A sideways look at the world of music
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Friday 09 December 2011
Drums - John Bonham
For the fact that he was such a musical badass, inventive, intense and our drummer, Matt, will have a real problem with me if I pick another drummer that's not Bonham.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
The veteran musician can't understand why some bands refuse to endorse products and with his own group putting their name to over 3,000 different ventures, he believes they have properly embraced the spirit of the "music business".
Sunday 04 September 2011
Friday 22 July 2011
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Motley Crue's Tommy Lee thinks creating albums "makes no sense".
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Johnny Depp surprised fans at an intimate Alice Cooper gig in London, when he appeared on stage to play guitar with the legend.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Kings of Leon say their band is exactly like being in 'Spinal Tap'.
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.
Friday 27 May 2011
Monday 23 May 2011
Tonight is Queens of the Stone Age founder Josh Homme's birthday, causing a display of rare celebratory behaviour from the usually distant frontman. "I am 12 years old," he deadpans, as if remembering the age of the little-heard album he is revisiting on this tour.
Monday 07 February 2011
The rock guitarist Gary Moore, famed for his fretwork with the legendary Irish band Thin Lizzy, died yesterday while on holiday on the Costa del Sol.
Friday 28 January 2011
KISS will release their 20th studio album this year.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Queens Of The Stone Age's new album is inspired by the blues.
Monday 17 January 2011
Friday 26 November 2010
"You can shout abuse if you want," offers Cherry Ghost's Simon Aldred. "It's kind of what we're used to." Predictably, his 2008 Ivor Novello Best Contemporary Song award has not gone to the head of a man who looks ready to flinch reflectively from praise. The self-deprecation keeps coming: on learning that the audience for this intimate showcase gig are competition-winners, he sympathises: "And we're the prize!"
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 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 3 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 4 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 5 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama