Random Music News for Friday, September 11, 2015

Where were you 14 years ago today?  And now, some much more pleasant information in the form of music news…

  1. Muse has announced their world tour, which will be in the round–and with movable screens. (Via Larry)
  2. “How signing a major record deal nearly ruined my career.”
  3. An Australian promoter has been caught in a big cocaine and money laundering drug bust by the FBI.
  4. Canada vs. the Beatles vs. public domain. This is interesting.
  5. This schoolteacher decorated an entire room in honour of Kanye West. There were complaints. (Via Tom)
  6. Should we believe these rumours about the new Adele album?
  7. Bon Jovi just bought a new place in New York. It’s not cheap.
  8. David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, revisits the show’s music.
  9. A new interview with the always-interesting Mr. Johnny Lydon.
  10. Japan’s new more liberal nightclub laws are threatening the country’s unique traditional club culture.
  11. A fan of the EPL? Here’s Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech drumming along to Nirvana.
  12. This baby–daughter of the frontman of a Japanese metal band called Grollschwert–is just 10 days old but is already taking after her father.

Devil Horns baby

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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