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Ja Rule on Fyre Festival: ‘I’m Heartbroken at This Moment’

Ja Rule is “heartbroken” following the disastrous first day of the Fyre Festival, a Bahamas-based luxury music festival that he co-created. The rapper promised to issue refunds to festival-goers. He reiterated that Fyre “was not a scam.” Related Fyre Festival Head Billy McFarland: ‘We Were a Little Naive’ [...]

15 Songs That Predicted the L.A. Riots

From N.W.A to Body Count’s “Cop Killer,’ we look back at the songs and groups that called for resistance or spelled out bigoted currents in the U.S. found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/15-songs-that-predicted-1992-la-riots-w479236 Visit our Home Page

Seth Rogen, Lonely Island Making Fyre Festival-Like Film

Following the Fyre Festival fiasco, Seth Rogen revealed that he and the comedy troupe the Lonely Island were secretly working on a movie that shared a similar plot with the canceled fest. Related Fyre Festival Head Billy McFarland: ‘We Were a Little Naive’ [...]

Chuck Schumer Marks Trump’s First 100 Days With Scathing Playlist

New York senator Chuck Schumer marked Donald Trump‘s 100th day as president with a scathing, tongue-in-cheek Spotify playlist. Related 100 WTF Moments From Trump’s First 100 Days From “American carnage” to the “Bowling Green Massacre” to the tweets – oh God, the tweets [...]

Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island tease movie about a festival going ‘horribly wrong’

Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island have taken to Twitter to tease about a new movie they’re making. In his tweet Rogen said the plot is about a festival that goes ‘horribly wrong’. The tweets followed the recent news about Ja Rule’s Fyre Festival, which was postponed after guests arrived to find the festival site unfinished and under-prepared. Fyre Festival was due to [...]

5 Questions for Samantha Bee on Staying Sane in Trump’s America

Even in what could more reasonably be called “normal” years, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner is an odd affair – the D.C. press corps yucking it up and sipping cocktails with the very president they’re tasked with covering. But this year, with Trump skipping the event in favor of throwing a rally, and journalists grappling with reporting on a man [...]

Hacker threatens Orange Is The New Black season five leak

A hacker that claims to have stolen the sixth series of Orange Is The New Black is demanding that Netflix pay an unspecified ransom to stop the whole season being leaked online. The hacker, who goes by the alias The Dark Overload, has already claimed to have uploaded the first episode of the new series to an illegal file-sharing service, Daily [...]

Watch Feist perform ‘Pleasure’ live for first time

Feist performed tracks from her new album ‘Pleasure’ for the first time this week. The singer-songwriter – full name Leslie Feist – performed the new material for the first time at a show at Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church in Toronto. ‘Pleasure’ was released through Universal Records, yesterday April 28. The gig was Feist’s first full live appearance in nearly three years and she [...]


Feist, Gorillaz & Sylvan Esso Ahead Of The Bunch In Albums Of The Week

28 April 2017

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New Music Of The Day: Tove Styrke: ‘Say My Name’

28 April 2017

Tove Styrke is a kind of a big deal. In her native Sweden, her self-titled debut album went platinum and it’s follow up, the low-key superb ‘Kiddo’ in 2015 did similarly well. She might just be one of the biggest pop stars you’ve never heard of. But judging by her new single ‘Say My Name’, that could change in an instant. The [...]

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Scarlett Johansson is going for a drink with a viral lookalike grandmother

28 April 2017

Scarlett Johansson has invited a grandmother that looks like her to drink with her at the premiere of her new movie, Rough Night. A photo recently went viral online after a grandson shared a picture of his 72-year-old grandmother, Geraldine, from when she was younger. “My Grandma Looked Like Scarlett Johansson When She Was Younger,” Denver Dodd wrote. See that photograph below. View post [...]

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Billy Ray Cyrus is changing his name to just Cyrus

28 April 2017

Billy Ray Cyrus wants to change his name to just Cyrus. The ‘90s country singer, actor and father to Miley says he wants to be known simply as Cyrus. Speaking to Rolling Stone, he said: “I always went by Cyrus, and I begged Mercury Records to call me Cyrus in the beginning because that’s what I was comfortable with. “I’m going to the [...]

