Jesus Christ Superstar, the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical, will be making another touring round. It will feature John Lydon (Johnny Rotten from the Sex Pistols) in the role of King Herod. Additionally, Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams will star as Mary Magdalene, Incubus singer Brandon Boyd will play Judas Iscariot, and 'NSync's JC Chasez will play Pontius Pilate. Ben Forster will play Jesus.
The tracklisting for Counting Crows' upcoming live album, New Amsterdam: Live at Heineken Music Hall 2003, which is in stores June 20th through Geffen Records is below. The CD features a never-before-released song titled "Hazy."
According to Pitchfork, Ted Leo is working on the soundtrack for a musical, which could possibly be called Red Bananas. The show is set to premiere in Seattle in late Spring. He also plans on recording a new album with The Pharmacists once they finish their upcoming tour. Read some details about the musical, the new album and peep the tour dates below.