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Upcoming Releases:

PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS: Wild Life 50th Anniversary Vinyl 02/04/22

SPIRITUALIZED: Everything Was Beautiful (Fat Possum) 02/25/22

FOO FIGHTERS: Studio 666 (Open Road Films) 02/25/22

GHOST: IMPERA (Loma Vista Recordings) 03/11/22

GORILLAZ: The Gorillaz Art Book Spring 2022


Hey everyone!

Jillian Condran here, excited to share that I have come aboard the Nasty Little Man team. I will be your go-to for all things guest list, tour press, and show-related! 

As a reminder, The Smile will be live streaming three intimate performances from London on January 29th and 30th. If you’d like to hear more or are interested in a livestream link, please let us know!

Without further ado, here are upcoming tours you should be reaching out to me for. For a full list of all Nasty Little Man client tour dates please visit: ​​

Tour dates coming soon below!


03/01/22 – Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
03/04/22 – Dallas, TX – Majestic Theater
03/06/22 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at Moody Theater
03/05/22 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at Moody Theater
03/09/22 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Auditorium
03/13/22 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Paramount Theatre of the Arts
03/14/22 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Paramount Theatre of the Arts
03/17/22 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
03/20/22 – Chicago, IL – Auditorium Theatre
03/22/22 – Boston, MA – Boch Center – Wang Theatre
03/24/22 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre
03/25/22 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre
03/27/22 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
03/28/22 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
03/31/22 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall
04/02/22 – Montreal, QC – Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
04/03/22 – Montreal, QC – Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier


01/25/22 – Reno, NV – Reno Events Center
01/27/22 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
01/28/22 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
01/29/22 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
01/31/11 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
02/02/22 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
02/04/22 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
02/05/22 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
02/07/22 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
02/08/22 – Hershey, PA – Giant Center
02/10/22 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
02/11/22 – Worcester, MA – DCU Center
02/12/22 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
02/14/22 – Pittsburgh, PA – Peterson Event Center
02/15/22 – Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
02/16/22 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
02/18/22 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
02/19/22 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Arena
02/20/22 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
02/21/22 – St Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
02/23/22 – Independence, MO – Caleb Dahmer Arena
02/25/22 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Center at Sugarland
02/26/22 – Dallas, TX – Fair Park Coliseum
02/28/22 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
03/01/22 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
03/03/22 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center 


02/25/22 – Las Vegas, NV – Allegiant Stadium
05/27/22 – Napa Valley, CA – Bottle Rock


03/31/22 – Dallas, TX, – Granada Theater
04/01/22 – Austin, TX – Scoot Inn
04/03/22 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf
04/04/22 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
04/05/22 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Commonwealth Room
04/07/22 – Seattle, WA – Neptune
04/08/22 – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
04/12/22 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
04/14/22 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
04/22/22 – Indio, CA – Coachella




“Call Me Little Sunshine” Single and Video Live Now

“We’re building our empire from the ashes of an old” as GRAMMY-winning Swedish theatrical rock outfit GHOST announces the impending arrival of IMPERA the band’s fifth full length studio album out March 11 via Loma Vista Recordings.

IMPERA is heralded by today’s release of its first official single, the sublime and haunting “Call Me Little Sunshine,” available now across digital platforms—and as a phantasmagoric visual interpretation lensed by iconic director Matt Mahurin and starring Ruby Modine. The album will also feature “Hunter’s Moon,” Ghost’s fourth consecutive Active Rock #1 radio single, as heard over the end credits of the horror smash Halloween Kills—and manifesting physically in the form of a 7” vinyl single release this Friday, January 21.

IMPERA finds Ghost transported literally hundreds of years forward from the 14th century Europe Black Plague era of its previous album, 2018’s Best Rock Album GRAMMY nominee Prequelle. The result is the most ambitious and lyrically incisive entry in the Ghost canon: Over the course of IMPERA’s 12-song cycle, empires rise and fall, would-be messiahs ply their hype (financial and spiritual alike), prophecies are foretold as the skies fill with celestial bodies divine and man-made… All in all, the most current and topical Ghost subject matter to date is set against a hypnotic and darkly colorful melodic backdrop making IMPERA a listen like no other — yet unmistakably, quintessentially Ghost.

