Random music news for Saturday, December 19, 2020

Let’s say goodbye to Donald Trump with some repurposed Sound of Music.

  1. Here’s a fine collection of ugly music-themed Christmas sweaters.
  2. How about 15 unconventional Christmas songs from the last 50 years?
  3. Now how about 100 “lost” songs of the 70s?
  4. What about the best 100 rock songs of the century? At least so far…
  5. Glastonbury wants to come back in 2021, but
  6. The next Ozzy album will feature guest appearances from both Metallica and the Foo Fighters.
  7. Why is Taylor Swift the unofficial mascot of this Brazilian soccer team?
  8. The Killers are the latest band to offer up their own brand of hot sauce.
  9. Carlos Santana now has his own brand of coffee.
  10. And you can get your dog on a can of beer.
  11. The best music videos of 2020? Take a look.
  12. In a bathtub?
  13. Still no System of a Down album, but there is a Serj Tankien EP coming in February. And he’s also getting his own documentary.
  14. A true crime show about Rick James? Yes.
  15. This wildly popular music podcast is being adapted for a TV show.
  16. Twenty One Pilots “never-ending video” has ended after 178 days.
  17. Tool’s Danny Carey had a mouse problem. Watch.

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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