Random Music News for July 3, 2014

If you’re in Canada, you probably feel like today is Tuesday.  Me, too.

  1. Nate Reuss of fun. just bought a NYC penthouse for $2.55 million.  “We Are Young” was very, very good to him.
  2. So what’s the deal with System of a Down? Are we every going to hear any new music from them?
  3. Want a free live EP from the Red Hot Chili Peppers? Go here.
  4. Is the Pope Catholic? Does a bear shit in David Coverdale’s house? Yes.  Yes, it does.
  5. Dubstep violin?  Why not?
  6. Great article:  How Justin Bieber f**ked it all up: a case study in “growing up cosseted and feral.”
  7. The audio is crap, but some are suggesting that this is a new U2 song.
  8. More more Gwyneth means no more vegetarianism for Chris Martin.
  9. Styx and Foreigner go on tour together.  God smites their tour buses with fire.
  10. Ozzy talks about the “suicide pact” with Sharon.
  11. Five websites that are ruining the music industry. (Thanks to Greggory for this one.)
  12. Will.i.am has too much time on his hands. Again.

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.

One thought on “Random Music News for July 3, 2014

  • July 3, 2014 at 10:54 am

    The link for the chili peppers free live ep is the system of a down link again.


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