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Random music news for Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The DeLorean is coming back with the Alpha5. It’s all-electric and will hit the magical 88 mph in about 4.35 seconds. Sweet. Moving on to music news for June 1, 2022.

  1. Did you watch the Danny Boyle Sex Pistols TV series that debuted yesterday? Was your review similar to this?
  2. Meanwhile, there’s now a Sex Pistols commemorative jubilee coin.
  3. The assassination of Brampton Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala in India is reverberating across the world. There’s something very weird about how he died..
  4. Meanwhile, KK, another Indian superstar singer, died of a heart attack after a concert.
  5. Elvis Costello has reformed Rust, a band that he was in back in 1972.
  6. The Rolling Stones are having fans vote on setlists for their upcoming European tour.
  7. If you’re in a band called Viagra Boys, you’re going to end up in a lot of spam folders.
  8. The Scorpions have changed the lyrics of “Wind of Change” to move away from Russia and towards Ukraine.
  9. An Avril Lavigne cookbook? Maybe.
  10. All those musicians who played private gigs for Russian oligarchs? Regrets, they have a few.
  11. “How TikTok is changing the music industry.” Discuss. (Via Bobby)
  12. Lzzy Hale of Halestorm has a new signature guitar. Oh, and she cooks. Like, food.
  13. That’s one great roadie!
  14. Um, okay...

BONUS: Who needs Tinder when there’s this dating app that has your pet choose your match.

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