Wednesday's Music Roundup

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Amy Winehouse
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[Updated: 6:03 P.M.]

NEWS:

    THE NATIONAL HitNo. 3 on Album Chart
    New York band's latest, High Violet, sells over 51,000 copies in its debut week. [Billboard]
    STP Rock Album Release Party
    See photos of the reunited alt-rock quartet blasting a 90-minute set in New York City. [SPIN]
    R.E.M. Unearth Rarities for 'Fables of the Reconstruction' Reissue
    Double-disc album, out July 13, features demos, unreleased tracks, and new liner notes by guitarist Peter Buck. [R.E.M. HQ]
    Q&A: GOOD CHARLOTTE's BENJI MADDEN
    On boxing ex-MTV VJ Riki Rachtman and recording the band's new album -- twice! [SPIN]
    PETER HOOK Plays JOY DIVISION's 'Unknown Pleasures' at IAN CURTIS Tribute Gig
    On the 30th anniversary of the frontman's death, Joy Division's bassist honors their seminal 1979 debut in Manchester. [NME]
    AMY WINEHOUSE Hospitalized After Binge-Drinking Session
    The incident is the singer's fourth trip to the hospital in six months, following a drunk fall and pain caused by her breast implants. [Spinner]
    AXL ROSE Accuses Ex-Manager of Sabotaging GNR
    Singer says Irving Azoff attempted to derail his new lineup so he'd reunite with Slash, other original members. [TMZ]
    JAY-Z, B.O.B., RIHANNA,DRAKE, BEYONCE, ALICIA KEYS Nominated for B.E.T. AWARDS
    Ludacris, Black Eyed Peas, and, oddly, Justin Bieber also receive nods for the awards show, set to air on June 27. [All Hip-Hop]
    Metal Band ISIS Breakup, Announce Final Tour
    The experimental L.A. group call it quits after 13 years to avoid anythingbut "a dignified death." [Tiny Mix Tapes]
    MUSE: 'Twilight' Single Has 'Cheesy Love Sentiment'
    Frontman Matt Bellamy wrote "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)" after an emotional breakup with his girlfriend. [SPIN]
    JIM JAMES Plans Benefit Tour
    The My Morning Jacket, Monsters of Folk frontman recruits fellow Appalachian artists to help. [SPIN]
    BILLY CORGAN, PEARL JAM, & Others Honor DIO
    Members of Blink-182, Good Charlotte, and Fall Out Boy also pay tribute to the late heavy metal singer. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: TRAVIE MCCOY, BRUNO MARS Unplug at SPIN Office
    The Gym Class Heroes frontman plays two songs with the up-and-coming singer, who drops his own track, too. [SPIN]
    WATCH: JANELLE MONÁE Rocks 'Letterman'
    Genre-bending singer performs "Tightrope," off her new album The ArchAndroid. [YouTube]
    WATCH: Behind the Scenes with MINUS THE BEAR
    See the prog-rockers rehearse and discuss a song from their new album, Omni. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New STARS Track
    Canadian indie rock band go disco on "We Don't Want Your Body." [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Leak Song from New Album
    Check out "Boxer," a catchy, upbeat track off the New Jersey band's June 15 release American Slang. [MySpace]
    WATCH: BEACH HOUSE Cover GUCCI MANE
    Footage surfaces of the dream-pop duo performing the rapper's song "Lemonade" at Coachella. [The Fader]
    LISTEN: CHRISTINA AGUILERA and LE TIGRE Collabo
    Kathleen Hanna joins Xtina on "I Hate Boys," off the pop star's new album Bionic. [Twenty Four Bit]
    WATCH: Behind the Scenes of MGMT's "Flash Delirium" Video
    Fake boobs! Puppets! A giant mold of an anus! Brooklyn psychedelic band go crazy in Yonkers, NY. [Who Is MGMT?]
    WATCH: BAND OF HORSES Cover THE REPLACEMENTS
    Lead singer Ben Bridwell's smooth voice lends a glossy sheen to Replacement's hit "Can't Hardly Wait." [YouTube]
    LISTEN: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Debut New Song!
    Hear "Take a Load Off," from the reunited alt-rock band's self-titled May 25 release. [SPIN]

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