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News’s Best of the Week


This week, Trent Reznor previewed his score to the upcoming film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Bjork released a new song from Biophilia, and Patrick Stump covered Buddy Holly’s “Everyday” for a new tribute album. Meanwhile, SPIN rated the 10 best sets from Lollapalooza 2011 and the must-hear artists from this weekend’s Outside Lands Fest, and Ryan Adams released details about his star-studded October release.

These stories, plus the week’s top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below:


EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Stump Covers Buddy HollyLISTEN: The ex-Fall Out Boy frontman goes big on the classic rock’n’roll song “Everyday.” Read >> Plus

  • 10 Must-Hear Artists at Outside Lands Fest Read >>
  • Hear Trent Reznor’s ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Score Read >>
  • Bjork Releases Intimate ‘Biophilia’ Song “Virus” Read >>
  • The 10 Best Sets of Lollapalooza 2011 Read >>


Ryan Adams to Release Star-Studded Solo AlbumAshes & Fire’ due October 11, features contributions from Norah Jones, Benmont Tench, Glyn Johns.
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  • Hot Beef: Odd Future Vs. Steve Albini! Read >>
  • My Favorite Things: Eagles of Death Metal’s Hughes Read >>
  • Kooks Free Download, U.S. Tour News Read >>


20 Best Photos from Lollapalooza 2011Cee Lo Green, Foo Fighters, Eminem, Grace Potter, Lykke Li, Deadmau5, and more from the Chicago fest! Read >> Plus

  • The 10 Best Sets of Lollapalooza 2011 Read >>
  • SPIN’s Candid Portraits From Lollapalooza Read >>
  • Kaskade’s Best Acts at IDentity Fest Read >>


FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Outside LandsFrom headliners to indie faves to talented newcomers, our MP3 mixtape offers the best of the SF fest. Read >> Plus

  • Girls Go for a Joyride in Gorgeous “Vomit” Video Read >>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Frightened Rabbit Cover Death Cab Read >>
  • Beck Returns With Cover of the Late John Martyn Read >>
  • Radiohead Ready ‘King of Limbs’ Remix LP Read >>
  • Hear Heartbreaking Blitzen Trapper Tune Read >>
  • Arctic Monkeys & Guest Drop New Song Read >>
  • The Shins Return With Hot Bowie Cover Read >>
  • The Kills Bring Goth-Punk Blues to ‘Fallon’ Read >>
  • LISTEN: Finnish Singer Covers Pavement-for Girls Read >>


Blink-182 & My Chemical Romance Kick Off TourThe two bands find the fountain of youth in music. Plus: Blink debut four new songs. Read >>


DOM, Family of Love EP (Astralwerks)Read >> Plus

  • Shlohmo, Bad Vibes (Friends of Friends) Read >>