The Vaselines return with new album and tour after more than 20 years gone; Kurt Cobain scheduled for guest appearance [News Article]

Warner signs distribution pact with Nettwerk so that all the teenagers can keep getting the hippest music [News Article]

The Thermals let you read their journals as they expose their Personal Life on September 7 through Kill Rock Stars [News Article]

North Coast Music Festival announces lineup: electro, hip-hop, and Jakob Dylan fans rejoice! [News Article]

Kompakt launches online record store that will only sell "limited edition" records and chocolate, because it's just not a German store without chocolate [News Article]

Miles Davis' Bitches Brew commemorated with a new beer [News Article]

EFF fights for your right to resell CDs in a hearing today [News Article]

DOOM to release live LP, Expektoration, but is it really DOOM behind that mask? [News Article]

Mastodon succumbs to dreaded tar-pit known as pancreatitis and cancels European tour [News Article]

Rage Against the Machine protest Arizona immigration law... with friends! [News Article]

Lisbon bouncers hate No Age and let them know with their fists! Dean Spunt attacked in Portgual [News Article]

The Roots find hipper friends than Jimmy Fallon and record with Dirty Projectors [News Article]

Jesus, EMI, are you in debt for everything? Beleaguered record label now owes $365 million in pension funds [News Article]

Swans announce fall tourdates... wait, you mean that they're playing more than just one show? [News Article]

Xasthur sells black metal CDs on eBay [News Article]

Terra Firma raises more money for EMI Records' "How Much Money Can We Lose" contest [News Article]

April showers bring May flowers, and Southern Lord brings Goatsnake's Flower of Disease back into print [News Article]

"My name is El-P, I produce and I rap too. Okay, well, on this album, I just produce." El-P announces all-instrumental LP [News Article]

Mates of State seek out summer crushes to crush over all summer long on North American tour [News Article]

The Go-Go's are still a band? I guess they are, because they've announced a farewell tour! [News Article]