Random Music News for June 3, 2014

If we were in Ireland, we’d have today off because it’s a national holiday.  Down t’ the pub we go!

  1. Marianne Faithful fell and broke her hip.
  2. This is kinda cool:  a King Crimson reunion.
  3. And Midnight Oil is reuniting.
  4. Soundgarden’s 20th anniversary edition of Superunknown is out today in a bunch of shapes and sizes.  Now they’re talking about giving Badmotorfinger the same sort of treatment.
  5. England’s World Cup squad can’t sing very well.  Allegedly.
  6. That upcoming Foo Fighters album?  It’s coming in November.
  7. Here’s the text of the Spirit-vs.-Led-Zeppelin-over-stealing-“Stairway-to-Heaven” lawsuit.

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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