Random music news for Monday, September 20, 2021

Are upside-down rhinos worth scientific study? Apparently. Ponder that before we look at music news for September 20, 2021.

  1. I received my first notification of a new Christmas song over the weekend. Too soon?
  2. Guns N’ Roses have canceled some shows because of COVID restrictions.
  3. The internet on beams of light? Alphabet thinks it’s got it figured out.
  4. Forget 5G. China is already working 6G.
  5. Here’s a taste of the upcoming Let It Be box set from The Beatles.
  6. BB King had 15 children. Or did he? (Via Sean)
  7. An Eddie Van Halen park? Maybe.
  8. Did you hear about the surprise club show by Metallica?
  9. This film on Ozzy and Sharon looks…interesting.
  10. KISS is going to release a 45th-anniverary deluxe edition of the Destroyer record.
  11. Apparently, the future of the music industry is…vinyl. Still. (Via Andrew)
  12. Yep, I remember this happening in 1996. It was tough to take.
  13. Oh, dear Dave Mustaine.
  14. Grimes says she wants to die on Mars.
  15. Axl Rose: “The show must go on, even with food poisoning.”

BONUS: Did Kermit the Frog cause 9/11?

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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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