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Random Music News for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

This is the 30th anniversary of the first-ever Wrestlemania, which was held at Madison Square Garden.

  1. Yeah, about that Sacha Baron Cohen bio-pic of Freddie Mercury
  2. Iggy Azalea won’t stop talking about her breast implants.
  3. Can we please stop asking Noel Gallagher about an Oasis reunion?
  4. Ed Sheeran needs private security to keep all the crazed women away. No, seriously. He does.
  5. Buzzfeed lists 13 Canadian bands all Americans should be listening to.  (Via Larry)
  6. Speaking of Buzzfeed, here are 18 things you probably didn’t know about Death Cab for Cutie. (More Larry)
  7. NBC’s next live musical will be The Wiz.
  8. Peaches Geldof’s house is still empty and abandoned a year after she died.
  9. This Voice contestant is creating all kinds of legal havoc.
  10. Take this test: which music era are you? (I’m apparently 90s rap, so take your chances…)
  11. Understanding teenagers’ pain through pop music.
  12. Some cool never-before-seen shots of people like Kurt Cobain.
  13. Bieber, Bieber, Bieber. Sushi.
  14. Looking for shelving for your vinyl and frustrated by IKEA? Try this.
  15. This could really screw things up for Canadian musicians who make a living by scoring movies.
  16. Why does country music rule in the US? This is why.

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