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Music, like politics, is now subject to the 24-hour news cycle. As a result, it’s damn near impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad rock ‘n’ roll tidbits. But fear not: In the spirit of simplification and efficiency, we’ve collected today’s top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.


Scott Gries, Getty Images
Scott Gries, Getty Images
5

Grizzly Bear Member Launching Solo Tour

Daniel Rosen goes it alone this March
 
 

Expect to hear solo jams and Department of Eagles tunes. [PItchfork]

 
Liz Ramanand, Diffuser.fm
Liz Ramanand, Diffuser.fm
4

Hives Apologize for Boston Snafu

Swedish rockers dedicated song about "stuff blowing up"
 
 

"The tragic Boston Marathon bombing never once crossed my mind while on stage, and of course it should have," writes Howlin' Pelle. "My most sincere apologies to the people of Boston for this unintentional but serious mistake." [Stereogum]

 
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
3

R Kelly Making More 'Trapped In the Closet' Episodes

The greatest story ever told ain't over yet
 
 

Here's hoping the next 33 installments are as stupefyingly brilliant as the first. [Brooklyn Vegan]

 
Bob Dylan
Harry Thompson, Hulton Archive
2

Bob Dylan's Newport Folk Fest Guitar Up for Auction

Yep, that guitar...
 
 

The Strat heard 'round the world could command between $300,000 and $500,000. [NME]

 
April Siese
April Siese
1

Nine Inch Nails Touring North America In 2014

Trent says in Reddit chat he's hitting the road with new lineup
 
 

Reznor also touched on Beats Music, though he had little to say about the streaming service, due to launch in January 2014. [Consequence of Sound]

 

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