Aliens are among us. Really. Be paranoid about that as you look through music news for April 1, 2022.
- No shock here: The Foo Fighters have canceled their appearance on the Grammys this Sunday.
- Queen drummer Roger Taylor dedicated his OBE to Taylor Hawkins.
- Morrissey is having fun with the Will Smith slap.
- The Chili Peppers got their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday.
- This seems like a bargain: A former Beastie Boy home in New York’s West Village is up for sale for just US$1 million.
- YouTube has some new plans for podcasting.
- And YouTube has some new plans for 5.1 surround sound.
- What’s the future of the electric guitar? Here are some guesses. Part 1 and Part 2.
- Nick Cave, the exhibition.
- A French radio journalist was apparently kidnapped and tortured by Russian soldiers.
- There’s a new Ziggy Stardust figure at Madame Tussauds.
- The Rolling Stones have plenty of things planned for their 60th anniversary.
- Royal Blood has had to postpone some UK and European dates because bassist Mike Kerr has COVID.
- On that topic, many musicians are still asking fans to wear masks.
- I love the name of this new Pantera beer.
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BONUS: Trailer Park Rock City. (Via Tom)