Published on July 2nd, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Monday, July 2, 2018
Yep, it’s a holiday across Canada, but since there are readers in other countries who come to this site, I can’t disappoint them. Therefore, here’s music news for July 2, 2018.
- So much for Ed Sheeran’s plan to build a chapel on his property. The request has been rejected.
- Ed is upset about yet another plagiarism suit, but this time he’s suing back.
- Kanye and Kim are discussing over which of them should run for president. This is today’s America.
- This was a surprise U2 performance. (Via Larry)
- A drugstore is playing Barry Manilow outside to keep people from loitering.
- Drizzy’s Scorpion album blew away all kinds of streaming records over the weekend. At one point, it was streaming over 10 million times per hour.
- At least Ed is saving trees in Germany. (Via Steve)
- Joe Strummer fans are going to love this new collection of demos and rarities.
- This new drug shows promise for restoring hearing to ears damaged by loud music.
- Some people are laying bets that the new Supreme Court justice will be Kanye West. No, really.
- What not to do when pitching your music to the press.
- Images in Vogue is enjoying this new interest in 80s music.
- Okay, this is a strange entertainment industry death…
- Toronto’s Cosmo Music had its 50th anniversary and shot this video.
- Well, this summer concert didn’t go so well, did it? (Via Tom)
- Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul was buried in a KISS casket.
- Good news: These Shure earbuds are $1,000 off! Bad news: They still cost $1,000.
- Two people ripped off by the Fyre Festival last year have won $5 million in a lawsuit. But good luck collecting.