-- Can't wait to hear the new Band of Horses album, 'Mirage Rock,' before it officially drops next Tuesday? Check it out online in its entirety now, while you still can. [Death + Taxes]

-- Original My Morning Jacket guitarist Johnny Quaid sat in with his former band last weekend for three shows, including a fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Association on Saturday afternoon in Portland, Ore. [jambands.com]

-- Original hipster Bob Dylan opened his very own Pop-Up Shops in New York City, Los Angeles and London on Monday ahead of today's release of his new 'Tempest' album, and our buddies at Ultimate Classic Rock were on hand at the NYC store to give a recap of the experience. The stores stay open through Sunday. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

-- Red Hot Chili Peppers have played 'All Around the World,' to steal the title of one of their many hits, but Monday's gig in Israel was their first time in the holy land. Good thing Spinner had a photographer on hand to capture some exclusive photos from the gig. [Spinner]

-- Vaccines guitarist Freddie Cowan dissed Rihanna a few weeks ago for using songwriters to pen her hits, but Vaccines frontman Justin Young certainly doesn't share that opinion. "I listen to Rihanna on a daily f---ing basis, really!" he insists. "Just because she's got songwriters, doesn’t mean she’s not artistic." [NME.com]