Random Music News for Monday, May 2, 2016

The church down the street is already advertising vacation bible school for mid-August. A little soon? And now, the music news…

  1. Beyonce had to cancel a show in Nashville because of low ticket sales.
  2. These singers had a tough time at a Bill Clinton rally for his wife.
  3. Jordan has lifted their ban on a Lebanese group with a gay singer. Good.
  4. These apps promise to help you sell your used electronics and clothing.
  5. The drummer who slept with 4,500 women. No joke. (Bonus: Led Zeppelin grossness.)
  6. Trivia question: Which female singer from Ireland has more money than Adele? Here’s the answer.
  7. Iron Maiden was forced to adjust their show for gigs in Beijing and Shanghai. Bruce Dickinson addressed those issues.
  8. The Lemmy gnome(?) (Via Tom.)
  9. Here’s a nice musical tribute to the Canadian Armed Forces. (Tom again)

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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