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Tuesday’s Music Roundup


[Updated: 2:43 P.M.]


    DRAKE and LIL WAYNE to Record Joint Album
    “I went up to Rikers, and me and Wayne agreed that there will be a Lil Wayne/ Drake album,” the rapper said. [MTV]
    LOLLAPALOOZA Announces Schedule
    Lady Gaga vs. The Strokes? Arcade Fire vs. Soundgarden? Decision. Decisions. [Lollapalooza]
    KATE NASH Announces Summer Tour
    Brit songbird will play summer festivals, including Lilith Fair, across North America and Europe. [Kate Nash]
    PIXIES Cancel Israeli Gigs
    Gorillaz and Klaxons also nix a Tel Aviv fest to protest Israel’s blockade on the Gaza Strip and attack on humanitarian boats. [EW]
    SNOW PATROL Plan New Album for 2011
    “It will be after February and before July,” said drummer Jonny Quinn. “We’re going to record new material in October.” [Spinner]
    INTERPOL Recruit SECRET MACHINES Member for Tour
    Brandon Curtis joins on keyboards following the announcement that David Pajo replaces bassist Carlos D. [Interpol NYC]
    RYAN ADAMS Writes DIO-Inspired Album
    Singer-songwriter penned 11 “mellow acoustic jams” after metal star Ronnie James Dio’s funeral. [SPIN]
    DEVO to Appear on 100th Episode of ‘FUTURAMA’
    On the revived animated TV series, the New Wave band will fight for mutant rights, having mutated themselves! [Spinner]
    SLEATER KINNEY‘s CORIN TUCKER: Solo Album and Tour
    The Portland, OR, rocker will hit the road this fall behind her yet-to-be-titled October 5 release. [Pitchfork]
    An early gig in Oakland shows the longtime hitmakers already in fine live form. [SPIN]
    6 Best Moments of THE ROOTS‘ Picnic
    Vampire Weekend, John Legend, Wu-Tang and more rock the Philly band’s annual hometown event. [SPIN]


    WATCH: Behind the Scenes with PARAMORE
    The video for “Careful” shows them goofing off, performing live, recording, and more! [SPIN]
    WATCH: ARCADE FIRE Play New Songs at Tiny Gig
    The indie kings unveil The Suburbs tracks for 50 lucky fans in Montreal! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: GASLIGHT ANTHEM‘s Entire New Album
    The New Jersey band’s June 15 release, American Slang, is streaming online now! [SPIN]