Random music news for Monday, October 5, 2020

I was behind an SUV on the weekend that sent mixed messages. Right next to a Jesus fish was a sticker that said “If you’re going to ride my ass, at least pull my hair!” I’m confused. Moving to music news for October 5, 2020…

  1. Coronavirus update 1: Gene Simmons says “One more time, people, WEAR A MASK!”
  2. Coronavirus update 2: The UK plans to phase in music festivals next year.
  3. So what can you buy at the new Rolling Stones store in London? Glad you asked.
  4. Nikki Sixx of Motely Crue has listed this house.
  5. Tommy Lee of Motley Crue says he once drank two gallons of vodka a day.
  6. Another Jane’s Addiction album? Nope.
  7. David Bowie’s people are going to release another six live albums.
  8. The new AC/DC single, “Shot in the Dark.” is already in a Dodge commercial.
  9. This sounds like an interesting recording using bowls of water.
  10. Songwriting inspiration can come from anywhere. See?
  11. Elton John thinks that John Lennon would have won a Nobel Prize had he lived.
  12. I gotta see this new documentary on Shane McGowan of The Pogues.
  13. Cracked iPhone screen? Apple is said to be working on a “self-healing display.”
  14. Heard about what some celebrities are doing on OnlyFans? Here’s what can happen.
  15. Too much information, Ozzy and Sharon.
  16. Just because it was never a big chart hit doesn’t mean that a song can’t become a legendary anthem.
  17. Johnny Cash and the moose whisperer. (Via Christopher)
  18. I was on this Romanian podcast that dealt with the sad story of Le Studio in Morin Heights, Quebec.

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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