Produced by Klas Åhlund and mixed by Andy Wallace, IMPERA consists of the following 12 songs:

Call Me Little Sunshine
Hunter’s Moon
Watcher In The Sky
Darkness At The Heart Of My Love
Grift Wood
Bite Of Passage
Respite On The Spital Fields

Ghost will kick off a co-headlining 26-date U.S. arena tour with Volbeat on January 25th, with support from Los Angeles’ Twin Temple. Tickets for all dates on the Live Nation produced tour are on sale now, with tickets and band-specific VIP packages available at and


Tue, Jan 25, 2022 – Reno, NV – Reno Events Center
Thu, Jan 27, 2022 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
Fri, Jan 28, 2022 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
Sat, Jan 29, 2022 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mon, Jan 31, 2022 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
Wed, Feb 02, 2022 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Fri, Feb 04, 2022 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
Sat, Feb 05, 2022 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Mon, Feb 07, 2022 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Tue, Feb 08, 2022 – Hershey, PA – GIANT Center
Thu, Feb 10, 2022 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Fri, Feb 11, 2022 – Worcester, MA – DCU Center
Sat, Feb 12, 2022 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Mon, Feb 14, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center
Tue, Feb 15, 2022 – Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
Wed, Feb 16, 2022 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Fri, Feb 18, 2022 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
Sat, Feb 19, 2022 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
Sun, Feb 20, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
Mon, Feb 21, 2022 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
Wed, Feb 23, 2022 – Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena
Fri, Feb 25, 2022 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Sat, Feb 26, 2022 – Dallas, TX – Fair Park Coliseum
Mon, Feb 28, 2022 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
Tue, Mar 01, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
Thu, Mar 03, 2022 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center

Photo Credit: Mikael Eriksson



Open Road Films and Foo Fighters announced today the release of the first official trailer for their new horror comedy film STUDIO 666. The movie, which stars band members Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett and Rami Jaffee, will be released in theaters nationwide on February 25, 2022. 

In STUDIO 666, the legendary rock band Foo Fighters move into an Encino mansion steeped in grisly rock and roll history to record their much anticipated 10th album.  Once in the house, Dave Grohl finds himself grappling with supernatural forces that threaten both the completion of the album and the lives of the band.

Watch the official STUDIO 666 trailer NOW! 



Download Teaser Poster HERE

STUDIO 666 is directed by BJ McDonnell and stars Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett, Rami Jaffee, Whitney Cummings, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega, Leslie Grossman and Jeff Garlin. Based upon a story by Dave Grohl with a screenplay by Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes, the film is produced by John Ramsay and James A. Rota, and executive produced by John Cutcliffe, Dave Grohl, Wes Hagan, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, James Masciello, Nate Mendel, Tom Ortenberg, Chris Shiflett, Matthew Sidari, John Silva, Gaby Skolnek, Pat Smear, Kristen Welsh and Mitchell Zhang.

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GHOST and VOLBEAT will be co-headlining across the US beginning January 25th, and to commemorate the monumental tour, the bands have teamed up with Blackened Recordings to release a limited edition Double A-Side 7” featuring each band’s contributions to The Metallica Blacklist charity album: Ghost’s cover of “Enter Sandman” on ‘Side G’ and Volbeat’s “Don’t Tread On Me” on ‘Side V.’ The 7” will be pressed on crystal clear vinyl and limited to only 3,000 units with 115 copies available at each tour stop on a first come, first served basis (limit one per customer). 

All proceeds from the split 7” will be split evenly between The All Within My Hands Foundation and the charities of the artists’ choice: Camp Aranu’tiq (Ghost) and Børne Cancer Fonden (Volbeat).

