Random music news for Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Some idiots have been going to see The Batman and releasing live bats during the screening. Please don’t do that. Here’s music news for March 9, 2022.

  1. Here are 16 women who have changed the face of metal over the last couple of decades.
  2. Spotify’s share price is not doing well. The company has lost more than US$30 billion value since the start of the year.
  3. The Grammys are getting into the NFT business.
  4. The population of Portugal is 10 million people. Two million of them are streaming music.
  5. This is a brave little Ukrainian kid.
  6. Are Timbeibs coming back? They are if Drake has anything to do with it.
  7. Love Iron Maiden? Need a new BBQ? Then you’ll want this Eddie grill and fire pit.
  8. Jeezus. You can actually play this thing?
  9. Britain’s The NME has turned 70.
  10. Ed Sheeran’s plagiarism trial continues. Here’s what he’s had to say in his defense so far.
  11. Amazon has released a new app that allows anyone to run their own online radio station.
  12. Maybe invite the ghost over for a Sunday Lunch with Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp?
  13. Can a gym workout harm your hearing? Let’s investigate.
  14. It’s official: Eminem has had more gold and platinum singles than anyone in history.

More news? Check here.

BONUS: Well, this is dark. (Via Tom)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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.

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