Random music news for Saturday, November 27, 2021

I knew that South American soccer fans were intense but not this intense. Ponder that as we look at music news for November 27, 2021.

  1. The family of one of the victims of Astroworld–a 14-year-old-boy–has filed suit against Travis Scott.
  2. Meanwhile, Scott appeared in public for the first time since the tragedy. He went golfing.
  3. There’s a biopic being made about Brian Epstein, the original manager of The Beatles. They’ve announced who will play the members of the band.
  4. I should have had this a couple of days ago: An Oral History of the WKRP Thanksgiving Episode.
  5. Another Eric Clapton guitar just sold for big dollars at auction.
  6. Time for another review of what the Sex Pistols meant to punk rock.
  7. Want all the merch that goes with Metallica’s black album? That’ll be US$27,000, please.
  8. Deftones cannabis.
  9. Darkness beer.
  10. Madonna: Still at it.
  11. Brian May is not happy about The Brits dropping gendered awards.
  12. Brian Adams has tested positive for COVID for the second time after flying to Italy.
  13. If you want to go deep into the history of grunge, then you need to know about Bam Bam.
  14. Adele’s “Easy on Me” is now a country music hit.

BONUS: Do NOT try to smuggle copies of Squid Game into North Korea. Here’s why.

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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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