Random Music News for Friday, October 6, 2017

Attention international readers: Canadians get a long weekend for Thanksgiving. After the week we’ve had, we could use the time to catch our breath. And now, the music news for October 6.

  1. Did the Las Vegas psycho shooter think about targeting Lollapalooza back in August?
  2. Now Google has to deal with all the conspiracy theories about the Las Vegas shootings. Some idiots are calling the whole thing a hoax. Christ…
  3. Passive-aggressive Liam Gallagher: “I miss being in a band with my brother.” Say what?
  4. The John and Yoko suite at the Fairmount in Montreal is available. Want to book it?
  5. The Northern Pikes are getting ready for the 30th-anniversary tour celebrating their Big Blue Sky album.
  6. Hollywood Undead now have their own comic book called Undead Origins
  7. …and speaking of which, My Chemical Romance’s Gerrard Way now prefers writing comic books to emo.
  8. This R2-D2 inspired robot also streams music.
  9. This woman tried out Levi’s Internet-enabled jean jacket. You read that right.
  10. Fun: Marilyn Manson on the Phil Donahue show in 1995 on the dangers of moshing. (Via Tom)
  11. Whenever Noel Gallagher goes on tour, he puts up a Man City flag in the dressing room.
  12. Island Records beer? Why not?

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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