* After a full-throttle first single, Pearl JamÂ finally release a second single from the band’s forthcoming Lightning Bolt album. In contrast,Â Sirens is a bittersweet love-song that we’ll happily take.
* The newest version of Grand Theft Auto has smashed records, bringing in $800 million in the first 24 hours of its release. As for the game itself, it’s being calledÂ Â ‘the most immersive spectacle in interactive entertainment.’
* WithÂ London all wrapped up, eyes now turn to Milan Fashion WeekÂ and the show-stoppers expected to be unveiled there. Gucci and DSquared2 opened the Spring 2014 collections there.
* Stephen King is preparing to release The Shining sequel, Doctor Sleep, this coming Tuesday, saying, in an interview with USA Today, that the book picks up 3 years after his gripping novelÂ left off.
* Closing arguments in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial will be heard on Monday, signalling an almost-end in sight for the drawn-out case.