Tuesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 3:21 P.M.]

NEWS:

    LADY GAGA Meets the Queen of England!
    Pop visionary channels Salvador Dali, tones down theatrics in performance for the Brit royals. [SPIN]
    BLINK-182 Biopic in the Works, Without Band's Blessing
    24-year-old filmmaker Brandon Flores hopes to document the trio's early days. [MTV]
    LENNY KRAVITZ Not Replacing STEVEN TYLER in AEROSMITH
    "No voice could ever take the place of his," says the "Fly Away" rocker. [SPIN]
    COHEED AND CAMBRIA Announce New Album, Tour, and Book
    Year of the Black Rainbow drops in April 2010; deluxe edition includes a 300-page novel.[Colbalt and Calcium]
    AZIZ ANSARI and TVOTR's DAVE SITEK Prep Hip-Hop Album
    Mixtape drops in February and will feature "all original music and guest MCs." [Pitchfork]
    FUCKED UP Enlist Stars for "Do They Know It's Christmas" Cover
    Members of Vampire Weekend, TV on the Radio, and Yo La Tengo, plus David Cross, Andrew WK, and GZA join the effort. [The Daily Swarm]
    EMINEM: Drug Withdrawal Tainted 'Relapse'
    "I was still working the drugs out of my system," Slim Shady said of recording his hit 2009 album. [SPIN]
    AIR Announce U.S. Tour
    French duo head stateside in March behind their latest album, Love 2. [NME]
    WEEZER Frontman Injured in Bus Crash
    With Rivers Cuomo sustaining three cracked ribs and "painful internal damage," the band's remaining December dates are canceled. [SPIN]
    REVIEW: SMASHING PUMPKINS' New Song
    "A Song for a Son" is about "not having any kids" and "my relationship with my father," says Billy Corgan. [SPIN]
    PETE DOHERTY Arrested in Berlin
    After downing shots and begging for cocaine, Babyshambles rocker allegedly throws a pint glass at a car window. [NME]
    SIGUR ROS Singer Releases Solo Album Details
    Jonsi Birgisson will release Go on March 22, with with a world tour to follow. [Pitchfork]
    BEASTIE BOY "Feeling Fine" After Cancer Battle
    New York native says the band may perform at Coachella. [SPIN]
    CAT POWER Working on New Album
    "It's just me this time," she says of the upcoming album, which she's recording without her Dirty Delta Blues band. [Courier Mail]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: PAUL MCCARTNEY's 'Good Evening New York City' DVD
    Sir Paul rocks Citi Field on "I'm Down," "Only Mama Knows," and "Day Tripper." [Gigwise]
    WATCH: GARY NUMAN and LITTLE BOOTS Cover VELVET UNDERGROUND
    Brits take a synth rock approach to the classic "Venus in Furs." [YouTube]
    LISTEN: LIARS Unveil New Track
    Experimental freak rockers explode on a track from their upcoming release Sisterworld. [Gorilla vs. Bear]
    WATCH: TIMES NEW VIKING's "Born Again Revisited" Video
    Columbus, OH, noise punks jam out in this grainy clip. [Punknews]
    LISTEN: SCOTT WEILAND Releases Christmas Song
    STP frontman gets jazzy on a cover of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas."[Spinner]
    WATCH: THESE NEW PURITANS' "We Want War" Video
    Twins vocalist/guitarist Jack Barnett and drummer George Barnett fly through the air in this intense seven-minute clip. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: RIHANNA Gets Awkward on 'SNL' with ANDY SAMBERG
    RiRi is unhappy with Samberg's rapping, says "I should've just paid Kanye" to appear in the digital short. [Hulu]

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