Friday's Music Roundup

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN
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[Updated: 6:07 P.M.]

NEWS:

    U2 Reissue 'The Unforgettable Fire'
    Bono and Co. package previously unreleased tracks on the album's 25th anniversary edition. [Pitchfork]
    ANDREW W.K. Tours With A String Quartet
    Hard partying rocker plans seven dates with the Calder Quartet. [CMJ]
    THEM CROOKED VULTURES Plan NYC Show
    Grohl, Homme, and Jones will play the Roseland Ballroom October 15. [BrooklynVegan]
    SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE Make Triumphant Return in Vancouver
    Ruined vocal cords prove no match for 14 years' worth of anticipation. [SPIN]
    JAY-Z Defends KANYE WEST
    Hova conceded that 'Ye's VMA behavior was "rude," but added that "he's just a super-passionate person." [BBC]
    IDA MARIA Drops Off PEREZ HILTON Tour
    Plus: Is the Queen of All Media's maiden voyage in trouble? [SPIN]
    OZZY OSBOURNE To Receive 'Legends of Live' Award
    Osbourne will be honored for his contributions to live music through Ozzfest, bat-biting, and beyond. [BBC]
    JAY-Z Showcases 'Blueprint 3' at London Gig
    Hova debuts his new release, plays classic at an intimate show. [Gigwise]
    'GUITAR HERO' Maker: COBAIN Avatar Is Legal
    Activision claims Courtney Love knowingly signed a contract to license her husband's likeness. [SPIN]
    AVRIL LAVIGNE and SUM 41's Deryck Whibley Divorce
    "[We] are separating and moving forward on a positive note," Lavigne writes.[MySpace]
    It's Official: PAVEMENT Perform in 2010
    First announced show is Sept. 21, 2010, in Central Park, but their live dates aren't a "prelude to...a permanent reunion." [SPIN]
    The Dream PAVEMENT Set List
    SPIN editors select the songs we hope to hear when the indie legends reunite for live gigs next year. [SPIN]
    REGINA SPEKTOR to Write Music for Broadway Play
    New York songstress to pen tunes for new version of The Sleeping Beauty. [NME]
    MADONNA and JANET JACKSON to Collaborate?
    The singers meet over dinner in NYC to plan "something very interesting." [Gigwise]
    SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE Play Secret Reunion Show!
    Emo band play small Tacoma, WA, bar in advance of tour. [The Stranger]
    MARY TRAVERS of PETER, PAUL AND MARY Dies
    "Puff the Magic Dragon" singer succumbs to leukemia. She was 72. [Spinner]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    EXCLUSIVE CLIP: WHITE STRIPES' Movie Premiere!
    Watch a teaser of Great White Northern Lights, and get the scoop on the whole tour documentary! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: JULIAN CASABLANCAS' Synthy New Song
    Strokes frontman leaks "11th Dimension," the first full track from his forthcoming solo album. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: PEARL JAM Preview New Album Online
    Hear 30-second clips of each song from the band's upcoming release, Backspacer. [NME]
    LISTEN: JULIAN CASABLANCAS Posts New Solo Song
    "11th Dimension" is the first leak from the Strokes frontman's October release. [MySpace]
    WATCH: First Video from NEW ORDER Frontman's New Band
    Bernard Sumner unveils a clip for "Sink Or Swim," the first single from Bad Lieutenant's debut. [NME]
    LISTEN: ISLANDS' New Album, 'Vapours'
    Nick Thorburn and Co. post entire new record before its release Tuesday.[MySpace]
    WATCH: SLIPKNOT Frontman Discusses Band's 10th Anniversary
    Corey Taylor on the extras-packed reissue of the band's self-titled debut. [Blabbermouth]
    LISTEN: TOOL's MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Talks PUSCIFER Tour
    Expect surprises from a band that's "definitely [in] an experimental phase," singer says. [Blabbermouth]
    WATCH: KINGS OF CONVENIENCE's New Video
    Norwegian duo pick up hitchhikers in a car cruising with a boat behind it! [Stereogum]
    WATCH: FLAMING LIPS Play New Song on 'Colbert'
    Oklahoma band get dark, psychedelic with "Convinced of the Hex."[Colbert Nation]
    DOWNLOAD: ATLAS SOUND Covers EVERLY BROTHERS
    Bradford Cox sings the 1950s duo's "So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)." [Aquarium Drunkard]

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