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]

On this day…in 1970

“I wrote it for breakfast, recorded it for lunch and we’re putting it out for dinner.” That’s the way John Lennon told the story of “Instant Karma,” one of his most memorable songs as a solo artist and the third Lennon single to appear before the official breakup of the Beatles. The only exaggeration in … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1979

To the New York City Police Department and Medical Examiner’s Office, he was John Simon Ritchie, a 22-year-old Englishman under indictment for murder but now dead of a heroin overdose in a Greenwich Village apartment. To the rest of the world, he was Sid Vicious, former bassist for the notorious Sex Pistols and the living … [Read the full story]

Keith Richards best ‘fuck-off’ riffs

If rock’n’roll could be turned into flesh and made to walk the earth, it would look and sound a lot like Keith Richards. It’s not the skull ring, the elegantly wasted appearance or the chemically-enchanced bloodstream that does it – although that all helps – but the fact that he has an unerring knack of … [Read the full story]

Edward Furlong is one fucked up ex-child star

Terminator 2 star Edward Furlong has been charged with battery for the second time in a month. The 35-year-old actor is accused of assaulting his girlfriend on November 21, the day before the American Thanksgiving holiday According to court documents, he is accused of inflicting corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition.  It is understood … [Read the full story]

The Smiths won’t be getting back together…yet

JOHNNY MARR seems to have ended hopes that he and Morrissey will re-form The Smiths this year – by starting work on a solo album. The axeman has worked with The Cribs and Modest Mouse in recent years but has only ever had one proper solo release, 2003’s Boomslang. A source said: “The chances of … [Read the full story]

Sydney man on most wanted list

A Sydney man with links to the Comancheros bikie gang is the latest addition to the NSW Police Force’s Most Wanted list. Hakan Ayik, 31, who is also known as Hakan Avik and Joseph Ayuk, is wanted following the issuing of three arrest warrants for charges relating to the supply of a large quantity of … [Read the full story]

The Stone Roses reform

They are regarded as one of the most influential British bands of all time.  It seems apparent The Stone Roses…the pioneers of the fabled Manchester music scene and “Baggy Music” of the late 1980s…are to re-form. According to a number of sources, the band will play two concerts in the band’s home city of Manchester next summer. Major … [Read the full story]

Man imported heroin in fish

A Melbourne fish importer who hid eight kilograms of pure heroin with a maximum street “cap” value of $13.4 million in his legitimate frozen product has pleaded guilty to a charge that carries life imprisonment. The County Court heard that Ngoc Du Le, 59, packed 36 blocks of heroin among nine tonnes of loose fish … [Read the full story]

Mitch Winehouse accuses Blake of killing Amy

He was never a fan of Amy Winehouse’s ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil. But now Mitch Winehouse has come forward to accuse Fielder-Civil of killing his daughter Amy, who died in July. In an emotional interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, set to air in America tonight, Mitch blames Fielder-Civil for first introducing Amy to the drugs which … [Read the full story]

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