Random music news for Monday, August 13, 2018

Random music news for Monday, August 13, 2018
So how did HBO’s Sharp Objects get the rights to all those Led Zeppelin songs? (Via The Mayor)
Why do collectors pay so much for these guitars? Aretha Franklin is deathly ill with cancer. And look! Yep, you read that right. It doesn’t look good. Here’s some music news for August 13, 2018. Too soon, Starbucks, too soon. (Via Amber)
Are there downsides to releasing an EP? Kanye would like us to know about his PornHub preferences. Now that you mention it, yes. Pearl Jam raised $11 million for the homeless with their recent Seattle shows. Mr. Oz Fox, the guitarist for Stryper, suffered a medical emergency onstage in Las Vegas involving a seizure. Some good history here: The stories behind 11 classic punk songs. What’s better for you? It’s pumpkin spice latte time already. Like this. Distract yourself from Monday with The Singing Farmer and these hypnotizing livestock auctioneers. Snoop Dogg: the musical. If you’re a fan of Elton John, this article on his relationship with Bernie Taupin is worth a read. A platform at a music event in northern Spain collapsed, injuring hundreds. She’s not wrong, of course. There’s a new musical based on the 1993 movie Dave which incorporates some new Donald Trump references. For musicians: Wedges are in-ear monitors. Things might change. Peanut, dancer. Back to work after the staycation. Hate the ads on the free version of Spotify? Madonna thinks that too much of today’s music sounds the same. Doctors are now running planning a biopsy on his brain after an MRI.