Axl Rose is in the early stage of a new Guns 'N' Roses record, according to touring guitarist DJ Ashba, who promises it won't take as long as Chinese Democracy to release new music. "Axl has a lot of good shit up his sleeves," says Ashba. [Rock It Out! Blog]
Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones' supergroup Them Crooked Vultures are planning to release a new album next year. The album will include leftover material from their self-titled debut. "Some stuff we've worked on, but we're gonna write pretty quickly and just put it down...we may be a year or so," says Jones. [BBC]
- Check out Robyn performing her dance-club anthem "Dancing on My Own" on Jimmy Fallon.
Brother-sister duo Fiery Furnaces are planning to release a whopping 10 albums throughout next year, including eight solo albums from Matthew Friedberger. "I thought it would be fun to have too many things to do," he says. [Entertainment Weekly]