Lady Gaga tour cancellation to cost $25m, Dave Grohl plays all star Sound City gig, Nick Cave: "I have nothing against Miley Cyrus"... Music News Daily
Friday, 15 February
Lady Gaga's US tour cancellation due to injury will lead to an estimated refund of $25m worth of tickets.
Dave Grohl's Sound City Players performed an all-star gig in New York on Wednesday. The Foo Fighter brings the spin off band from his film about the Los Angeles studio to London on Tuesday.
Here's Steve Mason's new video for single Oh My Lord. The track is taken from forthcoming album Monkey Minds In The Devil's Time, out 18 March.
Tyler, The Creator is set to release new album Wolf on 1 April.
Watch the xx covering Beyonce's I Miss You.
Read a track by track from John Fogerty on his new album Joyful Journey which features guest spots from the likes of Dave Grohl and Tom Morello.
Nick Cave says he chose to reference Miley Cyrus on new album Push The Sky Away after taking his children to a waxwork show. "Let me just say: I've got nothing particular against Miley Cyrus," the singer declared of her name check in song Higgs Boson Blues. "The whole thing came about because I was in Madame Tussauds with my kids and they were hugging Miley Cyrus's waxwork. Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra was in the next room. They were groping Miley Cyrus, and I'm going, well, hang on a second, you've got Elizabeth Taylor here. Who? And that had some impact on me, and that's why she's floating in the pool [in the lyrics]."
Fall Out Boy's comeback album, Save Rock And Roll, will be released on 15 April.
Watch Passion Pit's new video for Carried Away.
Underwrold's Karl Hyde will play a solo show at Union Chapel in London on 25 April.
Mosh pits have been analysed in an academic paper by New York's Cornell University.
Coldplay have bemoaned the closure of London venue The Bull And Gate, which is being converted into a gastro pub. "Long live the Bull. We'll always be grateful," declared Chris Martin of the band's 20 minute set at the boozer in January 1999.
Today's Track Of The Day is Of Monsters with King And Lionheart
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