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Random music news for Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Burning Man’s “Orgy Dome” is back in action this week. I’ll try to match that excitement with music news for August 30, 2023.

  1. “Bringing dead musicians back to life is a good idea.” Discuss.
  2. Meanwhile, AI has been used to determine the cast and plot for a Kurt Cobain biopic.
  3. Another one: “All American Idol-like shows suck.” Discuss.
  4. Apple has officially announced its iPhone 15 event: September 12.
  5. Here’s a stat about Live Nation that will raise some eyebrows.
  6. Iggy Azalea’s Saudi Arabian concert was cut short by police when her pants split.
  7. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has an underground rave scene that looks pretty hedonistic.
  8. Elton John was treated in hospital after a fall at his French villa. He needed a brain scan before being sent home. (Via Rick J)
  9. Are these lips more famous than the ones on Mick Jagger’s face?
  10. Killswitch Engage’s tour bus vs. The Elk.
  11. Wanna buy shares in big pop songs? Soon…
  12. Has a new Killers album been scrapped? Apparently so.
  13. Are you diabetic? Maybe you just need a little music from Queen.
  14. When it comes to noise cancelling headphones, there is such a thing as too much. (Via Sean)
  15. This singer had to undergo surgery after she was attacked by her bathroom door.
  16. Too soon. Just…too soon. It’s still August!
  17. So much for The Idol on HBO. It’s for the best, too.
  18. Police have dropped their investigation into sexual assault allegations against Rammstein’s Till Lindeman.

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BONUS: Seen at a Ministry gig.

Alan Cross

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One thought on “Random music news for Wednesday, August 30, 2023

  • It’s never too soon to bid farewell to the worst season of the year (summer), even if it is a little too soon for Christmas stuff.


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