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Today in Music News 5.4.17

1978 Song of the Year: A Tie Means They Got It Wrong Twice

Every weekday we take a look at what’s happening in music news. Check out the headlines for today, here!

  • The Eagles are going back to court again, as a hotel in Mexico is saying the famous song “Hotel California” is written about their establishment. Obviously The Eagles disagrees with this statement, and are saying the hotel Todos Santos is profiting off their trademark. Todos Santos was originally named Hotel California back in 1950 – but since has changed their name multiple times. However, the hotel is selling shirts, playing Eagles songs over their PA system, and calling themselves “legendary”.
  • Led Zeppelin fans all over the world (including me!) are freaking TF out right now – as Robert Plant re-sparks rumors about a possible Zeppelin reunion. After changing stuff around on his website, and saying things like “Any time now…”, people are speculating to see the band at Desert Trip this year. We’ll keep you posted on any new news surrounding this!
  • Coming up in a few weeks, people who use SiriusXM will be able to enjoy a full channel dedicated to The Beatles! Starting May 18th, the ‘Beatles Channel’ will follow in the footsteps of other classic rock bands gettig their own channel, including The Grateful Dead, Tom Petty and Bruce Springsteen.
  • Since we’re on the subject of streaming – if you can’t get enough Metallica the band is going to stream their final rehearsal for the WorldWired Tour from Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium. And you only have to wait a week! Metallica will have the stream up and running on May 9th.

SOURCE: Ultimate Classic Rock

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