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Addicted to Noise: 2/24/98 For the Masses is the name of an all-star tribute to dark popsters Depeche Mode that will be released in early June. Among the contributors are Smashing Pumpkins ("Never Let Me Down Again"), the Cure ("World In My Eyes"), God Lives Underwater ("Fly On The Windscreen"), Dishwalla ("Policy of Truth") and Locust ("Master and Servant"). More contributors are to be announced shortly ... Disinformation is the new name of the Seattle supergroup formerly known as Mad Season. Replacing Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley on vocals is Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan, who is joined by fellow Screaming Tree drummer Barrett Martin, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and bassist John Baker Saunders of the Walkabouts. The band will enter a studio in April to record vocals and finish tracks, with an eye toward an early fall release of this lineup's debut album ...