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Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Jams ‘Jesus’ With the Vaselines + More

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– Nearly two decades after Nirvana brought the Vaselines to a wider audience by covering ‘Jesus Doesn’t Want Me for a Sunbeam’ on ‘MTV Unplugged,’ the Vaselines brought ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic onstage to perform the tune — on accordian, no less — during their Monday set at the Bumbershoot festival. []

– After months of teasing fans with live leaks and single-song previews, the xx have finally unleashed online the entirety of their much-anticipated sophomore album, ‘Coexist.’ The follow-up to the British trio’s self-titled 2009 full-length debut officially hits stores Sept. 11. [Death + Taxes]

– Remember that classic ’80s Twisted Sister anthem ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It?’ These days, it’s being featured in an Extended Stay America commercial. Take that! [Ultimate Classic Rock]

– Brooklyn noise rockers A Place to Bury Strangers took a decidedly lo-fi approach to recording their latest album, ’Worship,’ which dropped in June. “We tried to blow things up as much as we possibly could,” says frontman Oliver Ackermann. “We recorded in an elevator shaft. We put loud amps into small speakers. There was an amplifier in the oven.” [Spinner]

– Indie supergroup the Divine Fits, which features Spoon’s Britt Daniel and Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner, have mapped out their first-ever headlining U.S. tour. The trek kicks off Sept. 4 in Los Angeles and runs for exactly one month, through a Nov. 4 gig back in L.A. [A.V. Club]

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