Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Van Tour

This is a big year for Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters. Not only is it the band’s 25th anniversary, but the band has apparently finished their new album and Grohl is in the midst of working on a new documentary on van touring. Putting it all together, the Foo Fighters have announced… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/foo-fighters-announce-25th-anniversary-van-tour/ […]

Brandi Carlile Tapped as Record Store Day 2020 Ambassador

Record Store Day revealed that singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is this year’s ambassador for the annual celebration. Carlile announced her role in the event via video from her attic recording studio in Seattle alongside her longtime collaborators, Phil and Tim Hanseroth. “We’ve been making the physical manifestation of independent-minded music for over two decades in… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/brandi-carlile-tapped-as-record-store-day-2020-ambassador/ […]

Prince’s Early 2000s Albums to Be Reissued on Vinyl

Prince’s estate is leaving no stone unturned in revisiting his past catalog. On Thursday, it was announced that much of the Purple Ones early 2000s output would be reissued and would be pressed on vinyl for the first time. Those albums (which are from 2001 and 2002 respectively) include The Rainbow Children, One… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/princes-early-2000s-albums-to-be-reissued-on-vinyl/ Indie Brew […]

Better Call Saul Returns: Our 9 Favorite Musical Moments From the Breaking Bad Universe

Better Call Saul is finally back this Sunday, and as much as we’ve missed the twists and turns of the Breaking Bad universe, we have to be honest: We’ve also missed the songs. Better Call Saul and its predecessor have a rare gift for pairing songs and images in the most unnerving ways possible, whether… […]

The National Add North American Dates to Summer Tour

The National have added a bunch of North American dates to their upcoming summer tour. The tour kicks off in Shelburne, Vermont on July 15 Lucy Dacus, Julia Jacklin and Sharon Van Etten will open. The National will host their Homecoming Festival in Cincinnati in May, which features Patti Smith,… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/the-national-add-north-american-dates-to-summer-tour/ Indie Brew found this […]

Primus to Perform Rush’s A Farewell To Kings on Upcoming Tour

Primus covering an entire Rush album? You better believe it. The Bay Area trio announced that they’ll be hitting the road this summer, but with a fun wrinkle. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Les Claypool revealed that Primus will be performing Rush’s 1977 A Farewell to Kings in its entirety ahead of a set of Primus… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/primus-to-perform-rushs-a-farewell-to-kings-on-upcoming-tour/ […]

Stephen Malkmus Shares Unreleased Song, Adds Tour Dates

It’s shaping up to be a busy 2020 for Stephen Malkmus. So far, Malkmus has a new album, Traditional Techniques, slated to be released in March and today, he added a bunch of new dates to his 2020 tour. Malkmus will now hit Los Angeles, San Francisco and a bunch more cities on the West Coast… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/stephen-malkmus-shares-unreleased-song-adds-new-tour-dates/ Indie Brew […]

Watch Queen Perform Their Famous 1985 Live Aid Setlist for the First Time in 35 Years

For the first time in 35 years, Queen fans got to see the band perform their most famous set, as the rock legends played through their exact 1985 Live Aid set at the Fire Fight Australia benefit concert. With current frontman Adam Lambert channeling his inner Freddie Mercury, the historic act played through… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/queen-1985-live-aid-setlist-fire-fight-australia/ […]

Grimes Tackles Opioid Addiction in “Delete Forever”

On the heels of her upcoming album, Miss Anthropocene, Grimes has shared a new track titled “Delete Forever” — a song that she says was “kind of about the opioid epidemic.” “It’s a pretty bummer song,” she said in an interview with Beats1’s Zane Lowe, “Oh my God, I’m so bad at talking about this… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/grimes-tackles-opioid-addiction-in-delete-forever/ […]