Muse announce stadium tour, Graham Coxon's bad love song for Fresh Meat, Smiths lyrics as books, Flaming Lips set for madcap radio broadcast, new Florence video... Daily Hot List
Tuesday, 20 November
Muse have announced their biggest European stadium tour yet. The band will play dates across next summer, kicking things off at Coventry's Ricoh Arena on 22 May. They also play London's Emirates Stadium (25, 26 May) and Manchester's Etihad (1 June) in the UK. Meanwhile the trio will release single Follow Me on 10 December.
Rough Trade Shops have named Grimes' Visions their album of 2012. John Talbot, Toy, Allo Darling and Goat make up the top five, while Alabama Shakes, Django Django and Alt-J are in the Top Ten. See the full list via the link.
Graham Coxon has written a song for Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat. The "deliberately dodgy" love song will be performed by one of the characters in tonight's episode from 10pm (GMT).
Watch Florence + The Machine's new video for Lover To Lover.
Italian truffle traders are hoping for a spike in sales after Jay-Z spent the weekend in Alba, consuming the local crop and even went out with local farmers to find truffles.
AC/DC's music has finally been made available on iTunes. Here's the tracks some of the rock band's they've inspired will be downloading.
A debate has broken out amongst top DJs as to whether it's acceptable just to press play when doing club gigs. The argument started after one of Swedish House Mafia was filmed playing pre-mixed segements during a festival set.
Watch Eugene McGuinness's new clip for Sugarplum
Got plans for next October? Peter Gabriel has announced a UK solo tour, which will see him perform 1986 album So, kicking off at London's O2 Arena on 21 October, 2013. Tickets are on sale this Friday.
Yet more rumbles of discontent from Rihanna's #777 plane tour. Today, an anonymous post as to how bad it has been for journalists and competition winners alike.
Check out a gallery of Smiths lyrics presented as classic Penguin book covers.
Subtlety and classy black and white shots in a Nicki Minaj video? Yep, it happened, here's the new video for Freedom.
The Flaming Lips are to take part in a radio broadcast for publisher McSweeney on Saturday. The plot involves Wayne Coyne having a "human head-shaped tumour" on his leg...
Dinosaur Jr have been turned into dolls...
Download an early demo of Interpol's Roland, ahead of the release of tenth anniversary edition of their debut Turn On The Bright Lights.
Influential director Gaspar Noe is among the vocalists who have contributed vocals to a project recreating Nico's 1970 album Desertshore. Have a listen via the link ...
Today's Track Of The Day is Willy Mason with I Got Gold
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 20/11/2012
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