Wednesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:03 P.M.]

NEWS:

    B.O.B. to Opener JAY-Z and EMINEM's Detroit Stadium Gigs
    The "Airplanes" rapper is drafted to the big leagues for Sept. 2 & 3 show's at Tigers Stadium. [Billboard]
    BEN MOODY Speaks Out About EVANESCENCE's Split
    "I am not going to sugar coat the events. I'm going to tell you exactly what happened..." [SPIN]
    KATY PERRY Hits No. 1 on Album Chart
    Teenage Dream topples Eminem, sells 259,000 copies. [Billboard]
    GAGA, PERRY FARRELL, IGGY, YOKO Set for JOHN LENNON Tribute
    Sonic Youth, Perry Farrell, RZA also set to join Plastic Ono Band performance in L.A. this October. [SPIN]
    LAURYN HILL "Closer" to Releasing New Album
    "It's been such a long time since I've gotten my voice and my ideas [out]," she explains. [MTV]
    MY MORNING JACKET's Broemel Talks Solo Album
    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: The guitarist performs new song "Heaven Knows" on a Nashville golf course. [SPIN]
    SEX PISTOLS Launch Their Own Perfume Line
    Unisex scent comes in bottle featuring the band's classic "God Save the Queen" imagery. [Billboard]
    LADY GAGA Debuts New Song Live
    Pop star previews her upcoming album by playing the piano ballad "Living on the Radio" in St. Paul, Minnesota on Monday. [MTV]
    DIRTY PROJECTORS to Release Expanded Version of 'Bitte Orca'
    Experimental Brooklyn band's breakout release will be re-issued September 28 as a double-disc set featuring rare material. [Pitchfork]
    LINKIN PARK to Perform at MTV VMAs
    Alt-metal band will play their No. 1 single, "The Catalyst," live for the first time at the Sept. 12 ceremony. [MTV]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: New Video from BUILT TO SPILL
    Indie vets play live at a party in this clip directed by Bob Odenkirk of Mr. Show and Breaking Bad. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: MARK RONSON's Bicycle Clip ft. SPANK ROCK
    The producer shows his superhero alter ego in "The Bike Song" clip, also featuring the View's Kyle Falconer. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New HOT CHIP Remix
    Hear a fresh cut off their upcoming remix EP, out next week. Plus: Hot Chip side project news! [SPIN]
    WATCH: JOHN LEGEND and THE ROOTS Cover BILL WITHERS
    See in-studio footage of a live performance of "I Can't Write Left Handed," off their collabo album Wake Up! (out Sept. 21). [2dopeboyz]
    WATCH: WEEZER Cover WHEATUS
    Power-pop rockers played "Teenage Dirtbag" at Reading and Leeds Festival last weekend. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: THE RAVEONETTES Cover THE STONE ROSES
    Swede garage rock duo release an arty video for their version of "I Wanna Be Adored." [Stereogum]
    WATCH: JACK WHITE's Wife KAREN ELSON Performs Live
    The model-turned-rocker plays "The Ghost Who Walks" on KCRW. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: BRANDON FLOWERS Full Album Preview
    EXCLUSIVE: Hear clips from all 10 songs on the Killers frontman's upcoming solo effort, Flamingo, out Sept. 14. [SPIN]
    WATCH: GREEN DAY Debut New Song Live
    Bay Area punks play "Cigarettes and Valentines" in Denver, record marathon set for live album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: EDDIE VEDDER & JOHNNY DEPP Join PATTI SMITH
    Natalie Maines and Ben Harper also perform at the benefit for the West Memphis 3. [SPIN]

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