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Published on March 19th, 2015 | by Alan Cross


Random Music News for Thursday, March 19, 2015

On this day in 1962, Bob Dylan released his debut record.

  1. Think the idea of a record label is a bad, evil thing? Think again. Read through this article from MusicBizHow2.
  2. Scott Weiland has settled his legal issues with the Stone Temple Pilots.
  3. The Offspring have created a fight club for clowns. You heard me.
  4. This is Eminem’s smokin’ hot daughter. I’m sure she has no parental issues at all.
  5. Madonna and Bieber together?  Eww.
  6. Twenty-nine years after its release, the Beastie Boys’ Licensed to Ill has been certified Diamond in the US (10 million in sales).  (Via Tom)
  7. A second season of Sonic Highways? Dave Grohl says “Maybe…”
  8. It’s interesting how soundtrack to Empire (the Fox TV show) debuted at #1 in the US (ahead of Madonna) and at #25 in Canada. It sold less than 1,300 copies in the whole country.
  9. Would you like to print your own 3D Paul McCartney? He wants you to.
  10. Hey, why not iTunes for TV?
  11. This woman stole money just so she could buy Beyonce tickets.
  12. Want High-Res Audio from a streaming service? Deezer has just gone global with theirs.
  13. This Tunisian rapper picked a very bad time to try to join ISIS.
  14. Here are eight solid strategies of successful musicians.

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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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