'Some' of Led Zeppelin expected reunion tour after London date, Noel Gallagher to curate gig series, Metallica trailer, Muse man admits nerves... Daily Hot List
Thursday, 22 November
Members of Led Zeppelin were keen to turn their 2007 reunion show into a full tour... but Robert Plant was too busy. "Some of us thought we would be continuing, that there were going to be more concerts in the not-too-distant-future," admitted guitarist Jimmy Page. "Because there was a lot of work being put into the show." However it turns out he didn't realise how busy and committed to other projects the Plant was. "He was doing his Alison Krauss project. I wasn't fully aware it was going to be launched at the same time. So what do you do in a situation like that?" asked the guitarist, who admitted they looked at continuing with other singers in 2008. "I'd been working with the other two guys for the percentage of the rehearsals at the O2. We were connecting well. The weakness was that none of us sang."
Noel Gallagher is to curate next year's Teenage Cancer Trust gigs for Roger Daltrey. The charity's regular patron will be touring be touring in 2013 so the former Oasis man has agreed to step in.
New Jimi Hendrix material will be released in March next year as album People, Hell And Angels. Twelve previously unreleased tracks recorded by the guitarist between 1968 and 1969 will feature and apparently show him taking a more experimental approach.
Bat For Lashes and Animal Collective will co-headline next year's Field Day Festival in London's Victoria Park on 25 May. Everything Everything, Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs, Tim Burgess, Fucked Up and more are also on the bill. Early bird tickets are on sale now.
Adele has been voted the most popular music to fall asleep to. Coldplay's soporific qualities have also been noted in a new poll by hotel chain Travelodge.
A PR stunt for promote a Susan Boyle album listening party on Twitter backfired when they used the hashtag #susanalbumparty yesterday, which many users interpreted as "Su's Anal Bum Party".
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Edwyn Collins, who recently appeared at a Q Awards Gig and was also given the Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at this year's AIM Awards, has announced a UK tour kicking off Leeds Brudenell Social Club on 12 April. A new album, Understated, will be released early next year.
Metallica have released a trailer for their forthcoming live DVD Quebec Magnetic, which is out on 10 December.
Muse bassist, who sings lead vocals on two songs on the band's The 2nd Law album, has admitted fronting the band live was tough at first. "I was pretty gutted after the first show because I wasn't really prepared for the nerves, so as soon as I started singing I felt my legs going and I started wobbling and it was a bit of a disaster," he said. "I got over it fairly quickly, though, and I'm starting to enjoy it now."
Clearly trying to prove he is at the centre of the universe, Kevin Bacon has got his band with older brother Michael back together.
Watch Big Boi's video for Mama Told Me, featuring Kelly Rowland.
R Kelly is planning a Broadway version of his epic hip hop saga Trapped In The Closet.
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Rihanna is on course to claim the Number 1 album this week with Unapologetic, while Olly Murs' Troublemaker featuring Flo Rida looks set to keep Girls Aloud's Something New off the top spot in the singles chart, according to the official midweeks.
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