Tuesday’s Music Roundup
CONTINUALLY UPDATED: All you need to know about music today -- plus songs and videos.
[Updated: 4:53 P.M.]
- PARAMORE Fight Illness on U.S. Tour
Hayley Williams is on vocal rest, and guitarist Taylor York falls ill. But the tour continues! [MTV]
- FUCKED UP Announce Singles Comp Album
Toronto hardcore band’s 25-song release Couple Tracks drops Jan. 26. [Matador Records]
- U2 to Broadcast Los Angeles Concert Online
Irish band team with YouTube to air Oct. 25 show at the Rose Bowl. [Billboard]
- ANIMAL COLLECTIVE: Save the Seals!
Indie trio join Perez Hilton and Brody Jenner in fight to end Canadia’s annual seal slaughter. [PETA]
- NEW FOUND GLORY Play Secret Hometown Gig
EXCLUSIVE: The pop-punk band invite 100 lucky fans into their Florida recording studio. [SPIN]
- PAVEMENT Tap FAUST, THE FALL, QUASI for ATP
Indie pioneers also confirm first UK reunion show, set for London’s Academy Brixton in May. [Pitchfork]
- ERYKAH BADU, SHINY TOY GUNS Face Off in Dallas
Who’ll win the battle of the bands between these two disparate acts? [SPIN]
- MGMT Announce Title of New Album
Brooklyn duo’s much-awaited sophomore set, Congratulations, is expected in 2010. [SF Examiner]
- RZA to Join METHOD MAN, RAEKWON, GHOSTFACE’s New Album?
“If anybody from Wu-Tang needs me, I’m there for them,” RZA said. [MTV]
- NINE INCH NAILS’ Trent Reznor Marries
The rocker weds ex-West Indian Girl singer Mariqueen Maandig in Los Angeles. [SPIN]
- LADY GAGA to Collaborate with ‘Idol’ ADAM LAMBERT
“I spent yesterday in the studio [with] the insanely talented and creative Lady Gaga,” Lambert Tweeted. [MTV]
- MIKA MIKO to Break Up
Los Angeles art punks cite jobs, other projects, and relationships for split. [LA Times]
- PIXIES Recruit NO AGE, JAY REATARD, MEW to Open ‘Doolittle’ Tour
New Order man Peter Hook’s band Bad Lieutenant also opens select shows. [CMJ]
- MADONNA Annoys the Neighbors
Residents in a NYC apartment building can’t take the material girl’s wailing anymore. [Reuters]
- GUNS N’ ROSES to Tour Canada in January?
Ticketmaster claims Axl and Co. will take Chinese Democracy north for 11 dates. [Tickermaster]
MP3s & VIDEOS:
- LISTEN: PHOENIX Remix Album!
Devendra Banhart, Passion Pit, and more reinterpret Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. [CBS Radio]
- LISTEN: AFI Cover DAVID BOWIE
California hardcore band put a gritty touch on the Thin White Duke’s classic tune “Ziggy Stardust.” [A Fire Inside]
- WATCH: KATY PERRY Guests in New 3OH!3 Video
Check out a teaser from the rap duo’s upcoming “Starstrukk” clip. [Atlantic Records]
- WATCH: KINGS OF CONVENIENCE Play SPIN Office
Norwegian folk duo play acoustic versions of songs from their new album. [SPIN]
- LISTEN: OF MONTREAL Leaks Bizarre New Song
Kevin Barnes and Co. get all Frank Zappa-like on “Wet Butcher’s Fist.” [YANP]
- LISTEN: TEGAN AND SARA’s Entire New Album!
Twin sisters leak Sainthood in advance of its Oct. 27 release. [SPIN]
- LISTEN: A-TRAK Remixes YEAH YEAH YEAHS
DJ/producer transforms “Heads Will Roll” into a glitchy club banger. [Stereogum]
- LISTEN: Debut Track from TIMBALAND Solo Album
The production guru gives his protégé, French singer SoShy, a star turn. [SPIN]
- WATCH: BEN GIBBARD Makes His Acting Debut!
Death Cab frontman analyzes his own psyche in a clip from Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. [Stereogum]
- WATCH: JUSTICE’s New Video for LENNY KRAVITZ Remix
The Parisian DJs spoof 1980s-style action movies in this silly clip. [Uristocrat]
- WATCH: LILY ALLEN KidnapsELTON JOHN
The pop diva takes Sir Elton hostage and force-feeds him pizza! [SPIN]