Music News

little something to whet your appetite for the weekend:

  • Jack White told Music Radar that the White Stripes have not broken up as previously thought when they hastily left their tour in 2007. Asked when he thinks a new album will be forthcoming he said, “It won’t be too far off. Maybe next year.”
  • Wilco’s new album titled Wilco (The Album) is due out June 30 on Nonesuch Records & we have the cover for you right here.

  • Green Day has chosen Kaiser Chiefs & Franz Ferdinand to open up for them on the second half of their summer North American Tour. The acts for the first half of the tour have not been lined up yet.  Green Day’s upcoming album, 21st Century Breakdown (streaming on the Leak), will be available next friday May 15th. Here are Their upcoming tour dates:

    07-03 Seattle, WA – Key Arena
    07-04 Vancouver, British Columbia – GM Place
    07-06 Edmonton, Alberta – Rexall Place
    07-07 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Credit Union Centre
    07-09 Winnipeg, Manitoba – MTS Centre
    07-10 Fargo, ND – Fargo Dome
    07-11 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
    07-13 Chicago, IL – United Center
    07-14 Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills
    07-16 Hamilton, Ontario – Copps Coliseum
    07-17 Ottawa, Ontario – Scotiabank
    07-18 Montreal, Quebec – Bell Centre
    07-20 Boston, MA – TD Banknorth Garden
    07-21 Philadelphia, PA – Wachovia Spectrum
    07-22 Pittsburgh, PA – Mellon Arena
    07-24 Hartford, CT – XL Center
    07-25 Albany, NY – Times Union Center
    07-27 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden ^
    07-29 Washington, DC – Verizon Center ^
    07-31 Nashville, TN – Sommet Center ^
    08-01 Atlanta, GA – Gwinnett Center ^
    08-03 Tampa, FL – St. Pete Times Forum ^
    08-04 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena ^
    08-05 Orlando, FL – Amway Arena ^
    08-07 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Arena ^
    08-08 Houston, TX – Toyota Center *
    08-09 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center *
    08-11 St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center *
    08-12 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center *
    08-13 Omaha, NE – Qwest Center *
    08-15 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center *
    08-16 Salt Lake City, UT – Energy Sol Arena *
    08-18 San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion *
    08-20 San Diego, CA – Cox Arena *
    08-21 Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay *
    08-22 Phoenix, AZ – US Air Arena *
    08-24 Sacramento, CA – Arco Arena *
    08-25 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum *

    ^ with Kaiser Chiefs
    * with Franz Ferdinand

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