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Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Dave Grohl Goes Country + More

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The music industry is a lot like that rambunctious London residence Madness sings about in the classic ’80s single ‘Our House': There’s always something happening, and it’s usually quite loud. Indeed, keeping up with all of the day’s rock ‘n’ roll tidbits can be daunting, so to make things easy, we’ve collected the top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.



Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Is For Sale

Dinner just got a whole lot mopier.



There’s an “everything but the kitchen sink” joke in here somewhere… [NME]


Flaming Lips and Kesha
Ethan Miller / Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images


That Flaming Lips/Kesha Album Ain’t Happening

“It’s so sad,” Wayne Coyne says.



Man … we were really looking forward to seeing Kesha in that giant rubber ball. [Pitchfork]



Ronald Martinez, Getty Images


Jay Z Sued for ‘Run This Town’ Sample

Apparently, he ripped off some dude named Eddie Bo.



If Hova loses the case, think Yeezy and Rihanna will help pay the damages? [Contact Music]


Larry Busacca, Getty Images
Larry Busacca, Getty Images


Bruce Springsteen Tells Dirty Jokes for Charity

The Boss worked blue for Stand Up for Heroes.



Bruce understands the plight of the common man. No wonder he tells such a great erection joke! [Stereogum]


Dave Grohl
Kevin Winter, Getty Images


Dave Grohl’s Rocks With Zac Brown at CMAs

He’s also producing Brown’s next album.



Yep, Dave’s a little bit country. [Consequence of Sound]


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