Paul, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear’s “Cut Me Some Slack” From Sound City Nominated For Best Rock Song

Wings Over America Deluxe Edition Nominated For Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

Live Kisses Up For Best Surround Sound Album & Best Music Film

© 2013 Mary McCartney / MPL Communications
Paul McCartney has appeared in possibly his most diverse spread ever of Grammy nominations.
“Cut Me Some Slack,” Paul’s volcanic collaboration with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear from the Sound City: Real To Reel soundtrack LP is up for Best Rock Song, while the
Wings Over America Deluxe Edition (Concord/Hear Music) that rocked eyes and ears (not to mention the catalog charts) this year is nominated for Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package.
In addition, Live Kisses (Eagle Rock), Paul’s epic one time only live performance of material from his Grammy-winning Kisses On The Bottom (Concord/Hear Music) is nominated in both the Best Surround Sound Album and Best Music Film categories.
The nominations stand to bring McCartney’s career Grammy tally to 20 when the 56th Annual Grammy Awards are broadcast live on CBS at 8 pm ET/PT on January 26, 2014.

…Like Clockwork Nominated For Best Rock Album & Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, “My God Is The Sun” Nominated For Best Rock Performance


With three Grammy nominations just announced, arena shows at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Allstate Arena in Chicago and Agganis Arena in Boston mere days away, and year-end accolades continuing to pour in for the international #1 album …Like Clockwork (Matador), Queens of the Stone Age have confirmed three more February 2014 dates.
2/10 – San Antonio, TX – Majestic Theatre
2/11 – El Paso, TX -­ Abraham Chavez Theatre
2/13 – Las Vegas, LV -­ The Joint

Exclusive artist and Citi Private Pass pre-sales begin Wednesday, December 11 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets will be on sale to the public starting Friday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
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And the folks at the Grammys must agree with the critics, nominating …Like Clockwork for Best Rock Album and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, plus “My God Is The Sun” for Best Rock Performance. Meanwhile, we weren’t exaggerating about those Best of 2013 notices, which include:“Homme combines menacing riffs and glammy refinement, sounding like Bowie reborn as a winking dark lord of the underworld… the king of Queens still has the best hard-rock falsetto of his generation.”–ROLLING STONE #6 Best Albums of 2013

#8 Album of 2013–AMAZON

“Queens of the Stone Age¹s sixth album may be their first for an indie label, but they¹re still making huge and bombastic music that sounds like it was built for arenas… a sleazy, strutting vibe that somehow manage to be both knowingly ironic and totally sincere.”–BUZZFEED #20 Album of 2013

#18 Album of 2013–CHICAGO TRIBUNE

“The nightmare carousel grinds back into motion. More real, raw and direct than ever before”–CRAVE #1 Album of 2013

“Josh Homme’s vocals have never sounded better, easily traveling from detached cool to fiery rocker and back again.”–NEWSDAY #8 Album of 2013

“Six years was definitely worth the wait for Queens of the Stone Age fans. Sure .. Like Clockwork is chock full of special guests like Dave Grohl, Elton John, Trent Reznor and Alex Turner among others, but this is one case where the music overshadows the names. ‘My God Is the Sun’ and ‘I Sat by the Ocean’ were released as singles, but … Like Clockwork is a true album listening experience in a singles era and well worth taking in from front to back. … Like Clockwork sits atop
our Top Rock and Metal Albums of 2013.”–NOISECREEP #1 Album of 2013

“For those who still believe rock-and-roll should be slimey, sinister stuff.”–WASHINGTON POST #9 Best Pop Singles of 2013

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Post-Grammy Southwest Victory Lap 2014

Jan 30 2014 – Memorial Auditorium – Raleigh, NC
Jan 31 2014 ­ Township Auditorium ­ Columbia, SC
Feb 01 2014 ­ Tennesse Theatre ­ Knoxville, TN
Feb 03 2014 – Florida Theatre – Jacksonville, FL
Feb 04 2014 – Mahaffey Theater – Saint Petersburg, FL
Feb 05 2014 – The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater – Miami Beach, FL
Feb 07 2014 – Hard Rock Live – Orlando, FL
Feb 09 2014 – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX
Feb 10 2014 – Majestic Theatre – San Antonio, TX
Feb 11 2014 – Abraham Chavez Theatre – El Paso, TX
Feb 13 2014 – The Joint – Las Vegas, NV






© Alex John Beck


Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend’s Billboard chart-topping third album and Rolling Stone‘s #1 Album of the Year, has received a GRAMMY nomination for Alternative Music Album of the Year. This news comes as scores of music publications and websites continue to include Modern Vampires among the top slots in their year-end best albums lists. Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson and Chris Baio will vie for the golden gramophone during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards which will be broadcast live on CBS at 8pm ET/PT on January 26, 2014.

Meanwhile, SPIN’s official Band of the Year will continue to tour in support of Modern Vampires of the City. The band recently added four Southern U.S. dates in Austin, Birmingham, Miami and Atlanta to their ongoing itinerary. Ticket presales begin December 11th with general onsales commencing on December 13th. For more information, consult individual ticket links provided in the following schedule.


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2013-2014 TOUR


12/30/13 – Marion Bay, Australia – The Falls Music & Arts Festival
12/31/13 – Lorne, Australia – The Falls Music & Arts Festival
01/01/14 – Byron Bay, Australia – The Falls Music & Arts Festival
01/03/14 – Busselton, Australia – Southbound Festival
01/06/14 – Melbourne, Australia – Festival Hall
01/08/14 – Sydney, Australia – Hordern Pavillion
03/29-30/14 – Santiago, Chile – Lollapalooza Chile
04/01-02/14 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Lollapalooza Argentina
04/03-05/14 – Bogota, Columbia – Festival Estereo Picnic
04/05-06/14 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Lollapalooza Brazil
04/24/14 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ

04/28/14 – Birmingham, AL – Sloss Furnaces
04/30/14 – Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach
05/05/14 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre




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