Random Music News for May 1, 2014

Still waiting for spring…

  1. Has Rage Against Machine played their last show?
  2. Study:  Musicians run a higher risk of hearing loss.  Well, duh.
  3. Try this: an audio-only game targeted at the blind.
  4. Before Paul Simon and Edie Brickell were arrested on those domestic charges, they were working on a new song.  Listen.
  5. The new U2 album is “coming to and end.”
  6. Meanwhile, U2’s Adam Clayton opens up about depression.
  7. Queen guitarist Brian May is having trouble with his posh neighbours.
  8. Facebook announces a whole bunch of things to make the music experience better.
  9. Thrash metal and acid punks get new government jobs in the UK.
  10. GWAR vaping liquid?

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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