Random music news for Friday, April 24, 2020

This former Disney Channel star is now doing porn. The Mouse is not pleased. Just thought I’d drop that before moving to music news for April 24, 2020.

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Is COVID-19 creating a comeback of people actually talking on a phone? Maybe.
  2. Coronavirus update 2: Marianne Faithfull has been released from the hospital after 22 days battling COVID-19.
  3. Coronavirus update 3: 2020: The Year Without Concerts.
  4. Coronavirus update 4: In March, 95% of Canadians listened to terrestrial radio to get news about the pandemic. Unfortunately, some stations have reported an 80% drop in ad revenue.
  5. Coronavirus update 5: Eminem has donated “Mom’s Spaghetti” to caregivers in Detroit.
  6. Coronavirus update 6: The Calgary Stampede has been cancelled.
  7. Coronavirus update 7: The Gathering of the Juggalos has been cancelled.
  8. Coronavirus update 8: Part of the European leg of the Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy has been postponed.
  9. Something new from the Rolling Stones…
  10. …and something old from The Beatles.
  11. It’s Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun….again.
  12. Wu-Tang lullabies.
  13. Billy Joel has been sued for allegedly stealing some house designs.
  14. It’s one thing to be a Tupac fan, but this takes things too far.
  15. Pussy Riot will lead a punk festival that will be held inside Minecraft tomorrow.
  16. Sonos Radio? Yep.
  17. One more Rush cover from quarantine by members of Anthrax, Testament, and Suicidal Tendencies. (Via Tom)
  18. Jeezus, what did Fred Durst do to Eddie Van Halen that prompted this.
  19. What do the Amish and the touring industry have in common? This.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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