Random Music News for November 5, 2021

Whatever Pete Davidson has, I want some of it. What’s the dude’s secret? Ponder that as we go through music news for November 5, 2021.

  1. Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and his ex-wife Brody Dalle are battling out in court over their children’s custody. This is ugly.
  2. Iron Maiden is about to publish an official colouring book.
  3. Billie Eilish is heading to Sesame Street.
  4. Ed the Sock’s NewMusicNation video service is doing well. If you’re into indie Canadian artists, you should definitely check it out.
  5. Tinder is exploring what it can do in the metaverse.
  6. More Christmas music, this time from Amazon.
  7. How about a personal AI that will remember everything for you? Here you go.
  8. Here’s Johnny Marr doing The Smiths‘ “How Soon is Now.” Nice work. (Via Larry)
  9. How do Spotify royalties really word? Here’s a quick primer.
  10. A fun list: Nine songs inspired by actors.
  11. Gift idea: AC/DC diecast toy trucks.

More news? Check here.

BONUS: Rush fans will enjoy this.

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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