I Read The News Today… For April 13, 2011

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- Apr 13, 2011

Neil Young won a bunch of Junos last month, so why shouldn't he head out on the road to celebrate? He's doing that from now until June. And he's got two dates at Toronto's Massey Hall, for those of you who want your own version of this. —neilyoung.com

For those of you who want to see some Jesus And Mary Chain meets U2 goodness, Glasvegas are coming to North America to tour in support of their Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\ album. —glasvegas.net

Tom Hanks is producing the upcoming film adaptation of Green Day's American Idiot musical. Hopefully that won't make it lame, but it's already got one strike against it. —Reuters

Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Em All are coming your way, motherfucker! —Pitchfork

Hey, beardos! Fleet Foxes are touring. Get your smelly asses over to their website to get some tickets because they're going fast.

If you want to hear new Beastie Boys track "Tadlock's Glasses," head over to BBC Radio 1's website and let Zane Lowe give you a taste.

Handsome Furs are heading to the States and Europe this spring. Go watch them make out between songs. —MySpace

Jethro Tull's music is going to be performed in space. ...Yeaaaaaaah. —The Guardian

I'm thinking a lot of Williamsburg hipsters are going to be mad about this one. Whatever, you assholes have your abandoned warehouses and lofts to use for shows. —Brooklyn 365

Not in Charlottetown, but wanna watch the ECMAs live? You can do so here Sunday beginning 8 p.m. AST.

Flavor Flav may bring his Flav's Fried Chicken restaurants to Las Vegas and will apparently occupy some space inside the Riviera Casino. Make sure you eat before you waste all your money gambling and then leave hungry. —TMZ

Madina Lake bassist Matthew Leone, who was severely beaten and left with brain trauma last year, will return to the stage with the band on April 23. —Alternative Press

Quebec metallers Barn Burner will release their second album, Bangers II: Scum Of The Earth, on June 7. Apparently it's got some "huge, groovy riffs" and you can get a preview of them when the band are on tour this May. —MySpace

Kate Maki and Fred Squire are teaming up for a joint tour next month. —MySpace

Arcade Fire are among the nominees for this year's Webby Awards. Webbys are annual awards honouring online achievements in website design, film and video online, mobile content and advertising. ...Justin Bieber is also nominated. —webby.aol.com

Brazilian dance punks CSS will release a new album entitled La Liberacion on Aug. 29, and they're hitting the road to support it this month and the next. —Pitchfork

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