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Monday’s Music Roundup

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

[Updated: 5:58 P.M.]

NEWS:

    KILLERS Going on Indefinite Hiatus
    “I’m not sure if people are aware of it but this is probably our last shows for a while,” says guitarist Dave Keuning. [AP]
    PAUL MCCARTNEY Nearly Joined THEM CROOKED VULTURES
    With John Paul Jones already onboard, Dave Grohl was forced to turn down the Beatle. [Daily Mail]
    MGMT Added to Bamboozle Lineup
    Brooklyn electro band will co-headline the East Rutherford, NJ, fest alongside Weezer. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA Talks Haiti Relief, Performs on ‘Oprah’
    Pop star also addressed her recent collapse from exhaustion and dehydration. [MTV]
    ARCADE FIRE’s REGINE CHASSAGNE Writes Editorial About Haiti
    “Somewhere in my heart, it’s the end of the world,” writes the singer, who is of Haitian descent. [Guardian]
    PHOTOS: KINGS OF LEON’s JARED FOLLOWILL Buys New Home
    Bassist purchases 7,411-square-foot, five-bedroom pad outside Nashville, TN, for $1.8 million. [Oh No They Didn’t]
    MASSIVE ATTACK Talk About Recording with BLUR’s DAMON ALBARN
    Britpop star forced Bristol duo to work intense hours in his studio, says Robert “3D” Del Naja. [NME]
    WEEZER’s RIVERS CUOMO Recovers from Bus Crash
    Plus: The frontman and his band prep for their first gig since the December accident. [SPIN]
    Ex-MISFITS Drummer BRIAN KEATS Dead at 46
    The rocker, a.k.a. “Damage,” died Tuesday of an ongoing battle with liver cancer.[Spinner]
    LADY GAGA Collapses, Cancels Concert
    Paramedics treat the pop star for exhaustion and dehydration in Indiana. Read her explanation. [SPIN]
    KEANE Collaborate with K’NAAN on New EP
    Night Train is due for a May release and will also feature Japanese Baile Funk MC Tigarah. [GigWise]
    DEATH CAB Pay Tribute to JOHN HUGHES
    Seattle band will cover Simple Minds’ “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” on the Critics’ Movie Choice Awards. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: SMASHING PUMPKINS’ New Song
    Billy Corgan debuts “Widow Wake My Mind,” from the alt-rock band’s 44-song project Teargarden by Kaleidyscope.[MySpace]
    LISTEN: TED LEO Covers ROBYN, SADE
    Punk stalwart also covers Los Angeles alt-rockers Concrete Blonde. [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: Preview BEACH HOUSE’s New Album
    Check out 30 second clips of each song from the duo’s Sub Pop debut, Teen Dream. [NME]
    WATCH: THE HOT RATS Cover BEASTIE BOYSon Letterman
    The covers-only side project from UK band Supergrass perform “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!).” [Stereogum]
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