Random music news for Thursday, October 6, 2022

Chernobyl frogs are now very, very goth. And probably radioactive, too. In music news for October 6, what have we got? This.

  1. What are you thinking now, Kanye? Not a good look, dude.
  2. Roger Waters says he’s on a Ukrainian “kill list” and says that stories of Russian war crimes are “lies.”
  3. Rage Against the Machine has canceled the rest of their North American tour so Zack can let his Achilles tendon heal.
  4. TikTok is still the world’s highest-grossing app.
  5. Why did the organization behind BTS spend US$32 million on an AI company that specializes in fake voice technology?
  6. An excellent (and funny) explanation of the “James Bond Chord.”
  7. Snoop Dogg’s latest product? Cannabis-infused onion rings.
  8. Here’s an odd study about why men take up playing extreme metal guitar. Thoughts?
  9. Speaking of extreme, this band had dead rats thrown at them.
  10. Nice one, Adam Jones of Tool.
  11. Metallica’s Kirk Hammett continues to release installments of his online horror story.
  12. We’re never going to get an Eddie Van Halen tribute show, are we? Probably not.
  13. Lindsey Buckingham is not well.
  14. How’s this for a festival? It was…apocalyptic.

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BONUS: This dog not only sings but also accompanies himself on squeaky toy.

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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