Random Music News for Monday, October 27, 2014

Uh-oh. I think the battery for my BIOS in my main writing computer is dying. Why do major computer issues always happen on Mondays?

  1. Why the F**K did Fox news thing that it would be a good idea have Gene Simmons on a panel discussing Eboloa?
  2. Speaking of Gene, he stuck his foot in his mouth again when it comes to his views on women. (Via Tom)
  3. It’s official; Florida Georgia Line is country’s version of Nickelback. (Via Tom)
  4. Bono remembers INXS’ Michael Hutchence.
  5. Has iTunes forsaken indie bands?
  6. Cool! A Temple of the Dog reunion!
  7. An Aphex Twin-Taylor Swift mashup album?  I’ll have some of that.
  8. The Foo Fighters were on 60 Minutes last night. Here’s some additional footage.
  9. A cool Green Day pop-up art show has launched in New York City.
  10. Singer Tom Jones is offering fans a chance to buy tickets to see him perform in 2043. He’ll be 103 by then.
  11. This is a cool thingy: it allows you to virtually explore a city through both sight and sound.
  12. Well, Aaron Lewis won’t be invited to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” again anytime soon.

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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