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Wednesday’s Music Roundup

CONTINUALLY UPDATED: All you need to know about music today -- plus songs and videos.

[Updated: 6:21 P.M.]


    Peter Murphy of BAUHAUS Joins NINE INCH NAILS Onstage
    Murphy joins for “Reptile,” Bauhaus’ “Kick in the Eye,” and a Joy Division cover. [SPIN]
    PETE DOHERTY Concert Becomes Mini-LIBERTINES Reunion
    ‘Tines drummer Paul Dufour joins Doherty for classics and rarities. [NME]
    KINGS OF LEON Channel Radiohead on New Songs
    Plus: The rockers tap Timberlake, Linkin Park, and more for a new remix album. [SPIN]
    GANG GANG DANCE Drummer Beaten by Belgium Fest Security
    “We are going to show you what real pain is,” bouncers reportedly said. [Pitchfork]
    CHRIS BROWN Sentenced to Five Years Probation
    R&B crooner also receives 180 days labor stemming from Rihanna altercation. [SPIN]
    MADONNA New Songs on Greatest Hits CD/DVD
    Double-disc release features 36 tunes, including two new tracks, and a DVD with 47 videos. [SPIN]
    FALL OUT BOY Patrick Stump Arrested
    Singer/guitarist picked up by cops in Beverly Hills on a traffic warrant. [SPIN]
    MICHAEL JACKSON’s Brothers to Star in New Reality TV Show
    Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, and Marion began filming before MIchael’s June 25 death. [Gigiwise]
    RUSH LIMBAUGH Responds to JAY-Z’s “Off That”
    “I did not know I was on anybody’s balls,” said Limbaugh. [Nah Right]
    BOB DYLAN’s Christmas Album Out October 13
    All proceeds from Christmas In The Heart will benefit hunger charity . [SPIN]
    PETE TOWNSHEND Working on New Solo, WHO Albums
    “At 64, I now want to take on ageing and mortality,” he said of the albums’ lyrics. [The Who]
    Irish Chart-Toppers CRANBERRIES Reform, Plan Tour!
    The band famous for “Linger” will write new material, tour U.S. later this year. [SPIN]
    YEAH YEAH YEAHS Replace BEASTIE BOYS at Austin City Limits
    It’s a reprise of Lollapalooza: one New York trio cancels, another joins the lineup. [ACL Schedule]
    JAY-Z Plans 9/11 Benefit Gig in NYC
    The date also marks the release of Hova’s new album, Blueprint 3. [SPIN]
    TV ON THE RADIO Guitarist Announces Solo Tour
    Kyp Malone plays small venues as “Rain Machine” this fall. [Anti-]


    DOWNLOAD: NO AGE’s Latest Ear-Assault
    Los Angeles duo are louder than ever on “You’re a Target.” [Pitchfork]
    Seattle duo fuse folk with a rippin’ electric guitar solo. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: MUSE Preview New Album
    Hear 30-second clips of each song from the Brit band’s September release. [NME]
    Footage surfaces of Them Crooked Vultures playing yet another new song: “Caligulove” [YouTube]
    WATCH: LIBERTINES’ Barat Stars in Short Film with HAR MAR SUPERSTAR
    Barat holds a conversation with himself in Two British Dudes! [NME]
    LISTEN: New PEARL JAM Song Leaks
    Guitarist Stone Gossard wrote the band’s head-banging rocker “Supersonic.” [SPIN]
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