Random Music News for Thursday, November 3, 2016

If the Cubs can win the World Series and if Donald Trump has a shot at being president, then a new Tool album is definitely possible. One day. And now, music news.

  1. Gord Downie’s Secret Path could become part of the school curriculum in PEI.
  2. Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones mono box set!
  3. This Aerosmith landmark might sell for $39 million.
  4. Joey “Shithead” Keithley will be inducted into the Vancouver Music Hall of Fame later this month.
  5. Rush will be honored with the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at Canadian Music Week in April.
  6. An exhibition of Bob Dylan’s art is on display in London.
  7. And Bowie’s fabulous art collection is also on display.
  8. This may make you feel a bit old: “The 96 Alternative Rock Songs of 1996.” (Via Greggory)
  9. These wireless earbuds look pretty cool.
  10. History lesson: 40 years of Swedish music in four minutes. ABBA is involved.
  11. I wonder what Taylor Swift would think of this cover?
  12. And I wonder if Donald Trump has a turntable like Barack Obama does.

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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