Fifty years ago, officials in Oregon, had to nuke a whale. And that’s not much of an exaggeration.
And thirty years ago Thursday, this email was sent. It changed everything. Moving to music news for November 14, 2020…
- And it was five years ago yesterday that we heard of the Bataclan Massacre in Paris at that Eagles of Death Metal show. Here’s the story of one survivor.
- Coronavirus update 1: Bernard Sumner of New Order is recovering from COVID-19.
- Coronavirus update 2: Here’s how clubbing in Singapore will look now.
- Stephen Carpenter of The Deftones is apparently a flat earth anti-vaxxer.
- Fun fact: Can you name the two other Canadians to play the Super Bowl halftime show before The Weeknd? Dan Ackroyd (1997 as part of a Blues Brothers performance) and Shania Twain (2003.)
- These are 20 of the best drum solos EVER!
- Looking to place your music in movies, a TV show, or an ad? Read this.
- Wanna read some weird things about metal music and artists? Go here.
- Maynard James Keenan’s vineyard took home some awards for its wine.
- In case you missed this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tribute to Eddie Van Halen, here it is again.
- Little Richard’s Tennessee country home is up for sale.
- Blur guitarist Graham Coxon has a new graphic novel project.
- The latest company to launch a subscription music streaming service is SONOS. More detail here, too.
- The first reviews of Apple’s new HomePod Mini are in–and they’re pretty good.
- And these people are responsible for protecting the oldest recorded music in the world.
- A documentary on Mike Oldfield’s highly influential Tubular Bells album is in the works.