Black Lips and Vivian Girls to launch co-headlining tour
Indie-rock stars Black Lips and Vivian Girls have announced that they will be doing a U.S. tour together in the following months. Black Lips have been working with super-producer Mark Ronson on their new album, which is expected to be released shortly before the tour is to commence.Get tickets here!
Low set to release new album
Slow-core pioneers Low are set to release their first album in four years, to be released on Sub Pop entitled C'mon. A full tour will be announced soon in support, however a show with Explosions In The Sky at Radio City Music Hall in April has already been announced.Low on Thrillcall
Warpaint launch major tour in support of debut album
Desert rockers Warpaint have launched a massive world tour in support of their debut album released last year, entitled The Fool. The girls were immediately embraced by the indie-rock community and shot to popularity with help from underground music blogs. For their non-Coachella North American dates (yes, they're playing Coachella the first year after their debut), they will be supported by European electro act PVT, and husband/wife duo Family Band.Warpaint tickets on sale now!
Arcade Fire/Spike Jonze film to premier in February
Indie darlings Arcade Fire had hinted around at a collaborative film with Spike Jones to accompany their last album, Suburbs. Well, the official premier screening of the short art film, entitled Scenes From The Suburbs, will take place at The Berlin Film Festival next month.Arcade Fire on Thrillcall
Coachella 2011 lineup announced
Coachella's 2011 lineup has been released (finally), and there are some astounding surprises in store for those who will brave the desert heat. Headlining across the 3-day event will be Kings Of Leon, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, and The Strokes.Some startling announcements include Death From Above 1979 reforming, no word as of yet if this will be a single performance or a full reunion. The reclusive Lauryn Hill will be making a Friday appearance as well.
For a full lineup, visit Coachella's official website.Get your tickets now!
Trent Reznor scores yet another movie
Industrial music messiah Trent Reznor is reportedly scoring yet another film, this time the U.S. remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. The wildly successful book that was followed by a Swedish-made version of the movie. This announcement comes hot on the heels of the Golden Globe nomination Reznor and long-time collaborator Atticus Ross garnered for scoring David Fincher's (who's also directing Tattoo) The Social Network. Reznor also revealed that there will be a new full-length album out from his project How To Destroy Angels, a collaboration with his wife.How To Destroy Angels on Thrillcall
Deftones announce new North American tour
Following their successful jaunt across the states with Alice In Chains, Deftones have announced a headlining tour supporting their latest effort, Diamond Eyes. Dillinger Escape Plan will be the openers for the duration of the tour.Get Deftones tickets here
Flaming Lips to release a new song a month in 2011
Wayne Coyne, frontman for the ever-evolving The Flaming Lips, announced that they will be releasing a song a month in 2011 instead of releasing a whole album all at once. Coyne also hinted that they will be filming the recording of each track to be made into a movie later in the year. The Lips will also be taking each release for a walk on the wild side with the medium in which they will be delivered. Said Coyne, "The dilemma is whether we're going to release it on vinyl, cereal boxes, or some of it on toys that we make".Flaming Lips on Thrillcall
Britney Spears set to release new album, hit the road again
Embattled pop songstress Britney Spears is set to release a new album in March this year. The as of yet untitled album will produce its first single sometime in early January. Tour dates have not yet been announced, but are expected to be revealed soon as well.Britney Spears on Thrillcall