Sales Strong for U2’s ‘Spider-Man’ + More
Plus: Bob Dylan lyrics hit auction block, Lady Gaga announces new single for February, and more.
After announcing their departure from their label, Sire, and canceling their entire 2011 fall tour, Against Me! are righting their ship: frontman Tom Gabel has revealed that Jay Weinberg (son of E Street Band drummer Max) will join the band as drummer, replacing stick man George Rebelo of Hot Water Music. Against Me! will resume touring on December 3 in Jacksonville, FL. [Tom Gabel’s blog]
Lady Gaga says she’ll release the first single from her forthcoming album Born This Way in February. The singer has also offered an update about the album’s direction: “[It’s like] bad kids going to church, having fun on a high level,” she says. [LadyGaga Net]
Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics for his 1963 song “The Time They Are A-Changin'” will hit the auction block on December 10 and are expected to fetch between $200,000-$300,000. The lyrics are written in pencil on a piece of notebook paper and are signed “by Bob Dylan.” [AP]
Hear Hercules & Love Affair’s hot new disco jam “My House,” from their upcoming January album Blue Songs, here.