Roundup:Jack White Teams With Gary Oldman, Dre & Snoop Tour With Tupac Hologram?

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The Sex Pistols plan to re-release “God Save the Queen” for its 35th anniversary on May 28th.

The WSJ reports that Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg might take the hologram version of the late Tupac Shakur, which appeared with them at the Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival over the weekend, on tour.

Ben Folds joined Alec Baldwin in Washington yesterday urging Congress not to cut funding for the arts. Folds, said if it wasn’t for arts education he would have ended up bussing tables.

Eric Erlandson, guitarist for Hole in the 90’s, says that Kurt Cobain was working on a solo album prior to his death. Erlandson described the Cobain project as his White Album and questioned whether the demos would ever be released.

Janis JoplinThe Pearl Sessions is released today. The double disc set features the entire Pearl album as well as mono single masters, nine previously unreleased tracks, and studio chatter with producer Paul Rothchild.

British space rockers Spiritualized release Sweet Heart Sweet Light today. It’s their first album in four years.

Jack White has confirmed shows in Paris, London, New York and Los Angeles bookending the April 24 release of his debut album Blunderbuss on Third Man Records/Columbia. His April 27 performance at New York City’s iconic Webster Hall, directed by the legendary Gary Oldman, will be livestreamed at 9 PM ET at


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Pat Ferrise grew up loving ”the punk rock” and “new wave.” His years at one of the nation’s top college radio stations ultimately led him to a 15-year run as music director of alternative music icon WHFS Washington/Baltimore. Rolling Stone magazine named him of the most influential programmers of the 90s. He’s recorded two albums under the moniker Trampoline for the now defunct SpinArt label. He lives in Baltimore and takes no credit for writing this bio.