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Random Music News for Saturday, May 14, 2016

Last Sunday, I was in Halifax. Now I’m heading to Hong Kong today. I’m going so far west that I’ll end up in the east. With that, here’s some music news.

  1. The Spice Girls are in the studio. The 90s really are back.
  2. Ozzy confessed his love for Sharon at a festival. Will she take him back?
  3. Meanwhile, she’s talking about his timeline for retirement.
  4. This is an interesting outcome of a Justice Dept. probe into royalty payments.
  5. Australian surgeons removed a cell phone from a man’s stomach.
  6. How KISS applied their makeup back in the day.
  7. Pearl Jam gives props to the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
  8. Interesting: Why would Dr. Luke file for the release of Kesha’s medical records?
  9. YouTube’s negotiations with the record labels over music licensing: who holds all the cards? You may be surprised.
  10. Can Axl Rose keep AC/DC from going off the rails? Here’s one opinion.
  11. Young Canadians LOVE their streaming music services.
  12. Barack Obama offers official praise for Finland’s contributions to the world of metal. (Via Tom yet again.)
  13. Ireland loses its only alternative radio station. Dammit. (Via Irish Alan)
  14. Some interesting quick hits about various forms of radio.

Alan Cross

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