Random music news for Monday, December 9, 2019

Happy birthday to Green Day drummer Tre Cool. He’s 47 today. In other music news for December 9, 2019…

  1. Rapper Juice WRLD died after a seizure at Midway Airport in Chicago. Developing…
  2. This is GREAT news for AC/DC fans: Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd are back.
  3. Tyrion Lannister is now part of a rock musical based on Cyrano de Bergerac.
  4. Thought the whole “Blurred Lines” trial was over? Not a chance.
  5. Travel tip for metal fans: Don’t try to wear a “Hail Satan” t-shirt on a plane.
  6. Have you been triggered by Billie Eilish?
  7. Triumph; The documentary.
  8. Brand New, the band whose singer was accused of sexual misconduct, has allegedly had its songs removed by Spotify from all 2019 Wrapped reports.
  9. Led Zeppelin Hot Wheels? Yes.
  10. Working retail? Christmas music driving you nuts? Then read this.
  11. Some of Randy Rhoads’ guitars have gone missing. Ozzy is offering a USD$25,000 reward for their return.
  12. Sorry, Kimye, but those Christmas decorations look like dildos.
  13. This is a cool turntable design. I think.
  14. Madonna’s daughter is somewhere in this “orgy” video.
  15. The new single from Burial can only be heard on a Sega Genesis cartridge. Wait–what?
  16. Here’s why you will probably never hear death metal in a restaurant.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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