Thursday, July 9, 2009

Music Notes Pearl Jam announce tour dates, MJ merch on sale

- Pearl Jam have announced their North American tour dates. Dates begin in August and last through October. The band will be releasing their ninth studio album, Backspacer, Sept. 20. [SPIN]

- Merchandise from Michael Jackson's now-canceled This Is It tour is up for sale. Fans can purchase official belt buckles, hats, wallets, music and t-shirts from this website. [NME]

- The Swell Season, best known for their work and music in the film Once, will release a new album Sept. 29. The album is titled The Strict Joy. [SPIN]

- Maxwell's new album BLACKsummers'night, which also happens to be his first in eight years, is headed for a big debut on next week's Billboard charts. That being said, it may not end up being the top selling album of the week either. Still, not bad for someone who's been out of the game for a while! [Billboard]

- Erykah Badu is currently recording new music for a project tentatively titled New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh. No release date has been announced, but she's also doing a little touring at this time. [Billboard]

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