Published on January 14th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Saturday, January 14, 2017
Yesterday was doubly superstitious: Friday the 13th and a full moon. Everyone okay today? Good. Here’s some music news.
- Worried about club closings across the country? You should be.
- Maybe the solution is to turn gyms into nightclubs on the weekends. It’s already happening.
- More vinyl pressing capacity for Toronto!
- I dare you to disagee with Trent Reznor’s assessment of today’s music.
- This Green Day fan is an AWFUL roommate.
- So much for Joseph-Fiennes-as-Michael-Jackson.
- Meek Mill has challenged Drake to a boxing match with a proposed purse of $5 million.
- Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who almost joined Buddy Holly on his final plane ride has died.
- There are towns across Australia that are failing. Can they be saved by music festivals?
- Is Ace Frehley coming back to KISS? Maybe.
- Get ready to headbang to “Bohemian Rhapsody” again. Wayne’s World is coming back for its 25th anniversary.
- Forty percent of Fleetwood Mac is getting back together–and which 40% is a surprise. (Via Pamela)
- William Peter Blatty, the author of The Exorcist, has died at 89. Cue Mike Oldfield and “Tubular Bells.” (On a related note, this Omen-related story is a bit freaky.)
- U2 explains why this 30th anniversary Joshua Tree tour is more than just nostalgia.
- So SiriusXM is thinking about buying Pandora?
- Two members of the band Tower of Power were hit by a train and are now in critical condition.