The two bands will kick off their co-headlining 26-date U.S. arena tour on January 25th, with support from Los Angeles’ Twin Temple. Tickets for all dates on the Live Nation produced tour are on sale now, with tickets and band-specific VIP packages available at and

Ghost’s fourth consecutive #1 at Active Rock Radio “Hunter’s Moon” recently moved Guitar World to note that “juxtaposition between subject matter and composition is something that the Swedish rock outfit have always nailed, and they do it to superior effect on this new single.” The track’s origins and its appearance in the box office phenomenon Halloween Kills can be traced back to the band’s 2018 headlining show at the Forum in Los Angeles. Ryan Turek, Vice President of Feature Film Development at  Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, Insidious, The Purge, Us, Whiplash) attended the sold-out show, striking up an instant rapport with Ghost’s Tobias Forge — one that ultimately led to a visit with co-writer / director David Gordon Green on the North Carolina set of Halloween Kills. Three years nearly to the day after that first fateful exchange, “Hunter’s Moon” would be released on DSPs, would play as the Halloween Kills end credits rolled, and will be released January 21, 2022 as a collectible 7-inch single by Loma Vista Recordings (featuring the exclusive B-side “Halloween Kills (Main Title),” performed, produced and engineered by John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies). 

Volbeat’s newest album, Servant of the Mind, which Revolver calls “excellent… the darkest and heaviest Volbeat offering yet,” was released on December 3rd via Republic Records. For Servant of the Mind, the band, which consists of Michael Poulsen (guitars/vocals), Jon Larsen (drums), Rob Caggiano (guitars) and Kaspar Boye Larsen (bass) took their signature heavy metal, psychobilly and punk ‘n’ roll sound up a notch while showcasing Poulsen’s keen ability for songwriting and storytelling. “Rarely has such a successful band sounded so ravenous,” says Kerrang! Magazine of the album. Upon release the album hit the top of many international sales charts, reaching #1 in Germany, Denmark, and Austria, #2 in Switzerland, #4 in Finland, #5 in the Netherlands, #6 in Sweden and was number one and number two respectively on the Billboard Current Hard Rock Music Albums chart and Current Rock Albums chart. The new album, which features the number one Billboard Modern Rock singles “Shotgun Blues” and “Wait A Minute My Girl,” is now available in standard CD, deluxe 2LP vinyl (in various limited-edition variants, full info below) and a deluxe digital edition here. Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen recently sat Consequence of Sound’s Kyle Merideth to discuss Servant of the Mind, contributing to The Metallica Blacklist, and their upcoming tour with Ghost. Listen to the full interview here


Tue, Jan 25, 2022 – Reno, NV – Reno Events Center
Thu, Jan 27, 2022 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
Fri, Jan 28, 2022 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
Sat, Jan 29, 2022 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mon, Jan 31, 2022 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
Wed, Feb 02, 2022 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Fri, Feb 04, 2022 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
Sat, Feb 05, 2022 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Mon, Feb 07, 2022 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Tue, Feb 08, 2022 – Hershey, PA – GIANT Center
Thu, Feb 10, 2022 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Fri, Feb 11, 2022 – Worcester, MA – DCU Center
Sat, Feb 12, 2022 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Mon, Feb 14, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center
Tue, Feb 15, 2022 – Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
Wed, Feb 16, 2022 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Fri, Feb 18, 2022 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
Sat, Feb 19, 2022 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
Sun, Feb 20, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
Mon, Feb 21, 2022 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
Wed, Feb 23, 2022 – Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena
Fri, Feb 25, 2022 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Sat, Feb 26, 2022 – Dallas, TX – Fair Park Coliseum
Mon, Feb 28, 2022 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
Tue, Mar 01, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
Thu, Mar 03, 2022 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center

About Ghost:

GRAMMY Award winning Swedish Rock band Ghost have elevated themselves to one of the most esteemed and celebrated rock bands in the world today. Four consecutive #1 Active Rock radio singles, debuting at #1 (Rock) + #3 (Top 200) on the Billboard album charts, accumulating well over a Billion streams, headlining arena tours (including sold out shows at The Forum in Los Angeles + Barclays Center in New York), opening stadium shows for Metallica, and gracing magazine covers and television screens the world over are just part of their story. The band’s passionate fan base and critical praise also stems from their ability to constantly be pushing their creative boundaries. Their most recent album, 2018’s Prequelle, is loosely based on The Black Plague of 14th century Europe, a metaphor that sadly became a premonition that applies to the societal ills of our times.  Though the band’s music at times has dark lyrical content, it never loses its infectious melodic edge. Ghost’s massively received recent single, the Active Rock #1 charting “Hunter’s Moon,” as heard over the end credits of the #1 horror smash Halloween Kills, combined with this upcoming nationwide arena tour are sure indicators that 2022 will be Ghost’s biggest year yet!

