4-1-1 Music News Minute(s) w/Todd Michaels – Week of December 3rd

Queens of the Stone Age may be whiskey-soaked, leather-clad avatars of rock’n’roll sleaze, but they evidently have a soft spot for Christmas tunes. As Pitchfork notes, Josh Homme’s long-running band just announced a new limited-edition holiday 7-inch single. The A-side will feature Homme singing “Silent Night” with blues guitarist C.W.

4-1-1 Music News Minute w/Todd Michaels: Weekend Edition

Third Eye Blind is celebrating the 20th anniversary reissue of their breakthrough, 1997 self-titled album in style: by playing to the interests of nostalgic ’80s babies with a interactive promotional site featuring a digital 1990s-outfitted bedroom. As soon as users open thirdeyeblindanniversary.com, they are greeted with an faux-AOL-Instant-Messenger message that