It’s Memorial Day in the US but music news never sleeps, you know? Here’s what’s happening for May 31, 2021.
- Kanye: Keepin’ it weird.
- Can it get any worse for Marilyn Manson? Yes.
- The Rembrandts must have made a fortune on the Friends soundtrack.
- This is why you shouldn’t cross Mike Patton of Faith No More.
- Well, it would have made sense as an Ozzy Osbourne song…
- Peter Gabriel has remixed “Biko” to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Amnesty International.
- Britney Spears: The musical. Coming in November.
- Apple’s launch of subscription podcasts has been delayed.
- Sinead O’Connor says she’s okay with being crazy.
- An interesting look at the history of the Rickenbacker guitar.
- There’s a new book on Pearl Jam called Not for You: Pearl Jam and the Present Tense.
- David Bowie’s early (i.e. pre-Ziggy) work is constantly being reappraised. Here’s an example.
- Eddie plays Eric. (Via Rick)
- Led Zeppelin fans are getting closer to this “lost” song.
- Blurvana! (Via Paul)
- Mike D of the Beastie Boys bought a nice place in Venice, California.
BONUS: Because we need reminding how messed up this world is… (Via Sean)
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