Random Music News for Wednesday, December 30, 2015

I’m all shopped out and I can’t eat another bite. Thank God for the World Junior Hockey Championship. How else would we pass our days? And new, some music news.

  1. Motorhead is over, of course. Duh. But you should go out and raise a glass.
  2. Here’s an example of a music-related product no one needs. Ever. (Via Tom)
  3. Geddy Lee has addressed the future of Rush–again.
  4. You know those sad commercials featuring abused and abandoned animals that run so often at this time of the year? Even Sarah McLachlan can’t watch them–and she’s in them! (Via Tom)
  5. A Glee star has been busted for child porn.
  6. Justin Bieber graffiti is causing some major angst in San Francisco.
  7. The Big Bang Theory is in trouble with the heirs of a poet who wrote a poem about a “soft kitty.”
  8. John Bradbury, drummer for the Specials has died at 62.
  9. And DJ Guru Josh–he of the 80s techno hit “Infinity”–has also died. He was 51.
  10. Here comes the flood of CBGB-licensed products.
  11. Here’s a job for a Christmas caroler: singing up the wazoos of pregnant women using tampon-like speakers. (Via Tom)
  12. A Psy concert sounds like quite an event.
  13. No, Oasis did NOT reform on EastEnders.
  14. This guy will name your new band for $25.

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.

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.