Random music news for Saturday, May 28, 2022

This is why we can’t have nice things. We can have music news for May 28, 2022, though.

  1. The killer in the Ulvade school massacre blasted music while he went on his rampage. There’s no info on what specific music he played.
  2. Wanna buy tickets to the Harry Styles tour? Good luck with that. You’d better be rich, to start…
  3. …especially if you hope to buy your tickets on the secondary ticket market. WOW.
  4. The ABBA Voyage avatar show is now in previews. The early reviews are stunning.
  5. Joe Biden is going to consult with BTS on how to battle anti-Asian hate crimes.
  6. If Noel Gallagher ever needed a kidney, Liam says he’d give one up.
  7. How’s this for an exotic thing for your record collection?
  8. Gee, a lot of country musicians have dropped out of this weekend’s NRA convention in Houston.
  9. A Creed reunion? Are we really ready for that?
  10. Ringo Starr has launched an NFT collection. He has posted this.
  11. On the topic of drummers, check out this video. (Via Michael)
  12. Spotify and chicken wings, together at last.
  13. Speaking of which, there’s a subreddit devoted to weird playlists.
  14. The headbanging cat.
  15. Well, given its historical value, I understand this.
  16. This sounds interesting: A new documentary on the rise of the music merch industry.

BONUS: Winnie the Pooh is now a serial killer who slashes people to death. Yay, public domain!

BONUS BONUS: A swimming pool circle pit.

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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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