Quick Hits: One Direction, HELLYEAH, No Doubt, Jack White / The Shins / The Kills, Lily Allen, The Replacements
October 4, 2012


One Direction
One Direction has revealed the tracklisting for their November 13 album release, Take Me Home. The 13 songs on the standard album will include the lead single "Live While We're Young," as well as romance-themed tunes like "Kiss You," "Last First Kiss" and "Summer Love." In addition to the standard edition of Take Me Home, the "Deluxe/Yearbook Edition" will offer four additional tracks: "She's Not Afraid," "Loved You First," "Nobody Compares" and "Still the One." 1D worked with a number of producers and songwriters for the release, including Up All Night collaborators Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk and Savan Kotecha, songwriter Ed Sheeran and Dr. Luke.

HELLYEAH has announced a long string of tour dates in both the U.S. and Canada. The run kicks off on October 19 in Oklahoma City, which finds the band sharing the stage with The Cult, Hinder, Buckcherry, Saving Abel and Lit. Following those festival shows, HELLYEAH will embark on a solo run through Texas, Canada and select east coast gigs, which will lead them up to their tour opening for Lamb of God from November 20 to December 16.

No Doubt has settled its lawsuit against Activision over a feature in the game Band Hero that allowed players to perform the songs of other artists using avatars of the members of No Doubt. The band's lawsuit accused Activision Publishing Inc. of fraud, violation of publicity rights and breach of contract. However, the video game maker countered that there was nothing wrong with the feature and argued that the idea of "unlocking" such bonus features in a video game has been around for years. The sides reached an out-of-court settlement on Monday, according to Rolling Stone, though terms were not disclosed.

The Shins and The Kills will assist with the grand reopening of Jack White's Third Man Records shop in Nashville, which has been remodeled and expanded. The two bands will headline separate in-house concerts that will be recorded directly to vinyl for White's Live at Third Man series. The Shins will play with Low Cut Connie on October 6, and The Kills will perform with Two Tears on October 10. According to the Third Man website: "The thing we are most excited about is our newly installed record cutting lathe and vinyl mastering suite that fans will be able to view from inside the Blue Room. The live experience will be greatly enhanced as fans can not only watch the live show but see the show being recorded, mixed and mastered LIVE to an acetate disc via the viewing window and a two camera monitor system."

In a new interview with the U.K.'s NME, Lily Allen says she is "tinkering away" in the studio with longtime producer Greg Kurston, but a new album will not be coming anytime soon. "I'm not going to put anything out until I've got an end product which I think's amazing – or, you know, good," she told NME. "I don't think there's going to be anything out in the next few months, but hopefully in the next year."

The Replacements have apparently recorded four cover songs in a semi-reunion that will be released later this year as a limited edition 10-inch vinyl EP. All 250 copies will auctioned online, and the proceeds will benefit Slim Dunlap, the band's guitarist from 1987 to 1991, who had a severe stroke in February. In late September, singer Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson spent a day in a Minneapolis studio cutting the songs. Drummer Chris Mars "didn't want any part of this" reunion, Westerberg told Rolling Stone, adding, "I was not surprised, but I was a little disappointed." Hence, Peter Anderson played the drums and Kevin Bowe (who was in Westerberg's solo band the last time he toured) played guitar.




 
Music News
Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears Among People's Choice Award Winners
Quick Hits: Adele, Train, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: Grammy Lineup, Audioslave, Third Eye Blind
Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor
U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince
Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle
Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran
Breaking News
WMOV (Movin 107.7)/Norfolk Names Danny Meyers PD/Morning Host
WBFX (101.3 The Brew)/Grand Rapids Set To Debuts Rover’s Morning Glory
WRVW and Promotion in Motion
January 19, 2017
Afternoons With Adam Bomb Debuts on Q100/Atlanta
Beasley Media Group Names Randy Bliss OM For Fayetteville Market
Beasley Media Group Expands Responsibilities For Urban PD Tap Money
Nadine Santos Promoted To Director/Programming & Artist Relations At Music Choice
UMG And Alex Da Kid Sign Multi-Faceted Agreement
Debra Green Takes Over Nights On WSRV/The River
January 18, 2017
Gregg Nadel Named President of Elektra Records
CBS Radio Rebrands KVIL And AMPs Up The Dallas-Fort Worth Market
KDND/Sacramento Is Looking For Next Night Superstar
January 17, 2017
Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster
Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement
Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017
Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"
In Brief - January 13, 2017
January 12, 2017
Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017
Cumulus Promotes Matt Raback To VP/Market Manager For York-Lancaster-Reading, PA
Crystal Castorena Named GM For Impact Radio Group
Justin Luvv Named Afternoon On-Air Personality/Imaging Director For WRWM/Indianapolis
FMQB NOW

 

Question Of
The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!