Kathleen Edwards's Modern Beaver, Arcade Fire's New Album Plans and Scissor Sisters' Hiatus in This Week's News Roundup
Published Oct 27, 2012As we edge closer to Halloween, it's been a busy news week once again at Exclaim! Chances are that unless you were glued to your computer, you missed a thing or two. So to fill in any gaps, here is our trusty roundup.
First off, Kathleen Edwards has introduced her new band: Modern Beaver. According to the Canadian songwriter, the project is a "Canadian explosion of sexual fantasy and sloppy rock'n'roll" and will so far also feature Hannah Georgas, Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant and Julie Fader. Well, of course, if it was actually a real project. We'll believe it when we see it, Kathleen. Your move.
In less jokey Canadian music news, Arcade Fire revealed plans to release a new album next year, while We Are the City also started a new full-length, as well a feature film. Meanwhile, Aidan Knight told Exclaim! all about his Small Reveal, and Metallica unveiled a new concert film, which just so happens to be shot in Quebec.
In other news, Scissor Sisters announced they are going on hiatus, Depeche Mode revealed they are putting out an album in 2013, Courtney Love is reportedly planning a, eh, Nirvana musical, and Lil Wayne allegedly had not one but two seizures in 24 hours.
Also, in some more Exclaim! interviews, we spoke to Paul Banks about his new solo album and Interpol's 10th anniversary reissue of Turn on the Bright Lights, as well as heard all about Local Business from Titus Andronicus.
Finally, to get you extra stoked for this coming Halloween, we compiled our list of 10 Horror Soundtracks No Halloween Should Be Without.