Random Music News for Saturday, February 10, 2018

There’s new information in the disappearance of Manic Street Preacher Richey Edwards 23 years ago. “The most challenging orchestra concert of the century?” Really? This is Cliff Burton Day! RIP Craig MacGregor, bassist for Foghat. In other music news for February 10…

Here are my music recommendations for the week for Global News. It’s interesting, but I’m not sure how this will help. The BBC has revived The Old Grey Whistle Test. On April 6, Sloan will release their twelfth album. Tens of thousands of karaoke mics are being recalled because they could explode. And RIP Pat Torpey of Mr. Called 12, it will feature twelve songs. Let’s back up a bit and talk about International Clash Day. (Via Tom)
Can Apple AirPods blow up in your ears? This guy says it happened. Well, it depends… (Via David)
This is the kind of penthouse One Direction money can buy. Pearl Jam and Elvis Presley, together at last. I see what you’ve done there. Big. I hope you bought a card. I hope it does, but…
Should you date someone who has different musical tastes than you? More opioid-and-musicians talk as the family of a late 3 Doors Down guitarist speak. “Pop stars are ruining our parks and wildlife.” What?
Random Music News for Saturday, February 10, 2018