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Julian Casablancas Teases New Strokes Album

April 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Strokes have reconvened in New York City to begin recording new music, frontman Julian Casablancas said in a lengthy new profile on Noisey. Sidebar 22 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Julian Casablancas » “It’s the first time we’ve been exclusively writing since Comedown Machine,” Casablancas said. “We’re planning on recording stuff. I still think [...]

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Julian Casablancas Blends Screams, Synths on Demented New Solo Tune

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Ryan Reed | September 8, 2014 Julian Casablancas has offered another taste of his new solo LP, Tyranny. As Consequence of Sound notes, the Strokes frontman’s newest tune, the aggressively demented “Where No Eagles Fly,” debuted Monday morning on BBC Radio 6. Related While utilizing a more conventional song structure than the 11-minute “Human Sadness” (which veered from jarring noise [...]

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The Strokes Book First U.S. Show in Three Years

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> The Strokes are set to play their first U.S. show in over three years at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York on May 31st, ahead of their headlining show at this year’s Governors Ball in New York City. The New Immortals: The Strokes Tickets go on sale to the [...]

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Hear Cerebral Ballzy’s Dave Sitek–Produced ‘Lonely as America’

April 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Back in 2011, Cerebral Ballzy put out a self-titled debut that was roaring and heavy, channeling the blue-streak delivery of bands like Black Flag for mosh-worthy reflections on subjects as timeless as pizza, girls and beer. Power-pop chords and production by Dave Sitek on new single “Lonely as America,” however — [...]

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Pixies, Julian Casablancas Added to Coachella 2014

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Organizers of this weekend’s Coachella festival released set times for the upcoming three-day concert and gave attendees two extra reasons to celebrate the lineup. Find Out Where Pixies’ ‘Bossanova’ Rank on Our 100 Best Albums of the Nineties Pixies and the Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas have been added as new additions to [...]

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Strokes Guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. Gets Married

December 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Albert Hammond, Jr. is a married man. The Strokes guitarist and solo singer-songwriter announced on Twitter this week that he’d married his girlfriend, Justyna Sroka. He also reported delightedly that his new wife had taken his entire last name, suffix and all. Find Out Where Albert Hammond, Jr.’s ‘St. Justice’ Lands [...]

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Albert Hammond Jr. Back on Creative Roll on ‘AHJ’ – EP Premiere

October 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Albert Hammond Jr. was a little dazed after getting out of rehab in 2009 for addictions to drugs including cocaine and heroin. “I had a year or two when creating was very slow for me I was very confused,” he tells Rolling Stone. But by the time the Strokes wrapped their [...]

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Members of Strokes, Interpol Play Benefit for Benjamin Curtis

August 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> Click to Enlarge <!– –> Last night on the terrace of New York City’s Bowery Hotel, artists and music industry crackerjacks gathered for Put Your Sad Down, a fundraiser to help support School of Seven Bells guitarist Benjamin Curtis in his his fight against T-cell lymphoma. The benefit was organized by the Strokes‘ manager [...]

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The Strokes Release New Single ‘All the Time’

February 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> The wait is over: the Strokes have officially released their new single “All the Time,” but not through the Seattle station that claimed to have had the track in their hands last month. Instead, BBC Radio host Zane Lowe today premiered the track from the Strokes’ forthcoming album, Comedown Machine. “All the Time” [...]

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The Strokes Unveil New Track ‘One Way Trigger’: Listen

January 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> This time, it’s for real: the Strokes are officially back and have released a new track on their Soundcloud. “One Way Trigger” starts as a busy, synth-driven cut that features some unexpected falsetto from frontman Julian Casablancas. Then, as the song approaches the minute mark, the guitar jangles kick in and [...]

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