Fact: Cult group Interpol are to play an upcoming gig inside an ancient Egyptian temple. The band will perform a tour warm-up show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur - a 2,000-year-old temple that was built by the Romans.
Fact: Interpol star Paul Banks' new solo EP will feature the singer's covers of Frank Sinatra's I'm a Fool to Want You and Harold Faltermeyer's Running Man theme, Perimeter Deactivated.
Fact: Interpol frontman PAUL BANKS will release his debut solo album in August (09) under the name Julian Plenti.
Quote: "If I'm watching a film I get this visual stimulation. It's like a fever that can be caught once in a while, I can find a path to a song - it just happens." Movie-loving Interpol guitarist DANIEL KESSLER on what inspires him to write music.
Quote: "I had a feeling about something there and then through sheer misery from not finding people, and depression from there being a really strong urge in me to do something musical. From there something tremendous was born." Rockers Interpol began when gut instinct told the naturally shy DANIEL KESSLER to approach bassist CARLOS D.
Quote: "After Kurt died, I really resented everybody getting into Green Day. I was like, 'A f**king legend just passed, and you guys are listening to Green Day...' I was really passionate about it." Interpol frontman PAUL BANKS found GREEN DAY's success in the wake of Nirvana star Kurt Cobain's 1994 suicide intensely irritating.
Fact: American rockers Interpol have ditched their label Matador Records to sign a new deal with Capitol. After two albums that both sold more than 400,000 copies worldwide, the band are planning to hit the studio to cut a third LP later this year, reports Billboard.com.