Rock-isn’t-dead rock isn’t dead! The Strokes announced that they are working on a new album during their set at Landmark Festival in Washington, D.C.
In sterotypically aloof fashion, Julian Casablancas told the crowd that The Strokes are going to “be back soon. We’ll be back in the studio and sh*t.” Amanda de Cadenet, the wife of guitarist Nick Valensi, confirmed that Casablncas wasn’t blowing smoke in a response on Twitter.
“Julian let the cat out of the bag,” she said.
It’s been two years since The Strokes released their fifth album, Comedown Machine. Check out the full set up top (announcement comes at just past an hour) and read our piece on the eternal question: What is The Strokes’ best album?