Bono Denies Health Scare, Homme’s Baby + More
Plus: Preview Amy Winehouse's final studio recording, hear new music from Kurt Vile.
Bono’s rep has denied rumors that the U2 frontman suffered a health scare, after reports surfaced this weekend that he went to the hospital in Monaco for heart palpitations. His rep said the 51-year-old is in “good health” and saw a doctor for routine checkup. [Reuters]
Josh Homme and Brody Dalle have announced the birth of a son. Orrin Ryder Homme was born on August 12. “We have us a very handsome Red headed Baby Boy,” Dalle posted on Twitter on August 20. “Weez totes IN-LOVE.”
Amy Winehouse’s final studio recording — a duet with Tony Bennett — will be included on his September 20 album Duets II, but a preview of the track has hit the web. Hear the soulful ballad “Body & Soul” below.
Kurt Vile has teamed up with Woods for a tour-only split single, which features three new tracks from the guitarist. Stream one of those track, the gorgeous stoner ballad “In/Out Blues,” over at Consequence of Sound.