-- Just when you think things can't get any worse for Pussy Riot, the two members still incarcerated have been sent to "the harshest" prison camps in Russia. Usually, we use the news roundup to make dumb jokes, but this is actually pretty sad and terrifying. [theguardian]

-- Yesterday (Oct. 21) was the nine-year anniversary of Elliott Smith's death, and to mark the occasion, a group called Punk Rock Marthas has repainted the Los Angekes mural that's featured on the cover of his classic 'Figure 8' album. [RollingStone.com]

-- Peter Hook, the most aptly named bass player of all time, is responsible for a lifetime of earworm melodies, but in the interest of time, the folks at WeepingElvis have condensed the former New Order and Joy Division member's most infectious riffs into a cool 1:37 clip. [WeepingElvis]

-- Is this what happens when Donald Trump tries to fire the Boss? Trump has blasted Bruce Springsteen for supporting President Obama. “Why would Ohio listen to Bruce Springsteen reading his lines?” Trump tweeted following the Springsteen's recent appearance at a Buckeye State rally. “Be careful or I will go to Ohio and @MittRomney will win it!" [Ultimate Classic Rock]

-- Looking for some surrealist reading? You can do worse than to pick up the Stooges' 28-page tour rider, which Death + Taxes say "reads something like 'Waiting for Godot' if it took place in a beer-and-cigarette stained rock arena rather than on a wooded hillside." [Death + Taxes]