New Album News from Tool, Radiohead and Iron Maiden

One post, three separate updates:

1. Tool: The new album is said to be “progressing nicely.” It’s possible that we might have something by the end of this year. It’s only been since 2o06…

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2. Radiohead: Jonny Greenwood says things are going “really nicely.” This comes from The Sunday Guardian in India.

Q. Radiohead has also started writing a new record, the follow-up to 2011’s King of Limbs? What direction is the music heading in; has the sound changed radically yet again?

A. We’ve done a couple of months of recording, and it has gone really well. We haven’t listened to anything back yet, so at the moment we’re all very happy. Now, I guess we’re going to go and listen to what we’ve done and see if we were right to be so happy. But we left it at a good place when we last stopped.

We’ve certainly changed our method again. It’s too involved [to explain how]. We’re kind of limiting ourselves; working in limits. So we’ll see what happens. It’s like we’re trying to use very old and very new technology together to see what happens.

3. Iron Maiden: They have an album ready to go this year. And there’s this update on Bruce Dickinson’s cancer.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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