Published on June 18th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, June 18, 2018
Happy 76th birthday, Paul McCartney! If you’ve never seen him live, do it. I swear that a Macca show has healing properties. And now for music news on June 18, 2018…
- Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries died January 15. We still haven’t heard anything about an official toxicology report, have we? Just pointing that out.
- Here’s an interesting idea when it comes to licensing album covers for other things.
- Another hurdle has been passed for releasing material from Prince’s vast archive.
- Will there be a new AC/DC album with Axl Rose this year? Maybe. (Via Tom)
- Toronto’s PUP is staring their own zine.
- RIP Cramps drummer Nick Knox.
- As if Venezuela doesn’t have enough problems; 17 people were killed in a nightclub stampede.
- Oprah? Apple. Apple? Oprah. Yeah, it’s happening.
- Dee Dee Ramone was an interesting guy. Here’s another story about him.
- The World Cup is having the same sorts of ticketing issues we see in the concert industry.
- Let’s get an update on the new Tool album, shall we? This all looks very encouraging.
- Here’s an interesting look at the early years of Metallica.
- Is Trent Reznor in danger of winning an Emmy? Could be.
- So what were Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn all up in each other’s faces over at this bar in London?
- An extinct language has been recovered using old wax cylinder recordings.
- Steve Albini–yes, the guy who recorded In Utero for Nirvana–just won big at the World Series of Poker.