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CMU’s One Liners: Dee Snider, Blur, The Weeknd, more

By and | Published on Wednesday 21 October 2015

The Weeknd

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Dee Snider off of Twisted Sister, last seen in these parts being nice to Donald Trump, has done a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group, which has acquired his Snidest Music catalogue. The major previously administered the songs in North America.

• Blur are to release a documentary about the creation of ‘The Magic Whip’, their first album for sixteen years. ‘New World Towers’ will be out on 2 Dec. Here’s the trailer.

• The Weeknd has released a video for a remix of his track ‘The Hills’ , featuring Eminem. It’s one of those 360º videos that people think are good now, for some reason.

• Little Mix have announced that Nathan Sykes, formerly off of The Wanted, will support them on their UK tour. So that’s nice. For him.

• Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden have now both been confirmed as headliners for next year’s edition of Every Metal Festival Ever. Sorry, I mean the Download Festival. Black Sabbath’s set will be part of their ‘Final Ever And We Really Promise That We Mean It Tour’. Sorry, I mean ‘The End’ tour.



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