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Monday’s Music Roundup

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SPIN iconSPIN Staff // October 26, 2009

[Updated: 5:22 P.M.]


    MORRISSEY Hospitalized After Collapsing Onstage
    Ex-Smiths crooner fell at a gig in Swindon, England, Saturday night, and is now resting at home. [Pitchfork]
    CHRIS BROWN Posts RIHANNA Tribute Video on Twitter
    The R&B star posted a sentimental video showing the couple’s better moments, and tweets: “FOR THE FELLAS: showing emotion doesn’t make u weak… BEING HONEST MAKES U STRONG.” [Twitter]
    The supergroup featuring The Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, and Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones have put out their kick-ass rocker “New Fang.”[MySpace]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND to Release Second Single from Contra
    The New Yorkers will release their second single, “Cousins,” on Nov. 17, along with the b-side “California English, Pt. 2.” [Pitchfork]
    FALL OUT BOY Announce Greatest Hits Album
    The Chicago punks have released a tracklisting for Believers Never Die, and the Nov. 16 release will include two rarities and new songs. [Gigwise]
    BEN GIBBARD, JAY FARRAR Perform Kerouac Music
    The duo’s soundtrack to a documentary about the beat writer comes to life in a vivid L.A. show.[SPIN]
    U2’s 360 World Tour Returns to U.S. in 2010
    Bono and Co. will kick off another leg in June. [U2]
    TEGAN AND SARA Launch Mini-Tour in L.A.
    The world’s preeminent twin Canadian popsmiths air out their new album from front to back. [SPIN]
    METALLICA Offer Reward for Info on Missing Fan
    Band donate $50,000 to search for fan, who went missing after a Virginia gig last week. [Blabbermouth]
    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Releases New Song to iTunes
    Pick up “Wrecking Ball,” a tune the Boss debuted at his arena-closing run at Giants Stadium. [Bruce Springsteen]
    ARCADE FIRE Recording New Album for 2010?
    Win Butler’s collaborator/film director Richard Kelly drops hints via Twitter. [TwentyFourBit]
    LOS CAMPESINOS Announce Album Title, Tracklist
    Romance Is Boring drops in February. [NME]
    LIMP BIZKIT Finish Recording Their “Most Addictive” Album
    “I am in process of doing vocals now in my home studio,” writes Fred Durst. [Blabbermouth]
    STROKES In “Disagreement” Over New Album
    The boys are arguing about songs for their comeback release, singer Julian Casablancas said.[SPIN]
    Sara Bareilles also joined Rivers Cuomo and Co.’s AOL Session, recorded yesterday. [Pitchfork]
    MASTODON’s ‘Jonah Hex’ Soundtrack: “Spacey, Pink Floyd-Like”
    Bassist Troy Sanders details the metal band’s music for the upcoming comic book movie, starring Megan Fox. [SPIN]


    WATCH: SUBLIME Play First Concert in 13 Years
    PLUS: Read the latest in the fight over who owns the band name Sublime. [SPIN]
    WATCH: KINGS OF LEON Release Live Video of “Notion”
    The Nashville rockers perform a rousing version of their hit to a sold out London arena. [MySpace TV]
    WATCH: ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN Rock ‘Jimmy Kimmel’
    Brit band play “Think I Need It Too.” [Culture Bully]
    Origami! Kaleidoscopes! Mummy people! Canadian duo film weird clip for “Hell.”[MySpace]
    Just a little something cool to tide you over until her debut album comes out next year. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Keenan of TOOL’s New PUSCIFER Song
    Surprise, It’s a tender ode to the dangers of climate change as seen through the eyes of nature’s cuddliest victims. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: The New R.E.M. Live Album
    Just like being there, only in the comfort of wherever your computer is. [SPIN]