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Random music news for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

A spin-off restaurant from McDonald’s? It looks like it. Can’t wait to see the menu. Moving on to music news for December 6, 2023…

  1. There’s a new documentary on Apple TV+ about the assassination of John Lennon that looks interesting.
  2. Sublime co-founder Bradley Nowell died of a heroin overdose in 1996. His son is now in the band–at least temporarily.
  3. Britney Spears’ father apparently had a leg amputated because of some kind of infection.
  4. More information is coming out about the night Tupac was shot. Run-DMC was apparently supposed to be in the car with Tupac. They missed their ride because Jam Master Jay took too long to get dressed.
  5. Jimmy Stewart is back from the dead courtesy of AI. He’ll read you a bedtime story.
  6. Musicians often need day jobs to support themselves in addition to being in a band. Here are some examples.
  7. A Notorious B.I.G. game? Yep.
  8. Death threats over a botched guitar solo? What’s wrong with people?
  9. Puppy Songs. You will melt under the weight of this cuteness.
  10. Elon Musk says that the major record labels are doomed. Because, of course, he knows everything about everything.
  11. “Rizz” is the Word of the Year according to the Oxford English Dictionary. The runner-up? “Swiftie.”
  12. Taylor Swift fans are demanding free water at all gigs after the death of that fan in Rio.
  13. I wish my school had been this cool musicially.
  14. There’s been a crime wave in Chicago. Record stores have been robbed of their metal and hardcore records.
  15. Gift idea: An expanded version of Paul McCartney and Wings’ Band on the Run.

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BONUS: The lineup for the 2024 Cruel World festival has been announced. Like retro alternative? Here you go. (Via Mike)

Alan Cross

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