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    Lady Gaga Previews 'Born This Way' With Remix

    Lady Gaga won't drop the first single from her highly anticipated May release Born This Way until February 13, but the pop star offered a sneak peek of what's to come with an untitled remix of one of the album's tracks. Check it out below. Gaga's remix (and accompanying video) debuted during yesterday's Paris runway show for her personal stylist Nicola Formichetti. It kicks off as a mild homage to '90s house music - all thudding beats, robotic vocal samples, and Gaga doing her best "Vogue" impersonation by chanting in what appears to be German. It's pretty tame stuff for Gaga, but she cranks up the heat midway through when the song erupts into a hard-charging, club-ready anthem. What do you think of Lady Gaga's remix? Sound off below. WATCH: Lady Gaga remix

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    Coldplay Recording Concept Album with Brian Eno

    For 2008's double platinum Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, Coldplay hired producer Brian Eno for the sessions. Now the group is teaming up with the studio whiz again for their next record - and it's a concept album, to boot. "It's from the point of view of two people who are a bit lost," frontman Chris Martin told the BBC of the album's storyline. "Two like-minded outsiders who meet in a very difficult environment and therefore have a journey together." As for the sonic direction of the album, Martin said they're putting Eno (along with Viva co-producer Marcus Dravs) in charge of orchestrating the soundscapes, although Martin will still be in charge of writing the basic ideas for songs. "Brian is the sower of seeds and ideas and experimenting, which is very liberating," says Martin.

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    Rock 'N' Roll Playlist: Hot Holiday Tunes

    Time to toss your mom's Mannheim Steamroller records in the trash. Some of rock and pop's biggest names have dropped hot new holiday tunes, from the Killers and Coldplay to Best Coast and Wavves. Check out our rundown of the best of the batch -- and give your seasonal soundtrack some much-needed edge. Check back for updates on this page throughout the holiday season. The Killers returned briefly from hiatus to record their fifth annual Christmas single "Boots." The track (with a deranged, Nightmare Before Christmas-style music video directed by Napoleon Dynamite's Jared Hess) starts as a terse, Cars-style rocker but builds into a grand, horn-powered anthem.

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    WATCH: Social D's Mike Ness On New Album

    After more than four years of writing and recording, SoCal punk vets Social Distortion will release Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, their highly-anticipated seventh studio album and first since 2004, on January 18. Frontman Mike Ness sat down for a video interview to chat about the new LP. Watch below!In the clip, Ness explains that he's shifted songwriting styles on the album, expanding on the angst-ridden punk he helped pioneer. "I've found a way to get inspiration from the positive things in life as well," he said. "I want to write light songs as well as heavy songs." He also discusses his influences (everything from Duke Ellington to Sheryl Crow), the sound of the new album, which, he says, is full of power-pop grooves, and the LP's title, Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes. "When you read a kid a nursery rhyme it calms them and soothes them. It makes them happy.

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    WATCH: Gorillaz' Underwater Adventure

    After releasing the surprise new single 'Doncamatic" last month, Gorillaz have just dropped a stunning video for the track - and it stars an actual living, breathing human! Check it out below. In the clip, British electronic musician Daley - who sings lead vocals on the track - navigates a submarine through an shark-infested underwater world that's somewhere between The Life Aquatic and the Beatles' Yellow Submarine. The video isn't totally Gorillaz-free: watch closely for 2-D's cameo mid-way through. In related news, new Gorillaz music is on the way: Damon Albarn recently revealed a new album, recorded on his iPad, may be out by Christmas. Albarn has also revealed plans to record music with Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and afro beat drummer Tony Allen. WATCH: Gorillaz, "Doncamatic" ft. Daley

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    Trent Reznor Preps 'Pretty Hate Machine' Reissue

    After cutting new music for the soundtrack to The Social Network and forming a new band How to Destroy Angels, Trent Reznor is ready to focus on the past. The Nine Inch Nails frontman has announced plans to reissue the band's first record, Pretty Hate Machine, on November 22. The release will include a cover of Queen's "Get Down, Make Love," which originally appeared as a B-side to the 1990 "Sin" single, plus remastered tracks overseen by Reznor and engineer Tom Baker. It's been an interesting trip watching the fate of this record float from one set of hands to another (a long and depressing story) but it's finally wound up in friendly territory, allowing us to polish it up a bit and present it to you now," Reznor wrote in a post on NIN's site.

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    U2 Prep New Album For Early 2011

    After releasing 2009's No Line on the Horizon and writing the music for Broadway's Spider-Man musical, U2 are prepping a new album to be released next year. "I would expect a new U2 album sooner than anybody thinks," the band's manager Paul McGuinness told the Irish Times. "I would guess early 2011 before the next leg of the American tour which starts in May." U2 began work on the record — tentatively titled Songs of Ascent — back around the time they recorded Horizon and the band have been debuting many of these new tracks on their current U2 360° Tour. Among the new songs: "Mercy," "Every Breaking Wave," and "Boys Fall From the Sky," which you can watch below. As SPIN previously reported, U2 had to reschedule the North American leg of their tour due to Bono's emergency back surgery.

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    WATCH: My Chemical Romance Preview "Na Na Na"

    My Chemical Romance won't unveil their new video for "Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)" until Thursday at Midnight, but the band is getting fans pumped by posting some behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot. Check it out below! By the looks of it, My Chem have cooked up an over-the-top Wild West-style epic. The teaser shows Gerard Way and Co. battling a crew of gun-toting monsters underneath the blazing desert sun, plus footage of a fro'd-out kid sporting a rainbow vest and a boombox, a furry blue fox, and an overweight biker dude cruising around in a motorized wheelchair. What does it all mean? Check back on Thursday for the full reveal. In the meantime, revisit SPIN's preview of Danger Days, where guitarist Ray Toro talks about four of the album's key tracks.

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    WATCH: Eminem Opens Up About Drug Addiction

    Last night, 60 Minutes aired a rare interview with Eminem, where the MC opened up about getting beat up as a kid, how rap music saved his life and his struggles to be accepted as a white rapper in his Detroit hometown. But Eminem's most revealing moment came when he talked about his addiction to vicodin, valium, and ambien, an addiction so strong that it once caused him to overdose and almost suffer organ failure. "[Doctors] said if I got to the hospital two hours later, that would've been it," Eminem says about a near-fatal trip to the ER. Eminem's interview wasn't all tabloid fodder, however. The rapper talked about the art of writing rhymes, going through boxes of scribbled down lyrics he's written over the years. Turns out there is a word in the English language that rhymes with "orange," as Eminem demonstrates.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Live Video from Circa Survive

    Philly rockers Circa Survive have been touring furiously behind their third studio album, Blue Sky Noise, which debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard 200 back in April. As they wrapped up dates in the U.K., the band shot a raw live video exclusively for SPIN.com, featuring a unique performance of their latest single "I Felt Free." Watch below!The video opens with lead singer Anthony Green strumming an acoustic guitar as he walks down an English alley. "Forever seems so far away," he croons before the clip leaps into plugged-in footage from one of the band's U.K. gigs. Bolstered by Circa Survive's beefy riffs, the crowd screams the song's the final chorus when Green offers up the microphone.Circa Survive -- who offered an entirely different sound when they played an acoustic set at SPIN earlier this year, during which they covered Nirvana's "Dumb" -- kick off an extensive U.S.

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