1. Backbeat: School of Seven Bells Toast 'Ghoststory' Release with NYC Show

    February 29, 2012 12:32 PM EST School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis and Alejandra Deheza Celebrating the release of their third full-length, "Ghostory," on Tuesday (Feb. 28), Brooklyn dream-poppers School of Seven Bells performed an hour-long set at the Mercury ...

  2. Strokes' Guitarist Hammond Readies Solo Debut

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. will release his solo debut, "Yours To Keep," Oct. 9 in the United Kingdom via Rough Trade. There are no plans to release the set in the United States at prese The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond J ...

  3. Strokes Out To 'Impress'

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With their third release, the Strokes aim to catch the zeitgeist of a 2001 debut that took the rock world by storm. In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies o ...

  4. Strokes Stretching Out On Third Album

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third album, due in late January via RCA. The first single from the set, "Juicebox," is driven by a heavy riff in the vein of H The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclec ...

  5. The Strokes Sets Sights On South America

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. Full details have yet to be confirmed, but ...

  6. Third Strokes Album Due In January

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes are nearing the finish line on their as-yet-untitled third studio album, due in late January via RCA. The group has recorded 14 songs for consideration, three of which were co-produced by The Strokes are nearing the finish line on their ...

  7. Strokes Put Live Album On Ice

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The show was taped by the BBC in December 2003 at London's Alexandria Palace. A live album the Strokes were planning to release this fall via RCA has been scrapped, the group's manager tells Billboard.com. The show was taped by the BBC in ...

  8. The Strokes Eyeing Live Album

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes are eyeing a fall release for their first live album, according to a newsletter sent to members of its Alone, Together fan organization. The show was taped by the BBC in December 2003 at L The Strokes are eyeing a fall release for their ...

  9. Exclusive: Strokes Part Ways With Godrich

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes have parted ways with producer Nigel Godrich after a trial period of sessions intended for the group's second RCA album, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. The band will return to the s The Strokes have parted ways with producer ...

  10. Update: The Strokes Start Sophomore Set With Godrich

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Strokes have begun work on their sophomore RCA album in New York's Globe Studios with producer Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Beck). Group manager Ryan Gentles tells Billboard.com the Strokes are curre The Strokes have begun work on their sophom ...

  11. Strokes To Roll With The Stones Amid Fall Trek

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes will add another feather to their youthful cap Oct. 4 and 5, as they join the Rolling Stones' Licks tour as the opening act for dates, in Landover, Md. and Hartford, Conn., respectively. The Strokes will add another feather to their ...

  12. Not Quite 'It': Strokes Gear Up For Busy Fall

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes have been promoting their RCA debut, "Is This It," for almost 13 months, but the blitz isn't ready to wind down just yet. The Strokes have been promoting their RCA debut, "Is This It," for almost 13 months, but t ...