Rock and Alternative
Green Day have just released a video for their new track, “X-Kid”, taken from their album ¡Tré! The video consists of a cassette tape playing the song. To check out the video, be sure to visit: http://www.nme.com/news/green-day/67894. Green Day has also revealed plans for a behind-the-scenes documentary film called ¡Quatro!, which will premiere next year.
Pulp has released a new song titled “After You”, which is a new studio recording of their 2001 album, We Love Life. To hear the track, visit: http://www.nme.com/news/pulp/67904. They have recorded this track on November, before finishing it in December. Pulp also played a triumphant homecoming show at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena on December 8, 2012.
Transit has recently finished recording their new album. The new album will be released next year and it is the follow up to 2011’s Listen & Forgive. More details for the new album will be revealed soon!
Beady Eye front man, Liam Gallagher has announced that the band will be experimenting on their new album. On November, the band was said to have returned to the studio with producer, Dave Sitek. As far as the album goes, Gallagher has described the new album as “majestic”, “Imperial”, “out there”, and “heavy”. Gallagher has also promised that the new album will be a step up from their debut, as it will be different and will have “none of that nonsense from the nineties”.
Electronic and Dance
Disclosures have announced that their debut album will be released in spring 2013. The album is yet to be titled, yet the duo has already revealed two tracks from it. Disclosures have already released the first single off of the album titled, “Latch”.
Afrojack has released a complied preview tracks from his upcoming album, which is said to be released in early 2013. The album features tracks filled with Afrojack’s signature house style. A preview for is upcoming track “Rocker” has already been released. To listen to an album preview and a preview for the song “Rocker”, be sure to check out: http://www.dancingastronaut.com/2012/12/afrojack-teases-upcoming-2013-album-and-previews-rocker/.
Pop and R&B
50 Cent has revealed news for his new album Street King Immortal. 50 Cent had announced that he will start the New Year with a new approach and said that hip hop gave him everything he could have dreamed for. The rapper said that this new album will “not fall short of a classic”. He also released a video for his new single “My Life”, which features appearances from Eminem and Maroon 5 front man, Adam Levine. To check out the video, be sure to check out: http://www.nme.com/news/50-cent/67900.
Lady Gaga has revealed that she will be making a film. She had teamed up with Terry Richardson (long-time collaborator and famed photographer) to make a documentary0style movie. Lady Gaga has also unveiled details on the progress of her new album, ARTPOP. She has said that the documentary film will be a taste of what is yet to arrive.
Dixie Chicks will replace Lady Antebellum as one of the headline acts at the Craven Country Jamboree in Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada. This event will take place from July 11th to 14th. The performance at the festival has come to be very exciting, being that the members have gone separate ways for some years.