Have you noticed more road rage these days? Some people have. Keep that in mind after you browse through music news for December 20, 2021.
- Evanescence’s world tour has been halted because a crew member tested positive for COVID.
- Meanwhile, Queen’s Brian May has tested positive.
- The drummer for The Wurzels has died of COVID.
- A teenager who knew he had COVID went to a nightclub anyway. And now 150 people will have to quarantine over Christmas.
- The no-shows rate for ticketholders for UK concerts is spiking. COVID again.
- The actor behind the voice of Jimmy Pesto on Bob’s Burgers has been fired because he took part in the January 6 insurrection.
- A good interview with The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan.
- The Guitar God Tier List. Thoughts? (Via Walter)
- If you’re deep into music documentaries, it might be worth checking out this doc on Anne Murray. (Via Oreo)
- When Metallica gives you 60 seconds to audition. (Via Walter)
- Surprise! Karen Carpenter was quite a good drummer. (Walter again)
- A rare unreleased Bowie acetate just sold for £14,448 at auction.
- The ABBA reunion seems to be a bust.
- Roger Waters is talking politics again. Perhaps he shouldn’t.
- Um, okay…
BONUS: Nice work, dude.