SPIN.com's Best of the Week

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This week, Courtney Love took to Twitter to lob insults at former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson, Modest Mouse debuted a new song exclusively on SPIN.com, and reality star / aspiring rapper Spencer Pratt claimed to have more street cred than Jay-Z.

These stories, plus the week's top news, photo galleries, audio/video, and live reviews, below.TOP STORIES:

Courtney Love to Eric Erlandson: "Hole is MY Band!"


The alt-rock queen fires back at her former axeman, who told SPIN.com, "There is no Hole without me."Read >>PLUS:

  • Spencer Pratt on Rap, God, and Spencer PrattRead >>
  • Exclusive Song: Modest Mouse's "Perpetual Motion Machine"Read >>
PHOTO GALLERIES:

Best of the Miami Music Scene


SPIN shutterbug Ian Witlen shares his favorite recent pics from Florida -- and the stories behind them. Click here for more! Read >>PLUS:

  • Mile High Fest: 5 Must-Hear BandsRead >>
  • 5 Must-Hear Bands at Brooklyn's Siren FestRead >>
AUDIO/VIDEO:

WATCH: Wilco and Feist Duet on 'Letterman'


Jeff Tweedy and Co. perform "You and I" with the Canadian songstress -- and it's totally heartwarming!Read >>PLUS:

  • Listen: Thom Yorke's New SongRead >>
  • Watch: Gnarls, Fall Out Boy, Panic Members in Coke AdRead >>
  • Exclusive Song: Alberta Cross' Southern SwaggerRead >>
  • Hot New Band: Free EnergyRead >>
IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT:

Manson, Slayer Kick Off Mayhem Fest Tour


Blood! Circle pits! Metal galore! Summer's scariest show opens its 27-date tour in Sacramento. Click here for a review! Read >>PLUS:

  • Watch: Wilco Join Grizzly Bear, Feist LiveRead >>
  • Wavves Returns -- And Doesn't Freak OutRead >>
NEWS:

Strokes Singer Julian Casablancas Announces Solo Album


WATCH: The New York rocker unveils a video preview of the record -- complete with haikus about drunkenness! Read >>PLUS:

  • Russell Brand, Taylor Swift, Muse for MTV's VMAsRead >>
  • Panic at the Disco: What Happened?Read >>
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Frontman Goes SoloRead >>
  • Bruce Springsteen Extends U.S. TourRead >>

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