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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 8/24/16

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Kings Of Leon

Kings Of Leon

  • Kings of Leon announce new album We Are Like Love Songs (Paste)
  • Dawes announce We’re All Gonna Die, share “When the Tequila Runs Out” (CoS)
  • Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney say The Beatles could have toured again (UCR)
  • Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach sued over Howlin’ Wolf documentary (Stereogum)
  • Empire of the Sun announce new album featuring Lindsey Buckingham (Spin)
  • Phantogram share new song “Cruel World” (Pitchfork)
  • Robert Plant to play Bill Wyman’s 80th birthday bash in London (Rolling Stone)
  • Arctic Monkeys not recording new album in the very near future (NME)
  • Counterfeit pills the most likely culprit in Prince’s overdose (Paste)
  • Temple of the Dog unleash lost demo “Black Cat” (CoS)
  • Science proves Sting has an unusual reaction to music (UCR)
  • Jimmy Eat World announces new album, shares new song “Get Right” (A.V. Club)
  • David Bowie now has a plaque dedicated to him in Berlin (Spin)
  • Listen to The Tallest Man on Earth’s new song “Rivers” (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Coldplay’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” cover with James Corden (Rolling Stone)
  • Listen to Jagwar Ma’s new track as they announce album release date (NME)
  • Aretha Franklin cancels concerts due to doctors’ orders (Paste)
  • Fox News calls Red Hot Chili Peppers the worst band on the planet (CoS)
  • Joni Mitchell makes first public appearance since hospitalization (UCR)
  • Sharon Van Etten shares new song “Not Myself” (Stereogum)
  • Watch Van Morrison’s lively “Too Late” video (Rolling Stone)
  • Sad13 (Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis) tries to “Get a Yes” in new solo song (Spin)
  • Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir shares new song with The National members (Pitchfork)
  • KT Tunstall reunited with stolen tambourine (NME)
  • Sleigh Bells file lawsuit against Demi Lovato (Paste)
  • Pizza Hut is turning its delivery boxes into playable turntables (CoS)
  • Pink Floyd vinyl reissues continue with three pre-Dark Side of the Moon albums (UCR)
  • Feist will join Broken Social Scene on its new album (A.V. Club)
  • Neil Young, Metallica, My Morning Jacket playing Bridge School benefit (Pitchfork)
  • Tegan and Sara share synth-splashed “Fade Out” (Spin)
  • Faith No More reuniting with original singer Chuck Mosley for two shows (Rolling Stone)
  • Laura Marling announces new project Reversal Of The Muse (NME)
  • Car Seat Headrest share new song, “Does It Feel Good (To Say Goodbye?)” (Paste)
  • Courtney Love gave Chris Pratt and Anna Faris a private concert in their kitchen (CoS)
  • Watch Koko the gorilla play Flea’s bass (Pitchfork)

Watch

Coldplay “A Head Full Of Dreams” (Official video)

Bastille – “Fake It”

Ben Folds – “Capable of Anything”

St. Vincent – “Star-Spangled Banner” (NFL Promo)

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