Random music news for Monday, October 4, 2021

There are just some days when I really gotta scrape for some music news. October 4 is one of those days. Sorry. I feel shame. I promise to do better tomorrow.

  1. The infamous cautionary drinking-and-driving tale from Dave Grohl.
  2. Dave Grohl has some thoughts on what should happen to the original artwork for the Nevermind album.
  3. Oh, great.
  4. There’s a new book on Korn coming out next month.
  5. Wait: Friday was Alice Cooper Day in Milwaukee? If I’d known, I’d have bought a card.
  6. Billie Eilish will become the youngest-ever solo headliner at Glastonbury next year.
  7. Wife of Metallica. One of them, anyway.
  8. It’s tough to be a superfan in China these days. Here’s why.
  9. Here’s an update on Neil Diamond’s health. He’s having troublle dealing with his illness.
  10. Well, this is kinda awkward.
  11. If you’re following the gold rush of buying up song catalogues, you’re going to be interesting this new investor report from Round Hill Music.
  12. This guy would get along great with Ted Nugent. That’s not a good thing.
  13. Looks like Jay-Z will have to testify at his perfume trial.
  14. Stevie Van Zandt has see the future of the United States and it contains a lot of violence.

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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