Thursday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:41 P.M.]

NEWS:

    WEEZER Announce Release Date for New Album
    The yet-to-be-titled record drops October 27. [MySpace]
    BLINK-182's MARK HOPPUS Confirms He's Producing New PANIC! AT THE DISCO
    Hoppus is working on least one "gigantic" track for Vegas band. [MTV]
    Music Great LES PAUL Dies at 94
    The 1950s hitmaker behind the Gibson electric guitar passes away at 94. [SPIN]
    KASABIAN Quarantined in Australia with Swine Flu
    "We're all sick as dogs, man. It's pretty terrible," said guitarist Sergio Pizzorno. [NME[
    DAN DEACON Plans Solo Tour
    Baltimore knob-twiddler ditches giant ensemble for fall jaunt. [Pitchfork]
    Newest Guitar Hero Character: JOHNNY CASH
    What, you don't remember that sick solo he rips in "I Walk the Line"? [NME]
    Vegas Pharmacy Raided in Ongoing MICHAEL JACKSON Death Investigation
    The store sold Jacko's doctor the drug that allegedly killed the King of Pop. [MTV]
    JAY-Z, LADY GAGA Added to VMA Lineup
    The Russell Brand-hosted awards show airs September 13. [NME]
    THE VERVE Break Up ... Again
    Members Nick McCabe and Simon Jones form new band, the Black Ships. [Guardian]
    ROLLING STONES' RONNIE WOOD Joins PEARL JAM Onstage in London
    Guitarist plays cover of Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" with Seattle band. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: FLAMING LIPS' Psychedelic, Scary New Song
    Oklahoma band channels industrial sounds on Embryonic tune. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: SCARLETT JOHANSSON and PETE YORN's New Video
    Duo's first clip offers perfect, sexy escape from everyday troubles. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: JACK WHITE's Solo Song
    Add Meg White and this could be a new White Stripes cut. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: RADIOHEAD Leak New Song?
    A track surfaces online with a cryptic message from Oxford band. [SPIN]
    WATCH: PARAMORE's "Ignorance" Music Video!
    Pop-punks sport black outfits, exorcise hatred for each other with straight-ahead rock! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH Frontman's Solo Album
    Hear Alec Ounsworth's debut as Flashy Python before its October release.[Pitchfork[
    WATCH: JIMMY PAGE in 'It Might Get Loud'
    The Zeppelin six-stringer talks shop with Jack White and the Edge in the new rockumentary. [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Paperwhite — Pieces " 03:58
  • 2 Michael Rault — Nothing Means Nothing " 02:56
  • 3 Gold Beach — Impressions " 04:32
  • 4 GENUFLEX — The Last Gods (Mark Stewart And Rambone Remix) " 05:13
  • 5 Sleigh Bells — That Did It Feat. Tink " 02:41
  • 6 Monster Rally & Jay Stone — Recollection " 02:10
  • 7 Little Boots — Pretty Tough " 03:18

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