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Tuesday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:03 P.M.]


    PARAMORE, WEEZER Headline New Jersey’s Bamboozle Fest
    Tickets go on sale Dec. 4. [Billboard]
    BILLY CORGAN to Write New Book
    Smashing Pumpkin will also contribute to a novelette by French poet Claire Fercak. [Spinner]
    MICHAEL JACKSON Death Charges Not Expected for Months
    Sources say complexity and amount of evidence are delaying the case. [MTV]
    SHE & HIM Finish Second Album
    Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward talk about Volume Two, due this Spring. [SPIN]
    GOLDFRAPP Announce New Album
    Head First drops March 23. [Pitchfork]
    HENRY ROLLINS Announces Spoken Word Tour
    Ex-Black Flag singer kicks off 42-date run in February. [NME]
    LINKIN PARK Offer Unreleased Song to Fan Club MembersDemos of the band’s biggest hits also available beginning Dec. 3. [LP Underground]
    PETE DOHERTY Apologizes for Singing Nazi Anthem at Germany Gig
    Babyshambles rockers “was unaware of the controversy surrounding the German National anthem and he deeply apologizes.” [Gigwise]
    MOTLEY CRUE’s VINCE NEIL Talks Boobs, ‘Greatest Hits’
    “Sometimes I just want to get back on the tour bus and watch a little Judge Judy,” he says. [Vanity Fair]
    U2’s BONO Talks Glastonbury Gig
    “We’ll certainly be well-rehearsed,” singer says of the band’s headlining slot. [Gigwise]
    LIL WAYNE Taps EMINEM for New Song
    Rappers unite on “Drop the World,” a track off Weezy’s Dec. 21 release Rebirth. [MTV]
    SNOOP DOGG Lends Voice to Car GPS Systems
    “Flip a bitch and dodge the po-po, and keep that chronic and pistol on the lo-lo.” [NME]
    FRED DURST Reveals New LIMP BIZKIT Album Title
    Gold Cobra is first new studio album with the band’s original lineup since 2000. [Twitter]
    SPOON Reveal ‘Transference’ Album Cover Art
    Photo was taken by William Eggleston in 1970. [Stereogum]
    MORRISSEY Favors Solo Material in Tour Opener
    Sounding great (and sweating profusely), the Pope of Mope eschews Smiths classics in Seattle. [SPIN]
    STROKES Plan First Live Gig in Three Years
    They’re back! The New York indie rockers will play the UK’s Isle of Wight festival next June. [SPIN]
    NORAH JONES Plans Spring Tour
    The sultry songstress hits the road behind her soulful new album, the SPIN-praised The Fall. [SPIN]
    New GORILLAZ Tap SNOOP, MOS DEF for New Album
    Damon Albarn calls Plastic Beach “the most pop record I’ve ever made.” [SPIN]
    NINE INCH NAILS Sell Gear on eBay
    His touring days behind him, Trent Reznor auctions “hundreds” of “guitars, keyboards, amplifiers, drums,” and more! [SPIN]
    BEYONCE Wants to Record with OF MONTREAL
    “I’d like to maybe go outside of the box,” the pop diva says of her next collabo. [Guardian]
    ABC to Air CHRIS BROWN ’20/20′ Interview
    In-depth talk with R&B star will air Dec. 11, just days after the release of his new album, Rated R. [AP]


    Brits perform “Girl With One Eye,” off Flo’s debut album, Lungs. [YouTube]
    LISTEN: New HOT CHIP Song!
    London electro-pop troupe post the title track from their February release One Life Stand. [MySpace]
    LISTEN: KILLERS Release Christmas Song
    Vegas boys go south-of-the-border with their Mariachi El Bronx collabo! [SPIN]
    WATCH: It’s a buffet of babes in the reunited grunge rockers’ clip for “Your Decision.” [SPIN]
    WATCH: TEGAN AND SARA Post New Video Episode
    Twins break in Copenhagen to perform a remix, interview a super fan. [Tegan and Sara]
    LISTEN: YO GOTTI Featuring LIL WAYNE, “Women Lie, Men Lie”
    Rappers flow about fibbing in the club. [Nah Right]
    WATCH: YEASAYER’s NSFW “Ambling Alp” Video
    Faceless horsemen! Naked women covered in paint! Brooklyn band get trippy.[Pitchfork]
    Hippie mainstays transform the Brooklyn indie band’s “Golden Age” into a 10-minute freak-out. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New SPOON Single “Written in Reverse”
    NPR debuts the piano-led track from the band’s January release, Transference [NPR]
    DOWNLOAD: fun.‘s Holiday Song
    Pop rockers spread Xmas cheer with sleigh bells, Beach Boys-style “ooohs” — and impressions of the Olsen Twins. [Nettwerk]
    Frontman Justin Pierre talks about the new tune off their January release, My Dinosaur Life. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Preview SNOOP DOGG’s New Album
    Stream 30 second clips of each tune from Malice in Wonderland. [NME]
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