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Wednesday, 28 November
Florence Welch is set to join The Rolling Stones onstage at their London O2 Arena show tomorrow night, according to reports. The Florence + The Machine singer will take over from Mary J Blige who sung Gimme Shelter with the band on Sunday. Eric Clapton is also set to be a guest during the show, while former band members Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor will also return.
Deerhunter's Bradford Cox will appear in film The Dallas Buyers Club. The singer will play the lover of Jared Leto's character who is dying in the drama about AIDS medicine. The movie is currently shooting in New Orleans.
Meanwhile in more film/ music crossover, Lenny 'Crabsticks' Kravitz will play Marvin Gaye in his first lead role. Are You Going To Go My Way, directed by Sex Pistols collaborator Julien Temple, will focus on the singer's life in the 1980s.
Palma Violets will release their debut album on 25 February, the highly regarded new British band have confirmed. A title is yet to be announced
Bjork will stage a six night Biophilia residency in Paris in a specially constructed circus tent on L'lle Seguin, an island on the Seine next year (21, 24, 27 February and 2 March). The singer will also play two shows at Le Zenith (5, 8 March). Tickets go on sale on 10 December.
Watch the video for Local Natives new single Breakers.
A remastered version of the Beatles/Jay-Z mash-up The Grey Album by Danger Mouse has appeared online for free... For how long?
Check out drummer Ginger Baker's favourite albums.
Adele's 21 has passed 10 million sales in the US. Coincidentally it's the 21st album to pass that mark since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991.
Rihanna has defended not talking to the journalists and competition winners she took on her #777 tour. "It was different having to do your job but also have 200 guests come along with you," she explained. "They all want you to host a party every time you get on the plane after a show but you really only have that time to sleep until you get to the next country. Sometimes it was a two-hour ride to the next country and that was all the sleep you would get." True enough, but it does begs the question, why stage the thing in the first place...
It would have been Jimi Hendrix's 70th birthday yesterday, here's a photo gallery of the guitarist's classic shots.
Beck said he's interested in hearing how other people perform the music from his new Song Reader 'sheet music album', though hasn't ruled out playing them live himself. "I want to hear how far away they are from the original way they were written," he explained of the book which features new composition by the singer-songwriter only in notation. "I can play them live, but I'm more interested to hear what people do with them."
Watch another video from James Franco for R.E.M. Following his LA clip for Blue last week, this time the actor has recreated a Grease like clip for the band's That Someone Is You, with giant cat heads (of course).
Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder and Bon Jovi have joined the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Kanye West to play a Hurricane Sandy benefit on 12 December at Madison Square Garden.
Tom Morello has revealed that the release of Killing In The Name as a single was actually their label, Sony's, idea. "There was never any resistance," he recalled. "The record label actually suggested Killing In The Name as the first single, which contains the line, Fuck you I won't do what you tell me 16 times and one motherfucker. They knew that this was not a band that would craft pop hits. It was also the label's suggestion to not edit lyrical content for video or for radio, which is why it exploded outside of here [America]. Killing In The Name and Bullet In The Head were hit songs across Europe, South America and Japan where there were less stringent censorship laws."
Watch I Am Kloot's video for new single These Days Are Mine.
Wild Beasts are set to play album Smother in its entirety at London's Lexington 7 December. Tickets for the show, a warm-up ahead of their appearance at ATP the following night, will be allocated via a random ballot.
Kaiser Chiefs will play the opening show at the new Leeds Arena on 13 September next year. Tickets go on sale this Friday.
Today's Track Of The Day is Melody's Echo Chamber with I Follow You
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 28/11/2012
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