Dave Lombardo vs. Slayer, John K. Samson's Hockey Hall of Fame Protest and the Junos' 2013 Nominees Lead Our News Roundup
Published Feb 23, 2013With another weekend officially here, it's that time again where we present our trusty news roundup. Looking to catch up on your music news? Well, keep reading. First up, there was a lot of drama in the Slayer camp this week, with the band's Dave Lombardo airing the band's dirty laundry for all. According to the drummer, there are some unfair business practices going on in Slayer, and when the musician questioned them, he was allegedly let go from the band — or at least for their Australian tour. However, the rest of Slayer don't exactly share the same view.
That wasn't the only beef this week, though, as Wale got into a scuffle with the Toronto Raptors' announcer and M.I.A. accused the Grammys of ripping her off.
Also this week, we had Bonnaroo announcing its 2013 lineup, while MUTEK did the same.
Then there was Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake revealing a joint tour, Frank Ocean and Depeche Mode's Martin Gore working on a collaborative track, and the news of Kevin Ayers passing away.
Finally, closer to home, John K. Samson is bringing a petition to the Hockey Hall of Fame, Baptists talked to Exclaim! all about their Bushcraft (which is also streaming on Exclaim.ca), and, of course, the nominees for the 2013 Juno Awards were unveiled.