Random music news for Thursday, August 18, 2022

The Montana Toilet Man. Be afraid. Calm down with some music news for August 18, 2022.

  1. Depeche Mode is back in the studio to help work through the death of Andy Fletcher.
  2. We almost has a three-quarters Black Sabbath reunion, but COVID had other ideas.
  3. Tom DeLonge has a new project: Producing an animated series for Tubi.
  4. Grimes? Are you serious about this? Are you sure?
  5. The world’s oldest working rock’n’roll DJ just turned 97.
  6. A Billy Idol documentary is in the works.
  7. I would have never guessed that this song has had one billion streams.
  8. Classy, Ye.
  9. Stuff it, Mariah.
  10. What hath “Gangnam Style” wrought? This.
  11. If the Grateful Dead tour for their 60th anniversary, who should play guitar?
  12. Canada just can’t see to consistently stage music festivals. See?
  13. Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is selling a house. It’s controversial.
  14. Sometimes it takes a long time for your band to get noticed. A very long time.

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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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