-- The Red Hot Chili Peppers celebrated Flea's 50th birthday by playing a concert in the bassist's back garden. That's pretty cool, but why make the guy work on his big day? Bass slapping is strenuous. [Gigwise]

-- Semi-famous Scottish rockers Glasvegas might be a little more well known in the States had they gone ahead with a possible Lady Gaga collaboration back in 2009. [NME.com]

-- If you missed Green Day last month at New York City's Irving Plaza, you're in luck: The band has posted the last 20 minutes of the epic show, which includes the 'Dookie' classic 'Burnout' and hit 'Hitchin' a Ride,' among others. [RollingStone.com]

-- Police searches of tour buses are a time-honored musical tradition, and Spinner counts down the 15 most ridiculous in-transit musician drug busts. [Spinner]

-- Just in time for the election, our pals at Ultimate Classic Rock have made a list of the top 10 Bruce Springsteen Political Songs. Listen up, undecided voters. The Boss speaks the truth. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

-- Here at Diffuser.fm, we love Flying Lotus' new album, but we've been wondering if dude can get it done live. According to our friends at Death + Taxes, the answer is a resounding yes. [Death + Taxes]