• Florence Welch of Florence And The Machine has suffered some vocal damage causing her to cancel two European shows. The singer said she “seriously felt something snap” and has been advised not to perform in order to avoid permanent damage. Here’s hoping her dog days aren’t over.

  • An unfortunate duo of sad news this week, beginning with a bit of a rough go in Dublin, Ireland, over the weekend. During a Swedish House Mafia concert in Phoenix Park, nine people were injured, some critically, suffering stab wounds from both knives and broken bottles, as well as one man dying of a suspected drug overdose.

  • Steven Pratt, drummer of the band Poop, was beaten to death after a suspected altercation with bassist and bandmate Jacob Bach outside of a Fullerton, CA, rehearsal space. Bach is being held in an Orange County prison on charges unrelated to the beating, and his bail is set at $20,000.

  • Buzzmedia, the owners (or advertising contributors to) sites like Stereogum, Hypemachine and Idolater, has purchased Spin Media. All reports seem to be pointing toward Spin becoming a more digitized magazine, and as such, there are talks of phasing out the print publication all together.

  • Kickstarter announced Monday that it will be taking its fundraising forum overseas to the U.K. this fall. The company made the brief announcement via Twitter and promised that more info is on the way.

  • Director Spike Lee is in post-production for his new Michael Jackson documentary, which will focus on the Bad years. The doc will include interviews from basically everyone who’s anyone, including Kanye, Mariah and Cee Lo, and is intended to be released during the celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the release of Bad this September.

  • What would a week be without a good lawsuit? Hip-hop producer Lord Finesse is suing rapper Mac Miller for $10 million dollars on the copyright infringement claim that Miller used a beat from Finesse’s song “Hip 2 The Game” on his own track “Kool Aid And Frozen Pizza,” which is the track credited with launching Miller’s career.