NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Jarvis Cocker of Pulp performs on stage at Radio City Music Hall on April 10, 2012 in New York, Unit
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The Black Keys and Pulp Boycott Russia Over Pussy Riot Verdict "We will never be playing a show in Russia as long as they imprison innocent musicians for speaking their minds peacefully," said the Black Keys' Patrick Carney on Twitter. [Hollywood Reporter]

Paul McCartney to Be Awarded France's Legion of Honor Medal He will be awarded the medal alongside other legendary performers, such as chair-talker Clint Eastwood and Arrested Development star Liza Minnelli. [NME]

In Other Old Rock Star News, Bob Dylan's New Album is Streaming You can listen to Tempest on iTunes here. [NME]

Watch the New Video for A$AP Mob and Flatbush Zombies "Bath Salts" It's dark and druggy and excellent. [Pitchfork]

The Killers Will Have Animals at Their Herzog-directed Live Show Of course, Werner Herzog would insist on live animals. The only surprise is that nothing weirder is happening. [Gigwise]