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  • Nine Inch Nails drummer Jerome Dillon has been hospitalized for the second time since NIN began its fall tour. According to the band's website, Dillon returned to Los Angeles today to undergo tests. NIN's September 30th (Oakland) concert will be postponed and a replacement drummer will be used for the rest of the tour.
  • We already knew there was a corporate heart beating behind the 21 JACK FM stations. Meet the voice behind the attitude: DJ Howard Cogan.
  • Nickelback was unable to shake off Kanye West's Gold Digger. West's track ranks as the most downloaded digital song this week, while Nickelback holds the #2 spot with Photograph.
  • In the Billboard 200 album chart, rock made a comeback. Disturbed's Ten Thousand Fists debuted at #1, with Bon Jovi's Have A Nice Day grabbing the #2 spot. Nostalgia still has a place, though, as 1970s icons Barbara Streisand and Barry Gibb debuted at #5 with their duet album Guilty Pleasures. Streisand's album ranked as #1 in digital album sales, suggesting that it was aptly named.
  • In local music news, you can catch a free performance by Supergrass at Amoeba Records, starting at 7pm. See our Free Gig Guide for more budget-friendly picks.