In the wake of the considerable buzz surrounding the premiere of "I Gotsta Get Paid" in a new Jeremiah Weed commercial (See below), ZZ Top have announced the release of a four-song EP, Texicali, which is due out next Tuesday, June 5.
Next week, the 40th anniversary edition of David Bowie's classic album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, is set for release via EMI. The 1972 album received a special remaster for the occasion, and you can now stream the entire release via the SoundCloud player below.
Folk and bluegrass pioneer Doc Watson died Tuesday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was 89. The guitarist, who had been admitted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on May 21 after falling at his home in Deep Gap, North Carolina, died of complications from abdominal surgery.
Breaking a lengthy silence, former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has announced on his official website that he is finishing up work on two new records, an EP titled Letur-Lefr and an LP titled PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone.