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Manic Street Preachers’ “Journal For Plague Lovers” Gets U.S. Release Date; North American Tour News

Attention thirsty Manic Street Preachers fans in North America — the drought is over on September 15th as Columbia Records will finally release the band’s most recent critically acclaimed album, Journal For Plague Lovers, on these shores.

27 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

Decemberists Confirm “Short Fazed Hovel” Fall Tour Dates

Few albums this year have garnered the heaps of praise that the Decemberists’ latest release, Hazards of Love, has received since its bow earlier this Spring. Not surprising for Colin Meloy and crew, of course. Today the band confirmed the itinerary for their “A Short Fazed Hovel” tour set to begin September 20 in Burlington, Vermont, with presales starting as early as today.

27 Jul 2009 | More

Arctic Monkeys to Perform Songs From New Album Online 7/30

On Thursday, July 30, Arctic Monkeys will perform songs from their upcoming third album Humbug including, presumably, new single “Crying Lightning,” online at 4:00pm EST on their official website. The transmission will also be available at, and

27 Jul 2009 | More