Random music news for Wednesday, October 26, 2022

You know how you can tell there’s a recession coming? There are more vampire shows on TV? Here’s that theory. And here’s music news for October 26, 2022.

  1. Good point: Why aren’t music royalties paid by the second?
  2. That is one SMALL TV!
  3. That is one FAST internet connection!
  4. This radio announcer died on the air.
  5. The guy who went to jail for the fraud that was the Fyre Festival wants to put on another event.
  6. If you want a child who is more resilient, encourage them to join a band.
  7. U2 will open the new MGM Sphere in Las Vegas next fall, perhaps with an Achtung Baby revival.
  8. There’s a new photo exhibition focusing on David Bowie and Freddie Mercury.
  9. The day Kevin Hart tried to join Green Day.
  10. I had no idea that Rob Halford trademarked “Metal God.” Good idea, though.
  11. Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck suing a Buffalo professor who accused them of plagiarism.
  12. Daniel Johns and Beavis and Butthead, together at last.
  13. Maybe letting your kids play video games isn’t a bad idea after all.
  14. In case you missed it, it’s Our Lady Peace to the rescue of Jane’s Addiction.

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BONUS: Now that you mention it…

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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