Random music news for Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ten days until Christmas. Maybe you’ll get something like this under the tree.

But hopefully not. (Via John) Now some music news for December 15, 2020.

  1. Eddie Van Halen’s official cause of death has been revealed: a stroke brought on by underlying causes of pneumonia, lung cancer, and a bone marrow disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome.
  2. Is more Soundgarden music on the way? Apparently.
  3. Is this the end of Kimye?
  4. *Sigh*
  5. Then we have “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses…
  6. Lil Wayne’s ex-manager is suing for US$30 million.
  7. If you’re into advertising, here are the companies that spend the most on ads worldwide.
  8. The Mouse is shutting down Radio Disney.
  9. Music rights have always been something people fought over. Here are eight examples.
  10. Free Neil Young! (As in, “his music is free.”)
  11. The Canadian indie music scene probably won’t recover until 2023.
  12. This is some Eddie Vedder video that you probably didn’t know you wanted to see. (Via Moe)
  13. Michael Jackson’s estate is still suing HBO over the Leaving Neverland documentary.
  14. Spiced mead for Christmas from Bullet for My Valentine.
  15. This is definitely the weirdest music headline of the day.

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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