Tuesday's Music Roundup

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Christina Aguilera
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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    KINGS OF LEON: 'Fun, Beach-Inspired' New Album
    "It will be interesting to see how well received it is," drummer Nathan Followill says of the band's upcoming release. [SPIN]
    DEAD WEATHER Play Intimate Chicago Gig
    See photos of Jack White, Alison Mosshart, & Co. playing to 500 lucky fans in an old trucking warehouse! [SPIN]
    GRINDERMAN Returns With New Album and Tour
    Nick Cave's side project set to release Grinderman 2 in September, followed by shows throughout Europe. [Pitchfork]
    EMINEM Unveils New Album Cover Art
    Detroit rapper walks a desolate road on the cover of Recovery. [Eminem]
    MASTODON Cancel Summer Tour
    Guitarist Bill Keliher is diagnosed with pancreatitis, but is expected to recover for their fall trek with Deftones, Alice in Chains. [Metal Underground]
    THE STROKES Start Rehearsals for Summer Festivals
    Julian Casablancas posts a photo of the quintet practicing their set. Click here to see! [SPIN]
    LIAM GALLAGHER's New Band Hits the Studio
    Liam's post-Oasis outfit has a new name, Beady Eyes, and is recording with Steve Lillywhite. [SPIN]
    WU-TANG to Play Classic Album on ROCK THE BELLS Tour
    Rakim, KRS-One, Slick Rick also set to perform their master works, front to back. Click here for details. [SPIN]
    BONO Has Emergency Surgery, U2 Postpones Tour
    Irish rockers push North American tour dates until 2011 while singer recovers. Click here for details. [SPIN]
    RYAN ROSS Talks About Quitting PANIC AT THE DISCO
    The Young Veins frontman says the split was like "breaking up with a girlfriend... we were just incapable of faking it."[NME]
    KORN, PAPA ROACH, GOOD CHARLOTTE Remember SLIPKNOT Bassist PAUL GRAY
    Members of Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, and more also honor the rocker, who was found dead Monday. He was 38. [Gigwise]
    PAUL MCCARTNEY, STEVIE WONDER, DAVE GROHL, ELVIS COSTELLO to Perform at White House
    The concert is set for Tuesday, June 2, and will be broadcast on TV on July 28. [Gigwise]
    DAVID BYRNE Sues Florida Governor for $1 Million
    Byrne alleges that Gov. Charlie Crist used the Talking Heads' 1985 single "Road to Nowhere" without permission. [Billboard]
    Final Album from Late WILCO Member JAY BENNETT to Drop as Free Download
    To honor the one-year anniversary of his death, Kicking At The Perfumed Air will drop July 10. [NME]
    CHRISTINA AGUILERA Postpones Summer Tour
    "She needed more time to rehearse," reads a statement from the singer's camp. [MTV]
    SLIPKNOT Bassist Found Dead in Motel Room
    Paul Gray's body was discovered near his hometown of Des Moines, Iowa. Click here for details. [SPIN]
    KISS Set 28-Date Summer Tour
    Blood! Spandex! 60-year-old grandpa Gene Simmons singing about freak-nasty sex! Get ready, America. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: KLAXONS Return With New Song!
    Brit nu-ravers release "Flashover," their first new song in three years, and it's HEAVY. [Klaxons]
    WATCH: RIHANNA's "Rockstar 101" Video
    Want to see the ubiquitous pop star dressed up as Slash? Now's your chance. [MTV]
    DOWNLOAD: KURT VILE's New EP
    Philly singer/songwriter's Square Shells EP is available for free for the next 24 hours.[Matador Records]
    LISTEN: T.I. Premieres New Song
    On "Yeah Ya Know (Takers)," off the rapper's album King Uncaged, T.I. says prison "made me worse." [TrapMuzik]
    LISTEN: New ROOTS Track Featuring MONSTERS OF FOLK
    Philly band remake Monsters' track "Dear God" with help from the song's original authors. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: PANIC AT THE DISCO Offshoot YOUNG VEINS Debut New Song
    Check out "Everyone But You," a folksy, '60s Brit-pop influenced track from the band's debut, Take a Vacation, out June 8.[Entertainment Weekly]
    WATCH: New MASSIVE ATTACK Video
    A seemingly innocent little girl dances with ghosts in the British downtempo act's latest video, "Psyche." [SPIN]
    WATCH: PEARL JAM Play Rare Cover with BEN BRIDWELL
    The Band of Horses singer takes Chris Cornell's part on "Hunger Strike," the 1991 Temple of the Dog song. [SPIN]

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