Weezer Leak- Leppard Down Under- Pussies Cuss- Dizzee Rascal Invasion- Portishead's Third is 7th

(antiMusic) More quicks for this fine Thursday. According to Gigwise: A number of tracks from the highly anticipated new Weezer album have appeared online over a month before it's due to be released. 'Troublemaker', 'The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations on a Shaker Hymn)' and 'Pork and Beans', are amongst eight songs which are circulating across the internet. more

According to Planet Rock , Def Leppard is rumored to be planning a tour of Australia in November, to be announced in the coming weeks.

Ironic quote of the day comes from Megadeth's Dave Mustaine. "I've always tried to use intelligent lyrics. I think it's kind of a shame when singers say, 'F**k,' just for the sake of it. You can tell when guys are pussies and they use a bunch of dirty words in their songs to make them have some kind of cred." Read the context here.

Dizzee Rascal kicks off "The No Chiefs Allowed Tour" tonight in DC at the 9.30 Club. The outing is support of the U.S. release of " Maths+English," which hit stores on April 29th. The two week run also features El-P and will hit markets across the U.S., with one stop in Canada, before wrapping at the El Rey Theatre in LA on May 22nd. From there he heads back home to Europe for a ton of festival appearances. date

Portishead's THIRD, the long-awaited follow up to their 1997 self-titled release, debuted at #7 on Billboard's Top 200. This is their highest chart rank ever in the U.S. and their first week sales are equal to the debut week of Portishead (from September 1997) which debuted at #21. - their homepage

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