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Random music news for Monday, October 23, 2023

Halloween might be less fun for the striking actors of SAG-AFTRA. Here’s why. Music news for October 23, 2023, is always fun.

  1. There’s been another sexual assault allegation against Danny Elfman.
  2. The Israeli Defense Force has a theme song: Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It.”
  3. Taylor Swift 1, Martin Scorsese 0.
  4. Spotify and FC Barcelona have a new Rolling Stones jersey.
  5. Sort of on that topic, “Spotify is eating the entire music business.” Please discuss.
  6. Billy Joel is having a street named after him on Long Island.
  7. Last week, Fatboy Slim performed on the world’s biggest holographic stage.
  8. KISS at the MSG Sphere in Las Vegas? Don’t hold your breath.
  9. There seems to be a lot of interest Liam Gallagher’s 30th anniversary your of Oasis’ Definitely Maybe.
  10. Want more Måneskin? How about something like this?
  11. If you’re getting into vinyl here are 20 classic rock records you should probably own.
  12. Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic look back on In Utero 30 years later.
  13. Is it just me or has Aaron Lewist of Staind gone completely whacko? No? Then what do you make of this?
  14. These are apparently the first headphones designed specifically for metal.
  15. Everyone seemed to have had a good time at the When We Were Young pop-punk/emo fest in Las Vegas.
  16. Ozzy once offered to put together a backing band for Rick Astley. Wait–what?

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BONUS: Have you ever heard of The Seven O’Clock Man? Apparently, it’s what we Canadians call the boogeyman. Did you know that?

Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Monday, October 23, 2023

  • Spellcheck on number 9…


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