On this week’s edition of While You Were Away we’re jamming out to new music from Pussy Riot and Bring Me the Horizon. Plus, we’re talking about the new White Stripes book, new Flaming Lips EP, and more.
Pussy Riot team up with Boys Noize and Alice Glass for new single ‘Chastity’
Pussy Riot have joined forces with Boys Noize and Alice Glass for new single “Chastity.” Speaking about the song in a press statement, Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova said “This song will put the patriarchy in a tiny cage and throw the key out.”
Watch the video conceptualized by Lil Internet below.
Bring Me The Horizon share pop-punk single ‘LosT’
Bring Me The Horizon show off their pop-punk side on their new single “LosT.” The song’s accompanying video directed by Jensen Noen stars a bloodied and bandaged frontman Oli Sykes and features an appearance by actor Thomas Ian Nicholas.
Watch the video below.
Bring Me The Horizon will headline Download Festival this summer.
The White Stripes complete lyrics compiled in new book
The White Stripes have announced a new lyric book titled The White Stripes Complete Lyrics featuring lyrics lead songwriter Jack White wrote from the duo’s debut in 1997 to the band’s final album, 2007’s Icky Thump. The book arrives October 3rd via Third Man Books.
The over 300-page book also includes never-before-seen rough drafts of songs, rare photographs, and alternate lyrics for some of their biggest hits, along with essays from poets Caroline Randall Williams and Hanif Abdurraqiib, as well as official White Stripes archivist and Third Man Records co-founder Ben Blackwell. A limited edition with a signed bookplate by Jack White is also available.
See the book trailer below. Pre-order it here.
The Flaming Lips announce new rarities EP ‘Hypnotist’
The Flaming Lips have announced a new vinyl EP dubbed Hypnotist, out June 16th. The EP collects rarities from the Yoshimi era, which were first released on the massive anniversary box set the band released last year.
Side A of the EP features the 24-minute epic “Psychedelic Hypnotist Daydream,” while side B features demos for “Duck Dodgers Theme,” “I Know I’ve Got to Make that Dream the Real Thing,” and the instrumental “Do You Realize??”
Watch the visualizer for “Psychedelic Hypnotist Daydream” below.
Pre-order Hypnotist here.
Tours on sale this week
Shinedown will hit the road this fall on the “Revolutions Live” US tour with support from Papa Roach and Spiritbox. Shows kick off September 3rd in St. Louis and run through an October 20th show in Denver, Colorado. Tickets are on sale now.
Aerosmith recently announced their 2023-2024 farewell tour with support from The Black Crowes. The 40-date outing dubbed “Peace Out” kicks off September 2nd in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania, and wraps up January 26th in Montreal, Canada. Get details here.
Thundercat aka Stephen Bruner will head out on his “In Yo Girl’s City Tour” on August 5th at the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island. The tour wraps up on October 31st in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Following this he’ll embark on the South American leg, which starts In Sao Paolo, Brazil on November 8th. Tickets available here.
Chance the Rapper has expanded his Acid Rap 10-year anniversary tour with additional shows in Brooklyn and Los Angeles. The new shows will take place on August 26th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and on September 21st at Los Angeles’ Kia Forum. See all his dates here.