Black Eyed Peas to play Super Bowl XLV halftime: Do you like football and mainstream electro dance-pop music? Of course you don't, those two things don't go together. But if you're weird enough to love them equally, then make sure to check out Super Bowl XLV, where none other than the BEP are set to perform at half. We got a feelin'.... [LINK]
Radiohead complete "group of songs": Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood makes the startling revelation that the band recently completed new music. No word on how much, what it's for, or even when we'll see it, but because it's Radiohead we're dealing with, consider this life-changing news. [LINK]
Soundgarden's first music video in 10 years, "Black Rain": Soundgarden return again, only this time they're animated. In anticipation of their forthcoming greatest hits package, Telephantism, Seattle's favorite grunge act expands on its classic videography by working with Metalocalypse co-creator Brendon Small, who takes Cornell & Co. to a galaxy far, far away. [LINK]
Lil Wayne details new EP: Despite the fact he's still in prison, Mr. Young Money himself has apparently found time between making plenty of phone calls to friends and getting takeout to put out a new EP. In fact, I'm Not a Human Being's title track already has a video, so enjoy that in between your "Free Weezy" protests. [LINK]
Weezer announce "Blinkerton Tour": Even though they just released Hurley, Weezer are already planning their next big move for the fall: touring behind their older, slightly more beloved Blue Album and Pinkerton. No tour dates have been set yet, but the plan is to feature an album a night in each city. We love living in the past, too. [LINK]
Trent Reznor releases Social Network songs for free: As it turns out, the rise of Facebook was pretty dramatic, almost cutthroat. So who better to capture that dark feeling for the forthcoming film than Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor. That said, there's nothing sinister about today's move to make five songs from the Reznor-penned score available for free download. [LINK]
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