Rock 'n' roll, like politics, is now subject to the dreaded 24-hour news cycle. As a result, it's nearly impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad music tidbits. But fear not: In order to keep you connected to the music that matters most, we’ve collected today's top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.

  • 5

    Interpol and Portishead Headlining ATP Iceland

    Beloved festival lands two great bands for inaugural Icelandic adventure
  • 4

    Dave Sidek Readying Solo EP

    TV on the Radio multi-instrumentalist drops 'Exhibition EP' later this month

    Just so long as Dave.i.d. doesn't forget about that TVOTR record Tunde Adebimpe claims they're working on, we can dig it. [NME]

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  • 3

    Queens of the Stone Age Plotting Next Record

    Josh Homme says he and his crew are flush with new material

    "We're booked til September, but after that we plan to jump in the studio and get going," Homme says. [Rolling Stone]

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  • 2

    Jack White Hints at New Album

    Uber-busy rocker says he's producing two LPs, one of which is his

    The side projects and wacky Third Man releases are great and all, but it's about time for some proper Jack product, no? [Contact Music]

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  • 1

    Eurythmics Reuniting for Beatles TV Tribute

    Synth-pop pioneers sign on for Feb. 9 CBS special