In The News: Animal Collective, Neil Young, Rufus Wainwright, Fountains Of Wayne, Dave Stewart, Primal Scream, Megadeth And More

Animal Collective has announced several U.S. dates in July, including stops at Prospect Park in Brooklyn and Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, the namesake venue of its 2009 album … Drums Between The Bells is the new LP from Brian Eno, set for a July 5 release via Warp Records … Neil Young was recently honored as the MusiCares person of the year, and his music was celebrated with performances by Crosby, Stills & Nash, Elvis Costello, John Fogerty, Elton John, James Taylor and more. The DVD and Blu-Ray of the gala will be available on May 31 via Shout! Factory … On July 18, Rufus Wainwright’s 19-disc boxed set, House Of Rufus, will be released. It contains all of Wainwright’s studio albums, live recordings and previously unreleased material along with a 90-page hardback book …  Sub Pop Records has signed Shearwater, with a new record tentatively scheduled for a 2012 release … Fountains Of Wayne’s fifth full-length, Sky Full Of Holes (Yep Roc), is out August 2  … Stevie Nicks, Martina McBride and Colbie Callait all make guest appearances on The Blackbird Diaries, the new album from Dave Stewart. The record, which is out June 28 via Razor & Tie, also features a song co-written with Bob Dylan … On May 31, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Screamadelica Live!. The Blu-Ray and DVD/CD packages feature Primal Scream performing its classic 1991 album live in London in 2010, as well eight other careering-spanning songs from the same concert … ATO Records is releasing the new Dawes album, Nothing Is Wrong, on June 7 … Kevin Devine’s latest solo work, Between The Concrete And Clouds, is due out this fall, but in the meantime, you can check out two new seven-inch singles, “Luxembourg” and “Part Of The Whole,” both out May 17 via Academy Fight Song Records … Glen Tilbrook performs a combination of classic Squeeze songs and his solo work on the Glen Tilbrook And The Fluffers: Live In New York City DVD, available May 17 on MVD … On July 12, Megadeth’s classic Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? is being given the 25th-anniversary, digitally remastered, expanded-edition, multiple-configuration treatment by Capitol/EMI. All the versions feature a previously unreleased 1987 concert from the band’s first tour … Madeleine Peyroux returns June 7 with Standin’ On The Rooftop (Emarcy/Decca). The album features Marc Ribot on guitar and banjo and Me’shell Ndegeocello on bass … Jimmy Webb & The Webb BrothersCottonwood Farm just got its long-time-coming U.S. release via Proper American. The LP features Webb, his father Bob and his sons Christiaan, Justin, James and Cornelius … On July 12, Feature Records is issuing Locksley‘s new, self-titled album. It is the band’s third LP.

—Emily Costantino