Tuesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 4:22 P.M.]

NEWS:

    ARCADE FIRE Recording In NYC
    Richard Parry reveals he's adding string sections to the band's first new songs since 2007. [Quietus]
    MAGNETIC FIELDS Announce New Album
    Realism drops Jan. 26. [Pitchfork]
    AEROSMITH to Replace STEVEN TYLER
    SPIN picks nine singers to fill his skin-tight leather pants. [SPIN]
    GORILLAZ Working with WATCHMEN Writer
    "We're planning for me to do the libretto on their next opera project," said graphic novelist Alan Moore. [Mustard Web]
    HOT CHIP's Next Album Due in February
    Plus: Hear a taste of a brand new song from the innovative U.K. dance music quintet! [SPIN]
    GREEN DAY's 'American Idiot' Musical Headed to Broadway
    Because Jersey Boys is sooo last year. [Playbill]
    JOHNNY MARR Joins THE CRIBS for L.A. Tour Opener
    The former Smith's axeman blends in perfectly with the pub-punk band. [SPIN]
    THOM YORKE Protests Against U.K. Nuclear Development
    "Great. Just perfect. Well done fellas," the Radiohead man sarcastically writes on his blog. [Radiohead]
    DAVE GROHL: "I Knew KURT COBAIN Would Die Early"
    "You kind of prepare yourself emotionally for that to be a reality," he said. [NME]
    BETH DITTO Talks About Sexuality, Losing Weight
    Gossip frontwoman gets personal in candid new interview. [After Ellen]
    RIHANNA Ushers In "New Era" With Concert
    "I'm not scared. I'm just really excited," she said of performing her Rated R songs. [MTV]
    JULIAN CASABLANCAS Launches L.A. Residency
    The Stroke-gone-solo begins a month-long stint in his new adopted hometown. [SPIN]
    EMINEM to Appear in 3D Horror Movie, Comic Books
    Rap star teams with I, Robot producer Dallas Jackson for Shady Talez. [Screen Daily]
    SWITCHFOOT Open U.S. Tour With Hometown Gig
    The alt-rock band perform their entire new album in San Diego. [SPIN]
    MICHAEL JACKSON's Brothers to Air Reality Show In December
    The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty shows Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, and Marlon in the months after their brother's death. [Gigwise]
    LIAM GALLAGHER to Form Band With LAST SHADOW PUPPET Member?
    Ex-Oasis singer recruits Miles Kane for new group. [Gigwise]
    STEVEN TYLER Leaves Aerosmith
    "Steven quit as far as I can tell," said guitarist Joe Perry. [Guardian]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: DEATH CAB Play TWILIGHT Concert
    Seattle band perform their New Moon hit for screaming teenage girls in L.A. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: WALE Collaborates with TV ON THE RADIO's DAVE SITEK
    DC Rapper rhymes over a brass band in new track "TV in the Radio" [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: New Songs from Hot Surf-Punk Band BEST COAST
    Bethany Cosentino mixes sunny twang with distorted noise on two brand new tracks. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: The Movie LIL WAYNE Doesn't Want You to See
    The Carter chronicles the rapper's restless genius -- and addiction to cough syrup. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: THEM CROOKED VULTURES' New Album
    Prepare to be pummeled by the Foo Fighters/QOTSA/Led Zep supergroup. [SPIN]
    WATCH: THE STARTING LINE Live!
    EXCLUSIVE: Philly pop-punk quintet rock out at their final hometown show! [SPIN]
    WATCH: MORRISEY Gets Hit With Water Bottle, Stops Show
    Ouch... [YouTube]
    WATCH: PIXIES Rock 'The Tonight Show'
    Indie pioneers play "Here Comes Your Man" for Conan. [YouTube]
    WATCH: BARONESS's Epic New Video
    Take a disturbing journey into a post-apocalyptic world in the video for "A Horse Called Golgotha." [Stereogum]
    WATCH: YOKO ONO Jams with MARK RONSON and SEAN LENNON on 'Late Night'
    Age-defying songstress yells and cackles in a gritty rendition of "Waiting for the D Train."[Pitchfork]
    WATCH: MARILYN MANSON's Bloody New Video
    NSFW! The rocker sobs for the camera... then beats a woman bloody. [SPIN]

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