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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 8/10/16

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U2

U2

  • U2 confirm release of new album, Songs of Experience, and world tour (CoS)
  • Adele is reportedly in talks to headline the Super Bowl in 2017 (NME)
  • Bob Weir announces new tour and solo album, Blue Mountain (UCR)
  • Bon Iver will reportedly debut their new album live on Friday (Spin)
  • Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock fell asleep driving and caused a 5-car pileup (A.V. Club)
  • Gregg Allman cancels tour dates due to health issues (Paste)
  • Vampire Weekend’s Rostam shares new song “Gwan” (Pitchfork)
  • Hear Jeff Tweedy’s interpretation of Carl Sandburg poem (Rolling Stone)
  • Blues Traveler’s John Popper undergoes emergency spine surgery (CoS)
  • Alt-J’s Thom Sonny Green issues update on band’s third album (NME)
  • Eric Clapton announces new concert recording, Live in San Diego (UCR)
  • Deerhunter will be touring North America this October (Spin)
  • Watch Chris Martin cover Bruce Springsteen’s “Streets Of Philadelphia” (Stereogum)
  • Green Day to return with a “Bang, Bang” on Aug. 11 (Paste)
  • War on Drugs’ Anthony LaMarca selling vintage Fender Jaguar for charity (Pitchfork)
  • Pete Townshend preps 1986 live DVD featuring David Gilmour (Rolling Stone)
  • Producer Butch Vig credits Dave Grohl’s drumming for Nevermind sound (CoS)
  • Prince estate denies plans to sell his Paisley Park home (NME)
  • Soundgarden just released an EDM remix of “Spoonman” (Spin)
  • Ringo Starr says he voted in favor of Brexit (UCR)
  • Conor Oberst announces new solo album (A.V. Club)
  • David Bowie, Anohni, Radiohead among nominees for 2016 Mercury Prize (Paste)
  • Watch Beach House’s interview and performance on Charlie Rose (Pitchfork)
  • Sufjan Stevens covers Prince’s “Kiss” with Moses Sumney (CoS)
  • Led Zeppelin cannot recoup their legal fees from “Stairway To Heaven” trial (NME)
  • There’s a Ska version of Neutral Milk Hotel’s “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” (Spin)
  • Peter Gabriel combines and expands previously released Live DVDs (UCR)
  • Watch Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis shred with Pearl Jam in Boston (Stereogum)
  • Superduo Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam release single, “In a Black Out” (Paste)
  • Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop share new song, Eurythmics cover (Pitchfork)
  • Peter Hook pens massive New Order-era autobiography (Rolling Stone)
  • Eddie Vedder covers The Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” (CoS)
  • The Strokes’ Nick Valensi is in a new band called CRX (Paste)
  • Chvrches share interactive 360° studio tour (Pitchfork)
  • Jerry Garcia Foundation donates artwork for birthday month (Rolling Stone)

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