UPDATE: Radiohead Frontman Form New Band


LONDON (VIP NEWS) — Radiohead's Thom Yorke has formed a new live band with two L.A. shows confirmed next week.


The frontman has recruited Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, REM collaborator Joey Waronker, Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Mauro Refosco, and long-term producer Nigel Godrich to perform his solo material live.


Yorke's new outfit have announced they will play two Los Angeles shows at the Orpheum Theatre on October 4 and 5.


"In the past couple of weeks I’ve been getting a band together for fun to play 'The Eraser' stuff live and the new songs etc, to see if it could work!" the singer wrote on Radiohead's Dead Air Space blog.


He added: "We don’t really have a name and the set will not be very long cuz… well… we haven’t got that much material yet! But come and check it out if you are in the area."


The Radiohead frontman has yet to reveal whether his new band will be playing further dates.


As previously reported, Yorke had been considering names for his solo career from comedian Adam Buxton, with Thombola, Thomosexual, The Duke Of Yorke and T.Homme all considered.