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Woodstock’s 45th Anniversary: The Great Bands That Turned It Down

Rock music fans relax during a break in the entertainment at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, N.Y., on Aug. 16, 1969. (AP Photo)


FORTY-FIVE … (read more)

Posted: 18th, August 2014 | In: Music | Comment

10 Actors Who Swapped The Boards for the Bandstand


PART Kermit, part hipster, Michael Cera is loved by many (and he probably irritates a fair few too, but that’s normal) and has starred in a bunch of films that … (read more)

Posted: 14th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment

Police Brutality: Music Against Cops

FILE – This file photo of Rodney King was taken three days after his videotaped beating in Los Angeles on March 6, 1991. King, the black … (read more)

Posted: 12th, August 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Michael Jackson: Taught Bubbles To Throw Poo At His Neverland Ranch


THERE’S a maid who worked at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch and – you’d think she’d have barrowloads of amazing anecdotes from her job wouldn’t you?

Just think of the amazing music … (read more)

Posted: 11th, August 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Crossover appeal: When two shows collide

A trailer has appear which shows a historic collaboration episode between The Simpsons and Family Guy. Of course, everything ever is ‘historic’ because it is something that happened in the … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2014 | In: TV & Radio | Comment

The Greatest Female Superheroes!

IF you go down the comic book shop (and you should – they are never as intimidating and bewildering as you might think), you’ll notice that there’s a lot of … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2014 | In: Reviews | Comment

6 Weird And Fabulous Items Of Band Merchandise

TODAY, the world’s press heard about Britney Spears launching a new lingerie line, which just so happens to be called The Intimate Collection.

She announced this by posting a picture of … (read more)

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music, The Consumer | Comment

Nu Psych: The new age of psychedelic music

BELIEVE it or not, there’s a new age of psychedelic music upon us. Not so much the re-dawning of the age of Aquarius, but rather, a bunch of snotty brats … (read more)

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

FrancaisOK: The brilliant and popular music of France

WHAT is France famous for?
Well, the French are well known for amazing food and booze, not to mention being some of the finest smokers on the planet. They’re great at … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Marvel Are Turning Comics Upside Down With Gender And Race Swaps

THERE’S no two-ways about it – comics have been a bit white, male and hetero. Of course, that isn’t entirely the case, but chances are, your favourite superhero is a … (read more)

Posted: 17th, July 2014 | In: Books, Reviews | Comment

The Beatles Tour De Force: Ron Howard Pipes Them Live and Direct To The Masses



MOSTLY, The Beatles are not a live band.

Sure, they cut their teeth around Britain and Germany for years, before blowing everyone’s brains out in Australia, Japan and America, but when … (read more)

Posted: 16th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

The BBC Defends Black Music Critcism… And Quite Right Too

RECENTLY, the BBC rated the most influential artists in Radio 1Xtra’s Power List. The “UK’s leading black music station” (their words) gave the top honour to Ed Sheeran, who you … (read more)

Posted: 15th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Kidrock: The Best, Worst And Most Confusing Youthful Hits And Misses



WHEN you think of children being in bands, you immediately think of the Jackson 5 or Hanson. They’re slick, pro-outfits that have been tutored and taught within an inch of … (read more)

Posted: 15th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment

The Real Problem With Musician’s Tax Avoidance




THERE’S quite the kerfuffle in musicville, after it turned out that a number of wealthy musicians were ferreting their money away in tax avoidance schemes.

Lazy people are vomiting into their … (read more)

Posted: 12th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment (1)

The Ultimate Tour De France Playlist


WITH the Tour De France in full swing, nearly killing riders with wet cobbles and craft ale enthusiasts thrilling at the warring riders like teenage Hollyoaks fans, it got us … (read more)

Posted: 12th, July 2014 | In: Music, Sports | Comment (1)

Insane Clown Posse’s FBI lawsuit is laughed out of town

THE Insane Clown Posse are an odd bunch. For starters, they think magnets are powered by witchcraft or something. And their fans? Well, their fans are VERY devoted (seriously – … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

See Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side Trailer


ROCK biopics are always fun, even if they’re not always good. There’s been mixed movies, from The Runaways to The Doors, from Ray to What We Do Is Secret. Even … (read more)

Posted: 8th, July 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment

Jake Bugg Hates Music Festivals – Doesn’t Mind Sexism


EVEN though you may have guessed it from his permanently surly face (he’s too cool to smile), Jake Bugg has said he hates music festivals.

And who can blame him? It … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Watch Robbie Williams Break A Fan’s Arm In Newcastle

IT is always nice to watch someone successful make a fool of themselves. It isn’t their fault we’re all pathetically jealous, but they’ve got such nice and unusual lives, it is … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

One Dimensional Lindsay Lohan to Sue GTA For Turning Her Into A 2D Cartoon Character

YOU might think GTA V is the greatest thing since sliced ham, but the game’s Lacey Jonas character has got Lindsay Lohan in a spin alright.

Lacey is a blond celebrity who … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment

Oh. A Superhero Film Written by Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane


HERE’S a thing.

Arctic Monkeys frontdude Alex Turner, and Rascals pal Miles Kane, have stopped work on their Last Shadow Puppets careers to concentrate on… wait for it… a superhero film.

This … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Death Metal Band Unfathomable Ruination To Play Until They Literally Run Out of Oxygen


ROCK music is in a weird place at the moment, but thank god for metal. Metal is single-handedly dragging rock music’s lifeless body through the streets, refusing to let it … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment

The world needs a bar run by GWAR

GWAR, the greatest band in the whole universe, have had a rough time of it, with key members of the group shrugging off their mortal coil to join the choir … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2014 | In: Music, The Consumer | Comment

Jonah Hill Says Sorry For Gay Slur

THIS weekend, Jonah Hill found himself being chased around by the paparazzi. Nothing new there. However, one of them started mocking him in a bid to provoke a response.

One of … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment

JK Rowling Thinks Phone Hackers Are ‘Dicks’

AFTER the mind-melting success of the Harry Potter books, JK Rowling is able to do as she pleases. She’s clearly still got a huge love for writing and, as we … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2014 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment