News Ticker: Chris Cornell, Carrie Underwood, Tegan and Sara, Massive Attack

August 27th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Photo: Katopodis/Getty

  • Chris Cornell has struck a deal with Virgin America airlines that will bring his music to all flights in the fleet, so passengers can listen to Scream onboard the plane, watch Cornell videos in-flight, and hear some of his tunes while boarding the aircraft. A press release didn’t specify whether the agreement includes work by Soundgarden, Audioslave or Temple of the Dog.

  • Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have been booked to host the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, which airs live live on ABC November 11th, Variety reports.
  • Pitchfork picked up a post on Tegan and Sara’s Website that indicates their new album Sainthood is due October 27th. Track list, album art and a few tour dates are available at the band’s site.
  • Massive Attack will return with a new EP on October 6th that will tease their new full-length album, due in February 2010. TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe guests on one of the EP’s four new tracks, “Pray For Rain” and Blur’s Damon Albarn will appear on the LP.

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

Leave a Reply