News Ticker: Usher, Bryan Ferry, The Black Keys, Tommy Lee

November 24th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Usher’s Raymond v. Raymond has been delayed. The singer’s post-divorce album is moving from December 21st to an undetermined date, Billboard reports.

  • Bryan Ferry sent a note to fans announcing that he’s begun work on a new solo album that’s due in summer 2010 and features Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, Flea and Nile Rodgers. Ferry posted some video from the studio on his official Website.
  • The Black Keys will spend every morning this week from 10-11:00 a.m. on Sirius XMU host Jake Fogelnest’s radio show chatting about and debuting music from their new Blakroc project. Dan Auerbach will also perform songs from his solo LP Keep It Hid.
  • Tommy Lee has assembled a project called Bezerk that features Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith, Velvet Revolver’s Matt Sorum, Incubus’ Jose Pasillas, Godsmack’s Sully Erna and more artists and will debut at Guitar Center’s Drum-Off ‘09 Grand Finals at Los Angeles’ Wiltern on January 8th. The show will also have Jason Bonham paying tribute to dad John, and Tool’s Danny Carey teaming with Mastodon’s Brann Dailor.

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