August 20, 2012


News Notes: Listen to Animal Collective's New Album, "Centipede Hz"

Jordi Vidal
Jordi Vidal

Listen: Animal Collective's New Album, 'Centipede Hz': The Baltimore-bred experimental indie crew are back. Listen to the album while it's still online. [Pitchfork]

Home Depot, Pizza Hut Deny Stealing Black Keys Song for Advert: The companies separately denied the band’s allegations in court documents filed Thursday and Friday in Los Angeles. Each company is asking a judge to have the band pay their attorneys' fees if they win the case. [Entertainment Weekly]

Willie Nelson Hospitalized: The country legend was forced to cancel a fundraising gig in Denver on Sunday after he was admitted to hospital with breathing problems. [NME]

John Lennon's Killer to Receive Parole Hearing: The New York State Department of Corrections said that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed Lennon in December 1980 in New York City, will receive another parole hearing this week. [Rolling Stone]