The Strokes' Visual/Aural Return, LCD Soundsystem's Scalper Woes and the Death of Guitar Hero Lead This Week's News Roundup

The Strokes' Visual/Aural Return, LCD Soundsystem's Scalper Woes and the Death of <i>Guitar Hero</i> Lead This Week's News Roundup
After another news-filled week, we're back with our roundup, which, as usual, contains its fair share of good, bad and downright weird.

First off, the good. Not only did we learn this week that TV on the Radio are coming back at us with a new album, but the Strokes gave us the first taste of their Angles with the single "Under Cover of Darkness," as well as its album cover. Unfortunately, that cover probably belongs in the bad category, but maybe that's simply because we were so taken by earlier drafts.

In bad, Victoria, BC's Immaculate Machine broke up, Noel Gallagher revealed he hasn't even started on his solo album, Thurston Moore revived a rivalry with Steve Albini and LCD Soundsystem's farewell show is being hampered by money-hungry scalpers.

UPDATE: LCD Soundsystem have now added four more farewell shows.

On top of that, this week we said goodbye to both Guitar Hero and DJ Hero, as well as the car tape deck (yeah, we didn't even know those were still available either).

And last but not least, the weird, which is led by former Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'Arcy Wretzky being sent to the slammer for, um, letting her horses run wild. Seriously, just check out this rather sad mug shot. Oh, and in perhaps the best metal-related joke we've seen in a while, Burzum are getting their own clothing line.