Bri Blahg… Aerosmith Stop Doing Stones, Start Doing Tap… Slash Does Himself With Fergie… Music News Round Up 10/12/09

12 11 2009

by Brian Phillips (@BrianBlahg)

Up Next, Jazz Odyssey And Puppet Show

If a band hangs around long enough, they’ll do every scene in This Is Spinal Tap. Steven Tyler jumping up to do “Walk This Way” with The Joe Perry Project was Aerosmith’s take on Nigel Tufnel rejoining The Tap after “Sex Farm” reached number 5 in Japan. Unlike the movie though, Perry tells Billboard it doesn’t mean Tyler is back in the band.

Bonus Coverage. It just never gets old:

More Bonus Coverage. The last time for Perry and Tyler? Ok probably not.

Lips Get Naked In New Video

And not just a little. Spin was there.

Slash Re-Records Paradise City….. With Fergie And Cypress Hill?

Believe it. The single was officially released only in Japan this week…. but there aren’t any borders anymore are there…. Actually it wasn’t as bad as I thought was going to be.

Bonus Coverage. Judge for yourself:

Jay Z Signs Ting Tings

Yeah that’s pretty much it. Their second record will drop on Rock Nation.

Peppers To End Hiatus

It’s for Music Cares in January.

Pre Hold Steady Unit To Get Proper Reissue

Before they formed the wildly successful Hold Steady Craig Finn and Tad Kubler were in a band called Lifter Puller. December 1st will see all their records, a rarities package and a book dropping.

Bonus Coverage. I found this over at La La if you can’t wait:

Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about “untitled“, posted with vodpod


St. Vincent Books Winter Tour

Find a date for yourself here.

Bonus Coverage. Here’s a confab we did with St. Vincent for Billboard at SXSW last March:




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