Rewind: The Week in Rock Daily

August 28th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Trent Reznor began his Wave Goodbye tour in New York, where he played all of The Downward Spiral and was joined onstage by a bat-like Peter Murphy of Bauhaus. Plus, Taylor Swift took the stage in NYC and Them Crooked Vultures rocked London.

  • Kurt Cobain and Nirvana joined the Guitar Hero franchise, plus news broke about the band’s legendary 1992 Reading performance coming to DVD.
  • Madonna unleashed the track list for Celebration, and Foo Fighters announced a best-of set. Plus, R.E.M. confirmed their Olympia live LP, Kings of Leon revealed a remix disc in the works, Pete Townshend said he’s cooking up new tunes, and RS broke the news that the rumored Bob Dylan Christmas record is definitely happening.
  • In legal news, Michael Jackson’s death was officially declared a homicide and Chris Brown was formally sentenced to probation and community labor for his assault on Rihanna.
  • Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler spoke out for the first time since his band nixed their tour, and Kiss announced a slate of dates.

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