In honor of the upcoming Record Store Day on April 19, Warner Bros. Records will be releasing a slew of special releases from The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Green Day, LCD Soundsystem, Jay Z/Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance, Foals, Mastodon, Neil Young, Regina Spektor, The Wild Feathers, and Eric Clapton. In addition to swanky vinyl releases, some of the packages will include t-shirt designs, download card, and DVDs. Check out all the details below.
What do The Beatles, Lorde, Cher, and Lady Gaga all have in common? No, this isn’t a bad joke. In fact, it’s pretty cool. The iconic superstars will be just some of the mega-acts contributing to a new relief album for Typhoon Haiyan. Coming in at a whopping 39 tracks, Songs for the Philippines is available on iTunes, with all proceeds being donated to the Philippine Red Cross. View the track list below and donate here. (more…)
Though the online debate over the true frontman wages on, the members of Stone Temple Pilots who are not Scott Weiland will be headed out on tour later this year with Linkin Park‘s Chester Bennington on vocals.
The first official announcement to surface from STP since the May news that Bennington was working with the group, news that a tour will soon kickoff is further proof the band has cemented its new lineup. We have not heard much in the form of studio recordings with Bennington fronting the band, but these dates give us hope such an effort is in the works. You can view the dates below: (more…)