Random music news for Thursday, February 25, 2021

A punk rock car followed by music news for February 25, 2021 (Via Paula)

  1. Something VERY weird happened with Eddie onstage at a Van Halen show in 2007. The story can now be told.
  2. Now Eddie’s guitar tech is in danger of losing his home.
  3. Country star Trisha Yearwood has COVID.
  4. The people behind the Reading and Leeds festivals are “very confident” that they’ll pull things off this year.
  5. Here’s an update on all the tours and affected by COVID-19.
  6. Computers are now taking over spoken word entertainment. See?
  7. There’s a new autobiography coming that also features all of Paul McCartney’s lyrics. It’ll run NINE HUNDRED PAGES. Watch the trailer here.
  8. And then there’s this new book featuring Jim Morrison’s work.
  9. Chance the Rapper is having BIG problems with a former manager. There’s a lawsuit.
  10. The new Cannibal Corpse video exposes the problem of trafficking in human organs.
  11. Since they announced their split on Monday. Daft Punk sales are up by 2,650%.
  12. What happened with Iron Maiden and this company’s PayPal account?
  13. Simon Cowell takes about breaking his back.
  14. Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary has been accused of raping an underage girl in 1969.
  15. Taylor Swift’s people have counter-sued the Utah amusement park which accused her of…something.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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