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New ‘The 1975’ Might Be Dropping Sooner Rather Than Later

GUYS! THIS IS HAPPENING!

The 1975 have been dropping hints that new music will be out this June, to quote front man Matty Healy. Their manager, Jamie Oborne has also hinted that new music will be out soon.

BUT this tweet is what has fans freaking out:

A fan tweeted a photo reminiscent of their latest album, “I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It” and captioned it “evening, the iliwys era is still here” . They tagged manager Jamie Oborne and he took note tweeting back this:

A few more days...does that mean actual days or are we talking “days” as in a weeks, months?!

I guess we’ll have to wait and see what happens but new The 1975 is on it’s way.

4/20 Classic Jams 

4/20 is a fun holiday no matter if you smoke or not because it’s an excuse to listen to Bob Marley all day. Here are a few of my personal fav jams that I think HIGHLY of. 

First off, the classic Bob Marley cover,  ‘Two Joints’ by Sublime

Yeah, this isn’t a deep Bob Marley cut about smoking but you can’t say it’s not a jam.

‘Jammin’ By Bob Marley

Slighly Stoopid’s ‘This Joint’ because duh

‘Sky Is The Limit’ by Rebelution. No time for the wicked today.

And last, some new stuff by Damian Marley ft. Stephen Marley, Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign. 

Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band “The Longshot” Released Full Album 

Surprise! Billie Joe Armstrong’s new band “The Longshot” released their full album and a music video for their song “Love is for Losers.” You can listen to the whole thing here

11 Billboard Nominations for Imagine Dragons 

Congrats to Imagine Dragons who got a total of 11 nominations for the Billboard Music Awards which will be on NBC May 20th!

The guys got the honors in the following categories:

  • Top Duo/Group
  • Top Hot 100 Artist
  • Top Song Sales Artist
  • Top Radio Songs Artist
  • Top Rock Artist
  • Top Rock Album
  • Top Selling Song for “Thunder” AND “Believer”
  • Top Radio Song for “Believer”
  • Top Rock Song for “Thunder” AND “Believer”

Noel Gallagher Doesn’t Give A F What “Geezers In Parkas” Think Of His New Music  

Noel Gallagher was talking in a new documentary about how his fans were hoping he would get back to some “Oasis-friendly material” with his new solo music on “Who Built The Moon?”

He said quote, “There’s a load of geezers dressed in parkas who want you to carry on doing what it is they’ve kind of missed out on.” He said when he’s on tour he’ll play stuff he thinks fans want to hear but when he’s in the studio quote, “I don’t give a f*** what they want.”

Read more here

The Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ Turns 29 Today

The Pixies dropped their album ‘Doolittle’ today in 1989. It was the second studio album from the band with songs like “Hey” and “Debaser”.

If you’re feeling nostalgic, you can give the full album a listen below:

 

Jack White Performs On SNL 

Jack White was the musical guest on SNL this past weekend and it was pretty awesome. He performed “Connected By Love” and “Over and Over and Over.” He was also in a pretty funny sketch where he played guitar at a wedding. More here

Comedy Central To Roast Bruce Willis

 

Bruce Willis will be the next victim for Comedy Central’s Roast.

According to Deadline, it will take place in LA and will be out sometime this Summer.

Bruce said quote, “This ain’t the first time I’ll be tied to a chair and held hostage by a group of humorless assholes for a couple hours.” Read more here

Famous Musicians That Play Stratocaster

Today in 1956, Leo Fender received a patent for the Stratocaster guitar. It’s become one of the most famous guitar bodies EVER. It’s used by players from blues to alternative to classic rock. Let’s take a look at a handful of the strat-masters.

Eric Clapton, 

Pete Townshend of The Who, 

And of course, Jimi Hendrix taking the right-handed guitars and restringing them for his lefty.

But besides the classic rock gods, this guitar is used all across music:

Alternative’s ‘The 1975’

Rock-alternative’s ‘Weezer’

and the ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’

Green Day Wants To Party With Cardi B

Over the weekend, music worlds collided when Green Day tweeted a picture of Cardi B with the caption “Green Day wanna party with Cardi”

Cardi B got wind of the tweet and post this on Instagram:

Then Billie Joe Armstrong commented on the photo saying that after Cardi B has her baby in July, which she announced she was pregnant on SNL this past Saturday, they wanted to get drunk with her.

Can I get invited to this rager?

Bush Fans Try To Hijack Show 

Bush played a show at Caesars Palace over the weekend and they brought up a bunch of fans for their song, “Comedown.”

Basically, they wouldn’t stay out of Gavin Rossdale’s way while he was trying to sing. One dude jumped out in front of him and security tackled him down.

It was really awkward to watch. Check it out here

Jack White Pop Up Coming To Jax

Jack White’s Third Man Records will be doing a pop-up event in Jax at Yesterday and Today Records on May 9th. 

Third Man Records has this dope mobile “Rolling Record Store” where they sell exclusives and merch. 

They’ll be set up from 1-6pm so be sure to mark your calendar 

30 Seconds To Mars New Album Is Out!

The fifth studio album, AMERICA, from 30 Seconds To Mars is finally out! It features Halsey and A$AP Rocky along with a bit more electronic/trap vibes than the band traditionally has ( It’s produced by Zedd which might be why).

The album cover doesn’t seem to be a single photo but one of many “Top 5” lists related to America. From the top sex positions in America to the top 5 America brands, the covers celebrate what things actual make up this country. 

Of course the album features the smash “Walk On Walk”

But it also has Halsey featured on “Love Is Madness”

And Rap’s A$AP Rocky on “One Track Mind”

Arctic Monkeys Announce New Album

That’s right. The Arctic Monkeys have a new album coming out May 18th and it’s called “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”.  The tracklist was also released:

01 Star Treatment02 One Point Perspective03 American Sports04 Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino05 Golden Trunks06 Four Out of Five07 The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip08 Science Fiction09 She Looks Like Fun10 Batphone11 The Ultracheese

The teaser video for the album is below:

Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band

It looks like Billie Joe Armstrong has started a new side project.

He’s been posting on his social media about his new band “The Longshot.” On the Instagram profile it says quote, “New album “Love is for losers” coming eventually sooner than later.

Read more details HERE

Lorde Covers Kanye Songs In Chicago

Lorde covered Kanye West’s “Love Lockdown” and “Runaway” in Kanye’s hometown of Chicago Tuesday night.

She said quote, “It must be nice to come from the same place as Kanye West.”

Watch the covers HERE

New 30 Seconds To Mars with A$AP Rocky

The alternative and hip/hop worlds collided Thursday at midnight when Thirty Seconds To Mars dropped a new song featuring A$AP Rocky. The song is called “One Track Mind” and it’s a slow jam. 

Listen here:

CHVRCHES Cover The 1975

Favs covering favs; What’s better?

CHVRCHES recently performed in the BCC Radio Live Lounge with their new song “Get Out” but they also did a cover. It’s traditional for bands that swing by to do one of their own and then a rendition of someone else’s.

They chose “Somebody Else” by The 1975 and it’s as good as it sounds.

Check out both videos below.

Blink 182 Announces Vegas Residency 

Blink-182 just announced they’re going to be doing a residency in Las Vegas. Kicking off memorial day, they’ll be doing a limited run at The Palms Casino Resort. Tickets go on sale Friday. Check out BLINK182VEGAS.COM for more info and watch their announcement video  here

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