After two days of massive speculation, Australian hard-rock pioneers AC/DC have shot down rumors that they are retiring. Frontman Brian Johnson has instead revealed that the band is going ahead with plans to record a new album.
“We are definitely getting together in May in Vancouver,” he told the Daily Telegraph. “We’re going to pick up some guitars, have a plonk, and see if anybody has got any tunes or ideas. If anything happens, we’ll record it.”
I guess we will all need to wait to see if this album recorded and released. Until then, all you AC/DC fans keep hoping.
Earlier this week Drake premiered his new, Lauryn Hill-sampling song “Draft Day”. Now, just a day later, the rapper has shared “Days in the East”. The track is Produced by PARTYNEXTDOOR and featuring co-production from frequent collaborator Noah “40” Shebib.
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Avicii, is about to add a big track to his already big catalogue of music. The Swedish DJ/Producer has been asked to collaborate to create the official 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup Anthem, “Dar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way).” His footprint will be added to a song that already has some big names involved: Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, and Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Alexandre Pires.
The track was originally produced by Ash Pournouri, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub and Wyclef Jean who later invited Avicii, Santana, and Pires to probably make the tracks more commercial. Unfortunately, there is no preview for the record. The track will be released in late April.
Wu-Tang Clan turned the concept of artist compensation on its ear last week with the announcement that they’ll be manufacturing just one unique copy of their forthcoming LP, “The Wu — Once Upon a Time in Shaolin,” and then auctioning it off for a price they expect to reach into the millions. Continue reading
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Beyoncé and Jay Z courtside at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Tuesday night.
Drake release’s “Draft Day.” The Boi-1da and The Fans produced tracks,samples Lauryn Hill’s 1998 hit “Doo-Wop (That Thing).”
Epic Records and Michael Jackson’s estate have announced they’ll release “Xscape,” an 8-song collection of previously unreleased tracks from the late King of Pop, on May 13. Continue reading