Music Notes – Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Lorde bares her fangs on Hunger Games single ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’ — listen. [COS] Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC and Muse tipped to headline Glastonbury ahead of tickets going on sale. [NME] Prince to hold live stream album release party. [MN] Black Sabbath announce plans for ‘one more album, and a final tour’. [MH] Read Neil Young’s setlist for his Harvest The Hope benefit concert. [UC] Belle & Sebastian announce new album, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance. [COS] John […] Read more »

Music Notes – Monday, September 29, 2014

Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks admits past pregnancy with Don Henley. [BB] Thom Yorke BitTorrent bundle downloaded 116,000 times in first 24 hours. [NME] Chris Cornell joins Tom Merrello for partial Audioslave reunion. [UCR] Pink Floyd reveals second clip from The Endless River. [COS] The Who reveal new song ‘Be Lucky’ – listen. [UC]         Tears For Fears cover Radiohead’s ‘Creep’.  Nick Offerman directs Tweedy’s star-studded ‘Low Key’. Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, September 26, 2014


Radiohead new album looks to the past. [MN] Nick Oliveri to rejoin Queens Of The Stone Age for Halloween show. [NME] Bob Seger announces new tour. [UCR] Morrissey’s new online store sells ‘I’ll Kill You’ t-shirt, a cross, boxing gloves. [COS] Diarrhea Planet unleash blistering rocker ‘Heat Wave’ — listen. [GW] Neil Young announces new album, Storeytone, due out in November. [COS] Stream Trent Reznor’s soundtrack to Gone Girl. [NPR] Urban Outfitters now the world’s biggest seller of vinyl records. [BF] […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, September 25, 2014

Exclusive World Premiere Of AC/DC "Live At River Plate" Presented By DeLeon Tequila

AC/DC confirm departure of Malcolm Young, but will continue on with new album and world tour. [COS] Now English Foo Fighters fans want to Crowdfund their own show. [S] Mumford and Sons, James Blake to appear on Idris Elba-curated Nelson Mandela tribute album. [NME] Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, cancels first New York City show in 40 years because of state’s ‘ban’ on paperless tickets. [SG] Pink Floyd release preview of new album, The Endless River — listen. [COS] […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Andre 3000

Andre 3000 reveals left hand guitar struggles while preparing for Jimi Hendrix biopic. [NME] Pearl Jam, Phish, Jeff Tweedy help kick off Voter Registration Day. [RS] Bruce Springsteen turns 65, can finally get the early bird special at Asbury Park Diner. [COS] Lenny Kravitz: ‘hungrier than ever’. [MN] Bob Dylan to be honored with all-star concert featuring Jack White, Eddie Vedder, Neil Young, and more. [THR] The Replacements say they’re ‘likely’ to record a new album. [COS] Journey […] Read more »

Music Notes – September, 22, 2014

Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg: ‘Manufactured pop bands don’t have any soul’. [NME] Trent Reznor previews ominous Gone Girl soundtrack. [RS] Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Usher perform at iHeartRadio Music Festival. [PF] Foo Fighters announce January 2015 live dates. [NME] Paul Simon added to George Harrison Week on Conan. [ABC] Hear Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury’s long-lost duet. [RS] Motorhead’s Lemmy says health, ‘Is getting back there’. [UCR] Stevie Nicks unveils title track from 24 Karat […] Read more »

Music Notes – Friday, September 19

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney asks for Meat Free Monday support. [NME] Prince releases new song ‘FUNKNROLL’ — listen. [COS] Jack White trashes Foo Fighters and Rolling Stone in ‘Kanye West-esque rant’. [PF] U2 and Apple working on new digital format ‘that will tempt people into buying music again’. [T] Listen to an alternate version of George Harrison’s ‘The Inner Light’. [COS] Ringo Starr on the future of rock music: ‘Bands will always come through’. [NME] What we learned from Jack White’s Big […] Read more »

Music Notes – Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sharon Osbourne/Bono

Sharon Osbourne to U2: ‘You give your mediocre music away because no one wants to buy it’. [NME] Paul McCartney to release collector’s edition of New, with unreleased songs. [COS] Metallica to release live album of every single 2014 concert in new box set. [COS] The Rolling Stones to release vintage concerts on DVD, CD, Blu-ray, vinyl in November. [UCR] Win Butler addresses future of Arcade Fire. [COS] Mötley Crüe close in on final concert plans. [LVW] Ryan Adams releases Jacksonville […] Read more »

Music Notes – Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Dave Grohl

September 17 declared Foo Fighters Day in Richmond, Virginia. [COS] Patti Smith becomes hero of Riot Fest with impassioned call to arms. [COS] Bush are reissuing their first four albums. [S] Sammy Hagar cancels birthday bash because of hurricane damage. [UCR] Listen to an early version of George Harrison’s ‘Dark Horse’. [COS] Kiss raise $1 million for Oregon Military Museum. [RS] WKRP in Cincinnati to be reissued with most of its original soundtrack. [COS] Lenny Kravitz streams new album […] Read more »