Music News - Alternative


DepecheMod-Barcelona-101416.jpg Depeche Mode has signed on for a headlining appearance at the upcoming BBC 6 Music Festival. The event is scheduled to take place in Glasgow this spring and follows previous stagings in Manchester, Tyneside and Bristol, U.K. This year Depeche Mode joins a growing lineup including Father John Misty, Goldfrapp and Warpaint as headlining acts.

liamgallagher-061616.jpg Liam Gallagher says that his new solo album, which he has been working on since signing a record deal with Warner Bros last year, is coming soon. Gallagher told all of his followers on Twitter that 'L FUCKIN G is on the way', adding 'look out, be brave', and 'listening forward to my new tunes all you NGHFB fans are gonna have nowhere to run or hide Ha ha'.

spoonband-080514.jpg Spoon have offered up a new video and confirmed plans for an upcoming tour. The new video is for their current single "Can I Sit Next To You?" which is pulled from their forthcoming new release Hot Thoughts.

catfish-072516.jpg Catfish and the Bottlemen have reportedly signed on for a headlining performance at the upcoming Community music festival. The massive new event is scheduled to take place on July 1 in London's Finsbury Park. This year the band joins an impressive list of headliners set for the event including Slaves and the Wombats.

red-hot-chili-peppers-070916.jpg The wife of Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer Chad Smith will not face charges for verbally and physically assaulting actor Scott Baio over his support for Donald Trump.

nirvana-102116.jpg Frances Bean Cobain paid tribute to her late father Kurt Cobain on February 20, which would've been his 50th birthday. "Today would have been your 50th birthday. You are loved and you are missed," she wrote on Instagram. "Thank you for giving me the gift of life. Forever your daughter, Frances Bean." Forever your daughter, Frances Bean."

musicasaweapon-071416.jpg Disturbed is planning on entering the studio in early 2018 to record the follow up to their 2015 album Immortalized, according to guitarist Dan Donegan.

Tool-band-070916.jpg Tool's Maynard James Keenan has begun work on the band's next studio album, according to a post on the band's official website. "In speaking with Danny [Carey, drums] last night, he told me that the band has temporarily MOVED some of their gear into a larger space (across town) where MAYNARD is working on VOCALS for some of the new Tool material."

band-midnight-021717.jpg Midnight Oil have confirmed plans for an extended world tour this year. The run will kick off with a South American leg in at the Pepsi on Stage in Porto Alegre on April 25 and will run through October 11 when they'll wrap at the The Domain in the home of Sydney.

amylee2-090916.jpg Evanescence has released the track "Even In Death," an early band demo that appeared on their previously unreleased demo album Origin. The new track and album are being released as part of a new box set, The Ultimate Collection.

DirtyProjectors-021617.jpg Paul McCartney reportedly teamed up with Kanye West, Dirty Projectors and Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig on a song recorded by Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth. The track was reportedly laid down during McCartney's recording session with West for the song 'FourFiveSeconds' which also featured Rihanna.

greeday-080116.jpg Green Day have added a date in Sheffield to their upcoming tour of the UK. The show is set to take place on June 3 at Sheffield Arena and will follow their headlining date at the British Summertime fest in London's Hyde Park.

chriscornell-070116.jpg Soundgarden has released a remastered version of their classic track "Flower." The song was pulled from their release Ultramega OK which was originally released in 1988 via SST Records. The remaster will be included in a reissue of the release via Sub Pop on March 10.

david-bowie-060816.jpg A new documentary about David Bowie is reportedly in the works via HBO. The doc, titled The Last Five Years, follows the legendary musician during the creation of his final two albums The Next Day and Blackstar.

decemberists-120314.jpg Colin Meloy has signed on as one of the headliners for an upcoming benefit for the ACLU. The Decemberists front man joins an impressive lineup for the event including Sleater-Kinney and Steven Malkmus.

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