Random music news for Saturday, October 2, 2021

Let’s hope you never have to use this. Meanwhile, let’s focus on some music news for October 2, 2021.

  1. Is there an Adele album coming in November? Maybe.That’s probably the story behind the “30” billboards.
  2. Brandi Carlile wants to be the next singer of Soundgarden. No, really. Then again, that could be interesting.
  3. And Dave Grohl wouldn’t mind playing drums for ABBA.
  4. Here’s a Nirvana-and-radio story I’d never heard before.
  5. Here’s how the ABBA hologram-on-steroids world tour is going to work.
  6. David Lee Roth says he’s retiring after one more Las Vegas residency. Happy trails, I guess. (Via Tom)
  7. Um, okay.
  8. And, um, okay again.
  9. Back in WWII, musicians were hired to be spies. Here’s why.
  10. GWAR is now in the cannabis business. See?
  11. Britney Spears, pilot.
  12. How metal was this? VERY metal.
  13. I’ve been asking this exact same question.
  14. Kiefer Sutherland’s new record contains a song about Bloor Street in Toronto. That’s a first.

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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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