Smashing Pumpkins has announced a new tour this summer, including vocalist Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin. It will be the first tour the band has scheduled since 2000, and the band’s original bassist will not be joining the trio. The band will be playing hits from their early and most successful albums like, Gish, Siamese Dreams, Adore, and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness.
Courtney Barnett announced her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, will be released May 18, on Milk! Records. Along with the album release date, the Australian rocker also announced some tour dates for the album along with the first single off the album, “Nameless, Faceless.”
Caroline Rose’s forthcoming album, Loner, will be out February 23 on New West Records. Three singles from the album, “Soul No. 5,” “Money,” and “Getting to Me,” had previously been released ahead of the album. Rose will kick off the tour for the new in Woodstock, New York, at the beginning of March.
Burger Records is the independent record label that has prided itself on helping new and lesser-known bands get their foot in the door of the music industry. Founded by two musicians themselves, Sean Bohrman and Lee Rickard formerly of the band Thee Makeout Party, both Bohrman and Rickard brought the perspective and insight from one aisle of the industry and record labels to other side; they went from creating the albums to helping others do the same.
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