Here are links to some of the stories that made news today:
Muse performed on BBC Radio 1 earlier this morning. The band ripped through a six song set which included a cover of Prince's "Sign O' The Times." Stream the full session here.
Andy Bell who was one-fourth of the legendary band Ride, was interviewed by Drowned In Sound today. Bell spoke at length about Ride and also talked about his experience in Oasis. The interview is posted here and is an excellent read. If you're unfamiliar with Ride, I've posted some links to their music here.
The Smoking Gun got their hands on Iggy & The Stooges' tour rider, and it's a thing of beauty. They've requested lunch meat "sliced directly off a pig's bottom," somebody dressed as Bob Hope, and even a Triumph Scramble motorcycle. It's truly an amazing read, so bask in the glory of all 28 pages of the rider here. Meanwhile, Gigwise posted some "startling pictures" of Iggy Pop here.
The Killers played "Moon River" in tribute to Andy Williams at their show Tuesday night in Hollywood. Video of their performance plus other live footage from the show is posted here.
Soundgarden are offering an immediate download of their new single "Been Away Too Long" to fans who pre-order their album King Animal on iTunes. Fans who don't want to pre-order the album can purchase the single on iTunes or Amazon. "Been Away Too Long" is streaming here.
Foo Fighters, Neil Young, and Black Keys are performing in New York City's Central Park tomorrow as part of a Global Poverty Project benefit. The show streams live here starting at 4:30 pm ET.
Interpol are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their 2002 album Turn On The Bright Lights with the release of an anniversary edition. The collection includes a remastered version of the original album, an extra CD with demos and Peel Sessions, plus a DVD. Turn On The Bright Lights - Tenth Anniversary Edition drops on November 19th. Take a look at the full tracklisting here.
A solo song from Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age) is featured during the closing credits of End Of Watch. Stream the song here.
Dinosaur Jr played St. Andrew's Hall in Detroit last night. Read a review of the show here.
A panel of goths got together to discuss Nick Cave. Read about that here.
Tim Burgess, leader of Charlatans U.K. is about to release his solo album Oh No I Love You next week. Stream the album in its entirety and take a look at the video for the first single here.
Midge Ure from Ultravox was assaulted with a pie while onstage performing last night in London. According to Ure, the alleged perpetrator is known to the band and was previously banned from their website and Twitter accounts. Watch video of the drama plus some other video from the show here.
Two classic albums were released on this day in 1987 - Depeche Mode's Music For The Masses and The Smiths' Strangeways Here We Come. Both albums have a very special place in my heart, and I hope you feel the same way. Enjoy a song from each album below: