Random music news for Saturday, April 3, 2021

Three? Oh, dear. Will all of them, you know, work? Think about that as you browse music news for April 3, 2021.

  1. This new music industry deal creates a major new powerhouse linking Justin Bieber with BTS.
  2. Some virtual concerts have been canceled because of Ontario’s new lockdown measures.
  3. The members of Journey have finally reached a settlement on who owns that name.
  4. A band of Winnipeg brothers is enjoying success in the Philippines.
  5. “Does rock’n’roll kill brain cells?” Discuss.
  6. How important is it to have a radio in the car dashboard? They took a poll.
  7. I’m going to bet that this new US Supreme Court ruling on media ownership will be a bad idea.
  8. Who named Ted Nugent’s new album? Donald Trump, of course.
  9. Willie Nelson’s people want 4/20 to be a national holiday in the US.

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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