Random music news for Monday, September 19, 2022

Funeral day with more than 4.1 billion people watching the coverage. Did you get the day off? Me, neither. I had to write music news for September 19, 2022.

  1. Chris Cornell’s widow has a few things to say about his death.
  2. Slipknot has re-released all their old videos in HD.
  3. Mariah Carey’s long-lost rock album is coming out. You read that correctly.
  4. If you’re an artist, you need to be on Instagram. Here’s how to get the most out of that.
  5. Billy Corgan is now engaged.
  6. This Czech village is Ground Zero when it comes to the turntable revival
  7. Lil Nas X has a weird new job.
  8. Metallica has a new release of their Blackened Whiskey. Is there anywhere in Canada that sells it?
  9. Independent radio stations in the UK are getting KILLED by high energy bills.
  10. The days of touring behind the Iron Curtain sounded fun. See?
  11. A “wealth festival?” Yep.
  12. Phantom of the Opera, which has been running on Broadway for 35 years, is going to close.
  13. This definitely triggered me. (Via Peter)
  14. Well, that was nice. Very nice, Bad Bunny. You’re a Good Bunny.
  15. I was on the Talking Blues podcast. Listen here.

More music news? Check here.

BONUS: In memory of Her Majesty. Or something.

BONUS BONUS That was one slick and sexy truck accident.

BONUS BONUS BONUS: Here’s a modest proposal for some post-Queen Elizabeth Canadian currency. I like it.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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