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Ja Rule apologises for Fyre Festival chaos but denies it was a ‘scam’

28 April 2017

Ja Rule has apologised following the failure of his new “luxury” festival but states: “this is NOT MY FAULT”. Fyre Festival was due to take place this weekend and the weekend after in the Bahamas, with the likes of Major Lazer, Disclosure, Skepta and more booked to perform. Tickets ranged from $1,000 to $12,000 However, the event has been postponed after guests arrived to [...]

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Ridley Scott is convinced aliens are coming for us

28 April 2017

Film director Ridley Scott has admitted that he’s convinced aliens exist and that one day they’ll come for us. The filmmaker is gearing up to release ‘Alien: Covenant’; the sixth movie in the ‘Alien’ sci-fi franchise, next month. Scott said: “I believe in superior beings. I think it is certainly likely. “An expert I was talking to at NASA said to me ‘have [...]

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Media Advisory: ‘Humans of New York’ creator Brandon Stanton to speak at UB April 29

28 April 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Brandon Stanton, founder of the “Humans of New York” project, will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, in Alumni Arena as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series. He replaces actor James Franco, who is unable to appear due to a professional conflict. As the founder of the street portrait blog Humans of New York (HONY), Stanton is [...]

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Las editoriales universitarias españolas se dan cita en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires

28 April 2017

Más de 600 títulos de 35 sellos universitarios se reúnen en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires del 27 de abril al 15 de mayo. found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://secretariageneral.ugr.es/pages/tablon/*/noticias-canal-ugr/las-editoriales-universitarias-espanolas-se-dan-cita-en-la-feria-internacional-del-libro-de-buenos-aires Visit our Home Page

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Calls Marijuana ‘Addictive,’ Won’t Reverse Ban

28 April 2017

Even though a number of states across America have legalized or are in the process of legalizing marijuana for medical or recreational use, it doesn’t appear as though the NFL will change its stance on the drug anytime soon. While speaking on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” on Friday morning, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said marijuana has an “addictive nature” and [...]

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‘The Wall’: Film Review

28 April 2017

Doug Liman’s latest is a decidedly smaller-scale action film that finds a pair of American soldiers, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena, trapped by a sniper in Iraq. The Wall is the anti-American Sniper — and will generate anti-American Sniper-level enthusiasm and box-office. Except for the graphic realism of [...]

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Goldfrapp, Tinashe, & Father John Misty Entertain In Top Music Videos Of The Week- April 28

28 April 2017

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:45:25 Goldfrapp Photos

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Vin Diesel wants a Groot spin off movie

28 April 2017

Vin Diesel has discussed the potential for a spin off movie starring his ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ character, Groot. Diesel, who voices the green superhero in both Guardians of the Galaxy’ films, has said he sees great possibilities for a spin off movie. Groot, who only says three words in the films – “I am Groot” – is the hired muscle and [...]

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Watch Gorillaz perform ‘Let Me Out’ with Pusha T on US TV

28 April 2017

Gorillaz performed ‘Let Me Out’ with Pusha T live on US TV’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night (April 27). Scroll below to watch. ‘Let Me Out’ features on Gorillaz’s new album ‘Humanz’, out today (April 28). The song also features vocals from Mavis Staples, with the singer appearing during the performance in video form. Watch beneath. Rapper Pusha T recently [...]

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Selena Gomez responds to ’13 Reasons Why’ backlash

28 April 2017

Selena Gomez has responded to the backlash faced by controversial new Netflix show 13 Reasons Why. Executive produced by Gomez, 13 Reasons Why launched on the streaming service on March 31. It tells the story of a teenage girl who reveals the reasons she committed suicide through a series of tapes sent to members of her peer group. Recently, an Australian mental health [...]

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Chance, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, and Quavo make appearance in DJ Khaled’s new video

28 April 2017

DJ Khaled has released a new video for his latest single, ‘I’m the One’, and it’s full of familiar faces. Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber and Quavo from Migos all feature in the video, which you can watch below. The short was filmed in an opulent Californian mansion and kicks off with a shot of Khaled and his son on [...]

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Les voyages de la connaissance

28 April 2017

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Expertos en investigación matemática de toda España participan en una jornada científica en la UGR

28 April 2017

La UGR, a través del Instituto Universitario de Matemáticas (IEMath-GR) y la Real Sociedad Matemática Española (RSME) firman un convenio de colaboración para la realización de actividades conjuntas. found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://secretariageneral.ugr.es/pages/tablon/*/noticias-canal-ugr/expertos-en-investigacion-matematica-de-toda-espana-participan-en-una-jornada-cientifica-en-la-ugr Visit our Home Page

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Trump’s Cruel Silence on Turkey

28 April 2017

On April 16th, Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan assumed near-dictatorial control in a narrowly won national referendum. Just over a week later, Erdogan ordered a wave of airstrikes on American-backed Kurdish militia in Iraq and Syria, killing as many as seventy people.  One of the airstrikes hit a small hilltop base in northeastern Syria that I had visited about five months [...]

