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Lollapalooza 2012: Watch Dev, Frank Ocean, and Fun. Perform

Doesn't Lollapalooza Look fun.?
This weekend, the music world takes Chicago’s Grant Park by storm with Lollapalooza 2012. So how can such a colossal music fest get even more fun.? Well, a rousing set by the capitalization-averse “We Are Young” rockers couldn’t hurt, while Dev performed and dished to Billboard about her new album.

Meanwhile, Frank Ocean got a bit more poignant at the fest as he introduced “Bad Religion,” referring to his recent coming out: “I guess it’s pretty important to me because of some of the things I said in the last month. Just kind of taking some freedom for myself, taking the fear away.” Catch the performances below. More »

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 4.9.12)

Most artists would give their left arm to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. But not Axl Rose! He’d rather be seen on a T-shirt worn by these days. His letter to the Hall, ‘s record-breaking album sales drop, ‘ rumored salary and the announcement of three (!!) new albums from Green Day are what had people talking this week. See where each of these music movers and shakers landed on our ranking below!
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Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Florence + The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Calvin Harris & Fun.

Twenty-one years after initially kicking off as a touring extravaganza, and seven years after taking up one-stop residency at Chicago’s Grant Park, Lollapalooza has announced the lineup for its 2012 fest scheduled for the weekend of August 3 – 5. Headliners this year include , The Black Keys, a reunited Black Sabbath and Jack White. (Are you noticing the color theme here?) A bit further down, acts as varied as recent MTV Unplugged star Florence + The Machine, , , , , , and fill the roster. Both souvenir ($75) and early bird ($200) three-day passes are sold out, but you can still grab regular ($230) three-day passes — and check the full list of acts performing — here.