Random music news for Saturday, August 13, 2022

Drunk bear. Go home and seek help, dude. Now some music news for August 13, 2022.

  1. Rage Against the Machine has pulled out of a couple of major UK festivals. It looks like it has to do with Zach’s injured leg.
  2. Meanwhile, Travis Barker is back on the road with Machine Gun Kelly against doctor’s orders.
  3. What makes vinyl better? This.
  4. There will be a special Oscar Peterson commemorative Canadian coin.
  5. How big was Olivia Newton-John at home in Australia? This big.
  6. This music festival is being promoted by…Peleton? Yep.
  7. One of Donald Trump’s new lawyers has represented rappers like Gucci Mane, Cardi B, and Migos.
  8. If you’re interested in the art of songwriting, you should check out The Happy Hour Sessions.
  9. Here’s what Marilyn Manson looks like today.
  10. There’s a big divorce in the world of the Black Keys. It’s ugly.
  11. The video for Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has now been seen one billion times.
  12. The Razr flip phone, take three.
  13. Well, someone has to study insect songs
  14. This is NOT a good look for TikTok when it comes to ties to the Chinese government.

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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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