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‘Below Her Mouth’: Film Review

28 April 2017

Erika Linder and Natalie Krill play two women involved in a steamy affair in April Mullen’s erotic drama. Straight men and gay women will both find much to appreciate in April Mullen’s Canadian indie drama about the romance between a female roofer—yes, that’s right—and the supposedly straight woman she [...]

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Sleep Party People Share "The Missing Steps"

28 April 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:39:46 Sleep Party People are preparing to release their new album, Lingering, due out June 2 2017 through Joyful Noise Recordings. Written, recorded, produced and performed entirely by Danish multi-instrumentalist Brian Batz, the album features [...]

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Watch Chvrches and Kristen Stewart team up for new ‘Down Side of Me’ video

28 April 2017

Kristen Stewart has directed Chvrches‘ new video for a live, reworked version of their track ‘Down Side Me’. The single is being released as part of the ‘7-inches for Planned Parenthood’ series, which sees artists raising money for the organisation. Other artists taking part in the series include Sleater-Kinney, Björk, Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten, Foo Fighters, Mitski, Feist and more. You can see [...]

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The Who’s Roger Daltrey: ‘We don’t know if we’ll ever play again after current tour’

28 April 2017

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has admitted that the band may never tour again after their current run of dates comes to an end. The rock veterans have been touring extensively over the last two years and their final run of dates will see them hold a residency in Las Vegas before hitting the road for a handful of dates in the [...]

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Fall Out Boy discuss ‘extreme’ new single ‘Young And Menace’ and their ‘political’ new album ‘M A N I A’

28 April 2017

Fall Out Boy‘s Pete Wentz has revealed that their new single ‘Young And Menace’ is the ‘wildest’ part of the new album – marrying the ‘personal and the political’. Yesterday saw the band surprise fans with their ambitious new single to launch seventh album ‘M A N I A‘. With a touch of dubstep, ‘Young And Menace’ moves away from the [...]

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The War On Drugs announce 2017 tour including UK dates

28 April 2017

The War On Drugs have announced a tour for later this year, including a series of UK and European dates. The Adam Granduciel-led band earned widespread acclaim for 2014’s breakthrough third album, ‘Lost In The Dream’. They recently shared their new single ‘Thinking Of A Place’, their first new song in three years and a 11-minute track marking Record Store Day 2017. The [...]

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Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke shares new acoustic solo track ‘Yemaya’

28 April 2017

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has shared a new solo track called ‘Yemaya’. Okereke recently announced his first ever solo acoustic tour with dates across Europe this May. ‘Yemaya’ is the first song to be released under the musician’s full name (he had previously gone by the solo moniker Kele). Okereke explains about the song: “In the west African Yoruba religion, Yemaya is the mother [...]

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Peter Eeckhout dans "Les Éclaireurs" sur "La Première"

28 April 2017

L’ULB sur les réseaux sociaux Restez connecté, avec l’ULB! found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://www.ulb.ac.be/actulb/index.php?article=11930 Visit our Home Page

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Hasta el 8 de mayo se pueden solicitar las Ayudas de Carácter Social para estudiantes que cursen Grado o Máster en la UGR

28 April 2017

Destinadas a estudiantes que no disfruten de beca ni ayuda de otro tipo y tengan una situación económica, social o familiar que puede influir en la continuidad de sus estudios. found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://secretariageneral.ugr.es/pages/tablon/*/noticias-canal-ugr/hasta-el-8-de-mayo-se-pueden-solicitar-las-ayudas-de-caracter-social-para-estudiantes-que-cursen-grado-o-master-en-la-ugr Visit our Home Page

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Synthetic gas would cut air pollution but worsen climate damage in China

28 April 2017

To News Archive | Previous by Date | Next by Date Synthetic gas would cut air pollution but worsen climate damage in China Posted April 28, 2017; 09:34 a.m. by Chris Emery for the Office of Engineering Communications Severe air pollution has plagued China’s industrial regions in recent decades, a situation that has received worldwide attention thanks to photos of [...]

