Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine says the band members want drummer James Kottak to return from rehab as the “great guy” they remember, according to Antimusic.com. Kottack will play on a new album, then tour with the band next year, assuming that his stint in rehab is susccessful.
The outdoor equipment company North Face has released this ad with My Morning Jacket covering Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is My Land,” an appeal to the working people of America to assert their rights as Americas. North Face will give a percentage to 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (up to a 1/4 a million dollars depending on the amount of downloads).
Thanks to John King at 37Flood for the tip.
The crew at Never Nervous wants you to listen to “obedience,” a new tune from Anwar Sadat. If you just can’t wait, here ‘tis:
Louisville’s Satellite Twin will release a new EP, “A Tower in the Right Flood,” on their bandcamp site later today. Cassette tapes and CDs to follow.
Will Ford at Louisville.com has a review of the Foster The People.
This one’s a bit late: Doodlehound has a review of OM and Watter at the New Vintage back on October 8.
Over at Never Nervous, Phillip Olympia has an interview with Natalie Felker of the Fervor.
John King at 37 Flood reports that My Morning Jacket received the 2014 Kentucky Governor’s National Award in The Arts. It’s a big deal – read it here.