They are the latest to cover the song following Florence + The Machine, My Morning Jacket and King Of Leon.
Industry chatter points toward a new album by June as well.
Festival will be headlined by Kanye West and The Strokes.
Do not mess with Albert
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
Julian Fernando Casablancas may be a 36-year-old dad, but he’s still a rocker at heart. The Strokes‘ frontman and solo artist is set to return to Australia in January as vocalist of the scuzzy and experimental Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, to play two sideshows around performances at Falls and Southbound festivals, presented by Music
Arcade Fire got fans buzzing over the weekend when they announced that core members the Butler brothers’ annual charity basketball game, Pop Vs Jock, would feature a supergroup comprised of members from Arcade Fire, The Strokes, and Bon Iver, and the Pop All Star Band didn’t disappoint. The group, who performed their first and only
The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has revealed the band could begin work on new material in January of next year. Speaking ahead of the release of his new solo album, Tyranny, Casablancas said the band is “in a really cool place”, setting the stage for a follow-up to 2013’s Comedown Machine. During a recent interview
Interpol frontman Paul Banks has admitted he viewed the band’s early-’00s, NYC contemporaries, like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and particularly The Strokes, as direct rivals. Speaking recently in an interview, the frontman compared the situation to a group of competing web companies trying to out-do each other. “I still wish I was more bro-y with
The Strokes returned to the stage for the first time in almost three years to perform at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester over the weekend. The performance was slated as a warm-up show ahead of the band’s forthcoming appearance at the Governors Ball Music Festival in NYC later this week. The garage veterans performed a
With the mouldering state of print journalism in the new millennium, the ‘Greatest of All Time’ list has become the cornerstone of magazines’ cheap ploys at remaining relevant and drawing readers, with the UK’s NME the latest perpetrator, today unveiling their 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time. It’s not the first time a famous music
New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,
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
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
For the first time ever, The Strokes guitarist turned solo artist Albert Hammond Jr has opened up about his history of drug abuse. Hammond Jr led a lifestyle that ultimately led him to rehab in 2009 and some of his stories would make even Black Sabbath blush. In an interview with NME, set to be
The Killers are on the road in support of their latest release Battle Born and at their show in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday night, they payed tribute to one of New York City’s biggest exports, The Strokes, with a little rendition of Is This It. The Las Vegas quartet have a cute habit of
Nick Valensi of The Strokes and Brody Dalle, aka Mrs Josh Homme, are making beautiful music together. The Strokes guitarist and The Distillers and Spinnerette frontwoman’s collaboration has come to light via Instagram, with Dalle posting a photo of Valensi with the caption “Thank you Nicky Valensi for the radass guitar”. Valensi’s wife, photographer Amanda
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