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Shortage of essential diphtheria treatment drugs needs international action, experts warn

28 April 2017

International action is needed to tackle a global shortage of medicine which could hinder the ability of doctors to treat diphtheria, experts have warned. There has been a decline in production of one of the only drugs known to treat the disease because there is no financial incentive or market for pharmaceutical companies to produce it, an article in The Lancet [...]

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DJ Khaled Enlists Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne for Jubilant ‘I’m the One’ Video

28 April 2017

DJ Khaled has gotten another all-star team together for his latest single, “I’m the One.” Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne all appear on the song and in the video for the bubbly track. Related Watch DJ Khaled Explain How Infant Son Executive Produced New LP [...]

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Johnny Depp surprises fans at Disneyland

28 April 2017

Johnny Depp surprised fans at Disneyland when he made a surprise appearance as Pirates Of The Caribbean‘s Jack Sparrow. The actor popped up in character waving a sword and shouting to passing visitors on the film ride at the California theme park. You can view footage below. Many fans took to Twitter to post footage and express their delight. One wrote: “I think [...]

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Damon Albarn says he’ll ‘never’ work with Adele

28 April 2017

Damon Albarn has spoken out to reveal that he’ll ‘never’ collaborate with Adele. The pair famously attempted to work together on Adele’s record-breaking 2015 album, ’25’ – but it ultimately came to nothing. Albarn told The Sun at the time: “Adele asked me to work with her and I took the time out for her… Will she use any of the stuff? [...]

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Listen to author Daniel Rachel and Billy Bragg discuss new Rock Against Racism book ‘Walls Come Tumbling Down’

28 April 2017

A podcast featuring Billy Bragg and award winning author Daniel Rachel has been posted online. The audio focuses on Rachel’s new book Walls Come Tumbling Down which consists of new conversations with over 100 contributors, including Pauline Black, Bragg, Jerry Dammers, Phill Jupitus, Neil Kinnock, Linton Kwesi-Johnson, Tom Robinson, Clare Short, Tracey Thorn commenting on the rise and fall of three key movements of the [...]

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Fyre Festival: Is this the worst ‘luxury’ festival of all time?

28 April 2017

Picture the scene. You’re pretty well off, and you fancy a festival this summer. Couldn’t get Glastonbury tickets, and Reading and Leeds is a bit, erm, dirty for you. You want to watch some of music’s biggest names, in a bit of style and a bit of luxury. Fyre Festival, then, the ‘luxury festival’ starring Major Lazer, Disclosure, Skepta and [...]

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Phoenix share ‘J-Boy’ track and announce new album

28 April 2017

Phoenix have returned with ‘J-Boy’, the first track from their upcoming sixth album ‘Ti Amo’. The French four-piece teased their return in November 2016 by cryptically updating social media pages. Taken from a new full-length out June 9 2017, ‘J-Boy’ is their first new material since 2013 album ‘Bankrupt!’ Listen below. In a press release, Phoenix say the new 10-track album contains [...]

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Concesión a Arenas del Rey del certificado de “Municipio Gastrosaludable”

28 April 2017

Como resultado del estudio realizado por el Seminario de Estudios Gastronómicos y Enológicos de la Universidad de Granada (SEGE). found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://secretariageneral.ugr.es/pages/tablon/*/noticias-canal-ugr/concesion-a-arenas-del-rey-del-certificado-de-municipio-gastrosaludable Visit our Home Page

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Hear Buckingham McVie’s Bubbly New Song ‘Feel About You’

28 April 2017

Fleetwood Mac‘s Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham show off their still-potent songwriting chemistry on “Feel About You,” the latest track to be unveiled from their forthcoming debut album as a duo. Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie will be released on June 9th. “Feel About You” is a bubbly pop-rock song similar to much of McVie’s solo work and the material she wrote and [...]

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Ed Sheeran reveals his role in ‘Game Of Thrones’ and discusses film project

28 April 2017

Ed Sheeran has revealed the nature of his role in the upcoming ‘Game Of Thrones’ season seven, as well as discussing future projects in film and with Taylor Swift. Last month, producers confirmed that the ‘Shape Of You’ singer would be making a cameo in the hit fantasy show – partly to surprise actress and super-fan Maisie Williams. Now in conversation with [...]

