Friday's Music Roundup

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THE KILLERS
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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    OWL CITY Launch Tour in Kansas City
    The "Fireflies" hitmaker charms 1,200 young fans who arrived ready and willing to cheer him on. [SPIN]
    AEROSMITH Searching for New Singer... Again
    With Steven Tyler in rehab, the classic rockers are on the hunt for a new frontman. [SPIN]
    Recording 'In Rainbows' "Half Killed" RADIOHEAD
    Whether the band would continue was very much in the balance," says guitarist Ed O'Brien. [Midem]
    GANG GANG DANCE Announce New Album
    Indie powerhouse 4AD will drop the next album from the New York rockers later this year. [Gorilla vs. Bear]
    Preview: 'HAITI' Telethon's Stars & Performances
    Rihanna, Madonna, Wyclef Jean, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, and others ask your help to aid the ravaged country. [SPIN]
    KILLERS Cancel Asian Tour
    The band was planning to go on hiatus after the concerts. [NME]
    FIONA APPLE to Perform Rare Concert for Haiti Relief
    The songwriter, who last toured in 2007, will perform at Largo on Saturday night alongside Jon Brion, Tom Brosseau, and others. [Scene Star]
    RADIOHEAD Announce Haiti Benefit Concert
    The gig is this Sunday, January 24, at the Music Box at the Fonda in Los Angeles. [Radiohead]
    ERYKAH BADU's New Album Due in March
    New Amerykah, the singer's fifth studio album, has been delayed to March 30. [Billboard]
    LORETTA LYNN, HEART, NORAH JONES, CAT POWER, GOSSIP Added to 2010 Lillith Tour
    Check out the full list of artists, along with 15 additional tour dates. [Lillith Tour]
    NEIL YOUNG Joins CONAN's $45 Million Final Show
    The orange-haired late-night TV host finalizes his deal to exit NBC. [SPIN]
    WHITE STRIPES Documentary to Premiere at SXSW
    Under Great White Northern Lights chronicles the duo's 2007 Canadian Tour. [Filter]
    LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Talks New Album
    "Nobody else is making a record that sounds like this," he says of the upcoming release. [MTV]
    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS to Release Fifth Album
    Together will hit stores this May. Click for more details! [SPIN]
    Keyboardist FRANZ NICOLAY Leaves THE HOLD STEADY
    "Five years seemed like a nice round number," Nicolay wrote on his website.[Franz Nicolay]
    Rapper MYSTIKAL Released From Jail
    "Shake Ya Ass" MC completes six-year prison term for sexual battery, hopes to resurrect career. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: SHE & HIM's New Single!
    M. Ward interrupts Zooey Deschanel's chipper vocals with a slick guitar solo on "In the Sun," off March's Volume 2. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB's New Single
    Stream the dark, Edgar Allen Poe-inspired title track off Beat the Devil's Tattoo, out March 9. [Spinner]
    DOWNLOAD: DRIVE BY TRUCKERS' New Track
    Grab "This Fucking Job," a melodic rock anthem off March's The Big To Do. [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: PRINCE Records Song for Minnesota Vikings
    The Purple Rain star hopes his new track will propel his home team to the Super Bowl. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: GRIZZLY BEAR CoverHOT CHIP
    Brookyln folk-rock quartet transform "Boy From School" into a gorgeous acoustic ballad. [SPIN]
    WATCH: HAYLEY WILLIAMS Joins WEEZER Live
    VIDEO: The Paramore frontwoman sings "Say It Ain't So" with Rivers Cuomo and Co. in Florida. [SPIN]
    WATCH: COLD WAR KIDS' New Video
    Long Beach, CA, band recruit their girlfriends for the "Audience" clip, off their just-released Behave Yourself EP. [Spinner]
    WATCH: MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK Play Acoustic
    Minneapolis band play "Fell in Love Without You" and more at a recent acoustic in-store gig. [Absolute Punk]

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