Queens Of The Stone record with Nick Oliveri, Strokes' Julian Casablancas launches own label, Bruce Springsteen announces UK tour, Elbow taking break... Daily Hot List
Thursday, 29 November
Queens Of The Stone Age have reunited with Nick Oliveri for their new album. He and frontman Josh Homme infamously fell out after the bassist was arrested for domestic violence in 2004. However there appears to be some thawing in relationship with Oliveri announcing his involvement in the record, which features Dave Grohl on drums, via his band Mondo Generator. "Nick has re-joined Kyuss, and has recently recorded his vocals on a new Queens of the Stone Age song! Stay tuned," the group announced yesterday. The Queens album is due out next year.
The Strokes Julian Casablancas has launched his own record label, Cult Records. His first release will be The Virgins second album Strike Gently, which will be released on March 12. "When I first saw the Virgins I was psyched there was such a rad new band from NYC," said The Stroke of his first signings. "I think they've made a classic record and we're really excited they chose to work with us."
Watch the video for Ice Age by Trent Reznor's new band How To Destroy Angels. The track is taken from An Omen EP, which is out now.
Elbow have six songs for their next album, including new track Challenge, but will take a break next year as frontman Guy Garvey continues his work on a previously announced musical adaptation of King Kong. "As soon as the tour ends I'm off to New York for six months," he explained. "Where better to write songs for a King Kong musical than the place it's set?"
Yoko Ono has collaborated on a male fashion line that features hand prints on the crotches of its trousers, among other places. The line is apparently based on a book of "hand-drawn illustrations that Yoko presented to John Lennon on the occasion of their wedding."
Andre 3000 has apparently apologised to Outkast bandmate Big Boi on a rap for T.I.'s Sorry. "This the type of shit that'll make you call your rap partner/and say I'm sorry I'm awkward/ my fault for fucking up the tour," 3000 raps on the track.
Bruce Springsteen will Play Wembley Stadium (15 June), Hampden Park (18) and Coventry's Ricoh Arena (20) as part of a European tour next summer. Tickets go on sale on 7 December.
Will.i.am and Britney Spears have collaborated on a new track, Scream And Shout.
Quentin Tarantino has revealed the soundtrack for his new film Django Unchained starring Jamie Foxx and Leonard DiCaprio.
Bo Nigen has recorded their song Nichijyou with Savages' Jehnny Beth for release as a single on 7 January.
Drums Jonathan Pierce is releasing a solo album next year, and here's the first song from it, the vaguely electro I Didn't Realise.
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy has produced Low's new album, The Invisible Way, due out in March.
Watch Brian Ferry being interviewed by our good from The Quietus John Doran.
Olly Murs looks set to top the singles and album charts this Sunday, according to the official midweek charts.
Bestival have announced their festival theme for next year will be "HMS Bestival" to mark the event's 10th birthday. "All the nice girls love a sailor and all the boys love a mermaid," explained organiser Rob da Bank. "Think deckhands, anchors, beach parties, Moby Dick, tattooed ladies, Titanic, shipwrecks, Hawaii, Treasure Island, rum bars in scuzzy ports, message in a bottle, the crow's nest, sea legends, monster breakers and tall tales of life on the ocean waves. Nautical but nice!" The festival takes place 5-8 September on the Isle Of Wight.
Q was named magazine of the year at last night's Record Of The Day Awards, thanks for the votes!
Today's Track Of The Day is Beastie Boys with Make Some Noise
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 29/11/2012
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