Pearl Jam is "maybe halfway" done with their next album. [Antiquiet]

Tom Waits' much-anticipated 'Simpsons' appearance is only a few days away. [Brooklyn Vegan]

You weren't planning on seeing Daft Punk live in 2013, were you? No? Good. [NME]

Hear the last song the Cribs made with Johnny Marr. [Consequence of Sound]

Revolutionizing hardcore wasn't enough; now Bad Brains are hawking hot sauce. [Blabbermouth]

Kim Deal would like to sell you some songs. Through the mail! Seven glorious inches at a time! [Pitchfork]

We're not sure it's worth two grand, but this is a pretty sweet Grateful Dead belt buckle. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Why the extra "r" in Total Warr's name? "Really awesome Pixies covers," evidently. [Death + Taxes]