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Tuesday’s Web Roundup: News & Songs

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[Updated: 6:57 P.M.]


    The Southern rocker proposed to model Lily Aldridge over the weekend. [Us Weekly]
    DRAKE Muses on Fame in Miami Tour Opener
    Chart-topping rapper works both heartthrob & heartbreak angles at headlining gig. [SPIN]
    JAY-Z, COLDPLAY’s CHRIS MARTIN Team for New Year’s Eve Bash
    The longtime friends will perform a private gig at the opening of Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan hotel. [AP]
    R.E.M. Wrap Sessions for 15th Album
    The band has teamed up with producer Jacknife Lee for latest album, set for release next Spring. [SPIN]
    Madge attempts to stop Ween’s soundcheck when it interrupts filming for her new movie, W.E., in Central Park. [Stereogum]
    MATT & KIM Aim for ‘Universal’ Sound on New Album
    Sidewalks, out Nov. 2, inspired by Gnarls Barkley’s mega-hit “Crazy,” Matt Johnson tells SPIN. [SPIN]
    AMY WINEHOUSEApologizes toMARK RONSON for Outburst
    “It’s a jew thingz,” she explains of an earlier comment condemning the producer. [Twitter]
    KANYE WEST to Play ‘SNL’
    The rapper will guest on the October 2 episode, hosted by Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston. [NyMag]
    UPDATE: BRUNO MARS Arrested on Cocaine Possession
    The pop singer was found in a Las Vegas bathroom with 2.6 grams of a “white powdery substance.” [Billboard]
    Smiths, Megadeth make Nerve’s list of the songs to help you get over that ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. [Nerve]
    AEROSMITH’s STEVEN TYLER to Release Solo Single
    Hear a clip of “Love Lives,” the theme song for Japanese action movie Space Battleship Yamato. [Blabbermouth]
    EDDIE VEDDER Gets Hitched
    Pearl Jam frontman marries longtime girlfriend in Hawaii. [SPIN]
    DEPECHE MODE Prep Live DVD, Remix Album
    DVD of the band’s shows in Barcelona is expected in early November, while remix album is rumoured to drop in early 2011. [Exclaim]


    WATCH: LADY GAGA Rallies for Gay Rights
    Pop star speaks out against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” at a rally in Portland, Maine. [SPIN]
    WATCH: CHROMEO Play ‘Letterman’
    Canadian electro-funk outfit perform “Night by Night,” off their new album Business Casual. [YouTube]
    DOWNLOAD: Latest from Miami Metalheads TORCHE
    Bang your head to “Out Again,” off the band’s just-released EP, Songs for Singles. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: 50 CENT Gets Gritty on B-Side
    Rapper posts outtake from 2009’s Before I Self Destruct, offers update on next album. [SPIN]
    WATCH:THE WALKMEN Rock ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’
    Indie quintet play “Angela Surf City,” a track off their just-released sixth album Lisbon. [YouTube]
    WATCH: PAVEMENT Rock ‘Colbert Report’Indie jokesters play “Gold Soundz,” Stephen Malkmus chats lyrics, inspirations in awkward interview. [SPIN]
    WATCH: M.I.A.‘s Nausea-Inducing New Video
    Try to hold onto your lunch while watching the web-based clip for “Story to Be Told.” [SPIN]
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