Thursday, May 27, 2010

Music News & Notes

The Dandy Warhols Announce Of "The Capitol Years 1995-2007"

The Dandy Warhols have announced the upcoming release of "The Capitol Years 1995-2007," featuring fourteen of the band's most popular tunes from their years with the historic Capitol Records label. The compilation also features one all-new, never before heard bonus track. The Dandy Warhols' "The Capitol Years 1995-2007" is set for international release June 21st, August 24th in the United States. In support of this release, live dates for the United States and Australia, in addition their previously announced summer dates in Europe, will be announced very soon.


EELS Reveal Cover Art

The EELS have unveiled the cover artwork and announced the track list for the new Tomorrow Morning album, out August 24 via E Works Records.

Eels front man Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, calls the 14 track album the final installment of a trilogy that began with Hombre Lobo(June 2009) and End Times (January 2010). Tomorrow Morning is the ninth studio effort from Eels. The tour is the first since 2007’s “An Evening with Eels” tour.


ALLEGAEON: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Colorado's ALLEGAEON has unveiled the cover art for its Metal Blade Records debut, "Fragments Of Form And Function". The art was created by none other than Colin Marks, who is known for his intense artwork for the likes of SCAR SYMMETRY, NEVERMORE and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others.

ALLEGAEON's full-length debut, "Fragments" was produced by Dave Otero (CEPHALIC CARNAGE) at Flatline Audio in January 2010.

Commented vocalist Ezra Haynes: "The concept of 'Fragments Of Form And Function' is in one way or another science related theories. Some of the topics we touch base on are cryonics, stem cell research, evolution, pharmaceutical structure and so on."


HELSTAR: 'Rising From The Grave' Box Set Due In July

Metal Blade Records will release the "Rising From The Grave" box set from legendary Texas metallers HELSTAR, featuring remastered versions of the "A Distant Thunder" and "Nosferatu" albums. The package will also include the brand new DVD "Twas The Night Of A Hellish Xmas".

The first authorized live video recording by HELSTAR, the DVD was recorded at the Backstage Club in Houston, Texas on December 25, 1989 and it features original HELSTAR members James Rivera on vocals along with Larry Barragan and Jerry Abarca. It was mastered by Ty Tabor (KING'S X) and James Rivera.


Arcade Fire release new album title and release date

Exciting and quirky indie-rockers Arcade Fire haven't been very prolific and drawn a lot of attention in the states. Despite having two best-selling albums, their lack of material has disappointed some fans, so it was fantastic news to hear that Arcade Fire's third album has a title-'The Suburbs.' Due out Aug. 2 in the UK and Aug. 3 in the U.S. and Canada, the band will release the album via Merge and the band’s own Sonovox record label and was recorded in both New York and Montreal, It will be preceded by a 12-inch single for “Month of May” and it's futurist/apocalyptic title track. The single has already been streaming in full, thanks to their pretty ingenious record player widget posted on their website, as well as play on select radio stations. Anticipation for the new album is high, sensed from the two previously heard songs, their style continues to progress in yet another, folksier, dark, and dense direction. The vinyl is out today, also digital download for the single, as well as a pre-order in vinyl, digital, or a limited, special edition package.

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