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Tuesday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 4:58 P.M.]


    LINKIN PARK’s Mike Shinoda Talks New Album
    The MC tells about the band’s studio work and what he wants for Christmas! [SPIN]
    JULIAN CASABLANCAS: “I Want to Make Weird Music!”
    “It’s definitely a place I would like to go, musically,” the Strokes singer said. [NME]
    BEYONCE, TAYLOR SWIFT to Perform at Grammys
    Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell and more will also rock the 52nd annual ceremony January 31. [SPIN]
    The rocker’s drinking and women problems reportedly have Mick Jagger seeking a new guitarist. [SPIN]
    Help WEEZER Produce a New Song!
    Rivers Cuomo is seeking a new studio whiz to produce “Shusui.” The best version wins $208! [Kerrang!]
    LILY ALLEN Opens Up About Miscarriage
    “[It was] the worst time of my life,” the former SPIN cover star said her lost pregnancy in 2008. [SPIN]
    PETE DOHERTY Arrested Outside London Court House
    Moments after being sparred jail time for another offense, the Babyshambles rocker is picked up for heroin possession. [NME]
    MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK Perform All Three Albums!
    The Minneapolis pop-punkers spend their weekend in Chicago playing their hit songs and rarities. [SPIN]
    DEF LEPPARD Developing Cartoon TV Show
    Series will show the Brit hard rock group “in a fictional, adventurous setting.” [Billboard]
    LADY GAGA Revamps ‘Monster Ball’ Tour for 2010
    Pop star says show will be”four times the size of the one we’re on now and conceptually, it’s completely different.” [MTV]
    Get Your Xmas Photo with EMINEM!
    Detroit rapper dons a Santa costume and creeps-out small children — all in the name of charity! [SPIN]
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Beats ‘X FACTOR’ to Top of U.K. Charts
    Fans of the rock band rallied online to bump Simon Cowell’s pet project, Joe McElderry, from No. 1 spot. [Telegraph]
    RADIOHEAD Return to Studio in January
    “The vibe in the camp is fantastic at present,” wrote guitarist Ed O’Brien. [Radiohead]
    LIL WAYNE Detained by Police
    Texas authorities hold Weezy and his entourage after marijuana is discovered on the rapper’s tour buses. [SPIN]
    BRITTANY MURPHY Dead at 32
    Clueless, 8 Mile star suffered cardiac arrest at Los Angeles home. [People]


    San Diego bands collaborate on the original yuletide tune, “Merry Christmas, Baby (Please Don’t Die).” [Stereogum]
    WATCH: LIL WAYNE Previews New Doc
    Weezy raps and shows off his Miami condo and recording studio in new release. [MTV]
    WATCH: SIA’s Interactive New Video
    Ex-Zero 7 songstress steps into a DIY video game in her “You’ve Changed” clip. [SPIN]
    WATCH: MUSE Rock ‘SNL’
    Brit band rip through the catchy and arena-filling tune “Uprising.” [Hulu]
    The James Mercer/Danger Mouse team-up finally makes itself clear. [SPIN]
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