Random Music News for Thursday, October 1, 2015

Did you shut off auto-renew for your Apple Music trial? If not, you’re now getting charged $10 a month. Is it worth keeping? Go here for an opinion. In other music news…

  1. There’s a huge whack of Rush material set for release before Christmas.
  2. If you’re a Kids in the Hall Fan, you need to know this musical secret.
  3. How did Rammstein get as big as they are? Here’s how they did it.
  4. About that supposed Guns ‘N Roses reunion: there’s a problem. (No kidding…)
  5. Could there be a Coachella New York?
  6. It looks like Queens of the Stone Age are getting ready for a return.
  7. Someone grabbed Google.com for 12 bucks earlier this week. They don’t have it anymore, of course. (Via Shane)
  8. Whew. Blink-182’s Travis Barker is dating again.
  9. If you’re confused about who John Peel was, you should read this article.
  10. Why physical music media is still the place to be. For now, anyway.
  11. Jay Z says Tidal has one million subscribers.
  12. Australia is having a tough time figuring out how they feel about Chris Brown.

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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