Random music news for Friday, July 9, 2021

Getting my second shot today! AstraZenca + Pfizer, which is supposed to turn me into Spider-Man. Or The Hulk. I forget. Music news for July 9, 2021.

  1. This guy combines the styles of The Ramones and Bob Marley in the same songs. (Via Randy)
  2. If you love X-box, then…Well, we’ll see. (Via Sean)
  3. If you guessed that this incident happened in Florida, you’d be wrong, surprisingly. (Via Tom)
  4. There are even more issues for Chris Brown. This time it’s a lawsuit for copyright infringement.
  5. Cool speakers, Sony.
  6. A mother in New Zealand has three sons: Metallica, Slayer, and Pantera.
  7. Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth will soon publish his memoirs.
  8. The new Velvet Underground documentary is getting great reviews.
  9. Should Mick Jagger attend the UFEA final? I mean, he already did push his luck by attending the semi-finals.
  10. And how did Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” become an anthem for English football fans?
  11. Here’s how Mother Mother unexpectedly benefited from TikTok over the last year.
  12. Donald Trump’s lawsuits against social media giants is hysterically funny and doomed to fail.
  13. Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern is planning to get back to live gigs later this month.
  14. Bon Scott: The website. Finally.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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