David Bowie Auditioned For ‘Lord Of The Rings’: Morning Mix

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:: The already-cool David Bowie just got even cooler! There was once rumors that the late icon auditioned for a role in Lord Of The Rings. Now actor Dominic Monaghan is confirming the reports were actually true. [MTV News]

:: The 1975‘s Matt Healy is not here for your #squalgoals nonsense! The singer recently stated in a Billboard interview: “But I felt everybody that was a peer of mine was mates with everybody else but I wasn’t mates with anybody. I found this weird social hierarchy was constructed based on who you had pictures with.” [Billboard]

:: Louis Tomlinson has shared the first photo of his newborn son. The adorable black + white flick is accompanied with the caption: “My little lad, Freddie.” [Twitter]

:: Disclosure and Foals are set to co-headline this year’s Reading & Leeds festival, along with the previously-announced Red Hot Chili Peppers. The event kicks off on August 26. [Stereogum]

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