On this day in 1962, the Starfish Prime nuclear tests were conducted. Ever hear of this band called Sado Opera? So how’s it going? Michael Jackon’s last doctor alleges his father Joe “chemically castrated Michael” so he kept a higher-pitched voice. When it comes to music news for July 9, 2018…
What is this thing that Donald Trump has with Elton John? Why are people suddenly putting their iPhones and iPads in the freezer? The US military actually shot nukes INTO ORBIT to see what would happen when they detonated. Prepare yourself. (Hint: Don’t do this.)
Brendon Urie of Panic! Not great, really. At the Disco has come out as pansexual. No surprise here: a British football song is now storming the charts. If you’re a fan of Marilyn Manson, you’ll want to take a look at this. The current hero is Drake. Gorillaz ended a set early when rapper Del the Funky Homosapien fell off the stage. This is a good look at at the contributions of the riot grrrl movement. Ex-blink-182 man Tom DeLonge continues to get praise for his UFO research. In Iran, they can arrest you for dancing on Instagram. A Led Zeppelin musical? That’s the rumour. Americans are streaming more music than ever. Tidal has now been around for three years. It’s a bit obsessive, really. A big subjective really (and unduly negative), but what do you think about this of the worst bands of the 90s? And you gotta wonder what Elton thinks of all this. Monday timesuck: some new 360-degree video from Metallica.
Random music news for Monday, July 9, 2018