About Volbeat: 

Since forming in 2001, Volbeat has gone from the clubs of Copenhagen to headlining stages around the world, including the famed Telia Parken stadium in Denmark (becoming the only domestic artist to ever sell out the venue with over 48,250 people in attendance). Over the course of seven record-breaking albums the band has picked up number one songs (including ten #1s on the US Mainstream Rock chart and counting, the most of any band based outside of North America), multi-platinum certifications, awards, a GRAMMY nomination and accolades all over the planet. Their latest album, Servant of the Mind, was released on December 3rd and has spawned the hit singles “Wait A Minute My Girl” and “Shotgun Blues.” 

About The Metallica Blacklist:

Much more than a mere tribute album, The Metallica Blacklist celebrates the enduring influence of the musical milestone that is Metallica (a.k.a. “The Black Album”) with one of the most ambitious projects ever conceived: An unprecedented 50+ artists spanning an unbelievably vast range of genres, generations, cultures, continents and more, each contributing a unique interpretation of their favorite Black Album cut. The Metallica Blacklist offers up new dimensions of the record whose gravitational pull first drew the mainstream to Metallica—and provides new insights into the universal and timeless appeal that kept it there: the boundary-smashing influence these 12 songs have had on fans and musicians of all stripes. The Metallica Blacklist’s 53 tracks find singer songwriters, country artists, electronic and hip hop artists sharing their love of these songs alongside punk rockers, indie darlings, icons of rock, metal, world music and many, many more… and for 50+ good causes: Profits will be divided evenly between charities of the artist’s choice and Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation. The Metallica Blacklist is available everywhere now.





A record of cosmic proportions”– PITCHFORK

With their new LP Everything Was Beautiful due out February 25th via Fat Possum, and having previously shared album opener ‘Always Together With You’, today Spiritualized share a video for new single Crazy, a sweet country-soul lament which features backing vocals from Nikki Lane. The stunning video, directed by J Spaceman and partly inspired by Andy Warhol’s Kiss, can be viewed HERE.

 While some people imploded in the lockdowns and isolation of the epidemic, others were thriving. “I felt like I’d been in training for this my whole life” says J Spaceman. He was referring to his fondness for isolation and when you reframe loneliness as “beautiful solitude” then it isn’t so bad. He would walk through an empty “Roman London” where “even the sirens had stopped singing” and where the world was “full of birdsong and strangeness and no contrails.” He used the birdsong walks to listen and try and make sense of all the music playing in his head. The mixes of his new record, a ninth studio album, weren’t working out yet. 

Spaceman plays 16 different instruments on Everything Was Beautiful which was put down at 11 different studios, as well as at his home. He also employed more than 30 musicians and singers including his daughter Poppy, long-time collaborator and friend John Coxon, string and brass sections, choirs and finger bells and chimes from the Whitechapel Bell Foundry. So there’s a lot going on. 

“There was so much information on it that the slightest move would unbalance it, but going around in circles is important to me. Not like you’re spiraling out of control but you’re going around and around and on each revolution you hold onto the good each time. Sure, you get mistakes as well, but you hold on to some of those too and that’s how you kind of… achieve. Well, you get there.” 

Eventually the mixes got there and Everything Was Beautiful was achieved. The result is some of the most “live” sounding recordings that Spiritualized have released since the LiveAtTheAlbert Hall record of 1998, around the time of Ladies & Gentlemen, We Are FloatingInSpace.

Photo Credit: Sarah Piantadosi

The opening track “Always Together With You” is a reworking / supercharging of a track originally released in demo quality in 2014. This new version is a perfect Spiritualized song; a breathtaking, hard-edged, psychedelic pop tune where themes of high romance and space travel collide.

The artwork is designed once again with Mark Farrow. If you buy the vinyl you can pop a pill box out of the sleeve, revealing gold foil underneath, and assemble the Braille-embossed little thing and put it somewhere in the house. The box set has 8 of them. Literally a boxset. It looks more beautiful in the flesh. “Farrow and I were talking about what we should do and we just said, ‘It’s called Everything Is Beautiful, how could you not have a pill?’” 

