Published on March 1st, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Friday, March 1, 2019
Back in the home office although it always takes a few days for my soul to catch up with my ultra-long-haul air travel. I am cogent enough to provide some music news for March 1, 2019,
- HBO will run Leaving Neverland, the Michael-Jackson-was-a-pedo documentary starting Sunday. The Jackson estate is freaking out.
- Meanwhile, Neverland Ranch is up for sale at a 70% discount from the original asking price.
- The fan that bailed out R Kelly is–wait for it–a woman.
- The 2020 Juno Awards will return to Saskatoon.
- Want to rent Blink-182’s Travis Barker’s old place? Just US$27,500 a month.
- Motley Crue, NASCAR Grand Marshalls.
- If you are a Canadian songwriter or publisher and you’re looking to get paid for your work, better take a look at this.
- Here’s something to stream over the weekend: a playlist of often-forgotten Canadian hard rock bands.
- Yes, Ed Sheeran apparently got married.
- Back in 1981, these were considered to be the 100 greatest punk songs of all time.
- There are at least two more Weezer albums ready to go.
- Are you a “subscription mooch?”
- Apple Watch took half of all smartwatch sales in 2018.
- Sometime soon, someone is going to write an in-depth research paper on the influence of SoundCloud on hip-hop. This, however, is a good start.
- A follow-up to the West Java, Indonesia,
banof certain songs being “pornographic”: Here’s the full list.
- On the same subject, this Indonesia preacher claims that K-pop bands “promote homosexuality and free sex.”
- Crisis with Eurovision!
- There was a metalcore gig inside a Wendy’s.
- Promoters of the WOMAD Festival are having trouble booking acts because of Brexit issues.
- This is fun. The Class of 1999: Where are they now?