Radiohead to Start Recording New Album This Fall, Guitarist Confirms

"We're going to start up in September," Johnny Greenwood reveals.

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Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood has unveiled the group's plans to meet up and start rehearsing and recording the new album this fall.

Chatting with BBC Radio 6, Johnny noted that the break the band was on since wrapping up "The King of Limbs" touring cycle is nearing its end.

"We're going to start up in September, playing, rehearsing and recording and see how it's sounding," the guitarist said (via NME).

Greenwood had already announced plans to regroup this summer, describing Radiohead as a "slow moving animal," adding that new album is "up in the air."

"I'm sorry to be vague but we're all just taking it easy at the moment. Just enjoying being at home and hanging out really. But at the same time, the vibe is very much Oxford and all good! It's like that," he stated back in January.

As the band's latest studio effort, the self-released "The King of Limbs" was unveiled in February 2011.

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    Can't wait. Don't want to sound like a fanboy too much, but these guys have never disappointed me so far.
    I started a new job today, found money on my way back home and now I read that Radiohead will record a new album. Today was a good day.
    I hear people who want more guitar and people who want more Kid A like stuff. Why not both?
    The best band since The Beatles broke up. They have a perfect discography so far. This is really good to hear.
    Nobody has ever left this band.. they have stayed together all these years... the bends and OK Computer are my favorite and the King of Limbs is really awesome.
    I'm crossing my fingers for a Hail to the Thief part two.. You never know.
    I cherry pick a lot of radioheads songs but I love In Rainbows. The entire album all the way through.
    I do prefer too the more "guitar oriented" Radiohead and i hope they include some more riffs in their new stuff but i'll take anything they'll do. Talent cant be improvised.
    Hopefully they take their Guitars in this time. Not a big fan of Kid A/Amnesiac and King of Limbs. The Bends and In Rainbows are more up my alley.
    Take another listen to Hail To The Thief - Lots of cool guitar on that album!
    Despite OKC being my favorite Radiohead album for its perfection of their old sound, Kid A to me is where they really started to get interesting. I'd love stuff like that album again. King of Limbs, and most of Amok, were too repetitive for me. But I think I could do without more traditional guitar work.
    Trust me, KING OF LIMBS is an amazing live album! If you see some live recording or gig, you will feel the song at an other level. IT'S GREAT. They play the songs with guitars and motherfu**cking rock the fu*** out of her.
    I've seen them live. I did enjoy some tracks more (except Separator which I think was better in studio) but in the end all my favorite moments of the concert were songs from the prior albums. Actually I liked most of the post-KoL tracks like Supercollider and Staircase more than the ones on the album.
    there are plenty of guitars in amnesiac. my favorite radiohead album ....check out the b sides from around that time. amazing stuff...
    came here to say the exact same thing, there is a reason Radiohead became kind of dead to me after OK Computer.
    Ok Cumputer is their top Masterpiece, no doubt about it. But Kid A and HTTT have some cool stuff too, i dint liked KOL though pretty monotone and the lack of guitars is disturbing.
    As a friend of mine said, King of Limbs is "dead inside". It's not terrible, but to me it feels like it lacks the Radiohead soul in parts, so I hope they find that again.
    I never considered even In Rainbows to be all that great like everyone says it is. Yes it's enjoyable but it's just very stripped down and standard for me. They were much more creative before that. And what King of Limbs was missing overall was a lack of songs, but that's just me.