Random music news for Monday, March 22, 2021

Interesting: Donald Trump’s personal 757 is parked and abandoned at a New York airport.

Now some music news for March 22, 2021.

  1. Our Kid’s kid wants to be a rock star just like dad.
  2. The driver charged with killing Nicki Minaj’s father is being sued by Minaj’s mom for US$150 million.
  3. There is still great post-COVID uncertainty for the UK live music business.
  4. On a related topic, could there be a one-off Glastonbury show in September?
  5. Gee, what a surprise.
  6. The number one single in the UK last week was a sea shanty. (Via Sean)
  7. Why would someone want to kill John Lennon? There’s an upcoming book that explores that. (Via Noah)
  8. Dude: Did you REALLY think you could sell that TikTok video as an NFT when you used Fleetwood Mac’s music in the background.
  9. Wanna buy Sinead O’Connor’s Irish seaside house?
  10. Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer was arrested for taking part in the January 6 storming of the US Capitol. Here’s his defense.
  11. This Gun N’ Roses guitar is going up for auction for big bucks.
  12. Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter thinks the earth is flat. Oh, and 9/11 never happened. He’s also an anti-vaxxer and doesn’t believe the atomic bomb exists. Moron.
  13. Okay, so maybe Kanye isn’t worth US$6.6 billion, after all.
  14. Stories from a female roadie.
  15. Sting admits it.

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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