Thursday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    BRANDON FLOWERS to Release Solo Album
    After much speculation, the Killers' website reveals that the frontman is working on a solo debut, entitled Flamingo. [SPIN]
    ALICE IN CHAINS, DEFTONES, MASTODON Tour Together
    The hard-rocking trio will hit the road in September for Blackdiamondskye, a month-long North American trek. [SPIN]
    STROKES: 'New Album Sounds A Lot Like the First'
    Drummer Fabrizio Moretti says the band's new release, out "soon," will recall their 2001 classic This Is It.[NYMag]
    V.V. BROWN Wows at Tour Opener
    The eclectic British pop starlet lives up to the hype at New York's Bowery Ballroom. [SPIN]
    FLAMING LIPS' DROZD Hospitalized, Gigs Canceled
    UPDATE: "I had to do this and I'm getting it together," tweeted Drozd. [SPIN]
    WILCO Plot Next Album
    "We are in writing mode... [and will] record quite a bit over the summer," said bassist John Stirratt. [Faster Louder]
    EXCLUSIVE: ROBERT POLLARD Talks PETE ROSE Film
    Guided By Voices mainstay helps bring the story of pro baseball's controversial Hit King to the big screen. [SPIN]
    GREEN DAY to Cover ROLLING STONES on 'Late Night'
    Bay Area punks will play a tune from 1972's Exile on Main St.. But which one? Make your pick here! [SPIN]
    TRENT REZNOR and Wife Form New Band
    How to Destroy Angels will release their debut EP this summer. [SPIN]
    ROGER EBERT Reveals Lost SEX PISTOLS Screenplay
    Weeks after Malcolm McLaren's death, the film critic unveils a movie transcript he wrote in 1977. [SPIN]
    OZZY OSBOURNE Biopic In The Works
    Wife Sharon Osborne said the film will likely star an unknown actor. [NME]
    LETTERMAN Starts Record Label, Signs Pop-Punk Band
    But are SoCal quintet Runner Runner any good? Decide for yourself! [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    DOWNLOAD: 'SNL' Star KRISTEN WIIG's New Song
    Comedienne sings an uplifting track about being a "Champion" for the soundtrack to Will Forte's forthcoming film, MacGruber. [Stereogum]
    DOWNLOAD: Eclectic Folkies KATZENJAMMER
    Meet these quirky Norwegians who are beloved by David Byrne, and bound for Lilith Fair. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New BAND OF HORSES Video
    Director Christopher Wilson films the Pacific Northwest's great outdoors in this clip for "NW Apt." [MySpace]
    LISTEN: New Songs from EMINEM and DRAKE
    Rap fans get two new tracks: Em's "Not Afraid" and Drizzy's "Find Your Love." Hear both now! [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: FUCKED UP Give Away New Song
    "Here Lies Are" is off a forthcoming split 12" with Norwegian noise-poppers Serena-Maneesh. [Looking For Gold]
    WATCH: HOLE Release New Video, Rock 'Letterman'
    Hang out in Courtney Love's hotel room in the lo-fi clip for "Skinny Little Bitch." [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New BEST COAST Song
    "Our Deal" is a 1950s-inspired love song, featured in XBOX's "Bright Falls" web series. [Black Iris TV]

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