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Man Locked Inside Vegas Airport Driven Mad By Celine Dion

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RICHARD Dunn responded to being locked inside a Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport by filming his version of Celine Dion’s 1996 hit All By

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Posted: 11th, June 2014 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Get Rik Mayall & The Young Ones to Number One!

IT is remarkable that Rik Mayall, who sadly passed away yesterday, was so loved, considering the small matter of his solely playing really horrible people. Somehow, he retained a

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Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Soccerball Lover J-Lo Sings World Cup Song And Follows The Action On An App.

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THE World Cup is days away and fully grown adults are trying not to vomit with excitement about it all. Women and men everywhere are only half listening to conversations and forgetting to chew their food before swallowing, thanks

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Axl Rose Threatens Everyone With New Guns N’ Roses LP

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THERE was a time when Guns N’ Roses were the perfect, pompous ragtag gaggle of panto rock villains, waddling around giganto-stages and blasting out ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ while smoking

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Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Crisis Averted: Justin Bieber Loses No Followers

EVEN though Justin Bieber has been in a fair amount of trouble lately, this week, his ears will be going hot with embarrassment after a video was published which showed him telling a racist joke.

Bieber says: “Why are black

Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boy Band Weed Watch: Dull One Direction Make Smoking Marijuana Uncool

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THE video of One Direction members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoking weed has been shared a million times on the internet and a number of op-ed pieces have fretted over

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Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic Adverts: Dynamic Nashville Bass Player Is Looking For Work In G (Some Restrictions Apply)

A DYNAMIC Bass Player is looking for work in Nashville:

 

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Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 10 Lyrical Low Points of the 1970s

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BACK in January, we covered The Top Ten Lyrical Low Points of the 1980s Well, it’s time to tackle another decade the 1970s.  While there were certainly a lot of good songs with good lyrics recorded during

Posted: 30th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rap Genius Founder Fired For Being a Complete Dickhead About Elliot Rodger

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THAT you’re able to think up and found one of the web’s hotter properties does show that you’ve got some smarts. You’re good at doing something at least. But that’s not to say that having done that that you’re

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music, News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Copyright Suits: Beastie Boys Lose The Right To Say ‘No’

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WHEN Adam Yauch passed away, his fellow Beastie Boys were told, in no uncertain terms, that they should respect his legacy by never allowing their music to be used

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Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Here’s Some New Music From Shy And Not-At-All-Money-Mad Queen

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THE notoriously shy and not-at-all-money-obsessed Queen have confirmed plans to release a new album featuring previously unheard tracks sung by their late frontman Freddie Mercury.

Since Freddie’s untimely death, Queen have never

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Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kasabian Release An ‘Important’ Message To The Cool Kids

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MODERN rock ‘n’ roll is in a treacherous place it is ruled by musicians too masculine and backward looking, while the rest of the world’s genres has mixed

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Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


AKB48: Japanese Girlgroup Attacked With A Saw

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RECENTLY, women’s rights have been shoved to the forefront of the debate, thanks to a number of dreadful events. It has been difficult for some men to read the #YesToWomen hashtag, which has shown just how unsettling life can

Posted: 27th, May 2014 | In: Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jack White: Bring Back The Clapometer At Gigs

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NOTICED how there’s a lot of rock musicians complaining about the modern world lately? Like lunatics shouting at cars for being evil horseless carriages, spewing out Satan’s plume, they gripe and bitch about every modern development… apart from the

Posted: 23rd, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Led Zeppelin Sued For ‘Stairway’ Rip-Off – Hear The Evidence

 

TO crate diggers and muso-nerds, this won’t be news at all, but to the occasional rock fan, you may not know that Led Zeppelin’s iconic ‘Stairway To Heaven’ has been accused of being a rip-off for quite some time.

Posted: 21st, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bob Marley’s Ghost Arrives In Court

ONE thing you can always rely on, with the music industry, is that someone is going to sue someone else, trying to stake a claim to a song, or music, they had no part in writing.

And people wonder why

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Black Keys: Proud To Be Luddites

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FANS of the Black Keys are, like the band themselves, people who look back at a fabled ‘golden age’ of rock that doesn’t actually exist.

See, a lot of fans of bluesy dadrock will tell themselves that, once upon

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Music, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mötley Crüe Goes ‘Triple R’: The Best Bits From The Hot Mess Film

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IF there’s one thing you can say about Mötley Crüe, is that their band name is a total pain in the arse to type on a computer, if you want to do it correctly.

Of course, there’s more to 

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Someone tell Rita Ora There’s No Fast-Track To Stardom

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YOU may have seen Rita Ora’s face knocking around and indeed, may have heard some of her songs on the radio. However, putting the sounds to the face is a trickier prospect. While Miley Cyrus and One Direction swiped

Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Led Zeppelin To Reunite At An Alright Jamaican Party

 

IT seems weird when really famous bands don’t get back together, especially when the lead singer is still alive. Look at Abba. Look at Talking Heads. Look at The Smiths.

Look at Led Zeppelin.

With the latter, Bonzo has

Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Liberace And Elvis Jam On Guitar And Piano In 1956

NOVEMBER 1 1965:

Liberace, piano virtuoso who became known as Mr. Showmanship, is shown with Elvis Presley at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas in November, 1956. (AP Photo)

 

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Posted: 16th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Zoology Discography: 10 Records By Animal Named Bands

OVER the years, there have been a veritable zoo of musical acts with animal names: The Monkees, The Turtles, Three Dog Night, Gorillaz, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Eagles, The Byrds, A Flock of Seagulls, etc. We could go on

Posted: 15th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Elvis Presly Fans Dance On A Traffic Island Outside The Palais De Danse Hall in Nottingham

AUGUST 22, 1977:

Mourning fans of the late Elvis Presley, dance on a traffic island outside the Palais de Danse hall in Nottingham

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Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0