Random Music News for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

LA yesterday, London today. Kate Bush at the Apollo tonight!

  1. Sign language for music for the deaf. Wait–what? (Via Tom)
  2. Remember the Metallica murder case? There’s been a break.
  3. And speaking of murder, remember the case of the dude who shot a kid for playing his music too loud? Time for a verdict.
  4. A guy who was in KISS before anyone cared about KISS has been arrested on child porn charges.
  5. Anvil is coming back–again.
  6. Yet another story on the most relaxing song ever. It’s been scientifically proven, of course.
  7. Classical music makes a return to British primary schools.
  8. It’s college football season. Time for more over-the-top marching band performances like this one.
  9. This looks like a good read: a book on the Beatles’ lyrics.
  10. Meanwhile, in Japan...
  11. This could explain a lot about Metallica since 1993. (More from Tom.)
  12. Malcolm Young’s family has confirmed that the AC/DC guitarist is suffering from dementia.

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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