Random Music News for May 23, 2014

I had too much chilli crab here in Singapore last night. You don’t want to know what the physical effects can be.

  1. At least I’m not as bad off as Paul McCartney. That virus sent him to a Japanese hospital.  He’s on the mend, though.
  2. A Motley Crue tribute album by country artist?  Yep.
  3. There’s a new set of exhibits at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame based on this year’s inductees.
  4. Now we know Tupac’s final words. Yeah, it’s what you thought.
  5. The horrible case involving the ex-singer of Lostprophets won’t go away
  6. Newsflash (I guess): Ozzy and Sharon are still married.
  7. One of the caddies from Caddyshack now works in the audiobook industry.
  8. Here’s a cool animated video based on a 1970 interview with Janis Joplin on the topic of rejection.
  9. Sweden still pays the Backstreet Boys as if they still matter.
  10. Hoping that your next music video will go viral? Then read this first.
  11. Just say “no” to holograms of dead performers.

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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