Artist News

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Bloc Party Announce 4th Album, Tour Dates

Acclaimed British post-punk band Bloc Party made a surprise announcement today, confirming that a new album has been completed and a tour is in the works. Four, the band's accurately titled 4th album, will hit stores August 21st. The record is already available...

Mumford and Sons Tease Album Release, Plot Mini-Tour

Unlikely indie-folk chart-toppers Mumford and Sons have reportedly finished recording the follow-up to their acclaimed debut album and are gearing up for a handful of interesting live dates. Dubbed "Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers", the mini-tour will take...

Ween Announce Breakup

Noted experimental rock band Ween has called it a day. Aaron Freeman, the group's lead singer (better known as Gene Ween) announced the split up in this week's Rolling Stone. "For me it's a closed book," he told the magazine. "In life...

The Shins Announce Whirlwind Tour

Natalie Portman-approved indie rock band The Shins are heading out for a whirlwind tour in support of their fourth album Port of Morrow. The trek will take them all across North America and most of Europe before winding down at the Austin City Limits festival in...

Elvis Presley’s Original Resting Place to be Auctioned Off

Celebrity memorabilia auction house Julien's Auctions are gearing up for a two-day "icon" sale that includes at least one morbidly unique item. Priced at a starting bid of $100,000, bidders can vie for the opportunity to be buried in a crypt that once...

“Sometimes I wish Jim Morrison were still alive, because I’d love to see a concert in which “The Doors” opened up for “The Cars.” ― Jarod Kintz

“Music is my religion.” ― Jimi Hendrix

“if music was the language of the world, imagine how beautiful a seven-billion-part harmony would be.” ― Scott Hoying

“I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What the f**k is this garbage?’ And the answer is always the Red Hot Chili Peppers.” ― Nick Cave