Weezer’s first LP in three years, Make Believe, will air for the first time on the popular internet networking tool,
MySpace. Tracks can be found easily and legally on
The Flaming Lips have recorded a cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” for an upcoming Queen covers album. “I think we did it justice,” remarked singer Wayne Coyne, also adding that their new album, At War With the Mystics, will be released in January 2006.
American MTV allegedly has refused to play British Sea Power’s video for “Please Stand Up,” claiming that the line, “wetter and wetter,” would be inappropriate for airplay. Of course, as British music news site Drowned in Sound sees it, it’s probably because Good Charlotte has that video spot anyway.
Texas’ Secret Machines will release an EP on June 7, featuring one original song and four covers.
What the Hell?
According to MTV News way back in April, Snoop Dogg wants to work with Franz Ferdinand. Or as Snoop refers to them, “the dudes who sing ‘Take Me Out.'” Somehow, I know there are girls out there dying to be on “Indie Rock Chicks Gone Wild: But Not Before They Tell You About Their Feelings and How Much They Like Dinosaurs, Pirates and Robots.”