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Random Music News for Saturday, April 4, 2015

Today’s edition comes to direct from Borneo. Honestly. That’s where I am.

  1. Bjork is involved in a nasty custody suit.
  2. And StubHub is suing Ticketmaster. This should be interesting.
  3. I have Katy Perry’s phone number! The problem is so did everyone else. And now we don’t.
  4. Billy Ray Cyrus is coming to TV playing an Elvis impersonator.
  5. John Mellancamp may be a pretty conservative guy, but even he sees that Indiana’s “religious freedom” law is full of shit.
  6. The European Commission has some questions for Apple about their premium music service.  They want to talk to Tidal, too.
  7. Canadian Vine star Shawn Mendes is now making music on Periscope.
  8. Well, this is an interesting new music venture for Oscar winner JK Simmons…
  9. Need some help understanding Eminem’s lyrics? He’s now annotated them.
  10. Eric Clapton, serial heartbreaker.
  11. Nickelodeon is betting big on K-Pop.
  12. Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora, the ex, the cops and the death threats.
  13. Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler says he’s going to release a country album.
  14. A member of Five Finger Death Punch is launching his own tattoo removal service.
  15. Well, this is an honour for Judas Priest. I think. (Via Tom)

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