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Random music news for Monday, March 11, 2024

Imagine running across this old videotape. Music news for March 11 is much more recent than that.

  1. Billie Elish and brother Finneas won an Oscar for their Barbie song last night.
  2. We have an actor for the biopic of AC/DC singer Bon Scott.
  3. On that topic, there’s a doc on Bon Jovi coming. Here’s a trailer.
  4. Blur’s drummer, Dave Rowntree, is running for UK Parliament.
  5. If you’re in a K-pop band, you’d better not have a boyfriend/girlfriend. Otherwise…
  6. Some British hi-fi engineers were asked about the recordings they use to test equipment. Here’s what they said.
  7. Three men were arrested for sneaking fans into one of Tay-Tay’s Singapore concerts.
  8. Fans also consider her to be an “unpaid therapist.”
  9. Here comes the Spice Girls reunion. Good timing since Geri probably would like to spend some time away from her husband.
  10. Anyone else notice the lack of hype for Coachella this year?
  11. Here’s an interesting car reno project by a couple of Blink-182 fans.
  12. Disney is finally on board with death metal. Wait–what?
  13. Axl Rose is facing a sexual assault case. He wants it dismissed.
  14. Meanwhile, Marilyn Manson is heading out on tour for the first time since all the #MeToo allegations against him.
  15. Michael McDonald will soon be back working with the Doobie Brothers.
  16. Another artist is speaking out on how little she’s making from streaming–and it’s getting worse.

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BONUS: RIP Pigasso. He died at the age of eight but not before his paintings earned US$1 million.

Alan Cross

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