Monday’s Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:53 P.M.]

NEWS:

    PARAMORE Kick Off Summer Shows with TEGAN & SARA
    The Tennessee pop-punk band ascends the headliner stage with a powerful opening to the Honda Civic Tour. [SPIN]
    WAVVES Add Dates to U.S. Tour
    SoCal surf-punk band’s new dates wrap up with a gig opening for Phoenix at Madison Square Garden October 20. [Pitchfork]
    ROLLING STONES Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Retirement
    Legendary rockers’ tour will span from 2011 to 2012. [Consequence of Sound]
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Protest ‘Racist’ Arizona Law
    The band play L.A. for the first time in a decade to raise money to fight Arizona’s controversial immigration law. [SPIN]
    KINGS OF LEON Cancel Show After Pigeon ‘Shits in Bassist’s Mouth”
    A pigeon infestation in the rafters at St. Louis’ Verizon Amphitheater saw the band get bombarded with droppings. [NME]
    A United AEROSMITH Begin North American Tour
    Putting past troubles aside, the Boston band show why they’re still going strong after 40 years. [SPIN]
    19 Dead, Hundreds Injured at Germany’s LOVE PARADE
    A stampede inside a pedestrian underpass turns tragic at the 1.4 million-capacity dance music festival. [SPIN]
    AFGHAN WHIGSGREG DULLI Plans Solo Tour
    The frontman maps 29 acoustic shows of career-spanning material in five different countries. Click here for dates! [SPIN]
    Police Discover Drugs on BRET MICHAELS‘ Tour Bus
    Police K9s find marijuana and other unspecified controlled substances during traffic stop in Indiana. No arrests were made. [News-Sentinel]
    JONSI Announces Fall Tour
    Sigur Rós frontman kicks off fall tour on October 15 in San Diego. [The Music Slut]
    CURSIVE Frontman TIM KASHER Announces Solo Debut
    Omaha native will release The Game of Monogamy on October 5 via Saddle Creek. [CMJ]
    RAGE‘s MORELLO on Arizona Boycott Reunion Gig
    “Rage Against the Machine was built for moments like this,” the guitarist says of Friday night’s protest show in L.A. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: ROBYN‘s “Hang With Me” Video
    See the Swede pop star hard at work on the tour bus and in hotel rooms, and performing live. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: GASLIGHT ANTHEM Rock ‘Leno’
    Jersey band play “American Slang,” the title track of their new album. [Youtube]
    WATCH: MGMT Play ‘Craig Ferguson’
    The Psych-pop outfit bring the progressive, harmony-filled “It’s Working” to late night. [Youtube]
    LISTEN: New LES SAVY FAV Song
    Hear “Let’s Get Out of Here,” from the Brooklyn band’s September 14 release Root for Ruin. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: New KAREN ELSON Video
    Jack White’s wife and her band turn down the lights and perform the smoky blues ballad “Pretty Babies.”[YouTube]
    WATCH: New BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE Video
    A hologram of the band rocks out in a museum in “Forced to Love” clip. [Music Slut]

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