Published on August 15th, 2019 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Thursday, August 15, 2019
Eighty years ago today, a film called The Wizard of Oz premiered in Hollywood. Fifty years ago, the original Woodstock got going. It was reported like this. Moving to music news for August 15, 2019…
- I was a guest on a podcast that talks about “midlife playlists.” You should have a listen.
- Guns N’ Roses has settled a legal matter with the makers of Guns ‘N’ Rosé wine.
- I really wouldn’t want to be Jimmy Page’s neighbour. Here’s why.
- A good read: How different genres of rock handle sex and sexuality.
- It’s been revealed that Keith Flint had massive debts before he killed himself.
- A new exhibition on The Clash’s London Calling album is coming to London later this year.
- DJs in spaaaaaaaaace.
- Spotify has some new analytics for podcasters.
- MTV has announced that they won’t take Michael Jackson’s name off their Video Vanguard award.
- Cops seized a LOT of illegal drugs that were on their way to a BC music festival.
- Half of US teens get their news from YouTube.
- How long will it take you to get the joke behind this story: “Band Blows Entire Spotify Royalty Check On Cocaine.” Hah.
- This video of Anthony Hopkins rocking out to thrash metal might give you nightmares. (Via Tom)
- Jay-Z’s company Roc Nation has entered into a new deal with the NFL.
- This week’s episode of Often Forgotten Canadian Hard Rock and Metal bands is a little different. See?