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Hugh Laurie’s Album In The Blues Style, For America

HUGH Laurie has performed at the Union Chapel in north London. He’s recorded an album in the New Orleans blues style. It’s called Let Them Talk

Posted: 5th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady GaGa Bans Ice Cubes And Eats Like A Dullard

SOMETIMES it feels like Lady GaGa single handedly revived pop. With that, it is fair to say she’s the current queen of pop culture, which gives her the chance to turn into a self-aware kook. God knows we need some …

Posted: 4th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Public Enemy’s Flava Flav Arrested By “Rookie Ass Cop”

IT isn’t unusual to hear news of a rapper getting arrested. In fact, its such a frequent occurrence that some think there’s something of a police conspiracy against wealthy black men (exemplified by Mos Def, here).

However, in some …

Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eurovision 2011: Blue Are Now A Cartoon

BLUE, the UK entry into the Eurovision Song contest, have been turned into a two cartoon.

Yep, yeah the early middle-aged boybanders have been transformed into a 2D outfit. What are the odds?

As MEN put sit soberly:

Joining an

Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mariah Carey Wants Everyone To Guess Her Twins Names

MARIAH Carey is, of course, more mental than a tree filled with talking toasters. She became pregnant with twins, which left the universe considering implosion briefly. Could the human race stand Mariah gloating about her working ovaries? Could we collectively …

Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Music | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Def Leppard Tribute Act Wants One-Armed Flame Retardant Drummer

SITUATIONS Vacant: Pyromania, the “hottest” Def Leppard tribute band in Dallsa are looking for a one-armed drummer:

Must have flame retardant kit & stick.”…

Posted: 1st, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steven Tyler Took American Idol Job To Irritate Aerosmith Bandmates

RUBBER duck faced, No Frills Mick Jagger – Steven Tyler – has been talking about his decision to take the American Idol gig. It seemed a strange decision to stick a supposed wild man of RAWK on the judging panel …

Posted: 27th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Poly Styrene: ‘Oh Bondage, Up Yours!’

RIP Poly Styrene, aka Marianne Elliot Said. Cue the nostalgia. But Poly was not always accepted. She was once the anti-fashion rebel. She was the screeching voice of X Ray Spex, a band that if you blinked you missed. But …

Posted: 27th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady GaGa Didn’t Mean ‘Retard’ Like That, She Meant It The Other Way

UH-OH! Lady Gaga is in trouble again! Why? Has she been wearing meat again, making vegetarians puke? Nope. Has she been living inside a hot water bottle made from tinfoil while wearing a hat made from scrota?

Sadly not. She’s …

Posted: 21st, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Morrissey Talks About David Cameron, Like You Care

MORRISSEY, rock’s longest face, has refuted claims that he banned suet faced Prime Minister David Cameron from his dressing room at a concert.

The fact is, Mozza probably didn’t have to ban Cameron from his shows because the coalition leader …

Posted: 21st, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady Gaga Is Not Madonna’s Camel: She Also Looks Like Kylie, Britney And Christina

LADY Gaga is pilloried for being Madonna’s cameal – a popstar formed by committee. But the criticism is unfair: Lady Gaga has also adopted the looks of Kylie Minogue, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Grace Jones and Britney Spears. It is …

Posted: 20th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Susan Boyle Waxes: Photos Of The Hair Angel’s Public Smoothing

SUSAN Boyle is no longer a Hairy Angel, having been immortalised in wax at the opening of Madame Tussauds, Blackpool.

Boyle is now the Depilated Angel, guaranteed not to chaffe your tongue, tickle your top lip nor ladder your tights.…

Posted: 19th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Who Killed Smiley Culture?’

THE death of Smiley Culture, aka David Emmanuel, continues to make waves. Today demonstrators were outside New Scotland Yard, marching in protest of the death of the man during a raid on his home in Surrey last month. The …

Posted: 16th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blue Invent Turd Pop With Inevitable Eurovision Failure!

BLUE are impressively awful. They make music for people who clearly don’t own a rudimentary ear or functioning brain cell. And making up the numbers in the band are Lee ‘Doesn’t Care About The Victims Of 911’ Ryan, Duncan ‘Looks …

Posted: 14th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Israeli Prime Minister Hates Justin Bieber Or Something

JUSTIN Bieber has slowly been revealing himself as a little superbrat. An impressive feat seeing as he’s only a matter of minutes old, still dripping in amniotic juices and placental gunk.

Rumour has it that, despite not having grown a …

Posted: 13th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mariah Carey Is Stupid Because She Thinks Her Unborn Twins Have Different Personalities

IT must be slowly dawning on Mariah Carey that she’s not the only person on Earth who has ever had a baby. As each new stretch mark appears on her drum-taut stomach and each haemorrhoid pings like popcorn from her …

Posted: 12th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fugees To Reform To Remind Us How Few Hits They Actually Had

RUMOURS are floating around some imagined pop ether, noting that the Fugees may be reuniting to peddle out old hits and remind us how irritating Wyclef Jean is, how mental Lauren Hill has become and just who Pras Michel is …

Posted: 8th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is This The Sickest Thing Michael Jackson’s Ever Done In London?

MICHAEL Jackson has been spotted hanging a baby from the window of The London’s Premises Studios. Can it be that rehashing old songs has failed to keep Jacko in hush money? Can babies talk?

Having tossed a few pebbles, insults …

Posted: 8th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Are The Stone Roses Going To Ruin Our Year By Reforming?

THE Stone Roses – a band who made one decent LP, followed it up with a collection of odds-and-sods, then bowed out with a sludgy blokerock LP that avowed contrarians defend to the hilt – may be reuniting to pay …

Posted: 7th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jay Z Loses His Mind And Becomes Fan Of Kerry Katona

JAY-Z, for the most part, is a man you can trust. He’s given the world a frightening amount of great hip hop records, shared fine artists like Rihanna via his record label and, of course, he’s married to Beyonce which …

Posted: 6th, April 2011 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Plan B Would Like To Do A Comedy TV Show

IF his preposterous pop-rap career wasn’t comedic enough, Plan B would apparently love to star in a comedy show on the television! Imagine the japes he could get up to! Telling his hilarious stories about selling a bit of weed …

Posted: 5th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rebecca Black To Sue ‘Friday’ And Biting The Hand That Feeds Her While She’s At It

REMEMBER when everyone thought it was funny to go tell a 2 year old girl to go self harm herself to death for making a bad record? Those were fun times weren’t they?

Of course, everyone’s hatred and projected loathing …

Posted: 4th, April 2011 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Liam Gallagher’s Help Japan Benefit Concert: Grandstanding Photos

THE Help Japan benefit concert at the O2 Academy Brixton featured event organiser Liam Gallagher, Paul Weller, Kelly Jones of the Stereophonics, Richard Ashcroft, The Coral and Primal Scream. This was a one-off gig last night in aid of relief …

Posted: 4th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Miley Cyrus Sex Doll Comes With A Warning

THE Miley Cyrus sex doll is finally here. The photo on the box is less overtly sexual than many of Miley’s wholesome poses.

The Finally Miley love doll boasts “3 achey love holes“.…

Posted: 2nd, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Susan Boyle At 50: Birthday Photos

SUSAN Boyle is 50. We went to see her open cards at her house in Blackburn, Scotland. The woman is warm, gracious and immensely likable. She’s every inch the untypical star…

Posted: 1st, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0