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Random music news for Tuesday, August 29, 2023

There’s a problem at Burning Man. Let’s see how they solve this. Meanwhile, we’ve got music news for August 29, 2023.

  1. More sleuthing has been done about the imminent release of the first Rolling Stones album of new material in decades.
  2. Neil Peart’s sister has spoken out about her brother’s final years.
  3. What are you trying to say, Noel?
  4. Tom Morello played a gig in America’s only unionized strip club.
  5. Fun fact: Before Rage took off, Tom worked as a male stripper.
  6. Merch cuts are a big problem these days. Here’s an explanation.
  7. Meanwhile, in Florida.. (Via Rick J)
  8. AC/DC for the Super Bowl halftime show? Maybe.
  9. If you’re a fan of Amy Winehouse, you’ll want to have a look at this new scrapbook.
  10. Today I learned that super-producer/pop songwriter Max Martin was in a hair metal band.
  11. Can you like Grease (the musical) too much? Yes. Yes, you can.
  12. There’s going to be a run on silver outfits thanks to Beyonce.
  13. US politicians continue to line up in in an effort to save AM radio.
  14. Meanwhile, a famous AM frequency in the UK will go dark at the end of the month.
  15. Do not piss off Adele.

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BONUS: If you have the time, this Bill Burr podcast featuring Josh Homme is good fun. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

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