The opera will take place at New York’s ‘Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now Festival’ in January.
For this edition of Single Again, Radio.com spoke to Brian Vander Ark of the Verve Pipe about the band’s 1997 #1 modern rock hit “The Freshmen” and its controversial backstory.
1D have yet to respond but one other artist, Paramore’s Hayley Williams, spoke out to defend New Found Glory.
The dual-weekend festival will separate artists by genre, with rock acts playing May 8-9, followed by pop acts May 15-16.
On the heels of the band’s first UK No. 1 album, Bombay Bicycle Club is prepping for a North American tour that kicks off Oct. 1.
The trove of archival footage includes the band’s 1998 appearance on VH1’s ‘Storytellers,’ both MTV ‘Unplugged’ performances and 99(!) live songs shot between 1995-2008.
And so it continues with the less-than-conventional album releases.
As the band explains on their website, the photograph on the cover is the band’s drummer “protecting his 18-year-old son.”
One can’t help but wonder if the guys of The Eeries purposely tried to make it extremely hard for anyone to discover their band. Or, if it was an accidental business model that has just so happened to pay off.
U2 giving away their album for free via iTunes isn’t the only surprise project the band has in store for fans. It’s not even the only surprise project they have in the works with Apple.