Tuesday's Web Roundup: News & Songs

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[Updated: 6:13 P.M.]

NEWS:

    JAY-Z and EMINEM in NYC: "Illest Show Ever"
    Beyonce, Chris Martin, Dre, Fiddy, and others join the rap superstars at Yankee Stadium. [SPIN]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Expecting Third Child
    The Killers frontman and his wife Tana already have two sons: Gunnar, 13 months, and Ammon, 3. [People]
    SUB POP RECORDSSigns MOGWAI for Next Album
    The instrumental band will release new material in early 2011 through the Seattle-based label. [Sub Pop]
    OF MONTREAL & JANELLE MONAE Kick Off Tour
    The feisty funk diva upstages Kevin Barnes & Co. in the debut show of their fall trek. [SPIN]
    GEORGE MICHAEL Sentenced to Jail for Drug, Driving Offenses
    Ex-Wham singer will serve four weeks in prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence and drug possession. [BBC]
    MARS VOLTA Guitarist's New Band Makes U.S. Debut
    The afro-sporting Omar Rodriguez-Lopez unleashes a prog-space odyssey on San Francisco. [SPIN]
    SLIPKNOT Concert Doc Hits Theaters
    Check out a trailer for explosive new movie '(sic)ness'. [SPIN]
    KATY PERRY Planning Tour Next Year
    "I hope that it's going to engage all of your senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, touch," she says of the upcoming trek. [MTV]
    EMINEM: "I Feel Born Again"
    "When I got clean and sober, it was like I was a kid again. Everything was new," he says. [Gigwise]
    50 CENT to Appear on British Soap Opera 'EastEnders'
    Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand reportedly introduced the rapper to the soap. [NME]
    Live R.E.M. DVD Due October 28
    R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX documents their 2008 debut appearance on the legendary Austin City Limits TV show. [Limewire]
    RIVERS CUOMO Talks About WEEZER's 'Hurley'
    "Weezer has gotten better and better at getting attention for everything besides our music," he says. [AV Club]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Plots Tour Dates
    The Killers frontman goes solo on 15-date fall trek. [SPIN]
    A PERFECT CIRCLE Reform for Fall Tour
    Rock supergroup-featuring Tool's Maynard James Keenan and ex-Pumpkin James Iha-will play their three albums live. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN:JIMMY EAT WORLDPreview Clips from New Album
    Hear 60-second previews of the pop-punk band's new release Invented, out September 28. [Jimmy Eat World/a>]
    WATCH:GREEN DAYPlay Monday Night Football Halftime Show
    The punk band and the cast of their Broadway musical American Idiot belt out "Last of the American Girls" for Jets and Ravens fans. [Punk News]
    WATCH:NO AGE Premiere Trailer for New Record
    Psychedelic patterns and ambient noise color the duo's new promo video for Everything in Between, due September 28. [Vimeo]
    DOWNLOAD: EXCLUSIVE: URGE OVERKILL's First Song in 15 Years
    Download "Effigy," the Chicago rockers' first new tune since 1995, and get details on their upcoming comeback album! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: CHROMEO Team Up With VAMPIRE WEEKEND
    "He's a serious singer!" says Dave 1 of collaborating with VW's Ezra Koenig. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: New SMASHING PUMPKINS Song
    Billy Corgan and Co. release the harpsichord psych-rock jam "Spangled" to benefit Sweet Relief, which helps musicians in need. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: Studio Version of KANYE's VMA Song
    "Runaway," featuring the Clipse's Pusha T, drops on Funk Master Flex's blog. [SPIN]
    WATCH: COURTNEY LOVE Covers LADY GAGA
    Hole launches into a raucous rendition of "Bad Romance" in NYC. [Fuse]

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