Random music news for Monday, January 13, 2020

You’d think that the Queen would be happy that a couple of 30-somethings finally moved out of the house, right? Seguing directly into music news for January 13, 2020…

  1. If you a bad musician in back in the medieval days, you might have been punished with a “shame flute.” (Via Christopher)
  2. Need something to perk up your Monday? Just this music video. (Via Susan)
  3. Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has joined the Royal Air Force…fencing team?
  4. In response to the fire crisis in Australia, many radio stations have banned all songs containing the worlds “fire” and “burning.” That’ll help.
  5. Metallica 1, Jeff Bezos 0.
  6. A Pittsburgh hip-hop dude set a new world record for the longest continuous performance by rapping for 31 straight hours.
  7. A former strip club in Charlotte, North Carolina, favoured by rappers will now host gospel concerts.

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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