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Fresh from being announced on the lineup of the third annual Mountain Sounds Festival, legendary Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. has unveiled plans for his first ever solo Australian headlining tour. In addition to his high-billed performance at the boutique Central Coast event, the singing and songwriting guitarist will play an additional four headline shows
After a sell-out event in February, Mountain Sounds Festival is returning in 2016, and has just dropped its first lineup, which includes The Strokes’ guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., Melbourne indie outfit Alpine, dance trio Art vs Science and the event’s headliners, The Jezabels. Other acts announced on Mountain Sounds’ first 2016 lineup include English electronic
Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr may be the latest artist to leak his place on the 2016 Laneway Festival lineup, having revealed his plans to tour Australia early next year with his third solo album Momentary Masters. Speaking to the Herald Sun, Hammond Jr revealed he plans on coming to Australia for a February tour
The Strokes making new music? Not so, says guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., denying last week’s claim by the New York City indie rock outfit that they were making new music and set to return to the live scene next year. The message was part of a mail-out to fans of the quintet, promoting Hammond’s new
If The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. expected his bandmates to promote his solo EP without an agenda, well, he was wrong, as The Strokes have piggybacked a fan send out to announce they have plans to “return to the scene” in 2014. In an email to the band’s mailing list, fans were met with
Albert Hammond Jr. recently opened up about his extensive drug use during The Strokes‘ garage rock revival heyday, when he would routinely shoot a cocktail of drugs. In a new interview, Hammond has elaborated further on the mental and professional impact of his drug use. Last month, Hammond revealed to NME that he would regularly
The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr has opened up about his feelings towards the band that made him a star in a new interview, revealing that while he loves his role in the band, these days he’s less sure of how necessary it is. The guitarist, who is a singer-songwriter in his own right, recently
Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist of NYC indie gods The Strokes, is streaming his first solo material since 2008’s ¿Cómo Te Llama?. The five-song EP title AHJ will be released on 8th October through Strokes bandmate Julian Casablancas’ Cult Records. With Gus Oberg as producer and Casablancas even providing some input, AHJ promises to revive some
A battle between nostalgia and déjà vu
If you’re someone who likes to try before you buy, and you’re a fan of The Strokes, this will start your morning off well – the band have teamed up with Pitchfork to offer a full stream of their brand-new album, Comedown Machine, ahead of its local release on Friday. The stream comes hot on