For The Record: Quick News On Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale, TLC, The Beatles, The Osbournes, Slipknot & More

No Doubt‘s Gwen Stefani and Bush‘s Gavin Rossdale were married Saturday in London. The couple of six years walked the aisle of St. Paul’s Church before heading to Los Angeles for a second ceremony for their Stateside friends and family. … TLC has decided to go with the Edmund “Eddie Hustle” Clement-produced “Girl Talk” as the first single from its upcoming album, 3D. The group had previously planned to offer the Dallas Austin-produced “Quickie” as the first single from the album, which hits stores on November 12. …

Paul McCartney will release “Carnival of Light,” a Beatles track previously unheard for 35 years, as reported by Reuters. The 14-minute song will serve as the soundtrack for a film montage of photographs memorializing his late wife, Linda. … The Osbournes were awarded an Emmy statuette for Outstanding Non-Fiction Reality Program during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday, according to the Associated Press. The ceremony acknowledges technical and artistic achievements as a precursor to the 54th Annual primetime Emmy Awards that will air Sunday, September 22. …

Feeling the band’s auxiliary drummers were poorly represented on last year’s Iowa, Slipknot guitarist Jim Root said the band is thinking much harder about how their third album will sound. With plans to reconvene in March to begin recording, Root said the next effort from the masked rockers will likely “take it to that third level, the obscure Neurosis/Pink Floyd level of more experimental, unstructured songs.” …

Prince will release his first live album, the three-disc box set One Nite Alone … Live, this fall. The collection is culled from his stripped-down, jazzy spring tour and features an album of material recorded at his famed after parties, featuring guests like George Clinton and Musiq. … As their new album, Stanley Climbfall, hits stores this week, Lifehouse announced the addition of guitarist Sean Woolstenhulme to their lineup. Woolstenhulme, whose brother Rick drums for the onetime trio, quietly parted company with the Calling in June and has been serving as Lifehouse’s touring member throughout the summer. …

Steve-O had an arraignment scheduled Monday (September 16) for charges of obscenity and battery, but he can breathe easy for a little while longer. The “Jackass” stunt-monger (whose real name is Stephen Glover) had a continuance granted instead. He’s due back in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana on December 16. … After being charged last month with misdemeanor battery, Vince Neil is now facing a million dollar lawsuit from the record producer who claims Neil attacked him. Michael Schuman filed the suit Thursday (September 12) in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging that Neil “violently and brutally” struck him as he was exiting his vehicle in front of the Rainbow Bar & Grill. Neil’s management said Monday that “the civil case is as ridiculous as the criminal case.” …

Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid 1983-1988, a three-CD set of the Flaming Lips‘ first full-length albums and 16 bonus tracks, is due September 17. Two weeks later, The Day They Shot a Hole in the Jesus Egg, a double CD set of 1990′s In A Priest Driven Ambulance plus outtakes and demos, will hit stores. …Sixpence None The Richer have completed production on their CD, Divine Discontent, slated to be released October 29 with the first single, “Breathe Your Name,” in-stores on October 1. The band recently became involved in U2‘s Bono DATA initiative for Africa and will include sponsorship information in the album’s liner notes. …

After winning a Local H concert on eBay in July, highest bidder Kevin Krak — at $9701 — has picked the date for his private concert. Local H will play a venue to be determined in Chicago on November 27. Krak might even get two gigs out of his bid. A rep for Local H said that the band is considering playing one show at a school or on a school bus, and then another at a venue where tickets could be sold. …

Supreme Beings of Leisure will promote their recently released Divine Operating System with their first national tour. A five-piece band will accompany the Los Angeles duo on the outing, which kicks off October 10 in Portland and wraps November 17 in Orlando. … On October 30, the day after Sigur Rós‘ new album ( ) hits stores, the Icelandic soundscape innovators will kick off a North American tour in Toronto. The outing, which hits New York’s Beacon Theatre, Washington, D.C.’s Lincoln Center and Los Angeles’s recently remodeled Wiltern Theatre among other theaters, ends November 27 in Vancouver, British Columbia. …

Seven soundtracks filled with the tunes of Judas Priest, Blondie, Hall and Oates, and other 1980s artists are set for release October 29, to coincide with the release of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, the fourth installment in the GTA series, set in the era marked by Reganomics and the birth of the music video. Each soundtrack corresponds with the in-game radio stations — spanning the metal, soul and power-ballad genres — with the underground hip-hop station boasting banter from the influential Mr. Magic, a forerunner of Funkmaster Flex, whose Sunday night radio show, Rapp Attack, on New York’s WBLS was among the first to broadcast hip-hop.


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The memory of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes will live on when TLC release their fourth album, 3D, on November 12, with the first single, “Quickie,” arriving next month. Dallas Austin, Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Rodney Jerkins, Babyface, the Neptunes and Organized Noize are among the producers on the LP; its title and artwork were dreamed up by Lopes, who was killed in a car crash in April before the record was completed. … Oasis singer Liam Gallagher and former All Saints star Nicole Appleton have gotten engaged, the latter told Reuters on Friday. Gallagher was last married to actress Patsy Kensit, while Appleton is the former fiancée of Robbie Williams. …

Phantom Planet were forced to cancel Friday and Saturday’s (September 13-14) shows in Albany, New York, and Worcester, Massachusetts, respectively, because singer Alex Greenwald has laryngitis. The band’s tour with Superdrag continues through September 20, after which they’ll open 12 shows for Elvis Costello. … Just weeks after his #1 Hits collection hits stories, Elvis Presley will be celebrated again with the release of the covers album A Tribute to the King, due October 22. The 13-track compilation features covers by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Bryan Ferry, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson & Leon Russell, Fine Young Cannibals, Jerry Lee Lewis and Eddie Cochran. … A Montreal radio station ceased playing a parody of Celine Dion‘s “I’m Alive,” in which the singer is referred to as “annoying,” after husband/manager Rene Angelil accused them of violating copyright laws. Angelil has also warned the station’s parent company, the Radio Energie network, and eight other of its stations not to play any Dion songs in the future. …

While in Los Angeles for a show with his side project, the Minus 5, this week, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck stopped by Pete Yorn‘s studio to record mandolin parts for the singer/songwriter’s second album. Buck and Yorn last collaborated on the radio version of “Strange Condition,” from Yorn’s debut, Musicforthemorningafter.AFI have begun recording their follow-up to 2000′s The Art of Drowning. Garbage‘s Butch Vig (Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins) and Jerry Finn (Blink-182, Green Day) are producing. …

To celebrate the release of the turntablism documentary “Scratch” on DVD Tuesday, Mix Master Mike and DJ Z-Trip will perform at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles. Z-Trip’s film “How to Rock a Party” is included in the two-disc DVD, along with extended interviews with Mix Master Mike, Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Shadow and others. … “Scrubs” star Zach Braff will direct the video for Lazlo Bane‘s “Superman,” which is the show’s theme song and the first single from its soundtrack. Due September 24, the album features the Eels, Butthole Surfers, Shawn Mullins and others, as well as Men At Work‘s Colin Hay, who will appear on the show on September 26. …

A three-disc, 65-song box set celebrating the struggle for freedom in America, Freedom: Songs From the Heart of America, will be released on November 19, featuring songs from Bruce Springsteen (“Chimes of Freedom”), Bob Dylan (“The Times They Are A-Changin’ “) and Johnny Cash (“Song of the Patriot”). Also included on the set — a companion to an 8-hour PBS special hosted by Katie Couric and narrated by Christopher Reeve — are inspiring numbers from Simon & Garfunkel, Sly Stone, Keb Mo’, the Isley Brothers and Woody Guthrie.