Random music news for Saturday, March 19, 2022

No more Botox and Cialis for Russians. That means sanctions that will result in wrinkles and ED. Ouch. Moving on to music news for March 19, 2022.

  1. Josh Kiszka, singer for Greta Van Fleet, had to go with a hospital with an ugly non-COVID respiratory issue.
  2. Following all the stupid copyright infringement/plagiarism cases? This is the most important thing you read on that subject this weekend.
  3. A Minnie Mouse chill-out album? Yes.
  4. How many radios do you own? Read this.
  5. Deadmau5 and Shark Tank dude Mark Cuban have created this metaverse.
  6. iPod modders: They’re a thing.
  7. There’s now a music sequencer for kids.
  8. A BTS live event screened in theatres outgrossed The Batman in 55 American theatres.
  9. Russian influencers are going nuts now that Instagram has been banned in their country.
  10. A “time traveler”–a TikToker who claims to be visiting from the future–says a dead musician will soon return and prove that his death was faked.
  11. James Hetfield’s kid Castor is in a band called Bastardane. They sound like this.

BONUS: Best spell it “Zelenskyy” now.

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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