Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, May 26, 2009...
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- Let's hope that Zooey Dechanel and M. Ward haven't started a bad Hollywood trend. Unfortunately, it's looking like they did: Scarlett Johansson and Pete Yorn have teamed up for a duets album titled Break Up.
- After Snuggie-mania swept the nation last year, it looks like it swept up Weezer along with it. Rivers Cuomo is such a fan, he commissioned a Weezer Snuggie called the Wuggie. Sing it with me: So you want to de-stroy my Wug-gie!? Whoa-oh-whoa.
The Beastie Boys have named their forthcoming album Hot Sauce Committee.