SPIN.com’s Best of the Week
Lady Gaga meets the Queen, while Rivers Cuomo recovers from bus-crash injuries. Plus: Eminem, Smashing Pumpkins, and more.
This week, Lady Gaga performed for — and met! — the Queen of England, Rivers Cuomo suffered serious injuries in a bus crash, Eminem discussed his withdrawal from drugs, and the Smashing Pumpkins debuted an epic new track.
These stories, plus the week’s top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below.
- Update: Rivers Recovering from Weezer Bus CrashRead >>
- Eminem: Drug Withdrawal Tainted ‘Relapse’Read >>
- REVIEW: Smashing Pumpkins’ New SongRead >>
- Karen O’s ‘Wild Things’ Song Scores Grammy NodRead >>
- Beastie Boy “Feeling Fine” After Cancer BattleRead >>
- Metric, Tegan & Sara, Badu Play Lilith FairRead >>
- Lenny Kravitz Not Replacing Steven Tyler in AerosmithRead >>
- Gym Class Heroes Recording New AlbumRead >>
- WATCH: Kristen Stewart Talks Music in ’09Read >>
- Another Single From Lil Wayne’s ‘Rebirth’ Leaks Read >>
- Portishead Release Stunning New SongRead >>
IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT
- Cool Kids Invade Damon Dash’s Basement!Read >>
- Frank Black & Friends Rock L.A. Benefit ConcertRead >>