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New Aerosmith LP "Really Close" To Done

Guitarist Joe Perry says,  "The record's gonna sound modern and hi-fi. We're not sitting around going, 'We're gonna do Night in the Ruts again or Rocks again.' We want to make a modern sounding record, but the main thing is the energy that the early records had." [Rolling Stone]

Ariel Pink Unveils New Album, Tour Plans

"There are definitely not any links to my lo-fi origins," says Pink. "It's so diverse but so different from anything I've done before." [SPIN]

Paramore Announce UK Shows, New Album Details

Hayley Williams and Co. will cross the Atlantic in August. The pop-punk band plan to debut new material from their upcoming album, produced by Beck/Nine Inch Nails bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen, who recently worked on M83's latest effort. "It's clear to us that this was definitely right," Williams says of working with Meldal-Johnsen. [NME]

Ex-Fleet Foxes Member Drops Solo Video

J. Tillman, now recording solo as Father John Misty, channels B-movies in his clip for "This Is Sally Hatchet." Look out for a satanic pizza shop clerk, a severed finger and a foxy lady with big, big guns. [Stereogum]