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Monday’s Music Roundup

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SPIN iconSPIN Staff // August 16, 2010

[Updated: 6:03 P.M.]


    GUNS N’ ROSES: First U.S. Show in 4 Years
    Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, Wolfmother, Godsmack and more also rock for bikers in Sturgis, South Dakota. [SPIN]
    KID ROCK Debuts New Songs at Hometown Gig
    Detroit native unveils songs off his next album, Born Free (out Nov. 16), during three-night run in Motor City. [Billboard]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Plays First Solo Show
    The Killers frontman unveils tracks off Flamingo at an intimate hometown gig in Las Vegas. [SPIN]
    The singer-songwriter laid vocals on at least 10 tracks, and worked with Nicki Minaj, John Legend, and Rick Ross. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: PETE DOHERTY Posts LIBERTINES Rehearsal Footage Online
    Check out video of the Brit band practicing “Horrorshow.” [YouTube]
    AXL ROSE’s Twitter Gets Hacked, GUNS N’ ROSES Dates Still On
    A Tweet claiming that all upcoming GNR shows have been cancelled was a hoax. [Billboard]
    NELLY to Release New Album on November 16
    Rapper drops two singles, “Tippin’ In Da Club” and “Just a Dream,” in advance of his fifth album, 5.0. [MTV]
    PETER HOOK to Play JOY DIVISION’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ on U.S. Tour
    The nine-date trek kicks off December 1 in Washington, DC. [NME]
    TILA TEQUILA Claims She Was Attacked at GATHERING OF THE JUGGALOS Festival
    The reality TV star says concertgoers threw rocks at her during her performance at the Insane Clown Posse-hosted event. [MTV]
    QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Return at L.A. Benefit
    Mark Lanegan, Last Shadow Puppets, more raise funds for cancer-stricken Eagles of Death Metal bassist. [SPIN]
    ARCADE FIRE Plot North American Shows
    After triumphing at Madison Square Garden and Lollapalooza, the chart-toppers schedule more gigs.[SPIN]
    One of the minds behind SPIN’s 2009 Album of the Year talks about his first solo album — and what’s next for his other band. [SPIN]
    SLAYER, MEGADETH Kick Off Tour
    The metal warlords hit the road with opener Testament. See exclusive backstage pics here! [SPIN]


    LISTEN: New Song from Synth Pop Legends OMD
    EXCLUSIVE: Hear “New Babies: New Toys,” and get the inside scoop on the band’s reunion from frontman Andy McCluskey. [SPIN]
    WATCH: Bizarre YEASAYER Video Starring KRISTEN BELL
    The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star fawns over her pet: a deformed blob dripping with puss and blood! [I Guess I’m Floating]
    WATCH: KANYE WEST Performs New Song Live
    Chicago-bred rapper unveils “Moma’s Boyfriend,” off his upcoming album, at private gig in NYC. [YouTube]
    It’s an eerie tale of love and disappointment in the duo’s clip for “You Won’t Let Me Down Again,” off their album Hawk. [Culture Bully]
    WATCH: ARCADE FIRE Rocks ‘Daily Show’
    Montreal indie kings bring their No. 1 album, Suburbs, to late night TV.[BrooklynVegan]
    WATCH: BROKEN BELLS’ Interactive, 3D Music Video
    Explore a mysterious deep-space world with your mouse in the duo’s clip for “October.” [Broken Bells]