Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Nine Inch Nails to Tour North America In 2014 + More
Music, like politics, is now subject to the 24-hour news cycle. As a result, it’s damn near impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad rock ‘n’ roll tidbits. But fear not: In the spirit of simplification and efficiency, we’ve collected today's top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.
Expect to hear solo jams and Department of Eagles tunes. [PItchfork]
"The tragic Boston Marathon bombing never once crossed my mind while on stage, and of course it should have," writes Howlin' Pelle. "My most sincere apologies to the people of Boston for this unintentional but serious mistake." [Stereogum]
Here's hoping the next 33 installments are as stupefyingly brilliant as the first. [Brooklyn Vegan]
The Strat heard 'round the world could command between $300,000 and $500,000. [NME]
Reznor also touched on Beats Music, though he had little to say about the streaming service, due to launch in January 2014. [Consequence of Sound]