Random music news for Monday, November 30, 2020

It’s Cyber Monday. But given that so many of us are in lockdown anyway, is that even a thing this year? Moving to music news for November 30, 2020.

  1. Speaking of lockdowns, Van Morrison and Eric Clapton have teamed up for an anti-lockdown single.
  2. Suzi Quatro had a rough COVID-19 experience.
  3. How can the Grammys seem to be so out of touch with music? Read this.
  4. This is interesting: How record labels are making sure old music doesn’t get lost in today’s digital world.
  5. System of a Down’s “Chop Suey” has passed one billion views on YouTube.
  6. This video proves that anything can be a viral hit on TikTok.
  7. What are Twenty One Pilots up to now?
  8. There’s a biopic on Heart in the works.
  9. Buying a new car anytime soon? Then you might want to read this. (Via Andrew)
  10. That’s a lot of CDs and records, Elton John.
  11. So much for Marilyn Manson’s role in a remake of Stephen King’s The Stand.
  12. Would you like to spend a night in Ozzy’s childhood bedroom? You can–for a price.
  13. Snoop Dogg might have a future as a boxing commentator. See?
  14. This rapper quit music to start a cat rescue.

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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