Music News

Random music news for Saturday, August 20, 2022

  1. Suede has released this short film ahead of their upcoming new album, Autofiction.
  2. New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert has had surgery for his spinal tumor.
  3. An Ian Curtis statute? Sure!
  4. And speaking of Manchester bands, here’s more on Oasis.
  5. Here’s another tribute to late Teenage Head guitarist Gord Lewis.
  6. Let’s count up Bob Marley’s 11 children.
  7. My Dad and Kurt Cobain.” Discuss.
  8. Tony the Tiger (yeah, the cereal dude) has a Twitch stream. People seem to really like it.
  9. Even Amazon is concerned by competition from TikTok. See what they’re doing?
  10. Spotify has teamed up with a budget airline for a “Listen & Book” tool.
  11. If you’re a Tool fan, you can probably identify with this.
  12. Some people seem intent on using rap lyrics in criminal trials. The RIAA has come out against that in California.
  13. Here’s a look at how the right song in the right TV show can blow things up.
  14. Rick Astley continues to rickroll for fun and profit.
  15. Meanwhile, The Proclaimers are against this kind of nostalgia.
  16. Grease is returning to theatres as a tribute to Olivia Newton-John.

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