Random music news for Monday, November 4, 2019

Feeling groggy and weird? Blame turning the clocks back. It’s time we got rid of DST, period. Meanwhile, in the world of music news for November 4, 2019…

  1. Rage Against the Machine reunites so Prophets of Rage breaks up.
  2. This is not a RickRoll: The Foo Fighters and Rick Astley are going to record a charity single together.
  3. Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has a bad divorce ahead of him, one that could cost £90million.
  4. Look out, TikTok. Here comes the US Government.
  5. Remember that valuable violin that was lost/stolen on a British train last week? There’s a happy ending.
  6. What happen to all the money Michael Hutchence left behind? Well, it’s gone.
  7. Andrew Loog-Oldham, the former manager of the Rolling Stones, is now teaching a university course in Kamloops. Yes, Kamloops.
  8. C’mon, Kayne. Seriously?
  9. Then the again, Kanye’s apparently really deep in debt.
  10. Here are some guesses about which guitars will be collectible in the future.
  11. Kirk Hammett has to deal with rejection from the rest of Metallica, apparently. (Via Michael)
  12. In five years, “neurohacking” could help us learn to play a new musical instrument in no time at all.
  13. KISS: The biopic.
  14. Like coffee? Look at this.

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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