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Random music news for Saturday, April 1, 2023

April Fool’s Day. Beware any music news involving Tool today because they love to punk people. Everything on this list for April 1, 2023 should be true and verifiable.

  1. RIP Care Failure of Die Mannequin. She was 36.
  2. A roof collapsed on a metal show in Illinois as the result of a storm. Latest toll is one dead and 28 injured.
  3. Is Ace Frehley out to ruin KISS with a 120-page document?
  4. Musical artists who discovered other artists.
  5. A relative of Billy Corgan won US$27 million in the Florida State Lottery.
  6. AC/DC is set to play their first show in seven years. And no, it’s not a tour. At least not yet.
  7. This could be the most insane album listening event EVER.
  8. Rapper Pras (remember The Fugees?) is in some interesting legal trouble.
  9. Are you a fan of Succession? This may or may not influence what you think of Logan Roy.
  10. Ed Sheeran’s “Eyes Closed” has set a record for being used in 1.1 million TikTok videos. That’s more than anyone else.
  11. Spotify’s new AI DJ is now being used at live events.
  12. Marshall, the amp company that was born in England back in the early 1960s, has been purchased by a Swedish company.
  13. The family that headbangs together
  14. This will be of interest if you’re a Nine Inch Nails fan.
  15. A school in Wisconsin has banned the Miley Cyrus song “Rainbowland.” You have one guess why. Here’s Miley Cyrus’ response.
  16. Don’t laugh. This kind of coffee is DELICIOUS. Really. I’ve had it many times.
  17. “My biggest musical influence was Batman.” Wait–what?
  18. Black Sabbath man Geezer Butler has an autobiography coming shortly.
  19. This merch on a Christian website ripped off the logo of Lamb of God. Not very Christian, eh?

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BONUS: This may give vegans something to think about.

Alan Cross

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