Random music news for Monday, August 9, 2021
That’s one big rock–and a valuable one, too. Let’s try some music news for August 9, 2021.
- You know all those big American festivals this summer? Yeah, about them…
- And what could possibly go wrong here?
- Sum 41 lost a festival gig because of COVID–but not for the reason you might think.
- And it doesn’t look good for the fall touring season…including for Limp Bizkit.
- Anti-vaxxers: “Ugh,” says Queen’s Brian May. Same thing from Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwago.
- Rickey Medlocke, the guitarist for Lynyd Skynyrd, tested positive for COVID.
- Back to Queen’s Brian May: He has had it with London.
- Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top opened up a bit about Dusty Hill’s death.
- Did you hear the first new Gun N’ Roses song in 13 years? Go here.
- KISS on The Strip! Again.
- “Absurd Scam Records?” Is that you, Jack White?
- GWAR: The documentary.
- Metallica: The Amazon podcast.
- Nothing says “NFL season opener” like Ed Sheeran. Wait–what?
- The rise of the weird Spotify playlist.
- A sequel to Bohemian Rhapsody? Apparently.
- Bruce Springsteen’s daughter ended up with an Olympic silver medal.
- You know what’s a big deal? Video game concerts. (Via Sean)
BONUS: Some really cool tech hacks that anyone can use.
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