O.A.R. will play two small shows at 9:30 Club in February. (Travis Neely/FTWP)

- A couple of the world’s biggest bands have surprising new releases coming. Radiohead has a single with two new tracks (“The Daily Mail” and “Staircase”) ready for a Dec. 19 release. Metallica has a four-song EP, “Beyond Magnetic,” available through iTunes this week.

- Gucci Mane was released from prison on Sunday and the Georgia rapper says that he’s done going to jail.