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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 6/22/16

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Arcade Fire

  • Arcade Fire’s new album out probably next spring (Pitchfork)
  • Listen to Bastille’s new single “Good Grief” (Paste)
  • Anthony Kiedis saved a baby’s life while filming Carpool Karaoke (CoS)
  • Hear Phantogram’s new single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” (Rolling Stone)
  • Did Robert Plant turn down $14 million for Led Zeppelin Desert Trip reunion? (UCR)
  • Death Cab for Cutie explains why the band walked off stage mid-song (Spin)
  • Radiohead listening event in Istanbul attacked, band responds (Stereogum)
  • The Black Keys drummer says music should cost as much as an avocado (NME)
  • Tears for Fears working on new album, announce tour (Pitchfork)
  • Grouplove announce new album Big Mess, plus a world tour (Paste)
  • Police busted two guys who were running a huge drug operation at Bonnaroo (CoS)
  • Watch Billy Joel dedicate rare “You’re Only Human” to Orlando (Rolling Stone)
  • PWR BTTM perform “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in Orlando (Spin)
  • Tom Petty updates Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” after Orlando (UCR)
  • Streaming-only albums will now be eligible for Grammys (AV Club)
  • Watch as unreleased Prince music is played at a Versace fashion show in Milan (NME)
  • Twin Peaks and Goose Island make special beer for Pitchfork Festival (Pitchfork)
  • Rhapsody changes name to Napster (Paste)
  • Young the Giant deliver mellow new song “Titus Was Born” and video (CoS)
  • Jenny Lewis’ new supergroup Nice As F**k open the door (Spin)
  • Led Zeppelin Stairway trial gets ugly as plaintiffs rest their case (Rolling Stone)
  • Led Zeppelin ask judge to stop “Stairway To Heaven” plagiarism trial (NME)
  • My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel announces new solo album 4th of July (Pitchfork)
  • Phil Collins announces new memoir, Not Dead Yet (UCR)
  • Listen to Two Door Cinema Club’s single “Are We Ready (Wreck)” (Paste)
  • There might be free tickets sitting in your Ticketmaster account right now (AV Club)
  • Ticketmaster posts initial list of concerts eligible for free vouchers (CoS)
  • “Let Her Go” singer Passenger plots introspective new LP (Rolling Stone)
  • ZZ Top to release Greatest Hits Live (UCR)
  • Foo Fighters will sue insurers of gigs canceled after Paris terrorist attacks (Spin)
  • Peter Gabriel shares new song “I’m Amazing” (Stereogum)
  • Kurt Cobain art exhibition planned (Pitchfork)
  • Prince’s manager planning theatrical spectacular featuring unreleased music (NME)
  • San Fermin singer Charlene Kaye announces debut solo EP, shares “Honey” (CoS)
  • Radiohead rehearsed every song we’ve done before world tour (Rolling Stone)
  • Tom Petty hopes to present expanded Wildflowers on future tour (UCR)
  • Eddie Vedder was rockin’ in the free world at a Chicago Cubs benefit (Spin)

Watch

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Dark Necessities” (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

The Beatles EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS (Trailer)

Did Led Zeppelin Steal The “Stairway To Heaven” Riff? (Colbert)

Dinosaur Jr. – “Tiny” (Official Video)

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