Did you know that before he became president of the US that Jimmy Carter did THIS? Wow. Marvel at that as you browse through music news for December 30, 2021.
- Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots has tested positive for COVID.
- No New Year’s Eve performance for LL Cool J. COVID.
- A good question: How can new music compete against classic rock?
- All 90 million songs in the Apple Music catalogue has been converted to lossless audio. Good!
- A new Noel Gallagher film is coming.
- I don’t remember John Madden appearing in a Paul Simon video, but he did.
- How about a death metal cover of Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On?” Done!
- Now let’s flip that around: Black metal songs redone as surf rock songs.
- Denise Ho, a singer and prominent Hong Kong activist, has been arrested in a crackdown on free speech.
- Avicii’s journals leading up to his death contain some heartbreaking information.
BONUS: These are the best optical illusions of 2021.
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