All these layers, all these details, the year-long mixes, the making sense of it all and the lives lived within these lyrics; for somebody so famously unconfident of his own abilities, isn’t this a punishing thing to keep doing? “Yeah, but I like what I do. There’s a line from Jonathan Meades that’s about having all the attributes to being an artist. ‘Paranoia, vanity, selfishness, egotism, sycophancy, resentment, moral nullity and more idiot than idiot savant.’ “And that’s what it feels like, this kind of thing. You’re your own worst enemy and biggest supporter. “There’s a ‘Of course this is worth it. It’s me’ and then this kind of deep doubt of ‘What the fuck is this all about?’ “And then ‘Why is it important?’ and then knowing there’s no easy answer. But it’s there. I know it’s there.”

Spiritualized Spring 2022 tour dates:

March 2, 2022– Utrecht – TivoliVredenberg Grote Zaal tickets
March 3, 2022 – Copenhagen – DR Studie 2 tickets
March 4, 2022 – Oslo – Parkteatret tickets
March 5, 2022 – Gothenburg – Pustervik tickets
March 7, 2022 – Berlin – Passionskirche
March 8, 2022 – Hamburg – Laeiszhalle
March 9, 2022 – Cologne – Gloria
March 10, 2022– Paris – La Gaîté Lyrique tickets
March 11, 2022 – Brussels – Ancienne Belgique tickets
March 31, 2022– Dallas – Granada Theater tickets
April 1, 2022 – Austin – Scoot Inn tickets
April 3, 2022 – Santa Fe – Meow Wolf tickets
April 4, 2022 – Denver – Ogden Theatre tickets
April 5, 2022 – Salt Lake City – The Commonwealth Room tickets
April 7, 2022 – Seattle – Neptune tickets
April 8, 2022 – Portland – Revolution Hall tickets
April 9, 2022 – Vancouver – Commodore Ballroom tickets
April 11, 2022 – San Francisco – The Fillmore tickets
April 12, 2022 – San Francisco – The Fillmore tickets
April 14, 2022 – Solana Beach – Belly Up Tavern tickets
April 28, 2022 – Bath – The Forum 
April 29, 2022 – Cambridge – Corn Exchange 
April 30, 2022 – Brighton – Dome 
May 2, 2022 – Birmingham – Symphony Hall 
May 4, 2022– Gateshead – Sage tickets
May 5, 2022 – Glasgow – SWG3 Galvanizers tickets
May 7, 2022 – Dublin – Olympia Theatre tickets
May 8, 2022 – Manchester – Bridgewater Hall tickets
May 9, 2022 – Nottingham – Royal Concert Hall 
May, 10, 2022 – London – Roundhouse 

Everything Was Beautiful artwork and tracklist:

1. Always Together With You
2. Best Thing You Never Had (The D Song)
3. Let It Bleed (For Iggy)
4. Crazy
5. The Mainline Song
6. The A Song (Laid In Your Arms)
7. I’m Coming Home Again



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The Smile, the new group comprising Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons Of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have today revealed their debut single ‘You Will Never Work In Television Again’. 

The track, which is available now accompanied by a lyric video (dir. Duncan Loudon) was first heard in the band’s secret show as part of last year’s Glastonbury event Live At Worthy Farm. It is the first official release from The Smile, produced by Nigel Godrich. 

The Smile will play three consecutive live shows within a twenty-four hour period at Magazine London on the 29 and 30 January. Performing to a seated audience in the round, the three shows will also be broadcast in real time via livestream. 

The performances bring together a live show, a livestream and a cinematic film, captured by award-winning director, Paul Dugdale (The Rolling Stones, Adele, Paul McCartney) and produced by Driift. 

For those not attending in person, anyone can join the show via livestream from anywhere in the world, at the hour most suited to them.

The show times are as follows: 

BROADCAST #1: London – 8pm Sat. / New York – 3pm Sat. / Los Angeles – 12pm Sat. / Sydney – 7am Sun. / Tokyo – 5am Sun.

BROADCAST #2: London – 1am Sun. / New York – 8pm Sat. / Los Angeles – 5pm Sat. / Sydney – 12pm Sun. / Tokyo – 10am Sun.

BROADCAST #3: London – 11am Sun. / New York – 6am Sun. / Los Angeles – 3am Sun. / Sydney – 10pm Sun. / Tokyo – 8pm Sun.

