On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees: Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and the Everly Brothers. Since then, the Hall has added a new class of inductees each year, expanding by January 2008 … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1968…Led Zeppelin cometh

Within a year, they’d be big. Within two, they’d be huge. And within three, they’d be the biggest band in the world. But on December 30, 1968, the quartet of British rockers called Led Zeppelin, were preparing for their fifth-ever gig in the United States were using propane heaters to keep themselves and their equipment … [Read the full story]

Did George Michael die of a heroin overdose?

George Michael, dead at the age of 53. According to UK newspapers, George has been battling with heroin addiction. He had been rushed into hospital over the last year on several occasions being treated for heroin over-usage. George has been plagued by the press for years regarding his health, HIV and AIDS. In 2011, ex-partner … [Read the full story]

Why do Mods hate The Beatles?

Well, I get tired of hearing all this old nonsense about how so many Mods don’t like The Beatles. I’ve been a Mod for the last 30 years or so and I love The Beatles as much as I love the Small Faces. I don’t say that everyone has to like The Beatles but I … [Read the full story]

Foos think they suck…and they could be right

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters has said that he and his band think they “suck”. The frontman also said that Foo Fighters are a “really simple band” and that they still feel like the “five dorks” that they were when the band formed. Speaking to Billboard, Grohl said: “You have to understand, we’re a really … [Read the full story]

Technical musicans are fucking clueless

It’s just a long, long argument that goes on, and will go on until the dawn of time. This argument will go on because music is down to what one likes…what one gets. Basically, some music is great because you get it, some music is great because you’re brain-washed and some music is great because … [Read the full story]

Ruby and Jessica in erotic Veronicas new video

Girlfriends Ruby Rose and Jessica Origliasso have been filmed together having a bath for the steamy new Veronicas music video. They play lovers in The Veronicas new single ‘On Your Side’. Ruby and Jessica dated each other back in 2008, but have been dating again for the last month or so. They are reportedly in … [Read the full story]

Billy Corgan grapples for his money

Smashing Pumpkins front-man Billy Corgan is a massive fan of professional wrestling. While SP fans await a possibility of a band reunion, Billy’s interest’s lay elsewhere. He has put a fair amount of money into America’s second biggest wrestling organisation, the TNA (Total Non-stop Wrestling). The TNA have been losing a lot of their wrestlers … [Read the full story]

Roger Daltrey wins Music Industry award

The Who singer, Roger Daltrey, 72, was presented an award at the 25th Music Industry Trusts Gala Ceremony in London for his outstanding contribution to the music and entertainment industry, as well as the work he does for several charities. Daltrey said, “It’s great to be honoured by my friends and colleagues in the music industry in … [Read the full story]

Bad Manners…are just plain, old Bad

Where to begin……….? I was working up the Top End in the Territory and a friend got a ticket for me to watch Bad Manners in Perth at the Rosemount, which is a great little venue. There was a support band playing (I can’t remember their name) who were a ska band, and they had … [Read the full story]

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