The Hedonist: what to see and where to be seen
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Friday 11 October 2013
Four years on from their last outing and nearly 25 years after forming in Seattle, the grunge survivors deliver their 10th album – and it is a work of contrasts. Openers “Getaway” and “Mind Your Manners” are gutsy, full-blooded blasts, but these soon give way to several soft, contemplative ballads.
Saturday 31 August 2013
Coarse, rocking garage blues by three young white blokes with facial hair, recorded in Seattle, suitably enough.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Punk. It’s one of those slightly dodgy fashion trends that rears its head every few years, generally amid much heated ideological debate.
Friday 09 August 2013
Album of the Week: Garage-band and grunge riffs make for raw-boned rock
Friday 12 April 2013
Alice in Chains are taking promo to a whole new level. The American heavy-metal band have produced a polished mockumentary, titled AIC 23, to promote their new album, The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, which is out next month. In the 11-minute film, the four band members talk about the band disguised as spoof musicians, with the help of prosthetics by the Oscar-winning make-up artist Matthew Mungle, who worked on Edward Scissorhands, Bram Stoker's Dracula and Schindler's List.
Friday 08 February 2013
The band are back on tour with a new album
Thursday 27 December 2012
Take inspiration from Sir Cliff for your beauty look this season, with berry lips that are as bold as you like, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Sunday 18 November 2012
Band of the moment Snarky Puppy (a collective from north Texas led by bassist/composer Michael League) aren't just post-jazz: they're post everything.
Thursday 15 November 2012
P David Ebersole, 103mins, NC
Saturday 27 October 2012
Dig out your Doc Martens: grunge is back, with new releases from stalwarts of the scene and a host of young pretenders
Saturday 29 September 2012
This big-budget fantasy avoids Disney sentimentality and merry ditties in favour of Lord of the Rings and Narnia-style action adventure.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Garbage have always been prime sci-fi enthusiasts, so it's apt this comeback album suggests a hiatus spent in a cryogenic freezer.
Saturday 24 December 2011
A study in elegance: Montreal's latest digs
Monday 19 December 2011
Ann Demeulemeester's designs are modern, minimal and monochrome. Harriet Walker talks to the queen of darkness
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'