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Tuesday 13 December 2011
There’s an understandable perception that Evan Dando blew it.
Sunday 11 December 2011
It's as if poodle rock never went away when Mötley Crüe and the hair metallists get together
Sunday 04 September 2011
Tuesday 31 May 2011
ESPN America’s Michael Kim speaks to, Greg Upchurch the drummer of US band 3 Doors Down about his sport obsession.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
17 years ago today Kurt Cobain took his own life in a suicide that shook not just the music world, but pop culture in general. All this time on, there’s very little to say about Cobain, or indeed Nirvana – the ground breaking grunge rock’n'roll band he fronted – that hasn’t already been said.
Saturday 12 March 2011
When the grunge band Alice In Chains named their 1990 debut EP We Die Young after the eponymous composition by their guitarist and primary songwriter Jerry Cantrell, it proved sadly prophetic.
Sunday 20 February 2011
In the early 1990s, when US guitar rock was at its high watermark, Yuck weren't born.
Friday 04 February 2011
Biffy Clyro are trying to crack America for the second time.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Unearthing began life as a 2006 essay by Watchmen author and comics genius Alan Moore, and has now, with the help of Warp offshoot Lex, developed into "a work of psychogeography" in multi-media form, incorporating photography and a musical backing provided by alt-hip-hop duo Crook & Flail with contributions from Faith No More's Mike Patton, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Godflesh's Justin Broadrick and drummer Zach Hill.
Sunday 15 August 2010
Friday 07 May 2010
"Somehow, some way, this record, unlike Courtney Love's persona for the last decade, isn't a cringe-inducing disaster." - nowtoronto.com
Monday 22 February 2010
Friday 25 September 2009
Commercially, Pearl Jam have followed a fairly steady downward trajectory since the huge success of Ten in 1991, a momentum the band has attempted to arrest by re-positioning itself as the Grateful Dead of Grunge and issuing "official" bootleg recordings of virtually every concert it's played since 2000 – some stretching to double- and triple-album length.
Thursday 18 June 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 3 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 4 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace