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The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts

The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week, as well as information about new album and music video releases. This week: the Chili Peppers and Panic! announce tours, BØRNS drops a music video, an album release, and more.


Red Hot Chili Peppers announce North American tour



Red Hot Chili Peppers are going on tour all across the U.S. and Canada in 2017. This announcement comes after the release of their album, The Getaway, this past June. The tour runs from January to March, and they’ll be making not one, but two stops in our neck of the woods. Catch them at TD Garden February 7 and 8 – tickets here!

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BØRNS releases music video for American Money



Following the release of his first studio album, Dopamine, last October, BØRNS just released the music video for the song “American Money.” The video, directed by Olivia Bee, is as dreamy as his falsetto and features many butterflies. Check it out below.



Panic! at The Disco announce 2017 tour



After just finishing up their co-headlining tour with Weezer this summer, Panic! at The Disco are going back on the road next year. This Thursday, they announced the Death of a Bachelor Tour. The tour will run from February through April with MisterWives and Saint Motel in support. They’ll be making a stop at the DCU Center in Worcester March 4 – tickets go on sale here next Friday!

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AC/DC bassist quits band



AC/DC has been in some turmoil lately, and it’s only getting worse – bassist Cliff Williams called it quits at the end of their Rock or Bust Tour, which wrapped this week. Now, the iconic rock band is down to only one original member: guitarist Angus Young. See Cliff Williams’ statement below.



How To Dress Well releases album



American singer-songwriter Tom Krell, better known by his stage name How To Dress Well, released his fourth studio album, Care, today. It features the track “Lost Youth/Lost You,” which Jack Antonoff of Bleachers helped produce.

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