Tuesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:34 P.M.]

NEWS:

    MUSE Announce North American Tour
    Brit rockers' trek in continued support of The Resistance kicks off in September. Tickets go on sale April 24.[Muse]
    CRYSTAL CASTLES to Rush-Release New Album After Leak
    Toronto duo's second album will drop digitally this Friday, more than six weeks ahead of its original release date. [NME]
    BIG BOI's Solo Album Gets Official Release Date
    The OutKast rapper's chronically delayed record, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, drops July 6. [Pitchfork]
    KID CUDI Renames Second Album
    "Day 'n' Nite" rapper's upcoming August release is now called Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager. [Kid Cudi's Blog]
    GANG STARR's GURU Dead at 43
    The influential Boston-born MC -- who succumbed to cancer -- leaves behind an emotional letter to fans. [SPIN]
    JOEY RAMONE's 2010 Birthday Show Lineup Announced
    Hank III, Ronnie Spector and Batusis and others will perform May 15 in NYC.[BrooklynVegan]
    Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed by NOTORIOUS B.I.G.'s Mother is Thrown Out
    A federal judge dismissed the case, which Biggie's mother originally filed in 2005.[Spinner]
    ALKALINE TRIO Frontman Confirms Release Date for Solo Album
    Singer/guitarist Matt Skiba's "very lo-fi and stripped-down" debut LP will drop August 15. [Exlaim]
    SMASHING PUMPKINS Play Intimate L.A. Show
    Billy Corgan is back -- with his 19-year-old phenom on drums and a few guests sitting in. [SPIN]
    M.I.A. Announces New Album at Coachella Via Blimp!
    "New Album 6.29.10," read the blimp overhead during Jay-Z's Friday night performance. [Rap-Up]
    HOLE Schedule U.S. Tour
    Courtney Love and Co. unveil the first batch of dates behind Nobody's Daughter. [Hole Rock]
    ERYKAH BADU Announces U.S. Tour
    Soul diva recruits N.E.R.D., Bilal, Janelle Monáe and the Roots drummer ?uestlove to open her trek. [MTV]
    CROWDED HOUSE Announce New Album
    Intriguer, the follow-up to 2007's Time On Earth, drops in June. [NME]
    KILLERS, KEANE, MUMFORD & SONS Members Form New Band
    Mt. Desolation -- also featuring members of Noah and the Whale -- will release their debut later this year. [NME]
    KYLIE MINOGUE Unveils New Album
    Singer's 11th studio album, Aphrodite, drops in July 5. Its first single, "All the Lovers," arrives June 28. [YouTube]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: DEVENDRA BANHART's New Video -- NSFW!
    The new clip for "Foolin'" depicts a (violent) love affair between the eccentric crooner and another man. [Pitchfork]
    DOWNLOAD: New BAND OF HORSES Song
    The South Carolina rockers treat us to another new track off their upcoming album. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: EMINEM, HAYLEY WILLIAMS, B.O.B. Collabo
    The hip-hop heads and pop-punk siren join forces on "Airplanes (Part II). [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: BLUR Release First New Song in Seven Years
    Reunited Britpop band offer "Fool's Day" in celebration of Record Store Day. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: New BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, HOLD STEADY Albums
    Rock fans get not one -- but two! -- records before their official May 4 release date. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: HOLD STEADY Stream New Album
    Check out Heaven is Whenever more than two weeks ahead of its official May 4 release. [NPR]
    WATCH: LIL WAYNE's New Video
    Incarcerated rapper is split between two women in this clip for "I'm Single." [MTV]
    WATCH: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM's "Drunk Girls" Video
    Frontman James Murphy and Spike Jonze co-directed the clip, which features killer panda bears! [YouTube]
    WATCH: FLAMING LIPS Cover PINK FLOYD on 'Late Night'
    With help from Stardeath And White Dwarfs, Wayne Coyne and Co. perform The Dark Side of the Moon's "Breathe."[Stereogum]
    WATCH: CYPRESS HILL and TOM MORELLO Rock 'Kimmel'
    Rap rockers play "Rise Up," the title track off their new release. [YouTube]

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