Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    JOANNA NEWSOM Extends U.S. Tour
    Harp-playing songstress will hit the West Coast in July, playing songs off her triple album Have One on Me. [Pitchfork]
    DRAKE Album Features JAY-Z, ALICIA KEYS, LIL WAYNE
    Nicki Minaj and T.I. also guest on the hotly-tipped Canadian rapper's release, out June 15. [MTV]
    METALLICA's "Big Four" Tour Will Hit Movie Theaters
    The European tour with Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax gets a live HD broadcast next month. [SPIN]
    BRET MICHAELS Hospitalized with "Warning Stroke"
    Tests also find that the rocker has a hole in his heart. Both conditions are treatable. [People]
    RONNIE JAMES DIO Public Memorial Announced
    Fans will be able to honor the memory of the late metal icon May 30 in Los Angeles. Click here for details. [SPIN]
    SUGE KNIGHT Arrested for Alleged Assault
    The ex-Death Row Records honcho allegedly pointed a gun at a man and then drove off in his Cadillac Escalade. [AP]
    THE ROOTS Record with Members of DIRTY PROJECTORS
    "Workin on 2 interludes at the same time w/ the ladies of the Dirty Projectors," Questlove tweeted with an in-studio pic. [Twitter]
    New EELS Album Out in August
    Mark Oliver Everett unveils Tomorrow Morning, the final act of his indie rock band's album trilogy. [SPIN]
    RYAN ADAMS Releases 'Sci-Fi Metal Concept Album'
    Orion, out now in "very limited" clear vinyl, is the rocker's first release since splitting with the Cardinals in 2009. [Spinner]
    MGMT Join Psych Rocker PETER KEMBER Onstage in Brooklyn
    Performing as Spectrum, Kember -- who produced MGMT's new album -- invited the band onstage for a 19-minute jam. [BrooklynVegan]
    M.I.A. Performs at 'Adult Swim' Party!
    Sri Lankan rapper plays new tracks in New York City. [BrooklynVegan]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' New Album!
    The reunited alt-rockers unveiled their new album, Stone Temple Pilots, before its May 25 release. [Billboard]
    WATCH: KYP MALONE Covers TALKING HEADS
    TV on the Radio rocker plays "This Must Be the Place" for a web performance series. [YouTube]
    WATCH: WEEZER Rock 'ELLEN'
    Los Angeles power-pop band play "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" on daytime TV. [Ellen]
    WATCH: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Rock 'Letterman'
    Reunited alt-rock band play "Between The Lines," the lead single off their self-titled new album, out May 25. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: New BECK, COSTELLO Tunes on 'TRUE BLOOD' Soundtrack
    M. Ward, Bob Dylan, and Stone Temple Pilots also contribute to HBO's new series. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: SNEAK PEEK: Two New ARCADE FIRE Songs!
    Preview "The Suburbs" and "Month of May," off the Montreal indie kings' upcoming album! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New DRAKE Song
    "Miss Me," featuring Lil Wayne, is the third song to leak from the rapper's debut Thank Me Later. [Sound of the City]
    WATCH: MUSE's New 'TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE' Video
    Bella is caught in a love triangle in the British band's clip for "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)."[SPIN]
    WATCH: Freaky New GOLDFRAPP Video
    The clip for "Alive" features vampires doing aerobics. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: 'GLEE' Star Directs THAO & GET DOWN STAY DOWN
    Dianna Agron, aka Quinn Fabray on the hit FOX show, heads behind the camera on clip for "Body." [SPIN]
    WATCH: EDDIE VEDDER Joins BAND OF HORSES
    Seattle rockers team up for obscure Jagger/Richards-penned "Act Together" at a New Jersey concert. [SPIN]

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