News Roundup: 12/8/2009
from The Allmusic Blog, posted over 3 years ago
The Smashing Pumpkins have released the first track from the band’s upcoming “album,” Teargarden By Kaleidyscope, which will span 44 songs over the course of 11 (!) discs. “A Song for a Son” finds front man Billy Corgan crooning and snarling over piano, guitars, and 19 year-old Mike Byrne’s percussion. Fans can expect the remaining Kaleidyscope songs to be released in similar fashion, one at a time, over the course of several months. [Guardian.co.uk]
Eddie Vedder and longtime girlfriend Jill McCormick are engaged. The Pearl Jam front man popped the question last Friday night in Washington, D.C., several hours after he joined President Obama in paying tribute to Bruce Springsteen at the Kennedy Center Honors gala. Meanwhile, Pearl Jam recently...