hits’ that will appeal to diehard fans mostly for the ample bonus it comes with: ‘Seriously Live,’ a 26-song double live album that spans the band’s 30-year career.
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Ex-New Order bassist Peter Hook’s long-gestating Freebass — a triple-bass supergroup featuring The Smiths’ Andy Rourke and Gary “Mani” Mounfield of The Stone Roses and Primal Scream — today released its debut EP and will make its official live debut in London and Manchester in June.
SoCal punk legends Bad Religion will record a live album during the upcoming spring leg of their 30th anniversary tour — and then give it away ‘as a free ‘thank you’ to the loyal fans who’ve been with us through all the sweat and mayhem.’
While Matt Johnson continues to preview new The The music on his monthly “Radio Cineola” podcasts, the March edition has a real surprise: the debut of ‘No Hiding Place,’ a previously unheard track from his unreleased 1979 album ‘Spirits.’
Video: Shane MacGowan & Friends (Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Mick Jones, etc.) sing ‘I Put a Spell on You’ to benefit Haiti
The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan premiered the video of his all-star cover of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ swampy 1956 classic ‘I Put a Spell on You’ — proceeds from which will benefit Haiti — at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London on Wednesday night.
Dinosaur Jr guitar slinger J Mascis has teamed up with two members of Cobra Verde and one of his Witch bandmates for a new project: Sweet Apple, which delivers its 12-track debut album, Love & Desperation, on April 20, and is expected to tour later this year.
Tweet Kristin Hersh today announced she’s begun work on a new Throwing Muses album, and is both letting fans in on the creative process by […]
Tweet Robyn Hitchcock this spring will release the 3-years-in-the-making Propellor Time, an album recorded with current back-up band The Venus 3 — R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, […]
Tweet The The’s Matt Johnson today debuted both a new monthly web broadcast and some brand-new music with the first installment of “Radio Cineola,” which […]
Tweet Daniel Ash — key player in ’80s darkwave acts Bauhaus, Love and Rockets and Tones on Tail — this month quietly released the four-track […]
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 […]
Tweet Post-punk legends Mission of Burma hit Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago to play the Fun Fun Fun Fest, and while they were in […]
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 […]