Wednesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:57 P.M.]

NEWS:

    M.I.A. Announces Fall Tour
    The 10-date North American trek kicks off September 21 in Montreal. [Pitchfork]
    PHOTOS: WEEZER's Hurley Clothing Line
    The items, including a puffy vest, t-shirt, and hoodie, come in shades of green, grey, and white. [Stereogum]
    Q&A: COREY TAYLOR of SLIPKNOT & STONE SOUR
    "I'm 36 now and I can't sing about teenage angst anymore," he tells SPIN.com. [SPIN]
    B.O.B. Recording with T.I.
    The 21-year-old Atlanta native says fans have "a lot of really good songs to look forward to." [Billboard]
    METALLICA, ANTHRAX, MEGADETH, SLAYER to Release Live Concert DVD
    The two disc set The Big Four Live From Sofia, out October 25, will also feature behind-the-scenes footage. [NME]
    THE BLACK ANGELS Play New Album at Private Show
    The Austin band hit New York's coolest neo-goth synagogue for record release party. [SPIN]
    BJORK Releases Wild New Track "The Comet Song"
    The singer's new charity song will benefit Pakistan flood victims. [SPIN]
    THE XX Win Britain's MERCURY PRIZE
    The London goth-pop outfit beat Paul Weller, Corinne Bailey Rae, and others for esteemed award. [SPIN]
    LIZ PHAIR to Release Rare Demos
    The Girly Sound tapes, which launched Phair's career in the early '90s, will arrive with her next album, Funstyle. [Pitchfork]
    ZOOEY DESCHANEL Talks Movies, Music, Married Life
    "I'm not saying I'm quitting acting, but I really have been happier leaving more time to do music," she says. [AV Club]
    JOHN LENNON's Killer Denied Parole
    Nearly 30 years after gunning down the Beatle, Mark David Chapman's bid for freedom is denied by officials. [AP]
    RIHANNA Discusses New Album Due in November
    LISTEN: "Only Girl (In the World)," the club-ready first single from Loud, debuts online. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: KINGS OF LEON Debut 'Radioactive' Video
    The Followill boys fire up the BBQ and show love for their Southern roots. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New Video from INSANE CLOWN POSSE
    The rap duo dream about "Juggalo Island," a place full of "dead hula girls" where you can "trip in the sun." Frightening! [YouTube]
    DOWNLOAD: Hot New Song from OF MONTREAL
    Download "Sex Karma," featuring Solange Knowles, and get the story behind the song from frontman Kevin Barnes. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: LINKIN PARK Debut New Song
    "Waiting for the End" is from the rap-rock band's September 10 release A Thousand Suns. [MySpace]

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Now Playing
  • 1 J. Cole — Be Free " 04:01
  • 2 Captain Murphy — Cosplay " 02:41
  • 3 Charli XCX — Break the Rules " 03:24
  • 4 Eve — The Beat Is So Crazy (featuring Madonna) " 04:00
  • 5 Roger Sellers — Waves " 06:30
  • 6 Dorian Concept — Ann River, Mn " 04:08

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