Keeping a watchful eye on what is going on in the glamorous world of alternative rock.

ALTernative rock news – May

Morrissey is set a new album featuring exclusively covers of some of his favorite songs. The artists whose songs are being covered include Bod Dylan, Laure Nyro, or Carly Simon. It is the follow up 2017’s Low in High School. Initial reviews for the album, from magazines such as NME and MOJO, are mostly critical, a rarity for one of the critics’ darlings. [...]

Black Keys reluctantly reunite for new album and single “Go”

If the Black Keys’ new video for the song “Go” is any indicator, it’s gonna take a lot of give and take to mend the bridges between the group’s two members. In the video Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney undergoing various forms of therapy meant to help them reconcile. They respond by cussing and punching each other, before a vision appears before them. Deeply intoxicated they both glimpse a mountain of cash laid out before them. [...]