Random music news for Friday, October 14, 2022

No, no, no. Just…no. Just skip right to music news for October 14, 2022.

  1. Ye, Ye, Ye. What’s wrong with thee?
  2. Joey Armstrong, son of Billie Joe, is out of his band SWMRS because of a #MeToo issue.
  3. I’d love some of this original Sex Pistols memorabilia that’s going up for auction.
  4. How difficult is it going to be for big music festivals to go green? Read this.
  5. Vinyl is even more important to the music industry. Here’s why.
  6. Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus is writing a memoir about his life, his time in the band, and his cancer battle.
  7. This is a weird Canadian music story involving ghosts. I had no idea. (Via Andrew)
  8. Ryan Reynolds and Colin Hanks are working on a documentary about John Candy.
  9. THIS sounds like a fun rock’n’roll fantasy camp.
  10. Did childhood music lessons traumatize you? Then watch this. (Via Andrew again)
  11. Here’s more on Elton John’s new penthouse condo in Toronto that he calls “The Treehouse.”
  12. Oh, Ozzy. You nut.
  13. If you can “feel” the music, then you’re probably one of these.
  14. Here are some fascinating stats about social media usage.
  15. Audioslave’s “Like a Stone” has surpassed one billion views on YouTube.
  16. Bullying is always bad. Bullying for this is also weird.

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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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