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Random music news for Saturday, November 18, 2023

The Omagh Hum: Sounds like a nightmare. Nothing remotely that annoying in music news for November 18, 2023.

  1. That was quick: Diddy has settled the rape/abuse allegations levied by Cassie.
  2. Why are cassettes still a thing with some people? This article seeks to explain that.
  3. Could there be FOUR new members of KISS? Gene Simmons says “yes.”
  4. Roger Waters is at it again.
  5. Shane MacGowan of The Pogues has been in and out of the hospital since last December. His wife has this health update.
  6. Now THIS is a vinyl collection!
  7. Who will follow U2 with a residency at The Sphere? How about Beyonce?
  8. The Rolling Stones have a new rum. They call it Crossfire Hurricane.
  9. Next up for music memoirs? Alice Cooper.
  10. A pack of Kurt Cobain’s smokes is probably going to get at least US$2,500 when they go up for auction.
  11. Dolly Parton had ruled out running for president. “We’ve had enough boobs in the White House,” she says.
  12. Meanwhile, Donald Trump still loves Kanye.
  13. I want this internet connection: 1.2 terabytes per second. That’s enough to send 150 full movies every second.
  14. Wait: Snoop is giving up weed?
  15. Chester Bennington once recorded a demo with Slash. Hear it here.
  16. Lickable TV? What?

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BONUS: Worst. Christmas movie. Ever.


BONUS BONUS BONUS: False alarm. It was just a screaming goat.

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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