All three Broadcasts will also be available to ticketholders as unlimited on-demand replays for 48 hours from 2pm GMT Sunday 30 January.

Sign up for pre-sale tickets by joining the mailing list at: 

Physical and livestream tickets are available on general sale from 7th January at 9am GMT via Driift – details below.

Ticket links:  

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For more information, please visit:


About Driift: 

Driift is an award-winning producer and promoter of innovative, high quality livestream events for the world’s greatest artists and performers including Laura Marling, Nick Cave, Kylie Minogue, The War On Drugs and Dita Von Teese. Working with globally-renowned directors, Driift has collaborated extensively with a wide range of artist teams and partners including CAA, BMG, WMG, UMG, Glastonbury Festival, DREAMSTAGE, DICE, Universe/Ticketmaster and Pulse Films. 

Headquartered in the UK and with offices in North America and Australia, Driift has sold more than 600,000 tickets to audiences in more than 190 countries.

Damon Albarn

Only U.S. Concert in Support of The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows
January 24, 2022, at 8PM, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Tickets on sale Wednesday, December 15, at 10AM PDT

The Los Angeles Philharmonic announced today that Damon Albarn will play a rare, one off U.S. concert in support of his recently released second solo album The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows on January 24, 2022, at 8PM, at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows evolved during lockdown into 11 new tracks included on the album, having been originally conceived as an orchestral piece inspired by the landscape of Iceland, In a career of perpetual musical shifts and exploration, the record uncovers fresh ground, finding expansive orchestral arrangements nestling around intimate melodies, discordance brushing up against infectious majesty, all set to some of Albarn’s most arresting vocal performances to date. Much like the beauty and chaos of the natural world it soundtracks, The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows vividly documents the emotional ebb and flow of the human condition, in all its extremes, serving as a soul enriching document for our times.

For his performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Albarn will perform on piano, accompanied by strings, playing songs from The Nearer the Fountain… alongside selections from his vast songbook of Blur, Gorillaz, The Good, The Bad & The Queen and various solo and collaborative works.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 10AM PDT and can be purchased at 
Damon Albarn is a singer, songwriter, producer and composer whose eclectic musical style and observational lyrics have made him one of the UK’s most influential and consistently interesting musicians.

A founding member of Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad & The Queen, he is the recipient of six Brits, two Ivor Novello Awards and a Grammy Award.  Outside of Blur and Gorillaz, Albarn has a number of other releases, including Mali Music (2002), The Good The Bad and The Queen (2006), Monkey: Journey to the West (2007), Kinshasa One Two (2011), Rocket Juice & The Moon (2012), Dr Dee (2012), Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes (2013), Africa Express Presents: The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians (2016), Merrie Land (2018), Africa Express Presents: Egoli (2019), as well as his Mercury Award nominated debut solo album Everyday Robots (2014) and his current solo album The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows (2021).

The Gorillaz Art Book





Over 40 Contributing Artists Join Jamie Hewlett to Create All New Interpretations of the World’s Biggest Virtual Band.

To Include Ruff Mercy, Kim Jung Gi, Robert Smith, Kerbscrawler Ghost, Robert Valley, Craig McCracken, Tim McCourt & Max Taylor and many more.

Gorillaz co-creator and acclaimed artist Jamie Hewlett has invited more than 40 creators to offer new interpretations of 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, and Russel Hobbs in one expansive volume. The first ever Gorillaz Art Book debuts this coming Spring 2022, featuring brand new artwork by Jamie Hewlett and a host of guest contributions from friends and admirers of the band, case bound at 12.6 x 9.2 inches and set across 288 pages of luxury art paper. 

With this latest Z2 partnership, Hewlett is now expanding the band’s collaborative vision to fellow visual artists in The Gorillaz Art Book. He said of the project: 

“Gorillaz have always collaborated with music but this is the first time we’ve done an art collaboration. I’ve really enjoyed working with so many of my favourite artists and the result is this amazing book.” 

