Random Music News for June 28, 2014

If you’re not fishing/camping/cottaging/Priding this weekend, here’s what everyone else is missing this weekend.

  1. Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack passed away yesterday.
  2. Marilyn Manson’s Russian tour, which was supposed to start last night, has been canceled because of a bomb threat and protests over his “sadomasochistic” songs.
  3. Members of a Mexican group called Edith y El Tsunami were found murdered in the trunk of a car after they’d been shot and their bodies set on fire.
  4. How to find the best toilet at a summer festival.
  5. Another Michael Jackson lawsuit.
  6. Ice-T’s grandson (yes, grandson) arrested in accidental shooting incident.

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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