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Photos from Day Two of Comic-Con

Jul 29, 2009 Comic-Con 2009

Comic-Con took over San Diego, CA this past Wednesday through Sunday. We sent photographer Wendy Lynch Redfern down to capture the action. Check out her photos from day two of Comic-Con, includings photos of these panels: The Prisoner (Jim Caviezel and others), 24 (Kiefer Sutherland and others), Bones (Emily Deschanel and others), Dollhouse (Joss Whedon, Eliza Dushku, and others), TV Guide’s Sci Fi Hot List (which featured The Big Bang Theory‘s Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons, Chuck‘s Zachary Levi, V‘s Scott Wolf, Flash Forward‘s John Cho, Eastwick‘s Rebecca Romijn, and others), as well as shots from The Eisner Awards (the comic book industry’s version of the Oscars or Emmys). Also check out a bunch of cool people at day two’s events, most of them in full costume! More

The Fiery Furnaces Ready to Cover Themselves Up

Jul 29, 2009 The Fiery Furnaces

The eccentric and (sometimes) quixotic brother and sister duo, The Fiery Furnaces, have announced plans to cover their own album, I’m Going Away, as two separate and autonomous solo projects. More

Broadcast and Atlas Sound to Embark on North American Tour

Jul 28, 2009 Atlas Sound

Broadcast returns to tour North America for the first time in four years alongside Bradford Cox’s Atlas Sound. More

El Perro Del Mar Sets U.S. Album Release and Supporting Tour

Jul 28, 2009 El Perro Del Mar

El Perro Del Mar’s third full-length, Love Is Not Pop, is set to be released in the U.S. on The Control Group come October 20th, with a supporting tour to follow. More

Kris Kristofferson’s New Album Set for September 29th Release

Jul 28, 2009 Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson has announced the release for his upcoming album Closer to the Bone. Scheduled for a September 29th release, the 11-track album will be released as a single CD as well as a deluxe two-disc set and on 180 gram vinyl. More

Pixies Announce U.S. Doolittle Anniversary Tour

Jul 28, 2009 Pixies

Twenty years ago, The Pixies released their classic Doolittle, and to commemorate the milestone, the band has announced a U.S. and European tour beginning in late September. Not only will the band be performing all of the songs from the album but all of the associated B-sides as well“Debaser,” “Weird at My School,” and “Dancing the Manta Ray” among them. More

Manic Street Preachers Announce U.S. Release and Tour

Jul 28, 2009 Manic Street Preachers

Welsh band Manic Street Preachers are all set to release Journal for Plague Lovers stateside on September 15th with a U.S. tour to follow. More

Upcoming Summer/Fall Tours Annouced: The Decemberists, Mos Def, The Mars Volta, etc.

Jul 28, 2009 Ray LaMontagne

Here to usher you into the waning summer months and nearly through the whole of autumn are a slew of recently announced tours from indie luminaries to hip hop incendiaries. Spanning from August to November, east to west, there’s sure to be something near you. New tour dates announced for The Decemberists, Mos Def, The Mars Volta, Ray LaMontagne, Nurses, Bell X1, and Wavves. More

The Mountain Goats Go Biblical On Seventeenth Album

Jul 28, 2009 The Mountain Goats

According to a news post from leader John Darnielle, the new Mountain Goats LP is titled The Life of the World to Come and it’s dropping on our doorsteps October 6th on the oh-so-dreamy 4AD. We already posted the first MP3 (“Genesis 3:23”) from the LP here but here’s the skinny on the rest. More