My Bloody Valentine and Daft Punk to release new albums soon, listen to new Strokes song, Morrissey hospitalised... Music News Daily
Monday, 28 January
My Bloody Valentine could release a new album... this week. Well, that's according to leader Kevin Shields who suggested the album could be on the way in "maybe two or three days" while onstage at the Electric in Brixton last night. His band were playing a warm-up show ahead of dates in Asia next month and opened the show with an untitled new song (above). To be fair Shields was responding to a heckler so that might not be the exact release schedule, but an album should be with us soon.
Daft Punk look set to release new material this year having signed with Columbia Records. There are no firm details, although some French reports suggest an album will be out in the spring.
Completing a 'er we've suddenly finished our new material' trilogy for today, The Strokes dropped a new song, One Way Trigger, online at the weekend. Have a listen.
Morrissey is receiving treatment in hospital after been diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer. He has rescheduled a series of US dates as a result.
Kanye West is back on twitter. Well sort of. Having wiped his account clean last year, he returned on Friday to post up a bunch of, er, words...
Eminem will play the first of a new series of gigs in Glasgow this summer. Shows will take place at the city's Bellahouston Park in August, with the rapper playing his date on 20. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday at 9am (GMT). More shows will be announced soon.
Watch The Knife's new video for Full Of Fire - taken from forthcoming album Shaking The Habitual, out 8 April - a short film by artist Marit Östberg.
The Who have announced a UK and Ireland Quadrophenia tour. The band will play their 1973 rock opera live throughout the summer, with dates kicking off at Dublin's The O2 on 8 June. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am (GMT).
Tina Turner is seeking Swiss citizenship. The singer has lived in Zurich since 1995.
Listen a new, non album track from The Flaming Lips, Sun Blows Up Today.
There are two Black Flag reunions taking place this year... and Henry Rollins is not involved in any of them.
Meanwhile The Boomtown Rats are reforming. Bob Geldof's men play the Isle Of Wight Festival on 16 June.
Mysterious Swedish band Goat have announced their first ever London headline show. They play the Scala on 27 June, tickets are on sale tomorrow.
Dutch duo, Bingo Players are Number 1 with single Get Up (Rattle), while the Les Miserables remains the UK's top album.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced a trio of UK dates. The band play Manchester O2 Apollo (1 May), Leeds O2 Academy (2) and London Alexandra Palace (4). Tickets go on sale on Thursday.
Today's Track Of The Day is Karl Hyde with Cut Clouds
That's it for today. Music News Daily returns tomorrow at lunchtime.
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