Bri Blahg… Slayer/Megadeth Party Like It’s 1991… Music News Round Up 11/17/09

17 11 2009

by Brian Phillips (@BrianBlahg)

Slayer/Megadeth Announce “American Carnage”

The winter tour features blocks of $10.00 tickets to reflect what they call 1991 prices. Let that roll around in your skull for a moment. Yes concert tickets have gone up that much. Anyway kudos to them.

Bonus Coverage. Megadeth’s disturbing “99 Ways To Die.” Keep out of reach of children:

PIL’s Future? It’s Up To You.

John Lydon says Public Image Limited will record if their comeback tour is successful. Sounds fair.

The Best? Really? Seriously?

NME says The Strokes debut album is the best of the waning decade. It’s good, but the best?

Bonus Coverage. Let me just pull a random record out of my ass that I think is better:

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Cribs Announce Tour With Marr

I was under the impression The Cribs LA show with Johnny Marr was a one off. Not so fast!

Bonus Coverage. The Cribs latest with Johnny Marr in the band:

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Hot Chip Plot North American Tour

It’s actually so brief I don’t feel it’s proper to call it a tour. How about a jaunt?

Yeasayer Announce New York Dates

Details here. Their second album drops in February.

Jesus Lizard Add New Years Eve Date

As shitty as things are these days, I can think of no better way to usher in another bleak year in the slow slide of Western Civilization than Jesus Lizard at The Metro in Chicago. Happy New Year Mother Fuckers.

Bonus Coverage. Auld Lang Syne indeed:

Jack White Said No To Slash, Yes To Jackson

The legendary Wanda Jackson will team with White for an album. She’s amazing!

Bonus Coverage. “Hard Headed Woman:”

Speaking Of Hard Headed Women

Ray Davies and ex-wife Chrissie Hynde have made peace. The duo have even recorded a tune together.

Clash’s Jones To Give Away Next Carbon/Silicon Record

Uncut has the details.

Bonus Coverage. Some clever bloke pieced this together for the always stunning “Guns Of Brixton:”

When You Throw Shit On The Stage You Ruin It For Everyone

The Morrissey show that ended when a punter nailed him with a beer will not be rescheduled.

Waits Box Gets Vinyl Treatment

“Orphans, Brawlers, and Bastards” the LP box features bonus tracks. It’ll be out December 8th.

Tour Manager Takes Heat, Band Continues Tour

Ah yeah the dope Tennessee Storm Troopers found in King Kahn And Bar B Que Show’s van belonged to their tour manager.



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