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Friday’s Music Roundup


[Updated: 6:46 P.M.]


    CHRIS BROWN Announces First Show Since Conviction
    Singer joins Fabolous, Keri Hilson, Ginuwine and more at New Jersey concert Oct. 27. [Billboard]
    GIRLS Announce New Single
    2009’s best new band ready their third single, plus a new B-side, for November release. [Pitchfork]
    PARAMORE Talks About New Album’s Connection to Thrift Store
    Tennessee band frequented hometown Goodwill store to recharge and plan new record. [MTV]
    TVOTR‘s KYP MALONE Welcomes You Inside His Brooklyn Apartment!
    Watch out for bed bugs! [NY POST]
    SAVES THE DAY Announce Album Details
    Frontman Chris Conley unveils the forthcoming album’s 11 track titles. [Punknews]
    WAYNE COYNE Nearly Arrested for Naked Bicyclists Video
    The Lips’ new clip features 400 nude bicyclists — all breaking public indecency laws! [Spinner]
    BUILT TO SPILL Announce New Tour Dates!
    Indie icons plot shows behind their new album’s October 6 release. [Punknews]
    GUNS N’ ROSES Announce Concert in Korea!
    Axl Rose and Co. take Chinese Democracy to the far east this winter. [Blabbermouth]
    JAY-Z Recruits N.E.R.D., WALE for North American Tour
    Hova’s protégé J. Cole also joins the 24-date outing, hitting college campuses and arenas this fall! [SPIN]
    METHOD MAN Records Joint Album With GHOSTFACE, RAEKWON
    “It feels great,” Method said about the partial Wu-Tang Clan release. [MTV]
    Austin City Limits returns with a stellar lineup, including Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews, and more. [SPIN]
    RADIOHEAD, BLUR, KEANE Support U.K.’s Three-Strikes Downloading Law
    Bands sign bill to limit internet speed to those caught illegally downloading music repeatedly. [Guardian]
    MORRISSEY to Release Album, Tour U.S.
    Ex-Smiths crooner packages obscurities, live gems on November release, and plans concerts. [SPIN]
    LEONARD COHEN Plays First Concert in Israel Since 1975
    75-year-old songwriter’s concert went on despite protests from some Palestinian groups. [Gigwise]
    FACES Plan Reunion Concert Without Rod Stewart
    Guests vocalists include ex-Spice Girl Melanie C, Georgie Fame, and Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall. [BBC]
    Live: KID ROCK, EMINEM, ROOTS Celebrate Def Jam
    Public Enemy, Wale, and more pay tribute with Brooklyn concert, filmed for VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors. [SPIN]
    Hot New Band WYE OAK Extends Fall Tour
    Baltimore duo will bring moody, dark rock tunes to cities across U.S. through November. [Paste]
    TRENT REZNOR to Record with GARY NUMAN
    Collabo follows Numan’s appearances on NIN’s final tour. [Quietus]
    MTV Plans to Air DJ AM Reality Series
    Adam Goldstein wrapped filming on the intervention-style rehab show days before his death. [Oh No They Didn’t]
    BLUR‘s DAMON ALBARN to Direct Opening Ceremony for London’s 2012 Olympics?
    Britpop icon has already had preliminary discussions with officials. [NME]


    WATCH: SUFJAN STEVENS Plays Epic New Song Live
    Detroit-bred singer/songwriter performs “There’s Too Much Love” at an Ithaca, NY, show. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: ARCTIC MONKEYS Rock ‘Craig Ferguson’
    Brit rockers play their Humbug ballad on late-night TV. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: New FOO FIGHTERS Song Leaks!
    Like Tom Petty, but grungier. Dave Grohl & Co. craft their version of a classic rock hit with “Wheels.” [SPIN]