Monday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 4:08 P.M.]

NEWS:

    WEEZER Frontman Injured in Bus Crash
    With Rivers Cuomo sustaining three cracked ribs and "painful internal damage," the band's remaining December dates are canceled. [SPIN]
    REVIEW: SMASHING PUMPKINS' New Song
    "A Song for a Son" is about "not having any kids" and "my relationship with my father," says Billy Corgan. [SPIN]
    PETE DOHERTY Arrested in Berlin
    After downing shots and begging for cocaine, Babyshambles rocker allegedly throws a pint glass at a car window. [NME]
    SIGUR ROS Singer Releases Solo Album Details
    Jonsi Birgisson will release Go on March 22, with with a world tour to follow. [Pitchfork]
    BILLY JOEL's Daughter, Singer ALEXA RAY JOEL, Hospitalized for Overdose
    23-year-old downed sleeping pills in apparent suicide attempt. [NyPost]
    BEASTIE BOY "Feeling Fine" After Cancer Battle
    New York native says the band may perform at Coachella. [SPIN]
    CAT POWER Working on New Album
    "It's just me this time," she says of the upcoming album, which she's recording without her Dirty Delta Blues band. [Courier Mail]
    DINOSAUR JR. Frontman Forms New Band
    J. Mascis plays drums in Sweet Apple. [Teepee Records]
    Rumor Alert: KILLERS Singer 'Not' Going Solo
    Contrary to online reports, Brandon Flowers isn't leaving his bandmates for a personal project. [SPIN]
    DRAKE Nabs LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z, KANYE for Debut Album
    Thank Me Later, slated for March release, also features Young Jeezy and Sade. [MTV]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: SCOTT WEILAND Releases Christmas Song
    STP frontman gets jazzy on a cover of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas."[Spinner]
    WATCH: THESE NEW PURITANS' "We Want War" Video
    Twins vocalist/guitarist Jack Barnett and drummer George Barnett fly through the air in this intense seven-minute clip. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: RIHANNA Gets Awkward on 'SNL' with ANDY SAMBERG
    RiRi is unhappy with Samberg's rapping, says "I should've just paid Kanye" to appear in the digital short. [Hulu]
    WATCH: MARIACHI EL BRONX's Wild West Video
    Punk band the Bronx don south-of-the-border suits, dig their own graves in "Holy" clip. [Vimeo]
    DOWNLOAD: SIGUR ROS Singer Goes Solo
    Jónsi Birgisson layers strings, woodwinds, brass, and double bass on "Boy Lilikoi." [Jonsi]
    LISTEN: New EMINEM Songs Leak
    Two new songs from Relapse: Refill -- "Elevator" and "Buffalo Bill" -- hit the Internet. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: GREEN DAY Record "21 Guns" with Cast of 'American Idiot' Musical
    Arena-filling punk anthem gets punched up with theatrical flair -- and strings! [Spinner]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Emay — MAIR " 04:09
  • 2 Grooms — Doctor M " 06:09
  • 3 The Suffers — Make Some Room " 04:34
  • 4 KLOË — Grip " 03:24
  • 5 Dead Right! — Rising Tide (Saint Motel Remix) " 03:17
  • 6 Howardian — Be Fruitful " 02:03

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