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Random Music News for Wednesday, May 26, 2015

Still in Australia. Scheduled to meet a kangaroo today. But what I really want to find is a wombat.

  1. Spiders use music to get laid. No, really.
  2. YouTube’s Music Key service now won’t be launched until September.
  3. The BBC killed this music quiz show before I ever got a chance to see it.
  4. Interesting concert pairing: The Prodigy with guests Public Enemy.
  5. They’ve banned garden gnomes from attending a Foo Fighters concert in Ireland. Yes, garden gnomes.
  6. If you’re going to name your band Black Pussy, prepare for some blowback–like this.
  7. Yes, Taylor Swift is powerful.
  8. This Chinese billionaire is too rich. He bought his dog two Apple Watches.
  9. Famous musicians with military fathers.
  10. Paul Weller threatened to break Noel Gallagher’s legs.
  11. These metal devil horns probably aren’t approved by McDonalds. (Via Tom)
  12. Fiddy’s boxing promotion company files for bankruptcy.
  13. Tom DeLonge is officially out of Blink-182.
  14. Snapchat has more than 100 million users.
  15. Wait: Trent Reznor did what with Batman?

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