Long time friend and The Militia Group CEO, Rory Felton, has joined local start-up Chirpify to help musicians sell music and merch on Twitter. Check the replies for a write-up about the new service. Sounds pretty interesting and might just be something to keep an eye on.
Blur has confirmed that they will debut their new double a-side single "The Puritan"/"Under The Westway" live from a London rooftop on Twitter on July 2nd. The songs will then be available for download and a limited edition 7" will be released on August 6th. Head to the replies to watch Alex James (Bass) reveal more details in an official video.
It looks like Blur are set to premiere new material on July 2nd at 7:15pm (GMT). Their official Twitter page posted this a few hours ago as well as a a picture, which can be seen in the replies, of some lyrics which are taken from a song Damon Albarn recently played live titled "The Puritan".
Tom Hanks recently tweeted about Driver Friendly's Tom Hanks-inspired music video for "Messidona." Check it out, and congrats to the band on what some people are calling the greatest honor in the history of everything. The video is in the replies, in case you haven't seen it yet.
Rachel from He Is We is tweeting some interesting things: "The statement released was not completely accurate. I have never met Stevie Scott and she never reached out to me. This feels so fake & sad." and "I feel like He Is We has taken a very superficial and commercial turn. I'm tired of being quiet. I have shame flowing through my veins." .. followed by, "ashamed of the industry. i haven't heard from my band in 2 weeks." and, "its like they're using my illness to get you guys to see the shows. i have NOTHING to do with this and its feeling so fake." Update: More keep coming in ...
"i originally thought it was going to be rescheduled. I'm on chemo for goodness sake. i had no idea...
Courtney Love makes Jonny Craig look like an upstanding citizen. She went on a tweeting tirade last night basically alleging that Dave Grohl tried to seduce Frances Bean (her and Kurt Cobain's daughter). Oh, sweet mother of fuck.
Fucked Up's frontman Damian Abraham is not a fan of Katy Perry's new video, in which she plays a Marine. He recently tweeted, "Seeing Katy Perry as a soldier in 'Part of Me' really makes me think that we need to start a war so she can go die." A little while later he followed that up with, "Yes I'm aware my last tweet was kinda dumb but so is glamorizing war to sell records to idiots. Katy Perry Still Sucks."
Just a reminder, if you want to win a pair of tickets to see Rival Schools and Hostage Calm, be sure to keep an eye on @apnetatshow on Twitter starting today. Send your answer with a reply to @hostagecalm and they'll let you know if you're right and you're in.