Random music news for Monday, June 20, 2022

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has been made into a video game. The trailer is…really something. Once you’re done shrieking, move on to music news for June 20, 2022.

  1. According to the latest research, 35% of Americans own a smart speaker.
  2. Producer Steve Albini just won his second World Series of Poker.
  3. Adele’s Las Vegas residency might be in trouble AGAIN.
  4. Spare a thought for Sinead O’Connor. Things are still not well.
  5. The soundtrack to the new Elvis biopic is bonkers--and I mean that in a good way.
  6. The infamous Chelsea Hotel in New York is back–but things are much different.
  7. Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album is now 50 years old. There’s a lot of reminiscing going on.
  8. Remember Microsoft’s Zune? Whatever happened to it? This.
  9. It’s Monday. You might be tired from the weekend, So is this guy. (Via Rick J)
  10. This kid. She’s seven. (Via Tom)
  11. There’s a new statue of Lemmy.
  12. Ted Nugent: Still a conspiracy jerk.
  13. These performers died on stage in front of fans.
  14. “The truth about screaming fangirls.”

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BONUS: Buh-bye.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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