1. My Bloody Valentine 'Finished' with New Album

    December 26, 2012 1:47 PM EST In an announcement 21 years in the making, My Bloody Valentine say they're finished with a new album. On Dec. 21, the group "finished mastering the new album!," per My Bloody Valentine's Facebook page . The ear-rattling shoegaze band has been legendarily quiet on the…

  2. My Bloody Valentine's 'Loveless' Follow-Up Coming This Year

    November 07, 2012 1:50 PM EST "I think with this record, people who like us will immediately connect with something," says Kevin Shields. My Bloody Valentine plans to release the long-anticipated follow-up to its shoegaze masterpiece, 1991's "Loveless," before the end of 2012. In an interview with…

  3. My Bloody Valentine, Cure Close Out Coachella

    April 20, 2009 12:00 PM EDT The 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival concluded Sunday with a series of challenging, dissonant sets that saw the avant-garde take center stage on the event's final day of music. From My Bloody Valentine's wall of noise and Public Enemy's sonic sculptures to Devendra…

  4. My Bloody Valentine Adds U.S. Dates

    March 12, 2009 12:54 PM EDT My Bloody Valentine, the eardrum-pounding, feedback-sculpting quartet fronted by elusive guitar hero Kevin Shields, has added a handful of U.S. live dates to coincide with its Coachella festival appearance in April. The band will play in Austin, Dallas, Denver, and Seattle in the week…

  5. McCartney, Killers, Cure Anchor Coachella Lineup

    January 30, 2009 7:17 AM EST Paul McCartney, the Killers and the Cure lead the bill for the tenth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 17-19 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Morrissey, Leonard Cohen and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. McCartney will…

  6. My Bloody Valentine / Sept. 22, 2008 / New York (Roseland Ballroom)

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT They came, they played, they conquered. Actually, they destroyed. Or maybe they did something to us that we can't really even describe. Whatever happened, My Bloody Valentine's performance last night They came, they played, they conquered. Actually, they destroyed. Or maybe they did…

  7. My Bloody Valentine Brings The Noise At ATP

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Decibel levels ran into the red last night (Sept. 21) as My Bloody Valentine played its first U.S. concert in 16 years to bring the All Tomorrow's Parties festival to an ear-splitting close in Montice Decibel levels ran into the red last night (Sept. 21) as My Bloody Valentine played its…

  8. Gemma Hayes

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "This is a song that I co-wrote with Gemma Hayes, who is shamefully unsigned," Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz said before launching into the band's new track "Washington Square Park" in front of "This is a song that I co-wrote with Gemma Hayes, who is…

  9. Patti Smith/Kevin Shields Live Album Due In July

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Patti Smith's June 22, 2005, and Sept. 12, 2006, spoken-word performances of "The Coral Sea" in London, featuring guitar backing by My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields, will be released July 11 on the Patti Smith's June 22, 2005, and Sept. 12, 2006, spoken-word…

  10. My Bloody Valentine To Curate New York Festival

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited My Bloody Valentine will headline and curate a new upstate New York branch of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival on Sept. 19-21. According to the Daily Swarm, MBV will also perform in si The reunited My Bloody Valentine will headline and curate a new upstate New York branch…

  11. Exclusive: My Bloody Valentine Plans Digital Future

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Legendary alternative act My Bloody Valentine plans to "do a Radiohead" when the Anglo-Irish quartet finally releases the follow-up to 1991's classic "Loveless," Billboard can reveal. "The plan is tha Legendary alternative act My Bloody Valentine plans to "…

  12. My Bloody Valentine Reveals Reunion Shows

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Quickly on the heels of official confirmation that My Bloody Valentine has returned to activity after a decade-plus hiatus, the reunited group has revealed its first live dates. Quickly on the heels of official confirmation that My Bloody Valentine has returned to activity after a decade-plus…

  13. Shields Confirms My Bloody Valentine Reunion

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST My Bloody Valentine is indeed back together and plans to release new music in the near future. Ending months of speculation , My Bloody Valentine is indeed back together and plans to release new music in the near future. The revered British rock act's frontman, Kevin Shields, confirmed…

  14. New Order, Strokes, Cure Rock For 'Marie Antoinette'

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Marie Antoinette set France on its ear in the 1770s, but the upcoming film about her life features a decidedly more modern soundtrack. Marie Antoinette set France on its ear in the 1770s, but the upcoming film about her life features a decidedly more modern soundtrack. Due Oct. 10 via Verve…

  15. Patti Smith To Headline Meltdown Festival

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from June 11-26. Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from June 11-26. The event will be highlighted…

  16. My Bloody Valentine Back In The Studio?

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three members of seminal U.K. psychedelic rock act My Bloody Valentine are back in the recording studio after years of inactivity, according to reports. Guitarist Kevin Shields, drummer Colm O'Ciosiog Three members of seminal U.K. psychedelic rock act My Bloody Valentine are back in the…

  17. My Bloody Valentine's Shields Resurfaces

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Shields, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed but long-dormant shoegazing rock group My Bloody Valentine, will release his first new music in more than a decade on the soundtrack for the f Kevin Shields, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed but long-dormant shoegazing rock…

  18. Evil Heat

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The latest from the U.K. rock/techno unit maintains the aggressive sound of 2000's XTRMNTR while forging ahead into new sonic territory. RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26 The latest from the U.K. rock/techno unit maintains the aggressive sound of 2000's XTRMNTR while forging ahead into new…

  19. Primal Scream Unleashes Controversial 'Evil Heat'

    December 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Few acts can still genuinely claim to be relevant 18 years into a recording career, but with seven genre-straddling albums under its belt -- and following raging controversy post-Sept. 11, 2001 -- indie-rocker-cum-psychedelic-electronica exponent…

  20. Primal Scream Turns Up 'Heat' On North America

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. rock outfit Primal Scream has set a Nov. 26 North American release date for its domestic Epic debut, "Evil Heat." The album, which features contributions from Robert Plant, Kate Moss, My Veteran U.K. rock outfit Primal Scream has set a Nov. 26 North American release…