FYI: Mumford & Sons Bassist Brain Blood Clot, New Kings of Leon Album

June 11, 2013 By:

More details on Kanye West’s new album today. “Hold My Liquor,” which features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Chief Keef, almost didn’t make the cut. (The FADER)

Sad news for Mumford & Sons today. Bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain. He should recover fine after surgery, though. Tour is on pause for now. (Billboard)

Psy plus Queen guitarist Brian May… Yeah, a collaboration could happen. Cross your fingers. (NME)

As life goes on, so does “The Voice.” Looks like Danielle Bradley, Michelle Chamuel and the Swon Brothers could be our top three. (Rolling Stone)

“Turnt up” is the phrase of the year in music. It’s also the title of Ciara’s banger of a new single. (Idolator)

Kelly Rowland has collaborated with Wiz Khalifa on her new single “Gone.” It’s more somber than her last song. (Idolator)

Author Stephen King is working on a musical with T-Bone Burnett and John Mellencamp. (NPR Music)

Ever eat “Collard Greens” and think, “Mmmm... This should be a song?" Now it is. By Schoolboy Q, featuring Kendrick Lamar. (Pitchfork)

Kings of Leon have confirmed a new album is in the works. It’s called Mechanical Bull, and it will be their sixth LP. (Pretty Much Amazing)

Accustomed to lady-killing with his looks, Austin Mahone is changing things up in his new video, killing them with his dance moves. (MTV)