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Random music news for Thursday, November 30, 2023

Imagine receiving a Christmas present wrapped in this. Meanwhile, there’s music news for November 30, 2023.

  1. Here’s a list of the 17 best Canadian heavy metal bands. Wait: Rush is heavy metal? (Via Tom)
  2. Ozzy has a spinal tumour. He’s given us a health update. And he’d like to play at least one more concert.
  3. Metallica is going to play in Saudi Arabia. People are going to have a problem with that.
  4. Taylor Swift to King Charles III: “Nope. Sorry.
  5. Meanwhile, this language teaching tool is offering lessons in Taylor Swift.
  6. And someone is using Tay-Tay to train dogs.
  7. I was going to include another Taylor Swift news item here, but I just couldn’t bear to do it. We’ve had enough today.
  8. This is interesting: The curse of the pop duo.
  9. Are these the top 25 songs of 2023? Discuss.
  10. Longer TikTok videos are coming. The company is moving away from being a short video platform.
  11. A study in the UK says that 79% of 13-17 year-olds are using AI online. Makes you wonder where things are going, doesn’t it?
  12. The KLF is now getting into the business of…personal care homes?
  13. There’s a new book coming in January: How David Lee Roth Changed the World.
  14. Dave Grohl needed a “no cursing” sign to remind him not to swear when the Foo Fighters played the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last weekend. Had he dropped an F-bomb, he could have gone to jail.
  15. Coldplay coat hangers: Just in time for Christmas.

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BONUS: There will be one more season of Letterkenny this Christmas. Here’s the trailer.

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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