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]

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]

Pete Doherty sings French with unknowns, Dandies

French band called Dandies have recorded an obscure duet with Pete Doherty. Doherty sings in French, apparently for the first time on record, on the band’s new single ‘L Comme Liaison’. Doherty doesn’t appear in the video. Dandies posted a photo of themselves with Doherty on their Facebook page on March 17 as a “souvenir” … [Read the full story]

Pete Doherty fucked up with Charlotte Gainsbourg

Pete Doherty has said he regrets revealing an alleged fling with French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg. The move comes after the former Libertines man had said earlier this year he enjoyed a brief love affair with Gainsbourg while they filmed the movie ‘Confession Of A Child Of The Century’. He claimed the daughter of famed musician … [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]

The ‘yet-to-be-heard’ Kurt Cobain demos

Former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson has revealed that Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain had recorded a whole album’s worth of solo demos before he died in 1994, which no-one has ever heard. Erlandson, who was speaking to US TV station Fuse, said that Cobain was heading in “a really cool direction” and that the solo album … [Read the full story]

Gaz from Supergrass glad to be solo

Former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes has said that he is relieved to have gone solo and doesn’t miss being in a band. Coombes is set to release his debut solo album ‘Here Come The Bombs’ on May 21, with a single ‘Hot Fruit’, preceeding it on May 14. The track is his first new material … [Read the full story]

Even Liam says Noel’s shit without him

Liam Gallagher has again claimed that Oasis will reform in the future – once his brother Noel Gallagher realises “he’s not that good” without him. The Beady Eye frontman had previously suggested that the group could reunite in 2015 for the 20th anniversary of their seminal album ‘What’s The Story (Morning Glory)’, only for Noel … [Read the full story]

Noel Gallagher’s lost without his little brother

Noel Gallagher has apologised to his brother Liam after claims that Oasis pulled out of V Festival in 2009 because the younger sibling had a hangover. Liam was considering legal action because the comments were “way beyond rock’n’roll banter and questioned my professionalism.” However, Noel admitted in a webchat earlier this week, “For the record, it … [Read the full story]

Johnny Marr still knocking out tunes

Guitar hero Johnny Marr of the legendary 80’s band, The Smiths, was 47 last month. Born John Martin Maher to Irish parents in Manchester co-founded The Smiths with singer Morrissey in 1982. Aas Smiths co-writer, Marr has penned classics such as, ‘There is a light that never goes out’, ‘This Charming Man’ and ‘Big Mouth … [Read the full story]

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