Random Music News for Friday, March 28

Stuff you can use in nice, digestible links:

  1. How expensive will be Chris and Gwyneth’s “conscious uncoupling?”  There’s $280 million that has to be split somehow.
  2. Here’s a list of the 20 most influential music blogs.  This one didn’t make the cut.
  3. Here’s an NSFW interview with 80s hair metal throwbacks, Steel Panther.
  4. Radio is still the most popular way to find out about new music. The medium’s demise has been greatly exaggerated.
  5. Lorde’s boyfriend is having a hard time with Internet trolls.
  6. Here are the winners of the German Echo Awards, their equivalent of the Junos and Grammys. Depeche Mode was a big winner.
  7. Fleetwood Mac is 100% whole again as Christine McVie finally re-ups after 16 years.  Here are your tour dates.
  8. KISS finally made the cover of Rolling Stone. Here’s the story.
  9. Why there will never be another pop star like Phil Collins.
  10. Gangsta rap vs. the Mob.  Who wins?

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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