SPIN.com's Best of the Week

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Win Butler / Missy Elliott / Eminem (Photo: Kyle Dean Reinford, Butler; Marco Prosch/Getty, Elliott; Ian Witlen, Eminem)
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This week, Arcade Fire's film directed by Spike Jonze dropped online, Missy Elliott talked about being sexually abused, and Eminem released a controversial video co-starring porn star Sasha Grey. Meanwhile, Marilyn Manson hired Shia LaBeouf to direct a documentary on his next album, Coldplay unveiled their new music video, and Vans Warped Tour launched in Texasl!

These stories, plus the week's top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below:

TOP STORIES

Watch Coldplay's Colorful First SingleIt's like a Jackson Pollock painting run amok in a deserted city center in the Brit band's new video.Read >> Plus
  • Eminem's Lover Suicide, ft. Sasha Grey Read >>
  • Bjork Drops Track from 'App' Album Read >>
  • WATCH: Arcade Fire's Spike Jonze-Directed Movie Read >>
  • Missy Elliott Reveals Past of Sexual Abuse Read >>
  • 10 Must-Hear Artists on Vans Warped Tour Read >>

NEWS

Marilyn Manson Taps Shia LaBeouf to Direct DocThe Transformers star will chronicle the creation of the shock rocker's next album. Read >> Plus
  • Wilco Unveil Album Art and Full Details Read >>
  • Bon Iver Album Debuts at No. 2 Read >>
  • My Favorite Things: Slayer's Kerry King Read >>
  • Beirut Set for First U.S. Tour in Four Years Read >>
  • Watch Live Sets from Coldplay, Adele & 60 More! Read >>

PHOTO GALLERY

10 Must-Hear Acts at Pitchfork Music Fest HEAR MUSIC: Dance-oriented acts and experimental rockers reign supreme at the Chicago extravaganza. Read >> Plus

AUDIO/VIDEO

WATCH: Drake Drowns His Sorrows in New Video Toronto rapper drinks away his heartbreak in the clip for "Marvin's Room," off his fall LP 'Take Care.' Read >> Plus
  • Smashing Pumpkins Tap Wrestlers for "Owata" Clip Read >>
  • LISTEN: Fatboy Slim's 10 Best Songs of Summer! Read >>
  • Mastodon Drop Unreleased Song, Video! Read >>
  • Best of Glastonbury: Radiohead, Beyonce, U2 Read >>
  • WATCH: Wilco Play Two New Songs Live Read >>
  • FREE ALBUM! SPIN's Mix for Pitchfork Music Fest! Read >>

IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT

A Perfect Circle Kick Off Six-Week TourMaynard James Keenan and Co. put their unique stamp on songs by Marvin Gaye, Nick Lowe, and... A Perfect Circle. Read >>

REVIEWS

Beyonce, 4Queen B eases back, seeks king to settle down and count cash.?Read >> Plus
  • Handsome Furs, Sound Kapital Read >>
  • Various Artists, Rave on Buddy Holly Read >>
  • John Maus, We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves Read >>
  • Taking Back Sunday, Taking Back Sunday Read >>
  • Shabazz Palaces, Black Up Read >>
  • Ty Segall, Goodbye Bread Read >>

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