Hear Madonna's new single, U2's Adam Clayton sues Bank Of Ireland, Radiohead play new songs live, new Plan B song emerges, Elbow & Paul Weller to play 'telescope gig'... Daily Hot List
Tuesday, 28 February
Listen to Madonna new single, Girl Gone Wild, taken from forthcoming album MDNA, which is due out on 26 March (via Billboard.com).
Adam Clayton is suing the Bank Of Ireland and an accounting firm over misappropriated funds. The U2 bassist is reportedly seeking in the region of £3.7m damages for the firm's "alleged negligence and breach of contract."
Damon Albarn, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen's band Rocket Juice And The Moon are set to release their eponymous debut album on 26 March. The record includes the Erykah Badu featuring Shooter, which is being streamed over at Pitchfork.
Elbow and Paul Weller are to play special gigs at the University Of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory, home of the Lovell telescope, in Cheshire on 23 and 24 June respectively.
Radiohead debuted two new songs at their show in Miami last night, Identikit (watch below) and Cut A Hole. The band also performed OK Computer era B-side Meeting In The Aisle live for the first time at the show (via Beatsperminute.com).
Tricky is and Martina Topley-Bird are set to reunite onstage for the first time in 15 years to perform album Maxinquaye in full at the first Sundance London film festival on 27 April.
Listen to Plan B's new single, Ill Manors, taken from his film of the same name. For more on the rapper and his forthcoming debut film and soundtrack pick up our new issue, Q309, which is out today.
Manchester group The Rainband have been commissioned by Ken Loach to write the title song for a new short film, Plenty More Fish In The Sea. The song, Careful What You Wish For, will be released as a single to coincide with the film's premiere at next year's Cannes Film Festival.
Got a question for Tenacious D? Jack Black and Kyle Gass are taking part in one of our Cash For Questions interviews, so send us your posers by 3pm (GMT) today, and we'll put the best to the pair.
A new film documenting Mumford And Sons' tour of America via railroad will be screened at the South By South West film festival in Texas on 17 March. Listen to an interview with bassist Ted Dwayne over at 6Music.
Azelia Banks insists she's not letting attention from the world of fashion distract her from finishing her forthcoming album, Broke With Expensive Taste, which is slated for September. "All the praise from the fashion world is great but now everybody wants a piece and everybody wants an interview," she admitted, "but I need to step away and get my music done!"
Punk is alive and well in Southeast Asia - following a surge in punk music in Indonesia, bands in Burma are reportedly using the genre to help stoke a revolutionary atmosphere in the country.
Pete Doherty has created a new series of 'blood paintings' for an exhibition at London's Cob Gallery.
Baxter Dury, Chew Lips and Echo Lake are among the acts to join the line-up for the 2012 Camden Crawl (4-6 May). A version of the even will also take place at 15 Dublin venues between 11 and 12 May.
Former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson is publishing a new 52-chapter book about Kurt Cobain. Letters To Kurt explores "rock'n'roll, drug abuse and the loss of Cobain" and is released on 8 April, three days after the 18th anniversary of the Nirvana frontman's death.
Around 90 acts including Maximo Park and The Mystery Jets have been added to the line-up for Brighton's Great Escape (10-12 May).
Today's Track Of The Day is Michael Kiwanuka and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach with Lasan.
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 28/02/2012
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