Appearing at Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit has inspired Cage The Elephant to undertake what they’re calling the “Live & Unpeeled, The Acoustic Tour” in April. They’ll cross the States playing small theatres, and they plan on bringing a string quartet along with them.
The studio console used to record Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is going up for auction. It was used at Abbey Road Studios in London from 1971-1983 and was also used by Paul McCartney and a host of other big-name recording artists. As for the expected price? If you have to ask, you probably can’t afford it. “Money… it’s a gas…”
While KISS is still against recording a new studio album, saying that it would probably just be downloaded and shared for free, bassist Gene Simmons says that he’s working on a new box set from the band that will be released soon, and include 150 previously-unreleased songs from the band.