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Friday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 3:31 P.M.]


    TEGAN AND SARA Announce New Album Title, Release Date
    The Canadian twin sisters’ Sainthood drops October 27. [Twitter]
    AMAZING BABY Announce Headlining Tour Dates
    The Brooklyn five-piece will hit cities nationwide this fall. [TheAmazingBaby]
    HANNAH MONTANA, MARIAH CAREY Debut High on Billboard Hot 100
    Ouch, Mariah — a fictional TV character beat you out on the charts. [Billboard]
    U2 Post Backstage Photos on Twitter
    Bono is convinced social media will save earth. [Twitter]
    YEAH YEAH YEAHS Announce New Tour Dates
    Practice your sing-along skills: “You’re a zerooooooooo” [Yeah Yeah Yeahs]
    50 CENT Announces Album Release Date
    Before I Self Destruct is set to drop September 29. [MTV]
    RADIOHEAD’s THOM YORKE, KINGS OF LEON Songs May Appear on Next TWILIGHT Soundtrack
    12-year-old girls everywhere are suddenly confused. [Oh No They Didn’t]
    PETE DOHERTY’s Curfew Extended for Sister’s Graduation Party
    The perfect graduation present: crack and heroin! [Gigwise]
    MICHAEL JACKSON Autopsy Delayed Two Weeks
    Case may turn to criminal investigation pending results from coroner’s report. [EW]
    MADONNA’S Stage Collapses in France, Killing Two
    Too much dancing was not the cause of the accident. [EW]
    KORN Singer Signs Solo Contract
    Jonathan Davis’ debut album will be inspired by… Peter Gabriel? [Blabbermouth]


    WATCH: BECK Covers Velvet Underground … Again
    A Scientologist singing about scoring heroin. Huh. [Beck]
    WATCH: GRIZZLY BEAR Performs On Letterman
    The psych-folk rockers perform Veckatimest’s “Ready, Able” — with strings! [YouTube]
    Surprise: It’s trippy! [Fader]
    DOWNLOAD: MONSTERS OF FOLK “Say Please” On Debut Track
    Listen to JIM JAMES, CONOR OBERST, and M. WARD’s supergroup. [Monsters of Folk]
    WATCH: DOVES Perform New Songs, Classics
    And the Brit alt-rockers sound awesome! [MTV U.K.]
    LISTEN: New MODEST MOUSE, “History Sticks to Your Feet”
    Two new tracks in one week? Lucky us! [Pitchfork]
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