Jerry Lee Lewis, band-mate killed in shoot-out

A friend of Jerry Lee Lewis and a member of his band was killed in a shootout last week in Memphis. Seventy-year-old bass player BB Cunningham was working as a security guard at an apartment complex when he went to investigate a gunshot noise nearby. Witnesses say they then heard further gunshots and Cunningham, along … [Read the full story]

Olivia Newton-John recorded songs in the nude

When a once-towering pop group is on the verge of splitting up, the words that pass from the lips of the band members are usually safe, unemotional, sterile. Well, they would be. There’s still music to be sold. Listen, we all still love each other. So what if our best friend wants to leave the … [Read the full story]

Mumford and Sons almost finished ‘Sigh No More’

Mumford and Sons have said that they are in the “final stages” of recording the follow-up to their debut album ‘Sigh No More’. The band are set to release the album later this year and their multi-instrumentalist Ben Lovett has said that they are almost finished with it. He said of the album’s progress: “We … [Read the full story]

Dave, you make it easy to take the piss out of you

Dave Grohl from the Poo Fighters has revealed that he wants to record the band’s next album in outer space. The frontman, who confirmed in December 2011 that they would be hitting the studio to work on a new album this year, told MTV that he had been struck by intergalactic inspiration when thinking about … [Read the full story]

Man kills himself after seeing Them Crooked Vultures

A man is believed to have committed suicide because he was suffering from tinnitus for three months after watching a Them Crooked Vultures gig, according to reports. Robert McIndoe, 52, stabbed himself to death because he was unable to sleep due to the constant ringing in his ears after attending a show by the rock … [Read the full story]

Did Beckham make The Stone Roses reunion happen?

Former Manchester United midfielder and ex-England captain David Beckham played a key role in making The Stone Roses reunion happen, according to tabloid reports. Apparently, the footballer is a huge fan of The Stone Roses and apparently repeatedly attempted to persuade bassist Mani and frontman Ian Brown to make a reunion happen. An anonymous source said, … [Read the full story]

Blur are recording a new album

Blur have been meeting up “regularly” and recording again, Damon Albarn has confirmed. In an interview, the Gorillaz man revealed that the Britpop band recorded a spoken word piece with poet Michael Horovitz earlier this year. The track was put together in response to the brief threat that this year’s Notting Hill Carnival would be … [Read the full story]

My Chemical Romance sacked Pedicone for stealing

My Chemical Romance have sacked their drummer Mike Pedicone after he was allegedly caught stealing from the band. The group, who recently headlined the Reading And Leeds Festivals where they performed with Brian May, said they were “heartbroken” after the sticksman was caught “red handed” after their gig in Auburn, Washington on last week. A … [Read the full story]

Up in it to your Elbow-s

It’s a rare band that can give an intimate performance in front of 9,000 people…but Elbow have clearly mastered the skill. Wandering across the stage in Birmingham, England, with a pint in his hand, suited Guy Garvey makes for a charming, cheeky host. Later in the show, he even pauses to pour cocktails for the … [Read the full story]

The Music Industry in WA hasn’t got a clue

Gozzy Rock 2011 came and went…and are we any better endowed with the musical throng from Western Australia? There definitely were a few unexpected pluses, there was a lot of shit and the so called ‘Music Industry’ who judged the competition are out of their tiny minds! It’s no wonder there isn’t really a music … [Read the full story]

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