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Random Music News for Monday, October 24, 2016

Were you around on this date in 1992 when the Blue Jays won the World Series? And now, the  music news…

  1. There seems to be some kind of fight over the estate of Beatles producer, George Martin.
  2. This couple went into the woods to takes some engagement photos–and they ran across a black metal band doing their thing. It was…a memorable encounter. (Via Danny)
  3. Monday fun: Bands covering themes from Saturday morning cartoons. (Via Andrew)
  4. Boy George did such a good job of his Bowie tribute people want him to release it as a charity Christmas single.
  5. Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn take on Beyonce’s “Formation.”
  6. Twenty One Pilots has a show in Russia cut short because of a bomb threat.
  7. Do NOT throw a beer can at Garbage’s Shirley Manson.
  8. The best way to promote your new album? Keep it a secret.
  9. There’s a new retro-metal video game that’s crowdsourcing for support.
  10. Kings of Leon have their first #1 album in America.
  11. Ozzy and Sharon are renting this $26.8 million mansion.
  12. Babies know their mother’s voice even while in the womb. I wonder what this means anything with music?
  13. Just in time for Halloween: This guy painted his guitar with his wife’s blood. (Don’t worry; she’s fine.)

Alan Cross

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