Here are the stories making news today:
The internet spent most of the day buzzing about Morrissey's appearance on The Colbert Report. Colbert did an excellent job of ribbing Moz about his favorite subjects - the royal family, eating meat, and reuniting the Smiths - and Moz took it like a champ! After the interview he performed "People Are The Same Everywhere," and "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris." Watch the archive here.
Meanwhile, a fan in New York ran into Morrissey and got his picture taken with the legend! Check it out here.
Peter Hook is on a press tour in the U.K. pimping his new memoir Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division. Read a couple of new interviews with Hooky - here's a print interview in the British GQ, and here's a video interview with News Talk TV.
Blondie played a six song live set and answered fan questions in an intimate New York City studio for You Tube. Watch the full session plus grab a free download of three new Blondie songs here.
Another Sound City video short has been uploaded. Watch Weezer tell Dave Grohl about their love for...Quiet Riot?
Seattle Weekly published a new interview with Noel Gallagher and the title of the feature will either make you smile or gnash your teeth: Noel Gallagher on Becoming a Frontman: 'People Fucking Love Me.'
Merge announced plans to release a live Dinosaur Jr recording next month. Chocomel Daze was recorded in the Netherlands in 1987 while on the band's first European tour, and it'll be released on 150 gm vinyl on November 19th. Pre-order your copy here.
The Houston Press published a feature titled 'The Top 20 Greatest Goth Albums of All Time.' Did your faves make the list? Here's 20 through 11, and here's the final ten.
Public Image Limited canceled tomorrow's show in Philadelphia for undisclosed reasons. The band says the rest of the tour will go on as planned.
Lisa Loeb is selling her own line of eyeglasses.
Pulp's Jarvis Cocker wrote a review of The John Lennon Letters for the Guardian.
Jack White debuted the video for "I'm Shakin'" today. Watch it here.
Coheed & Cambria played an acoustic session at Fingerprints in Long Beach, California to celebrate the release of The Afterman: Ascension. Watch two (pro-shot) songs from the set here, and watch the full (fan shot) set here.
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