Random music news for Monday, March 28, 2022

In pain? Try swearing. It works. And now, some music news for March 28, 2022.

  1. Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters are back home. It’s heartbreaking.
  2. Tommy Lee of Motley Crue says he spoke to Taylor “just hours” before his death.
  3. Stevie Nicks wrote this poem for Taylor Hawkins.
  4. It’s the Dropkick Murphys vs. Neo-Nazis.
  5. Genesis played their last-ever show over the weekend in London. Peter Gabriel was in the audience.
  6. Johnny Lydon is now spending most of his time caring for his wife of 43 years who has Alzheimer’s.
  7. Carlos Santana sold this place in Hawaii for nearly US$12 million.
  8. This cat can sing the blues.
  9. The continuing chip shortage is seeing some amplifier manufacturers considering tubes again.
  10. A book of poems Tupac Shakur wrote as a kid is going up for auction.
  11. How’s this for a smart guitar? (Via Rick)
  12. The ancient Greeks were apparently very good at live sound.

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BONUS: Back to felines. Here’s Doom Metal Cat.

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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