As a young boy in Liverpool, England, Wombats guitarist Matthew Murphy was encouraged to play the classical guitar from an early age. But there was no keeping him on that instrument once he saw Radiohead perform on TV. When he witnessed guitarist Johnny Greenwood rip into his Fender Telecaster, Murphy knew he had to have one of his own.
Back in March, perennial indie rock favorites Radiohead filmed a live performance for PBS' Austin City Limits. While the special won't air until the fall, you can now a preview clip featuring a full performance of "Lotus Flower" below.
Just weeks after expanding the West Coast leg of their North American tour, Radiohead have once again added on, adding eleven new dates to their tour itinerary. The new dates can be seen below, and you can get the full run of dates here.
The lineup for the 2012 edition of Bonnaroo has been announced, and will feature the reunited Beach Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, Radiohead, Alice Cooper and more. You can see the full list of confirmed acts below.
A day after their official on-sale date, Radiohead have posted two brand-new songs to their YouTube account for fans to stream. You can listen to "The Daily Mail" and "Staircase" below via the YouTube players.