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Tuesday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 6:42 P.M.]

NEWS:

    RIHANNA to Talk About Assault In ‘Good Morning America’ Interview
    Pop diva’s one-on-one with Diane Sawyer will air Thursday and Friday. [AP]
    SLAYER’s Tom Araya Undergoes Surgery, Tour Canceled
    “What is foremost in our minds right now is that Tom do whatever he needs to to get this taken care of,” says the band. [SPIN]
    BEATLES Songs For Sale Online
    A new website — which is possibly illegal — is selling the Fab Four’s tunes for 25 cents a piece. [LA Times]
    JULIAN CASABLANCAS to Release Christmas Single
    Strokes plans to drop “I Wish It Was Christmas Today,” which first appeared on ‘SNL.’ [NME]
    PETE WENTZ: FALL OUT BOY Not Breaking Up
    We’re on indefinite hiatus… [but] there’s no definitive date where we’ll get back together,” says Wentz. [EW]
    IAN BROWN Arrested
    46-year-old ex-Stone Roses singer picked up by London police for attacking his wife. [NME]
    EMINEM, LADY GAGA to Perform at American Music Awards Show
    Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez, Black Eyed Peas and more also set for Nov. 22 ceremony. [EW]
    GREEN DAY Play Secret Concert as FOXBORO HOT TUBS in London
    Trio’s alter egos spray beer, play “Stop, Drop, and Roll” six times during 25-song set. [NME]
    New HOT CHIP Album Due in February
    “We’re just completing the finishing touches right now,” Brit band writes in a new post. [HotChip]
    PUSCIFER’s Tricks Are a Treat in San Diego
    Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan’s new tour is a genre-blurring cabaret. [SPIN]
    EMINEM’s Rare Halloween Gig Wows Voodoo
    Friday in New Orleans, Slim Shady mixed dazzling old tricks with some ghoulish new treats. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    DOWNLOAD: THEM CROOKED VULTURES’ “Mind Eraser, No Chaser”
    Grohl / Jones / Homme supergroup gives away the heavy track off their upcoming release. [Blabbermouth]
    WATCH: TEGAN AND SARA Rock ‘Tonight Show’
    Canadian duo rip through their synthed-up Sainthood single “Hell.” [YouTube]
    WATCH: PETE WENTZ, RIVERS CUOMO, TRAVIS BARKER, TAYLOR SWIFT Rock Out Together!
    Emo heroes and country star team for Rock Band advertisement. [YouTube]
    WATCH: MUSE Get Tangled In New Video
    Brit band rock out on elaborate set, get wrapped in loose cords in “Undisclosed Desires” clip. [MySpace]
    WATCH: WEEZER Release Snuggie Infomercial
    Rivers Cuomo and Co. hype their blanket with sleeves, available in one size and three different colors. [YouTube]
    DOWNLOAD: PERSON L’s Awesome First Single
    Find out how this new track from forthcoming album The Positives helped Kenneth Vasoli move past the Starting Line. [SPIN]
    WATCH: RYAN ADAMS’ New Song
    Rocker sings about tripping on Robitussin and crack, playing the sax in outer space! [Stereogum]
    WATCH: WEEZER Collaborate with KENNY G, CHAMILLIONAIRE Live
    Rivers Cuomo and Co. also tap Sarah Bareilles for their Spinner Session. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: METALLICA Joined Onstage by LOU REED, RAY DAVIES, OZZY
    Music legends teamed for the Rock Hall of Fame shows in NYC last weekend. [Blabbermouth]
    WATCH: FRUIT BATS’ New Video
    Seattle-based folkies perform during a church service. [Spinner]
    LISTEN: New RIHANNA Song Leaks!
    PLUS: Slash, Young Jeezy, and Will.I.Am collaborate on the pop diva’s upcoming album, Rated R. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: BECK and CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG Duet
    Check out “Heaven Can Wait,” the first single from the duo’s January release. [Playlist]
    WATCH: WEEZER Cover COLDPLAY
    Rivers Cuomo summons his inner Chris Martin, sings super hit “Viva La Vida.” [Stereogum]
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