Lou Reed and Metallica reveal Lulu details and single-handedly change the face of [this one news story] forever [News Article]

Kurt Vile to release new EP So Outta Reach on 12-inch mope-circle and digital bummer-disk [News Article]

TV on the Radio announce new live EP, new video, more dates, and possibly some hot replica watches? [News Article]

Gruff Rhys teams up with ICP! No, wait, Phil Collins! No, wait, a different Phil Collins! [News Article]

Smith Westerns tour their asses off this fall. Wait, shouldn't they be in school!?!? [News Article]

Wavves composes music for MTV comedy series. I know, who thought we'd ever see the words "Wavves" and "composes" next to each other? [News Article]

Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, and Dead Oceans co-launch new artist management company. Now they can argue with themselves without looking totally crazy! [News Article]

Cass McCombs is still feeling burdened by how witty he is, decides to release another new album about it [News Article]

Smashing Pumpkins announce fall tour because fall is pumpkin-smashing season [News Article]

Philip Glass to write a memoir, presumably in solfège syllables [News Article]

Sigur Rós to release live album, artsy film, and commemorative tiger shark plush dolls [News Article]

Blitzen Trapper are touring! Hit me up on AIM for more info! [News Article]

Walmart to rollback its Mp3 store. And by rollback, I mean roll it out back to the dumpster, because it's closing. [News Article]

Radiohead remix album to be 19 tracks long, so open your mouth wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiide [News Article]

Superchunk slyly con those stuffed-shirt big wigs over at Merge to reissue Foolish in September [News Article]

The Shins announce some tourdates and purchase the Discovery Space Shuttle! Wait, no... sign with Columbia Records. Boring! [News Article]

Beavis and Butt-head to return to MTV with fewer music videos, which is fine because no one currently watching MTV will perceive any such lack of music videos anyway [News Article]

Avant-garde music journal Source gets anthology published in book form, which is a step up convenience-wise from its old format of being written out in I Ching sticks [News Article]

Panda Bear to release limited-edition Tomboy box set for American Cancer Society and possibly charm cancer into curing itself [News Article]

Radiohead expand King of Limbs vinyl remix series to 6... or maybe 7... or maybe a CD [News Article]