Daft Punk, the French electronica duo known for their robot personas, have been tapped by Walt Disney Pictures to compose the score for "TR2N", an update of the studio's 1982 science fiction classic "Tron", Billboard has confirmed.
Neil Young's most recent obsession - a retooled 1959 Lincoln Continental that runs entirely on alternative energy - is the inspiration behind "Fork in the Road," the 63-year old musician's new studio album due April 7 via Reprise.
Denver-based rockers The Fray, which last month scored its first #1 album, has announced plans for a summer headlining tour. The 35-city trek kicks off on June 12 in Atlanta and ends up in Spokane, WA on August 7. Jacks Mannequin opens all dates.
Just in time for the reunited Jane's Addiction's summer tour, the long-in-the-works rarities collection "A Cabinet of Curiosities" will arrive on April 21. The 3-CD/DVD Rhino box set is packed with demos, live performances, non-album tracks, and remixes.
French rock/house band Phoenix will release its fifth studio album, "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix," on May 26. The ten-song set will come out worldwide via the band's own imprint Loyaute, and on Glassnote in the U.S..