Random Music News for Monday, March 17, 2014

Don’t let these stories slip under your radar:

 

  1. There’s trouble with the Freddie Mercury bio-pic.  The director has pulled out.
  2. Strawberry Field–the Salvation Army building in Liverpool that inspired the song–is going to reopen.
  3. The Rolling Stones could ruin ancient Rome.
  4. Someone got hurt by Miley Cyrus’ giant tongue slide. And yeah, they’ve filed a lawsuit.
  5. Guitar players should check out this new effects board.
  6. This whole KISS vs. the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame fight is just silly.
  7. The Chinese effort to make a concert that’s fun for young people.
  8. An observation on on the intersection of “bands” and “brands.”

 

 

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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