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Random Music News for Friday, November 18, 2016

I think I’ve set a record for the amount of cold medication taken in a single week. This respiratory thing that’s going around–the one that makes you cough violently 24/7 is killing me. But the music news goes on.

  1. Don’t even think of pulling out a mobile phone on the Green Day tour.
  2. The Jesus and Mary Chain will release their first new album in 18 years in March.
  3. Here’s a warning for music-based radio about connecting with listeners.
  4. Blink-182 covered The Cure.
  5. There are some wrinkles in the Mariah Carey/Nick Cannon divorce.
  6. As you might suspect, a lot of actors suck at accents. Science says so.
  7. The UK government is going to look into the abuse of ticket pricing.
  8. Nope, the Stone Temple Pilots didn’t hire a new singer from The X Factor.
  9. Bobbi Kristina Brown’s boyfriend has been found liable in her death. He has to pay dearly.
  10. A 25-disc Bon Jovi set? Yep.
  11. A fan bid £1 million for a private gig by Take That.
  12. Will Apple make iPhones in the US? Maybe.

Alan Cross

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