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Are the Arctic Monkeys ‘indie’ Enough?

INDIE. There’s a funny word. In music terms, it used to mean ‘signed to an independent’ label. That meant bands signed with Stock Aitken & Waterman would be in the … (read more)

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

WuBabies: Raekwon Shows Off Baby Wu

WHEN Wu Tang first exploded on the scene, they were smart, funny, dangerous, brutal, angry, fierce and not exactly entry-level hip hop.

However, after a dazzling run of solo LPs and … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2014 | In: Music | Comments (2)

Sting Ditches Own Children From Will As He Plans To Spend His Vast Fortune On….


STING, as we know, is an incredibly smug man. Not surprising really, given that he’s got shedloads of money, a talented and “occasional aviation-fuel” using wife and everyone thinks he’s really good … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Money | Comment

PHEW! Jesus The Jew Would Approve of Gay Marriage, Says Elton John


MOST people who don’t like gays are religious, or at least, religious sympathetic. They think homosexuality goes against nature or some kind of cosmic order.

Some are violent or abusive toward … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Music, Reviews | Comment

Lana Del Rey vrs The Guardian: Frances Bean Cobain wins


YOU may have missed it, because she’s so tragically dull, but Lana Del Rey recently said she was tired of living and basically glamorised singers who had died too young.

She … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Sky Ferreira Defends ‘Uncle’ Terry Richardson


THERE’S been a lot of talk about Terry Richardson lately. Basically, a number of models have said that he’s a sexual predator, to which the celebrity photographer dismissed.

And now, pop … (read more)

Posted: 28th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment

Phil Collins Donates his Alamo Collection to Texas


OZZY Osbourne may have taken a leak on The Alamo, but Phil Collins has a different connection with the famous Wild West battle that took place 180 years ago.

When Phil … (read more)

Posted: 27th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment

Prince Decides He’s Too Good For The Middle-Class Yoghurt Fest Called Glastonbury

U.S pop singer Prince, second left, and unidentified women, watch Spain’s Rafael Nadal playing Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic during their fourth round match of the French Open … (read more)

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

Thetans Attack: Tom Cruise To Play Scientologist In Star Wars



THERE’S rumours floating around which suggest that Scientologist Tom Cruise is in talks to make a cameo appearance in JJ Abrams’ Star Wars: Epsiode VII movie.

Of course, this creates a … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)

Gerry Goffin RIP: His Greatest Hits That Never Get Old


THE songwriting behemoth Gerry Goffin, has passed away, aged 75 in Los Angeles.

If you don’t recognise the name, you’ll recognise some of the songs he’s played a part in – … (read more)

Posted: 20th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment

Straight Outta Central Casting: First Look At The Cast For The NWA Biopic

HIP HOP royalty, Dr. Dre, has shared details of the forthcoming NWA film ‘Straight Outta Compton’, stating that the biopic will see release on August 14, 2015.

The film will tell … (read more)

Posted: 20th, June 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment

Washington Redskins To Lose Their ‘Racist’ Name


THERE’S been a long debate about the name of the Washington Redskins’ name. The NFL team are famously the redskins, but few outside of America have really considered the meaning.

Think … (read more)

Posted: 19th, June 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

The Beatles Go Back To Mono: Or Are They Just Trolling?

The Beatles pictured in costume for a sketch during dress rehearsal at the Finsbury Park Astoria, London, of ‘The Beatles Christmas Show’. Date: 24/12/1963


YOU may not know … (read more)

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

Stephen Fry Can Sing? BBC Plan Own Toe-Curlingly Bad Version Of Brit Awards


THE BBC has long eyed up ITV’s pop-cultural weight with envy. ITV has The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. The BBC have got the rather stuffy Later… with Jools … (read more)

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

‘Dying’ Morrissey, The Sickliest Musician In The World, Cancels Tour


\IF you work in the music industry, or know someone who works in the biz, you’ll inevitably have hundreds of anecdotes about Morrissey’s behaviour, all them which will result in … (read more)

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

JK Rowling Doesn’t Want Scottish Independence


THE political hot-tatty that is Scottish Independence has seen most people thinking ‘it doesn’t really matter whether Scotland would be better off independent, they’ll probably vote ‘Yes’ just to get … (read more)

Posted: 11th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment

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 certain … (read more)

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment

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


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 … (read more)

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music, Sports | Comment

Axl Rose Threatens Everyone With New Guns N’ Roses LP


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 … (read more)

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

Rik Mayall RIP: A Brilliant Comedian Has Died


ONE of the most brilliant comedians of his generation, Rik Mayall has died.

Mayall, of course, was in his element when playing utterly obnoxious characters. The most famous of his irritating … (read more)

Posted: 9th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment

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 … (read more)

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

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


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 … (read more)

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

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


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 in … (read more)

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment

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


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 … (read more)

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Kasabian Release An ‘Important’ Message To The Cool Kids


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 it … (read more)

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment (1)