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Random music news for Thursday, June 1, 2023

Russian spy whales. They’re a thing. So is music news for June 1, 2023.

  1. Disturbed’s David Draiman had a tumor removed from a bone in his arm last week.
  2. Joe Trohman from Fall Out Boy is back in the band after taking a break to work on his mental health.
  3. The global head of music for TikTok sat down for some tough questions. Here’s what happened.
  4. Another detractor of AM radio has stepped forward.
  5. The Boss fall down go boom.
  6. Into emo? Better read this.
  7. Into the Tragically Hip? Try this podcast.
  8. This sounds like an interesting all-in-one concept.
  9. What will the song of the summer be for 2023? People are already handicapping the race.
  10. This dog is no Chester Bennington but you gotta admire his energy.
  11. A festival in Illinois (with headliner Ted Nugent) has been canceled over safety concerns.
  12. If Ed Sheeran ever wants to give up music, he may have a future as a bartender for bachelorette parties.
  13. Megan Thee Stallion: Potential WAG.
  14. Here are some excerpts from the new bio on doomed English folksinger Nick Drake. (Via Dave the Beekeeper)
  15. And there’s a new doc on Anita Pallenberg, scenester and Rolling Stones confidente. It’s pretty dark.
  16. Still jamming at age 104. (Via Tom)

BONUS: Well, this is different.

Alan Cross

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