Random Music News for Friday, December 25, 2015

I know it’s Christmas, but the music news never stops.

  1. Judas Priest’s Rob Halford tells the story of Frosty the Snowman’s idiot cousin.
  2. Sure, Kimye turned down a lot of money for shots of Saint. But are they just holding out for more?
  3. Will 2016 be the year dead music stars tour as holograms? It’s starting to look like it.
  4. Janet Jackson has postponed her tour because she has to undergo surgery.
  5. The mansion made famous by Jimmy Page and Aleister Crowley was destroyed by fire.
  6. It’s possible that the Motley Crue bio-pic based on The Dirt will be out next summer
  7. Scott Weiland promised everyone he’d get it together. Didn’t work, obviously.
  8. If you’re in Toronto, here are details on the sales during the last days of Vortex Records.
  9. After taking a year off (he was recovering from those bike accident injuries), Bono was back busking on Grafton Street in Dublin. He was joined by Hozier.

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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