Random music news for Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Hover bikes now on sale! Want. And if you want music news for November 3, 2021…

  1. Mark Hoppus of blink-182 played his first gig since being declared cancer-free.
  2. Nikki Sixx of Motely Crue is working on some books and TV shows for children. You read that right.
  3. The Elton John eyewear collection: Not for the shy.
  4. YouTube’s ad business is bigger than the entire global record industry.
  5. Some music artists are partnering with telecoms in America’s private prison industry.
  6. I’d forgotten about these TV commercials from the 90s.
  7. If you’re a fan of Tool’s Adam Jones and you play guitar, you’ll want one of these.
  8. To forgive or shun? Christians don’t know what to make of Marilyn Manson showing up at Kanye’s church service last weekend.
  9. Rumour: Bruce Springsteen is negotiating to sell his music catalogue to Sony. That would be a HUGE deal.
  10. Ever wanted to play radio DJ? Try Pacemaker.
  11. No.
  12. Slipknot has unveiled a strange new website.
  13. Korn singer Jonathan Davis is getting into acting.
  14. Still vaccine hesitant? Read this from singer Mark Lanegan.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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