If there's one thing Britons didn't need for Xmas this year, it was copies of Adele's '21.' [NME]

False alarm: Rilo Kiley isn't making a comeback album. [Pitchfork]

Cee Lo Green's tour rider is enough to make anyone go on a diet. [WENN]

Like most guys, Mark E. Smith of the Fall thinks Brad Pitt should play him in a movie. [NME]

Kathleen Hanna's band the Julie Ruin have a brand-new track. [PItchfork]

YouTube isn't immune to its own form of payola. [Death + Taxes]

Gotta love writer Rob Sheffield's list of the year's best songs. [Rolling Stone]

Ditto fellow critic (and Diffuser.fm contributor) Eric Danton's Top 10 albums post. [Listen Dammit]

Hard times continue for Queensryche, whose keyboardist has suffered a heart attack. [Ultimate Classic Rock]