Thursday, August 23, 2007

J*A*M*C news

As I've promised, this site is ONLY about Midwest indie rock - except when it comes to Jesus and Mary Chain reunion news and Buddha Boy. Maybe it's time for a Buddha Boy update too...

After reuniting earlier this year for its first shows in nearly a decade, the Jesus & Mary Chain is heading into the studio to make its first new album since 1998's "Munki." No release date or label affiliation has been announced for the project.

In addition, the group has confirmed five fall shows on the West Coast: Oct. 20 in Las Vegas, Oct. 22 in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 23 in Los Angeles and Oct. 26-27 in San Francisco. Lemonheads frontman Evan Dando will open all dates, while Soulsavers, which features Mark Lanegan, are on the bill for the last three shows.

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