[Updated: 5:23 P.M.]
DJ AM Makes Cameo in "IRON MAN 2"
The DJ, who died of an accidental overdose last summer, is featured spinning music in a scene with Robert Downey, Jr. [MTV]
THE FRATELLIS Split Up
"Mince, Baz and I are working on music but not with each other for awhile," frontman Jon Fratelli wrote. [The Fratellis]
RIHANNA Hospitalized in Switzerland
Pop diva suffers an injured rib, but it's "nothing serious," says her rep. [People]
GANG STARR Rapper GURU's Death Bed Letter Questioned by Family
Family claims the rapper never regained consciousness from his coma, and that his partner, Solar, shut them out. [NME]
DANGER MOUSE, SPARKLEHORSE, DAVID LYNCH Collabo Get Release Date
Dark Night of the Soul -- featuring Julian Casablancas, Frank Black, Iggy Pop, and more -- drops July 13. [NME]
A creative lull in the indie band's short career brought their "instantaneous decay," writes frontman. [Stereogum]
MGMT Album Debuts at No. 2
The Brooklyn band's experimental release, Congratulations, bests Ke$ha, Usher, and Lady Antebellum! [SPIN]
GREEN DAY's 'American Idiot' Debuts on Broadway
The punk band's 2004 concept album transforms into a mainstream musical without losing its angsty charm. [SPIN]
LADY GAGA Recording "Bigger, Better" New Music
"Some of the [new] songs I've heard are going to be crazy," said Akon, the "Telephone" star's label boss. [SPIN]
SUBLIME Reunite Powerfully with New Singer
The original stoners add 21-year-old Rome Ramirez and kick off their tour in Hollywood to an appreciative crowd. [SPIN]
50 CENT Announces U.S. Tour
Fiddy will launch his 19-date "The Invitation" tour in Cleveland on May 28. [MTV]
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WATCH: RIHANNA Covers OASIS Live
The "Rockstar 101" singer performed"Wonderwall" in Zurich on Monday. [TripWire]
WATCH: MARY J BLIGE, TRAVIS BARKER Cover LED ZEPPELIN on 'American Idol'
R&B songstress rocks "Stairway to Heaven" with all-star band, also including Orianthi and Randy Jackson. [RnB Music Blog]
WATCH: New XX Video
Brit minimalists strike a pose in "Islands" clip. [Stereogum]
WATCH: SMASHING PUMPKINS Rock 'Tonight Show'
Billy Corgan recruits a nine-person vocal group to perform "Widow Wake My Mind." [SPIN]
WATCH: DEVO Perform on 'Kimmel'
New wave band treat viewers to their seminal hit "Whip It." [Youtube]