In addition to Hewlett, contributing artists include:  

  • Ana Godis 
  • Andre Carrilho 
  • Andrew C. Robinson
  • Anna Cattish
  • Ben Bocquelet 
  • Brendan McCarthy 
  • Chloe Nicolay 
  • Craig McCracken 
  • Dana Terrace 
  • Daniela Uhlig
  • Del the Funky Homosapien 
  • EPHK 
  • Erik Fountain
  • Glyn Dillon 
  • Gregory Hergert
  • Holly Warburton
  • J.A.W. Cooper
  • Jack Black
  • Jamie Hewlett 
  • Jared Cody Wolf 
  • Jean-Baptiste Mondino
  • Jens Claessens
  • Jeremy Enecio
  • Kerbcrawlerghost 
  • Kim Jung Gi
  • Laurie Vincent 
  • Little Thunder 
  • Marella Moon Albanese 
  • Marianna Ignazzi 
  • Miss Jisu 
  • Nicolas Dehghani 
  • Robert Smith 
  • Robert Valley 
  • Ruffmercy 
  • Sainer
  • Tara Billinger 
  • Taya Strizhakova
  • Tim McCourt & Max Taylor 
  • Valeria Ko
  • Vanesa R. Del Rey 
  • Venla Linna 
  • Vincent Roucher
  • William Wray 
  • Zeen Chin 

“We’re delighted to help bring so many intoxicating interpretations of the Gorillaz into one tome,” Z2 Comics Publisher Joshua Frankel explains. “The Gorillaz Art Book embraces the vibrant collaboration that Jamie and Damon introduced more than two decades ago and extends it to an amazing community of transgressive artists. The results speak for themselves.” 

Z2 is also the publisher of theGorillaz Almanac, inspired by the great British tradition of the hardback annual, the Gorillaz ALMANAC is a full color, one-of-a-kind, fun-packed, 120+ page, sideways homage to two glorious decades of Gorillaz. The book has sold 50,000 copies to date, making it the most successful non-music release in the band’s 20-year history.

The Gorillaz Art Book will be available this April from participating retailers and can be ordered directly from Z2. Pre-order here

Further Information: 

About Gorillaz: 
With seven albums to their name, Gorillaz (2001), Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010), The Fall (2011), Humanz (2017), The Now Now (2018) and Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez (2020), Gorillaz is a truly global phenomenon, achieving success in entirely new and unique ways, touring the world from San Diego to Syria, Montevideo to Manchester and winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor. 

About Z2 Comics: 
Z2 Comics is the premier destination for official music-related graphic novels, created in partnership with top-tier artists, musicians, directors and pop-culture icons. Distributed globally via Simon & Schuster, Z2 has collaborated with such diverse artists as Freddie Mercury, Blondie, Elvis Presley, Public Enemy, Gorillaz, Machine Gun Kelly, Sublime, Yungblud, Cypress Hill, Babymetal, Major Lazer, Jason Derulo and Paul Oakenfold as well as debut comic works by Grammy-nominated artists Sturgill Simpson, Poppy and Anthrax. Additionally, the company has tapped top talent for the official graphic biographies of such pop-culture legends as The Grateful Dead, Beethoven and Charlie “Bird” Parker. In 2021, Z2 will publish graphic novel tie-ins to essential albums by The Doors, King Diamond, Ronnie James Dio, All Time Low with many more to be announced in the coming months.

Paul McCartney and Wings
Wild Life
50th Anniversary Limited Edition Vinyl Release
To Be Released February 4, 2022

Marking today’s 50th anniversary of the December 7, 1971 release of Paul McCartney and Wings’ Wild Life, UMe announces the February 4, 2022 reissue of Wings‘ debut LP as a limited edition half-speed mastered vinyl pressing. Pre-Order the 50th Anniversary Limited Edition of Wild Life HERE.

Following the eclectic charm and intimacy of 1970’s solo McCartney and 1971’s homespun lo-fi indie-pop progenitor RAM credited to Paul and Linda McCartney, Wild Life found Paul once again redefining his post-Beatles creative identity, this time beginning his tenure as a founding member of Wings. A rollicking left turn from its predecessors, Wild Life was recorded in barely more than a week, with more than half of the songs captured in a single take. The end result would be eight songs running the gamut from joyous freewheeling jams to proto-chamber pop to spare introspective musings — all bristling with a raw, jagged energy akin to the grungiest of garage bands—whether on the careening blues-rock rave-up of opener “Mumbo,” a reggae-tinged reimagining of Mickey & Sylvia’s “Love Is Strange,” or the plaintive and heart wrenching ballad “Dear Friend.”

