Published on April 15th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, April 15, 2019
It’s a big day in North Korea as they celebrate the birthday of Supreme Leader Kim Il-Sung. I’m sure it’ll be fun. As for music news on April 15, 2019, I have this:
- It looks like Amazon is working on a free ad-supported music streaming service. (Via Peter)
- D’Arcy Wretzky, ex-bassist of the Smashing Pumpkins, has a new band.
- Stop it, Ed Sheeran. Just stop it.
- It really does look like Apple is going to finally break up iTunes into something less bloated. But what about the Windows version?
- Here’s an interesting albeit challenging read: Why did we evolve to love music?
- Meanwhile, at Coachella, a mobile shower facility caught fire.
- AC/DC says they’re “definitely” going to tour again with Brian Johnson.
- Just weeks after The Prodigy’s Keith Flint took his own life, one of the group’s security men has died.
- Did Donald Trump tweet about this?
- Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet are fighting again.
- Hey, Madonna! What are you trying to tell us? (Via Tom)
- Got Game of Thrones madness? Take a look at this matching of characters from the show to an appropriate band.
- Bohemian Rhapsody has now grossed north of US$900 million.
- Take a listen to the demo Bruce Dickinson sent to Iron Maiden when he auditioned to be lead singer.