Tuesday's Web Roundup: News & Songs

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[Updated: 5:42 P.M.]

NEWS:

    NINE INCH NAILS Album Inspires New HBO Miniseries
    Trent Reznor is working with TV producers to transform NIN's conceptual release Year Zero into a sci-fi program. [LA Times]
    ANIMAL COLLECTIVE Design Their Own Line of Shoes!
    Order a pair now and score a cassette with new music! [NME]
    MGMT Attacked with Urine
    Brooklyn band's drummer, Will Berman, was hit with a glass full of piss at a gig Sunday in Manchester, England. [Ace Showbiz]
    KID CUDI Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge
    The rapper gets two days of community service in wake of June arrest. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA Extends Monster Ball Tour
    "Bad Romance" pop star will now be on the road through April 2011. [MTV]
    RIHANNA Collaborates with DRAKE
    Rapper reveals he cut new song with singer for her forthcoming album. [SPIN]
    'GLEE' to Release 'ROCKY HORROR' Covers Album
    Glee: The Music, The Rocky Horror Glee Show is slated to drop on October 19. [Billboard]
    THE NATIONAL Plan Expanded 'High Violet'
    Reissue of band's excellent disc will include previously unreleased tracks and live cuts. [SPIN]
    WYCLEF JEAN Hospitalized
    After a pulling out of the race for Haitian presidency, the ex-Fugee is hospitalized for "stress and fatigue," says a rep. [NY Times]
    KANYE WEST and JAY-Z Announce More Album Details
    Q-Tip, Pete Rock, and Madlib will contribute to the five collaborative tracks on Watch the Throne. [SPIN]
    BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG to Join GREEN DAY Broadway Musical
    The punk rocker will play the role of drug dealer St Jimmy for eight performances, from September 28-October 3. [SPIN]
    DAFT PUNK's 'TRON: LEGACY' Soundtrack Due in November
    The duo's first-ever movie soundtrack was recorded in London with an orchestra featuring 100 musicians. [NME]
    MGMT: We'll Have Less 'Freedom' on Third Album
    Andrew Van-Wyngarden explains why the band's label will have more control this time around. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: New BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE Song
    "Not at My Best" is part of the band's score for the upcoming Zach Galifianakis flick Kind of a Funny Story. [Spinner]
    WATCH: VAMPIRE WEEKEND Rock 'Ellen'
    New York indie band play "Cousins" and "Holiday" on daytime TV. [Ellen]
    WATCH: JOHN LEGEND & THE ROOTS Cover ARCADE FIRE
    See Spike Lee-directed footage of the hip-hop artists playing "Wake Up" in New York City. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: New PHOENIX Documentary
    French band chronicle the recording of their Grammy-winning album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. [Phoenix]
    LISTEN: TRENT REZNOR Covers Famed Classical Song for Facebook Movie
    Reznor's sinister electro version of "In the Hall of the Mountain King" appears in the new film The Social Network. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: JIMMY EAT WORLD Cover WILCO
    Arizona emo-punk band go acoustic on the folk-y ballad "You and I."[CoS]
    WATCH: New ROBYN Video
    Swede star poses for a photoshoot, performs at an amusement park, and meets her fans in this new promo clip. [Spinner]
    LISTEN: PETE YORN Streams New Album
    Pixies frontman Black Francis produced the singer-songwriter's self-titled record, out September 28. [EW]
    WATCH: New GOOD CHARLOTTE Video
    The Madden Bros. hit the club armed with whipped cream and lingerie in their clip for "Like It's Her Birthday." [Myspace]

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