This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Arctic Monkeys have hidden tickets to this year's Reading And Leeds Festivals inside just two copies of their new single. The "golden tickets" for the August 28-30 event, will be placed at random inside the seven-inch version of 'Crying Lightning', which is released on Monday (August 17). Photo: Tom Oxley

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

The Mars Volta have been confirmed for December's 10 Years Of ATP festival. Taking place at Butlins' Minehead resort from December 11-13, the festival also features Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Modest Mouse, The Breeders and Shellac. Photo: Andy Willsher

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

The Mighty Boosh's Noel Fielding and Dave Brown made their first public performance as their new act The Doctor And The Pencil on Thursday night (August 13) in London. The pair played a DJ set as their new alter egos – Fielding plays The Doctor and Brown the Pencil. Photo: Richard Johnson

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

A song strongly suspected by many fans to be new from Radiohead has leaked online. The song, the MP3 of which bore the title 'These Are My Twisted Words', has been posted on YouTube. The track features frontman Thom Yorke's vocals and the guitar lines typical of the band, and is somewhat reminiscent to their 2001 single 'Knives Out'. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Paramore have announced details of their forthcoming third album. The record, called 'brand new eyes' - the lack of capital letters intentional - is released on September 28. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has paid tribute to the late guitar pioneer Les Paul, who died on Thursday (August 13). Musician and inventor Paul died aged 94 due to complications arising from a bout of severe pneumonia in New York. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announce a show at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, set to take place on September 23. The band headlined last weekend’s Lollapalooza in Chicago in place of Beastie Boys, as well as a set at All Points West in New Jersey the previous weekend. Photo: Pamela Littky

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Producer/remixer William Orbit has announced the release of his first compilation CD - set to come out on the Ministry Of Sound label on September 28. The three-CD album, called 'Odyssey', features many of his original mixes, along with tracks he has chosen by All Saints, Dizzee Rascal, Robbie Williams, Amadou & Mariam and Trentemøller. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

A glove worn by Michael Jackson during a 1983 TV appearance is set to go under the hammer at a New York auction in November. The glittery accessory is a left-handed glove, while all his others were right-handed, and it was a store-bought one, unlike the other handmade ones. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

La Roux are to release 'I'm Not Your Toy' as their next single. Taken from the duo's recently-released self-titled debut album, the track is the follow-up to 'Bulletproof', which topped the UK singles chart in June. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Kasabian have been put into quarantine after frontman Tom Meighan was diagnosed with swine flu. The singer was taken to hospital after travelling from Japan to Australia on the band's current world tour. The rest of the band are currently confined to their hotel rooms in Sydney. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Johnny Cash is to be a playable character in 'Guitar Hero 5'. Fans will be able to play and sing as the legendary singer on the game, which is released on September 18 in Europe. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

David Bowie's 1969 album 'Space Oddity' is to be re-released on October 12, complete with a host of previously unreleased tracks. The album was initially released under the title 'David Bowie' in November 1969, before being renamed 'Space Oddity' in 1972. It has been remastered for the new release. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

Bruce Springsteen has added a number of shows to his tour of the US, with dates added in Baltimore, MD, Buffalo, NY and Des Moines, IA. In addition, it has been revealed that the Nashville show moved from September 10 to November 18 will see Springsteen play his classic 'Born To Run' album in its entirety. Photo: PA Photos

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This week's news in pictures (16 August 2009)

The Big Pink have branded Lily Allen a "mouthy bitch" – using the phrase as a compliment for the singer. The fast-rising band, who won the Philip Hall Radar award at the Shockwaves NME Awards in February, were speaking to quash rumours that band member Robbie Furze had enjoyed a fling with the singer. Photo: Guy Eppel

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