Random Music News for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Polar vortex, anyone?

  1. What’s the deal with Eminem? First, he raps about punching Lana Del Rey in the face and then drops a bunch of F-bombs during a Veterans Day tribute in DC.
  2. Would you order a $250 hot dog named after Judas Priest?
  3. Prince has figured out how to take a selfie.
  4. This singing flash mob will make you cringe.
  5. More new music from the mighty BABYMETAL!
  6. Learn about french fries from the Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne. (Via Larry)
  7. Actor James Franco has a band. They’re inspired by the Smiths. And Andy Rourke plays bass.
  8. Cool graphic: 100 years of popular music. (Via Stephen)
  9. If you’re into metal and visiting Poland, this is the barber shop to visit if you need a haircut.
  10. Meanwhile, in Lady Gaga real estate news
  11. And let’s kill off those Richard-Branson-offered-Led-Zeppelin-half-a-million-quid-to-reform rumours once and for all. (Via Fred)
  12. Nicki Minaj: Nazi superhero?

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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