Cracking the top 10 and going gold in the US, Wild Life faced an admittedly uphill battle as the debut of Paul’s first post-Beatles band. In a recent reassessment, Billboard noted that modern-day Wild Life listeners “can throw out all this cultural baggage and just enjoy the tunes… by not reaching for any obvious Beatles tropes, Wings achieved something fresh and inviting…” And in fact, Wild Life would prove to be the first spark of the Wings phenomenon that would develop and flourish into one of the defining sounds of ’70s rock n roll. The streak of #1 albums from Red Rose Speedway, Band On The Run, Venus And Mars, At The Speed Of Sound through the 3LP live opus Wings Over America, and the sold-out shows that provided the blueprint for the ’70s arena rock experience—can all be traced back to the big bang of those first eight months during which Wings would form, release Wild Life in December 1971 and play their first-ever live shows in February 1972.

The 50th anniversary edition of Wild Life was cut at half speed at Abbey Road Studios using a high resolution transfer of the original 1971 master tapes.

Tickets On Sale Friday, December 3rd at 10am Local Time

Newly inducted Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Foo Fighters will be giving the people a lot more of what they want in 2022. The band has confirmed 17 more marathon evenings of life-affirming rock communion, to take place at amphitheaters, stadiums and festivals across North America during May, July and August of next year.

Tickets for the newly announced headline shows will be on sale to the public Friday, December 3rd at 10am local time.

The 2022 dates will mark Foo Fighters’ most extensive North American run since the February release of the band’s 10th album, Medicine at Midnight (Roswell/RCA) — hailed as “brighter and more optimistic than anything they’ve ever done” (ROLLING STONE)” and “one of Foo Fighters’ best albums of this century” (WALL STREET JOURNAL). 

For further information on Foo Fighters’ 25th26th 27th anniversary tour—including special guests to be announced soon—keep an eye on and the band’s socials. 

Citi is the official presale credit card of the Foo Fighters Live in the USA Tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, November 30 at 12pm ET until Thursday, December 2 at 10pm local time through Citi Entertainment. For complete presale details visit


5/14 – The Pavilion at Star Lake – Burgettstown, PA 
5/20 – Coastal Credit Union Music Park – Raleigh, NC
5/24 – PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC

7/17– Citi Field – New York, NY 
7/19 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center – Saratoga Springs, NY
7/22 – Rogers Centre – Toronto, ON
7/24 – Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia, PA
7/27 – Maine Savings Amphitheater – Bangor, ME
7/29 – Osheaga Festival – Montreal, QC

8/1 – Ruoff Music Center – Noblesville, IN
8/3 – Huntington Bank Stadium – Minneapolis, MN
8/6 – Empower Field at Mile High – Denver, CO
8/8 – USANA Amphitheater – Salt Lake City, UT
8/10 – Big Sky Events Arena – Big Sky, MT 
8/13 – T-Mobile Park – Seattle, WA 
8/18 – Banc of California Stadium – Los Angeles, CA 
8/20 – Banc of California Stadium – Los Angeles, CA



Paul McCartney has received nominations in two categories of the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Paul’s acclaimed McCartney III album is nominated for Best Rock Album, while “Find My Way” from that album is nominated for Best Rock Song.

Paul has won 18 GRAMMY Awards, including a previous Best Rock Song win for “Cut Me Some Slack,” his collaboration with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear from the Sound City: Real To Reel soundtrack LP.



ST. VINCENT’s Daddy’s Home has been nominated in the Best Alternative Album category of the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

St. Vincent is a two-time GRAMMY winner, having previously taken Best Alternative Album for her eponymous fourth album and Best Rock Song for “MASSEDUCTION.”



Foo Fighters have received nominations in three categories of the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

The nods for Best Rock Performance for “Making A Fire,” Best Rock Song for “Waiting On A War,”  and Best Rock Album for Medicine at Midnight (Roswell/RCA) bring Foo Fighters’ career total GRAMMY nominations to 32.

Foo Fighters have won 12 GRAMMY Awards, including a record four wins for Best Rock Album (Wasting Light; Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace; One By One; There Is Nothing Left To Lose), two Best Rock Songs (“Walk” and “Run”), and a Best Rock Performance (“Walk”).