Ever wonder why those CAPTCHA pictures are so depressing? Turns out there’s a reason for it. Now that you know that, here’s music news for August 14, 2021.
- We’re closer to a #FreeBritney world as her dad steps down as her conservator.
- Dave Grohl’s memoirs are coming out in the fall. Here’s an excerpt from Dave Grohl: The Storyteller.
- Here’s a Dave story: He once flew home from Australia to attend a father-daughter dance.
- AEG says “When it comes to the shows we promote, no vaccination, no admission!” Good.
- And Dead and Company feel the same way for their upcoming tour.
- Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson got COVID even after being vaccinated. But he says “I’ve pretty much got no doubt that had I not had the vaccine, I could be in serious trouble.”
- A good read: When Rock Ruled the World – A 40 Year Timeline.
- There’s now a Grateful Dead-inspired cannabis store in Toronto.
- Nine Inch Nails guitarist Robin Finck has a new video game project.
- This is a cool app for anyone who loves to stream radio on mobile phones.
- The latest in NFTs? Virtual clothes. Wait–what? (Via Sean)
- Want to print up your own concert tickets? Take a look at Stubforge.
- VR is going to continue to be a thing for music movie forward. See?
- They Might be Giants are planning to release this in October. (Sean again)
- Wanna buy PirateBay.com? It’s for sale.
- And you knew this was coming: an expanded version of The Beatles Let It Be album is coming in October.
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