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Jack White: Bring Back The Clapometer At Gigs

 

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 … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


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

Leadsinger Robert Plant of the British rock band Led Zeppelin performs at the Live Aid concert at Philadelphia’s J.F.K. Stadium, on July 13, 1985. (AP Photo/Rusty … (read more)

Posted: 21st, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Bob Marley’s Ghost Arrives In Court

Priests and clergy from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church lead a procession out of the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica. during the state funeral for reggae musician … (read more)

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment


Black Keys: Proud To Be Luddites

 

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 … (read more)

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Music, Technology | Comment


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

 

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 … (read more)

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


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

 

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 … (read more)

Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Led Zeppelin To Reunite At An Alright Jamaican Party

Leadsinger Robert Plant, left, and guitarist Jimmy Page, right, of the British rock band Led Zeppelin perform at the Live Aid concert at Philadelphia’s J.F.K. Stadium, … (read more)

Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


You Can’t Take The Piss When You’re Famous, Rihanna

YOU’RE down the pub and someone walks in with a haircut like Steve Strange, and you shout “ALRIGHT SEAGULL HEAD?” If you don’t get a smack in the mouth, you … (read more)

Posted: 16th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Justin Bieber: Celebrating Another Day Not Being Punched In The Throat

 

MAKE no mistake about it – Justin Bieber is a little turd.

However, this is not necessarily an insult to the gyrating singer. See, if there’s anything we all want out … (read more)

Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Alec Baldwin – Still Hates New York City Which Hates Idiots On Bicycles

 

NOT too long ago, Alec Baldwin was shooting his mouth off, saying that he was going to leave New York. Everyone started spreadin’ the news. He didn’t want to be … (read more)

Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Lily Allen Orders: Don’t Play My Music in Lifts

 

GUESS what? Lily Allen is talking again, this time, saying that we shouldn’t play her music in public because it makes her hide under tables.

She says: “Usually if I’m in … (read more)

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


Watch Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z in elevator scrap! Here are the theories…

SO, you may have been under a rock and missed the news that Solange Knowles attacked Jay Z, right in front for her sister Beyonce, in a lift.

And yes, there’s … (read more)

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


Lily Allen And The Horrors of Aggressive Marketing

American R&B singer Macy Gray receiving her award for Best International Newcomer, during the Brit Awards 2000 ceremony, held at Earls Court in west London.Date: 03/03/2000

 

ONE … (read more)

Posted: 8th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Are The Arctic Monkeys Dialling It In?

 

 

REMEMBER when the Arctic Monkeys first burst onto the scene? Ordinary kids, making sharp, loud rock ‘n’ roll coupled with slanted looks at society and crapfun nights out? Even if … (read more)

Posted: 8th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Copyright Is Corporate Theft: People Who Illegally Download Buy Music Too

 

EVERYONE outside of the music industry knows that people who illegally download also buy music. For example, Person A buys a lot of vinyl, but also illegally downloads a load … (read more)

Posted: 7th, May 2014 | In: Music, The Consumer | Comment


9 Reasons Why Courtney Love Is Wrong About Saxophones In Rock ‘n’ Roll

SHE really is fun to have around, but Courtney Love isn’t exactly known for being right very often. While talking about Bruce Springsteen, she said she liked him, but didn’t really … (read more)

Posted: 7th, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment


You Won’t Believe Where Tupac Has Been Living

In this photo taken Tuesday, June 12, 2012, video images of the Tupac Shakur hologram are displayed on a computer monitor at the Subtractive Studio in … (read more)

Posted: 6th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment (1)


Listen To Scott Bradlee’s Greatet Hits: Pop Juggler And Coming To The UK

YOU may not know the name Scott Bradlee, but you’ll definitely know the songs he performs. That’s because you’ve probably seen his Postmodern Jukebox getting The Hits Of Today! and … (read more)

Posted: 6th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Brody Dalle Is ‘Proud’ of Alex Turner’s Speech

REMEMBER when Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys made that speech about rock ‘n’ roll at The Brits and everyone who wasn’t a guitar-loving 14 year old, just shrivelled up … (read more)

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


Punks and Money: Pete Doherty Talks About Filthy Lucre

 

PUNKS and money have always been a funny thing, mainly because the entire foundation for punk is to not give two hoots about cash. They mean it, maaan. Anti-establishment, lone … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment


The 10 Best Anti-Racism Songs

IN the past couple of years, most of us have been surprised, shocked and nauseated by high profile racism. In football, we’ve seen players walking off the pitch in protest … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment


Paul Simon and Edie Brickell: Who Beat Up Who?

 

REMEMBER Edie Brickell? She was a pop-folkie way back when for Generation Xers. She’s best known for ‘Circle’ (here, with the catchier-than-mumps “I quit, I give up” hook) and ‘What … (read more)

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


Call Carlton The Doorman: Broadway Producers Sue Actress Valerie Harper For Having Brain Cancer

YOU can assume that having brain cancer is difficult enough to deal with, but actress Valerie Harper is finding out that there’s things worse than brain cancer.

And that’s having brain cancer … (read more)

Posted: 28th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Reviews | Comment


Mariah Carey Spends £28k On Looking After Her Pets

 

PEOPLE get terribly upset when famous people spend obscene amounts of money on frivolous things. They tut about how much good could be done with all that dough. However, those … (read more)

Posted: 28th, April 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Oasis Are Getting Back Together For One Huge Gig

(left to right) Oasis guitarist Gem Archer, Lord Henry Mountcharles and Noel Gallagher officially announcing an open air concert at Slane Castle, which Oasis will headline … (read more)

Posted: 25th, April 2014 | In: Music | Comment