Damon Albarn: 'Blur reunion is possible'

Damon Albarn has said that a Blur reunion could be possible in the future - despite rumours suggesting that it was he who was holding back a possible reformation. - Source

Bloc Party announce five US shows

Bloc Party have announced a short run of shows in the US to support the release of their current album 'Intimacy'. - Source

Manics To Record Richey Edwards' Songs

The band are to use lyrics written by the missing member on their new album. - Source

Ray Davies says a new Kinks album is underway

Ray Davies has revealed that The Kinks are working on a new album. - Source

Johnny Marr gives first university lecture

Johnny Marr officially became a university lecturer yesterday (November 4), as he spoke to more than 1000 people at the University of Salford in Manchester. - Source

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Release New Album

California's garage rockers have made their new album available to download from their website. It's "just abstract"... - Source

Oasis' discoverer Alan McGee quits music

Alan McGee, who founded the Creation record label, signed Oasis and went on to manage bands including The Libertines and The Charlatans, has said he has quit the music business. - Source

Nada Surf To Release Vinyl Box Set + Tour

No matter how technology progresses, there's something about the smooth black grooves of a vinyl record that just hug you a little closer than the cold plastic casing of a CD. And happily, soon you can get that warm, fuzzy feeling with all of Nada Surf's studio albums -- including Lucky, released this past February -- as the collection is released in a limited edition vinyl boxed set on November 25. - Source

MTV Scores: The Beatles Coming to Rock Band...

The Beatles remain a glaring holdout on the iTunes Store, despite years of false rumors and repeated licensing attempts.  But i... - Source

DeVotchKa, Sparklehorse, Album Leaf Cover The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton's cult stop-motion film turns 15 this year, and as previously reported a motley crew of indie and goth-pop acts have recorded covers for an updated soundtrack called Nightmare Revisited. It's fun to hear Polyphonic Spree and Album Leaf interpret Danny Elfman, even if you risk hearing Korn's contribution, too (always with the terrible covers, those guys). Check out our faves after the jump. - Source