Random music news for Saturday, July 10, 2021

Beetle juice! And yes, I spelled that right. Enjoy that and then move on to music news for July 10, 2021.

  1. A maskless country music festival caused a COVID outbreak? You don’t say…
  2. The official cause of DMX’s death has been revealed: A heart attack brought on by acute cocaine intoxication.
  3. With England in the UFEA final, something…regrettable has been uncovered from 1990.
  4. Speaking of UEFA anthems, here’s a quiz.
  5. And remember: The Internet is forever. See?
  6. Remember Four Seasons Landscaping, Rudy Guiliani’s press conference site? It’s now a music venue.
  7. Prince’s legendary shoe collection.
  8. Yeah, no. This won’t work, lady.
  9. It’s war: TikTok vs. YouTube.
  10. This is an unusually weird use of the Seinfeld theme song.
  11. It’s here: Deep fake music. Uh-oh.
  12. What, exactly, is that sign language interpreter saying in the Big Wreck/Chad Kroeger video for “Middle of Nowhere?” Well, I’m glad you asked. (Via Tyler)
  13. Has it really been 25 years since the Spice Girls came along? Yep. (Via Tom)
  14. R Kelly’s trial has been delayed again
  15. …and Marilyn Manson has surrendered to police over his “snot rocket” assault charges. He had to be released on bail to do that.

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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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