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Random music news for Wednesday, May 29, 2024

If you need something extra to fret about today, here’s a story that links tattoos to cancer. You’re welcome. On to music news for May 29, 2024.

  1. Travis Scott and Live Nation have settled ALL the wrongful death lawsuits resulting from the Astroworld festival disaster.
  2. Why, exactly, is the US DOJ trying to breaking up Live Nation and Ticketmaster? Here’s an explanation.
  3. Still with legal matters, if you’re in a tribute band, you might want to read this.
  4. Another blow for Diddy. His line of eyewear has been pulled from the shelves.
  5. Bruce Springsteen has had to cancel more shows on his European tour. Doctor’s orders.
  6. Rapper Sean Kingston and his mother were arrested on fraud and theft charges.
  7. This horse hates country music but loves metal.
  8. This synth player wants to make music out of plants.
  9. You thought that cassettes, 8-tracks, and 78s were out of style? Check this out. (Via Rick J)
  10. More conflict and controversy for Kanye.
  11. Why does Drake have so many companies? Let’s look at that.
  12. Rave on a train. (Via Sean)
  13. Elvis around the world! (Via Christopher)
  14. If Tom Jones challenges you to a drinking contest, DO NOT ACCEPT! YOU WILL LOSE (Christopher again)
  15. Pink Floyd was the subject of an angry letter to the editor in the Akron Beacon Journal.

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