Digest: Radiohead Deny Tokyo Concert; Waka Flocka's Shooting

Also: Mountain Goats release rarities on bonus cassette; Lady Gaga offers fans a chance to blog backstage

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Thom Yorke performs at Eastnor Castle Deer Park on August 6, 2010 in Ledbury, United Kingdom
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Radiohead Deny Concert in Tokyo
Radiohead's spokeperson has shot down rumors that the band would play a secret concert in Tokyo tomorrow. Earlier today the band tweeted a mysterious message in Japanese indicating that fans should go to Hachiko Square in Shibuya at 6:59 p.m. The spokesperson did not provide any hint of what could be going on, if not a Radiohead gig. [NME]

Waka Flocka Flame's Mom Responds to Tour Bus Shooting
Waka Flocka Flame's mother and manager Debra Antney has released a YouTube video explaining that her son was not directly involved in a shooting at a car stereo shop in Charlotte, North Carolina, where his tour bus was being set up with a new sound system. Antney insisted that the shooting was a random, unrelated incident. [Billboard]

The Mountain Goats Release Limited Edition Cassette
Merge Records has announced that the first 500 pre-ordered CD and LP copies of the Mountain Goats' new album All Eternals Deck will come with a hand-colored cassette called All Survivors Pack featuring demos and two non-album tracks. Also, a limited number of the vinyl copies will be pressed on blue or clear wax. [Merge]

Lady Gaga Fans Can Win Chance To Blog Backstage
Lady Gaga and Virgin Mobile are offering bloggers and video journalists a chance to get behind the scenes and cover Gaga's Monster Ball 2011 tour. Participants are asked to submit a 1-to-2 minute video making a case for why they should cover their local Gaga gig. [Talenthouse]

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