Random music news for Monday, January 25, 2021
If you don’t have enough to fret about, take a look at Satanist robots and vampire dolls. Got that? Then let’s try music news for January 25, 2021.
- Jon Schaffer, the guitarist from Iced Earth, will be extradited to DC to face charges for his role in the Capitol siege back on January 6.
- Another 2021 music festival: No Ultra Music Festival in Miami this year.
- In fact, people are really, really concerned about the future of festivals.
- And Brexit is going to make touring very difficult for British musicians.
- This online metal series is a godsend for metal fans.
- This is good: Marc Maron interviews Daniel Lanois on his WTF Podcast. It’s good. (Via Michael)
- Rob Halford’s latest quarantine outfit is rather stylish.
- The band Trapt continues to disintegrate over politics.
- Are these the greatest guitar solos of all time?
- If you’ve been following all the issues around ticket scalping and ticket brokers, take a look at this.
- Sony’s electric car is now being road-tested.
- The sea shanty thing on TikTok is REALLY blowing up.
- Podcasting is blowing up but given how many programs are out there, few are making money.
- Lorde’s former manager has been fired by Warner Music Australia on charges of sexual harrassment.