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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 7/13/16

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  • Joe Perry is recuperating after falling ill at a Hollywood Vampires show (A.V. Club)
  • Joe Perry expected to recover quickly, rejoin Hollywood Vampires on tour (UCR)
  • The Shins share teaser of new music (NME)
  • Pixies announce new Head Carrier LP, Share “Um Chagga Lagga” (Spin)
  • Saint Motel announce new album, saintmotelevision (Paste)
  • Led Zeppelin’s publishers seeking $613,000 in legal fees after lawsuit win (Rolling Stone)
  • Local Natives premiere anthemic new song “Fountain of Youth” (CoS)
  • Marvin Gaye What’s Going On documentary announced (Pitchfork)
  • My Morning Jacket shares new song “Magic Bullet” (Stereogum)
  • Ginger Baker is okay after open-heart surgery (UCR)
  • Fender have designed a new signature bass with Flea (NME)
  • Coldplay and Lianne La Havas’ cover Prince’s “Sometimes It Snows in April” (Spin)
  • Unreleased Sufjan Stevens album discovered in dumpster (Paste)
  • Chris Cornell’s alleged stalker arrested at Louisville concert (Rolling Stone)
  • M. Ward, Conor Oberst, and Jim James reunite as Monsters of Folk (CoS)
  • Belarus officials seem to think the Red Hot Chili Peppers are Metallica (A.V. Club)
  • The National Beirut members announce new LNZNDRF record (Pitchfork)
  • Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil” appears in new PetSmart commercial (UCR)
  • First Aid Kit record song in Jack White’s Third Man retro vinyl recording booth (NME)
  • Frances Bean Cobain’s Husband says he’s keeping Kurt’s MTV Unplugged guitar (Spin)
  • Alt-J drummer Thom Sonny Green to release solo album, shares “Vienna” (Paste)
  • The Revolution plot Prince tribute shows at Purple Rain venue (Rolling Stone)
  • Prince’s death prompts Chaka Khan to enter rehab for prescription drug addiction (CoS)
  • Wavves ban racists, homophobes, Trump supporters from shows (Pitchfork)
  • Franz Ferdinand guitarist Nick McCarthy stepping away from the band (Paste)
  • Ex-Franz Ferdinand guitarist starts new band Manuela and streams song (NME)
  • Jeff Beck talks seeing Jimi Hendrix, topical new LP (Rolling Stone)
  • Watch Arcade Fire’s first show in two years in its entirety (Spin)
  • The 1975 follow a rough night out in “Somebody Else” video (Spin)
  • Toro Y Moi to release Live From Trona Album and accompanying concert film (Paste)
  • James Murphy’s Subway Symphony installed at park in New York (Pitchfork)
  • Arctic Monkeys reveal AM-themed elephant sculpture for charity (NME)
  • The Last Shadow Puppets improvised a song about their favorite band (CoS)
  • Watch The Last Shadow Puppets cover The Smiths with Johnny Marr (Stereogum)

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Elton John – “A Good Heart”

Jon Bon Jovi Sing “Livin’ on a Prayer” With a Wedding Band

Courtney Barnett – “Elevator Operator”

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