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News Bits: John Lydon Lands BBC Gig, Prince Covers Pearl Jam + More

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John Lydon and Primal Scream’s Bobbie Gillespie are among those taking over Jarvis Cocker’s BBC show this summer. [Contact Music]

Not even Prince is immune to grunge nostalgia. [Consequence of Sound]

Best-ever Swedish metal cover of a Depeche Mode classic? Probably. [Stereogum]

Brooklyn is getting a new “kid-friendly” rock venue. ‘Cause you’re never too young for hearing damage! [Brooklyn Vegan]

Morrissey is back to bashing his two favorite targets: royals and non-vegetarians. [NME]

Goldfinger are back! Wait, is that a good thing? [Death+Taxes]

This’ll start some arguments: 10 Best Bob Dylan Lyrics. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

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