Random music news for Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Let’s see what we have for music news on August 30, 2022.

  1. Ozzy says he doesn’t want to die in America. Mama, he’s coming home.
  2. Last weekend’s Reading Festival in the UK ended with fires, violence, and thrown bottles of urine.
  3. First, it was the pandemic. Now UK music venues are being crushed by high energy prices.
  4. BB King’s first guitar is going up for auction.
  5. Here’s an interesting analysis of the state of today’s music: Where are the hits?
  6. Coldplay is certainly on a roll when it comes to selling concert tickets for 2023.
  7. Rob Zombie’s movie version of The Munsters will be available on Netflix on September 27.
  8. Here’s where you’ll find Slipknot’s Jordy Jordison these days.
  9. The Tegan and Sara empire expands again.
  10. New study: If you played music as a kid, you should be sharper in old age.
  11. Reels rule Instagram. Here’s a new study.
  12. TOO SOON!

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BONUS: Bono is dieting. Getting ready for a tour? Or is there something else going on.

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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