Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:21 P.M.]

NEWS:

    MARK HOPPUS Promises "Weird" BLINK-182 Album
    "[I'm] gonna do all I can to have an album in 2010," the bassist/singer adds. [MTV
    Grammy Faves PARAMORE Announce Tour
    Hayley Williams and Co. will hit the road with Brand New Eyes this spring. [SPIN]
    MY MORNING JACKET to Tour with PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
    Nine-date trek through the southern U.S. opens April 20 in Birmingham, AL. [Jam Base]
    THERMALS, CRIBS to Release Split Single
    Both bands package new tracks on Record Store Day 7". [Pitchfork]
    MICHAEL JACKSON's Doctor CONRAD MURRAY Could Be Charged Next Week
    Los Angeles DA reportedly considering charging him with involuntary manslaughter. [TMZ]
    JAMES MERCER: New SHINS Record Next Year
    The singer-guitarist, currently working with Danger Mouse as Broken Bells, offers his update. [SPIN]
    SIA Announces Spring Tour
    Ex-Zero 7 singer launches "The We Meaning You Tour" April 10 in Vancouver, BC. [MOG]
    METALLICA Fans Riot in Chile
    At the band's first concert there in a decade, 2,000 ticketless fans rush the gates, and 120 were arrested. [SPIN]
    ANIMAL COLLECTIVE's PANDA BEAR Announces New Album
    Noah Lennox's fourth solo album Tomboy is set for release in September. [Paw-Tracks]
    PETE DOHERTY Questioned About LIBERTINES Filmmaker's Death
    Police ask if the rocker supplied drugs to Robin Whitehead, who was found dead of an overdose on Monday. [NME]
    PHISH Release Historic Concert Audio to Help Haiti
    Get a recording of the band's gig at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, VT, on November 19, 1992, [Spinner]
    LIAM GALLAGHER's New Album "Out By July"
    Singer teams with two ex-Oasis bandmates, plans to hit studio in April, hopes he won't "balls it up." [SPIN]
    JAKOB DYLAN Taps NEKO CASE, T BONE BURNETT for New Album
    Women and Country drops April 6. [Billboard]
    NEW FOUND GLORY's Gilbert Healthy After Cancer Scare
    Plus: The guitarist's girlfriend, Paramore's Hayley Williams, gives thanks on Twitter. [SPIN]
    PIXIES Frontman FRANK BLACK Gets Sexual on March Solo Album
    "In my heart the vagina is almost everything," he says of NonStopErotik. [Pitchfork]
    LIL WAYNE, EMINEM, BARKER to Perform at Grammys
    Plus: Slash to join T-Pain and Jamie Foxx onstage at Sunday's big awards show. Click for details. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: Previously Unreleased JIMI HENDRIX Song
    "Valleys of Neptune" drops this spring as part of an album of previously unreleased Hendix recordings. [Spinner]
    WATCH: PATRICK STUMP Records Solo Album
    Fall Out Boy frontman teases upcoming release with video clip from the studio. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: THE KNIFE's Darwin-Inspired Album
    Swede duo leak Tomorrow, in a Year, written for an opera about the influential English naturalist. [SPIN]
    WATCH: BECK and CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG Live
    Boho rocker and French pop singer perform "Heaven Can Wait" on KCRW. [YouTube]
    WATCH: Hot Florida Rockers SURFER BLOOD's New Video
    The boys go jogging in their underwear and beat up a crippled old man in "Swim" clip. [SPIN]

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