ITunes freezes my brand new Macbook

I have a brand new Macbook Pro, 15", the harddrive is an SSD.
All software is up-to-date
From the moment I took it out of the box, iTunes has completely locked up my Macbook, requiring a hard shutdown or a force quit (that sometimes takes upwards of 10-15 minutes) to return everything to normal.
iTunes is the only program that causes this.
I have tried revalidating the permissions. I have deleted the iTunes files and let it rebuild them. I have uninstalled and reinstalled iTunes. I have tried various combinations of programs running. Even with iTunes being the sole thing running, my entire macbook freezes. The sound keeps playing, the cursor keeps moving, but nothing can be clicked till about 30-60 seconds goes by and it unfreezes for a second or 2, then it freezes again for another 30-60 seconds.
It's been 2 weeks of this. Is there any sort of fix coming? I can't imagine I will be keeping this macbook if it is incapable of running software i need for my iPhone and iPod.

Well, I discovered the problem with mine.
When iTunes opened, it opened the Last.FM program automatically. That is what was making it hang.
I deleted Last.FM and downloaded iScrobbler for MAC OSX instead and that seems to have done the trick. It's nice to have full functionality, finally.
Not sure if anyone else has Last.FM, but if you do... that might be the issue.

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