Random music news for Thursday, October 28, 2021

You know what else is in short supply these days? Exorcists. Moving on to music news for October 28, 2021.

  1. Metallica is auctioning off some stuff. Want some? (Via Adam)
  2. How about some Korn temporary tattoos?
  3. Can your piano do this?
  4. The Rolling Stones have stopped playing “Brown Sugar” in concert because it’s a song about having sex with a slave. A lot of fans are fighting back.
  5. What’s the “metaverse” and what does it have to do with music? Possibly this.
  6. Then we have these 12 predictions for the future of music.
  7. ABBA seems really pleased about their reunion.
  8. A documentary on Chumbawumba? Yep.
  9. Kanye’s company, Yeezy, has been sued over slow delivery times.
  10. That’s real classy, Ted Nugent.
  11. Joywave drummer orders shirt from Hawaii. He received a box of scorpions.
  12. Qualcomm has found a way to improve Bluetooth audio. This is a very good thing.
  13. Randy Bachman is so happy to have his Gretsch guitar back after it was stolen 40 years ago.
  14. Projection: There will be at least half a billion podcast listeners by 2024.
  15. Here’s a weird one: The guy who tried to kill Ronald Reagan is also trying to claim royalties from Devo.

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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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