SPIN.com’s Best of the Week
Lil Wayne's jail sentence delayed, the Strokes' new album, and Jay-Z headlines Bonnaroo. Plus: MGMT, Alexander McQueen, and more.
This week, MGMT unveiled new album details, Lil Wayne’s jail sentence was delayed, and fashion designer Alexander McQueen was tragically found dead at 40. Meanwhile, Jay-Z, Phoenix, and Weezer were named Bonnaroo headliners, and the Strokes said the band’s comeback album should be out by September.
These stories, plus the week’s top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below.
- Lil Wayne’s Jail Sentence Delayed! Read >>
- Phoenix, Jay-Z, Weezer Lead Bonnaroo Lineup Read >>
- Fashion Star Alexander McQueen Dead at 40 Read >>
- Alexander McQueen: New Death Details, Tributes Read >>
- New Strokes Record Expected in September Read >>
- NYC Fashion Week: Guns N’ Roses Live! Read >>
- Killers Cancel Gigs, Address Breakup Rumors Read >>
- Q&A: Patrick StumpRead >>
- Mark Hoppus’ Pick of the Week: Two Door Cinema Club Read >>
- Meet Amanda Palmer Proteges Evelyn Evelyn Read >>
- White Stripes Attack Air Force Reserve Over SongRead >>
- Jackson’s Doctor Pleads Not Guilty to Manslaughter Read >>
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- Free Download: New Kate Nash Song Read >>
- SPIN Faves Neon Indian Rock ‘Fallon’ Read >>
- Free Download: New Japandroids Song! Read >>
- EXCLUSIVE: New UNKLE Song with Black Angels Read >>
- EXCLUSIVE: New Song from High On Fire Read >>