Beatles preview 'Rock Band' game online - video

A video preview of the forthcoming 'Rock Band: The Beatles' computer game has been released online - click below to watch it. - Source

Pavement Vinyl Re-Issue More Deluxe Than Possible

Pitchfork reported yesterday that Matador’s gearing up to unleash a new quadruple vinyl version of last year’s Brighten The Corners: Nicene Creedence Ed. re-issue that’s so behemoth, you’d could probably use it as a floating mattress this summer in the pool. But please don’tâEUR"that would be stupid. Overwhelmingly lengthy track list after the jump.
Brighten [...] - Source

The Dandy Warhols to perform at benefit for US marijuana legislation reform

The Dandy Warhols are set to perform at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles on Thursday (June 4) in support of reforming US marijuana legislation. - Source

Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr onstage together for 'Rock Band'

The two living Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, appeared together onstage at Microsoft's Electronic Entertainment Expo yesterday (June 1) at the University of Southern California to promote the all-new Harmonix game, 'The Beatles: Rock Band'. - Source

Morrissey Announces B-Sides Comp, Denounces Twitter

After rescheduling several concerts, Moz says he's now "as close to good health as I'm likely to get" and reveals an 18-track b-sides collection Swords is coming in October. Also that's not him blogging on Twitter and Facebook. Duh. Full note at MySpace. - Source

Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana, Blur for 'Guitar Hero 5'

Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana and Blur all feature on the forthcoming new edition of the 'Guitar Hero' computer game, NME.COM can reveal. - Source

Phil Spector Receives The Maximum Sentence

It was back in April that Phil Spector was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of actress Lana Clarkson after only 30 hours of jury deliberation. Now he's been sentenced to the maximum 19 years to life. - Source

Depeche Mode Man Has Surgery For Cancer

The band cancel more shows as Dave Gahan is ordered to rest... - Source

Iron & Wine Perform A New Song (And A New Order Song) For Jimmy Fallon

Iron & Wine's Around The Well collection came out yesterday, but instead of playing something from it on Fallon, Sam Beam, his sister Sarah, and pianist did a new track, "Godless Brother In Love." It has the same sort of pathos as the recently unearthed "Homeward These Shoes," but instead of disappearing after a minute, it builds into something bigger. (It's interesting seeing the mellow, spacious song bookmarked by Fallon, someone seemingly afraid of silence.) Sticking to the "love" theme (and digging into the Around The Well track list), they also tackled New Order's "Love Vigilantes" during rehearsals.Continue reading Iron & Wine Perform A New Song (And A New Order Song) For Jimmy Fallon... - Source

Blur 'planning US and European dates'

Blur are considering playing gigs in the US and throughout Europe, their promoter Steve Homer has revealed. - Source