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Random music news for Thursday, January 4, 2024

If you’re paranoid about Earth being hit by an asteroid, this will feed into your paranoia nicely. As for music news for January 4, 2024…

  1. A former member of Mike Patton’s Mr. Bungle has been arrested and charged with the murder of his girlfriend.
  2. Universal Music has reached a licensing deal with Tencent, the Chinese company that runs a ton of streaming music services.
  3. Some people are shocked that Green Day isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. Poor snowflakes.
  4. A return of Ozzfest? Maybe.
  5. Maybe Soundgarden was right about black hole suns.
  6. Shocked. Just shocking.
  7. Wait: Best Buy was still selling DVDs and Blu-rays? Not for long.
  8. There could be criminal charges in the crash that killed Dixie Chicks founding member Laura Lynch.
  9. This is great news for anyone who loves record stores, wherever they may be.
  10. If you don’t follow the rules at a concert, you could ruin it for everyone.
  11. No more love for cassettes in the UK.
  12. Aw, damn.
  13. Here’s the latest list of artists being replaced/resurrected with AI.
  14. Kanye has some big tax trouble.
  15. Finally, I was on Ted Woloshyn’s podcast. You can listen here.

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BONUS: Another gross scented candle is on the market.

BONUS BONUS: Well, this is pretty pointless.

BONUS BONUS BONUS: The fabled Tetris “kill screen” has been found at level 157.

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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