Eminem recording new material, Krist Novoselic & Dave Grohl join Nevermind producer in studio, Noel Gallagher in Coachella 'drug' bust, new Metallica film, plus holographic 2pac to tour? - Daily Hot List
Tuesday, 17 April
Eminem is to collaborate with DJ Premier on new material. The Brooklyn producer announced in a radio interview that he and Slim Shady (who made a cameo during Dr. Dre's Coachella performance on Sunday, above) are to record in Detroit, prompting speculation that a new album from the rapper is imminent.
Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre are reportedly discussing the possibility of a stadium tour, bringing with them the 2pac hologram they used at the weekend's Coachella Festival. Meanwhile Shakur's mother is said to have been "positively thrilled" with the late rapper's 'performance' at the festival.
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Watch the new Graham Coxon video, taken from the Blur guitarist's latest album A+E.
Editors guitarist Chris Urbanowicz has left the band, the group announced in a statement yesterday. "In a decision entirely based upon future musical direction, and with huge sadness, Editors and Chris Urbanowicz have parted ways," they explained.
Katy Perry was spotted at Coachella watching M83 perform and even tweeted her love for the French group afterwards, simply typing: "M83 ONLY."
Listen to the title track from The Walkmen's forthcoming album, Heaven, out on 4 June (via Stereogum.com).
Adele leads the nominations for this year's Ivor Novello Awards, celebrating British songwriting. The 21 singer is up for three awards including Best Album, while Ed Sheeran, James Blake and PJ Harvey were also nominated. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood is nominated for his We Need To Talk About Kevin soundtrack in the Best Original Film Score category.
James Yorskton is set to reissue his acclaimed 2002 album Moving Up Country next Monday, but did you know he recorded it in a haunted house? Read his guest column now.
Tom Petty has appealed for help after several vintage guitars were stolen from his Culvey City rehearsal space. "Sometimes people make mistakes," the Heartbreaker tweeted on Friday, "but we'd like these back. No questions asked." A reward of £4,700 has been offered to anyone who can help with the safe return of the instruments.
Noel Gallagher's Coachella performance was almost derailed when festival staff threatened to refuse him entry over sleeping tablets found in his bag. "They pulled out my sleeping tablets and asked me to explain them. There were about 30 little yellow and white tablets," he said. "I said, In all seriousness Chuck, or whatever your name is, do you not think these would at least be down my sock? They are sleeping tablets."
Listen to the new A$AP Rocky single, Goldie, taken from his forthcoming debut album, which is expected in July (via Billboard.com).
Orbital's Paul and Phil Hartnoll have explained their mother's terminal cancer was a factor behind their 2008 reunion. "I didn't want to [Orbital] it any more," explained Paul Hartnoll. "I went off and travelled the world for a year with my daughter and my girlfriend at the time. The only reason that didn't go on is that is six weeks into it our mum got diagnosed with cancer and given nine months to live, so I came back. And a whole different life appeared."
In this week's Appy Mondays column, we profile Daniel Johnston's new "interactive comic book game" / album, Space Ducks for iPad.
What the best and worst songs to appear on the closing credits of AMC drama Mad Men? Here's a round-up of what they've used in the drama.
Listen to Death Grips' new album, The Money Store, below ahead of its release on Monday (via Vulture.com).
Meet Boyce Avenue, the DIY band with 500 million YouTube views, and watch their brand new video, Broken Angel.
The Hold Steady are to begin recording the follow-up to their 2010 album Heaven Is Whenever this summer. The Brooklyn quintet are said to have around 12 songs written for the new record, two of which (Wait Awhile and an as-yet-untitled track) they debuted at a show in Austin last week.
Jack White is streaming his new album, Blunderbuss, ahead of its release on Monday.
Nicki Minaj has deleted her Twitter account following an argument with fansite Nickidaily.com, who she claims leaked and shared music from her new album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded ahead its release date last month.
Dave Grohl has reunited with former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and Garbage's Butch Vig, who produced the grunge band's 1982 classic Nevermind. "The last 24 hours have been surreal!" tweeted Vig, adding: "Had a great gig at the El Rey last night, and spent today recording with Dave, Krist and special guest!" There's as of yet no word as to what exactly the group are recording or who the mystery guest is - perhaps it's Kurt Cobain via hologram?
Watch the trailer to new Metallica documentary, Mission To Lars, set for release in June.
Black Stone Cherry, Kids in Glass Houses and Christina Perri are among 18 new acts to have been announced for this year's Hard Rock Calling Festival taking place between 13-15 July in London's Hyde Park. Amy MacDonald, Dawes and Guillemots will also perform at the weekender, joining headliners Bruce Springsteen, Soundgarden and Paul Simon.
Africa Express Sound System are to perform at the Brighton Dome as part of the city's Great Escape festival, taking place between 10-12 May.
Grimes, Gallows and Los Campesinos have all been added to the Reading And Leeds Festival lineup. Modeselect, Anti Flag and Social Distortion are among the other acts also newly announced for the weekender.
Today's Track Of The Day is Sex Pistols with Anarchy In The UK (Record Store Day 2012 special)
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 17/04/2012
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