Lawn Bowls Record broken, when no record existed

Cloncurry Lawn Bowls Club manager Shayne Barwick started on Friday morning and rolled his last ball yesterday, enduring 73 hours of playing. He originally read that was the world record and announced his bid, but later realised that no record currently exists. Mr Barwick is confident raising $20,000 for a verandah over the club’s disability ramp. “I’ve … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1878

The technology that made the modern music business possible came into existence in the New Jersey laboratory where Thomas Alva Edison created the first device to both record sound and play it back. He was awarded U.S. Patent No. 200,521 for his invention…the phonograph…on this day in 1878. Edison’s invention came about as spin-off from … [Read the full story]

The Stalking Cat dies at 54

Some say he was eccentric, others say he was crazy, but the man who earned a Guinness World Record for extreme body modifications to look like a tiger has died. Dennis Avner, a US Navy veteran better known by his Native American name Stalking Cat, was 54. The man with overgrown fingernails, fangs and a … [Read the full story]

New material in the offing from Nine Inch Nails

There is some new material coming from Nine Inch Nails, according to the band’s frontman Trent Reznor. When asked if he’d be making any more music with Nine Inch Nails, he responded: “All signs point to yes… Yeah, there will be new music. There are some things in the works.” He also discussed the possibility … [Read the full story]

My Bloody Valentine record new album and tour

My Bloody Valentine have announced a headlining slot at Japan’s Tokyo Rocks festival in May 2013, where they will be playing exclusive material from a brand new album. The album, the very-long-awaited follow-up to 1991’s classic ‘Loveless’, has been 21 years in the making. It will be released on frontman Kevin Shields’ website before 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]

Adele will spit in her dad’s face if she sees him

Adele has vowed to spit in her dad’s face if she ever sees him again. The ’21’ singer, who has just moved into a $11 million mansion, has said that she was no longer interested in having a relationship with her father Mark Evans, who sold a story on her to The Sun last year discussing his … [Read the full story]

Neil Young ‘angry’ with 21st century music

Neil Young has hit out at the sound quality of 21st century recorded music, revealing that listening to it makes him “angry”. The Canadian singer songwriter, who released his 33rd studio album ‘Le Noise’ in 2010, has said that the sound quality of music is the “worst sound we’ve ever had”. He said: “I’m finding … [Read the full story]

If you understand ‘Lulu’…then you’re on drugs

Trivium bassist Paolo Gregoletto has spoken about his band’s reaction when they heard Lou Reed and Metallica’s collaboration album ‘Lulu’, saying that he reckons you “must be on drugs” if you think you understand the record. The album, which is based around German playwright Frank Wedekind and his play in 1913 about the life of an abused dancer, … [Read the full story]

Benji Marshall set to break pointscoring record

Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall looks set to break the Club’s pointscoring record against Parramatta at the Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday, August 21. Marshall needs 4 more points to break the record held by 2005 premiership wining team-mate Brett Hodgson of 786 points. Hodgson set the record in 102 games through 38 tries and … [Read the full story]

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