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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 6/15/16

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The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers

  • The Avett Brothers share frenzied new jam “Satan Pulls the Strings” (CoS)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers’ new song “We Turn Red” is a poppy tour of the U.S.A. (Spin)
  • Watch Bob Dylan cover Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird” (Pitchfork)
  • The Tallest Man On Earth shares new song “Time Of The Blue” (Stereogum)
  • Paul McCartney mourns death of Wings guitarist Henry McCullough (Rolling Stone)
  • Two Door Cinema Club share new single “Are We Ready? (Wreck)” (NME)
  • Eric Clapton explains recent health issues (UCR)
  • Record stores across the world hosting Radiohead event next week (Paste)
  • Ed Sheeran sued for $20 million for allegedly stealing X-Factor winner’s song (Spin)
  • Flea had to relearn bass after breaking his arm on a snowboarding trip (CoS)
  • Watch Father John Misty and Dean Ween jam together (Pitchfork)
  • Jimmy Page, Robert Plant appear in court for “Stairway To Heaven” trial (Stereogum)
  • Jury set in Led Zeppelin plagiarism trial, after huge fan is dismissed (UCR)
  • Kaiser Chiefs release new single “Parachute” and confirm Stay Together (NME)
  • Hear Fleetwood Mac’s early version of “Gypsy” (Rolling Stone)
  • Pearl Jam play surprise Nashville show, Jack White joins them (Paste)
  • Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste offers condolences following Orlando shooting (Spin)
  • Lorde co-writes Broods’ new song “Heartlines” (Pitchfork)
  • Queens of the Stone Age locked in and working on new material (CoS)
  • Ultra-rare Prince album shatters Discogs Marketplace record (AV Club)
  • Bob Weir: Homophobes, ISIS supporters share same hatred (Rolling Stone)
  • Watch Billy Corgan debut two new songs (NME)
  • New film to focus on Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main St. sessions (UCR)
  • Gorillaz tease special new album, push release date back to 2017 (Paste)
  • The Stone Roses share another new single, “Beautiful Thing” (Spin)
  • Bon Iver will debut new music at Eaux Claires Festival (CoS)
  • Neil Young onstage: ‘F–k you, Donald Trump’ (Rolling Stone)
  • Rostam Batmanglij makes live debut in New York (Pitchfork)
  • Two unreleased Frank Zappa albums on the way soon (NME)
  • Thom Yorke crashes garden party, plays half-hour acoustic set (AV Club)
  • Tony Visconti apologizes to Adele (UCR)
  • Frightened Rabbit announce fall U.S. tour (Paste)
  • James Iha shares two spine-tingling tracks: “Leah and Pearl” and “The Photo Lab” (Spin)
  • Jack White is a photographer now, and he’s pretty damn good (CoS)
  • Animal Collective’s Deakin shares new song “Harpy (Blue)” (Pitchfork)
  • See Red Hot Chili Peppers talk special pre-show rituals (Rolling Stone)
  • Bon Iver announce Patti Smith as support for one-off gig (NME)
  • New Gary Wright album features unheard performances by George Harrison (UCR)
  • Bonnaroo announces 2017 dates (Paste)

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Carpool Karaoke (Corden)

Kurt Vile – “Pretty Pimpin'” (CBS This Morning)

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