Random Music News for Saturday, October 10, 2015

The last long weekend until Christmas. Good. We need the break. And now, some music news.

  1. Have you always wanted to go as a member of Slipknot for Halloween? Well, there’s good news
  2. Why do country fans still buy so many CDs? Here’s an explanation.
  3. Don’t believe any stories about an LCD Soundsystem reunion.
  4. A Soundgarden-Queens of the Stone Age-Pearl Jam supergroup? Yep.
  5. An indie band with a 28-piece band? Yep again.
  6. Eminem surprised a 10 year-old double amputee. Nice gesture, dude.
  7. There’s a real problem with reliable music charts in this country. This article explains what I mean by that.
  8. Eddie Vedder, Chicago Cubs fan. He’s doing everything he can to break the Curse of the Billy Goat.
  9. If you’re a keyboardist, take a look at this new development.
  10. Will this band’s new album cause the universe to collapse? At least one physicist says “yes.”
  11. The digital hoarder. This guy needs help.

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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