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Harry Styles: ‘Gay rights are fundamental, not political’

28 April 2017

Harry Styles has spoken out in support of gay rights. The former One Direction singer said that he sees gay rights as of central importance, rather than something that should be used for political gain and control. In an interview with French talk show Quotidien, which you can watch below, when asked about gay rights, he said: “That doesn’t feel like politics to me. Stuff [...]

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‘Rogue One’ creator is working on another ‘Star Wars’ spin off

28 April 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story creator John Knoll has revealed that he is working on a new pitch for a spin-off movie. The pitch could result in a new film joining the anthology series which will see a Han Solo movie released in 2018. During a Rogue One super session as part of the National Association of Broadcasters Show, Knoll told The Hollywood [...]

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A foolproof guide to King Krule’s many side-projects

28 April 2017

Framed by the breathy drawl and aggressively twanged guitars of its creator, King Krule’s 2013 debut album ‘6 Feet Beneath The Moon’ was an instant indie classic. So unmistakable was the record’s vibe, you’d be forgiven for thinking its signature sound was the redheaded wunderkind’s sole calling card. Really though, he’s spinning more plates than a Britain’s Got Talent hopeful. With [...]

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Katy Perry and Migos’ sex-obsessed ‘Bon Appétit’ is a recipe for greatness

28 April 2017

Has a sexual innuendo ever been less subtle than Katy Perry’s ‘Bon Appetit’? “Got me spread like a buffet / Bon appétit, baby,” goes the chorus. Thinking hats at the ready. God knows what she’s on about. “Appetite for seduction / Fresh out the oven / Melt in your mouth kind of lovin’.” Nope. No idea. Thankfully Offset from Migos [...]

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HERA Awards 2017 : 4 étudiants de l’ULB mis à l’honneur

28 April 2017

L’ULB sur les réseaux sociaux Restez connecté, avec l’ULB! found for you by the Independence News Desk at http://www.ulb.ac.be/actulb/index.php?article=11927 Visit our Home Page

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La hierba del suelo del olivar aumenta la capacidad del ecosistema como sumidero de CO2

28 April 2017

El cultivo de olivar se enfrenta actualmente a numerosos problemas ambientales, debido a la aplicación de prácticas agrícolas convencionales como la eliminación de la cubierta vegetal, el arado intensivo o la utilización de plaguicidas y fertilizantes químicos. Una investigación de la UGR pretende revertir el papel de la agricultura como fuente de CO2 y contribuir [...]

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‘Casting JonBenet’: Inside Unconventional Doc About Unsolved Child Murder

28 April 2017

There’s not much left to say about the 1996 murder of JonBenét Ramsey – but that hasn’t stopped people from talking about it. Though the brutal, unsolved murder of the six-year-old pageant queen has been a cultural fixation for more than 20 years, the anniversary last December saw a surge of books, movies, and TV series rehashing theories about who was [...]

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Dave Grohl’s mum on what it was like bringing up the rock legend

28 April 2017

Behind every rock god there’s a devoted mother trying to get strange stains out of leather trousers. Yet, on her regular tours with Foo Fighters, Virginia Hanlon Grohl never seemed to run into any of the other rock stars’ mums. So she set out to interview them, telling the stories of the mothers of R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe, Dr Dre, Rage [...]

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Mike Myers wants to do another ‘Austin Powers’ movie

28 April 2017

Mike Myers has admitted that he would love to do another Austin Powers movie. The actor released three spy spoof movies in the series between 1997 and 2003. They were created as a ”tribute” to Myers’ father who passed away in 1991. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Myers said: ”After my dad died in 1991, I was taking stock of his influence on [...]

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Sälen: The UK’s most explicit pop act might just be one of the most exciting

28 April 2017

Hiding underneath Sälen’s sugary sweet electropop is a fierce NSFW streak. In the video for 2016 single ‘Copper Kiss’ they writhe around with a load of venomous snakes, and their lyrics tend to feature sordid tales of bedroom shenanigans (‘Copper Kiss’ again) or straight up telling haters to go suck a d**k (‘Pretty, Fake’). They may well be the most [...]

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Blink 182 release the ‘strangest song they have ever recorded’

28 April 2017

Blink 182 have shared a new track which the band have dubbed the “strangest song they have ever recorded”. ‘6/8’ is taken from the deluxe edition of their latest album ‘California’, which is due out on May 19. It will come with 11 new tracks along with an acoustic version of the single ‘Bored To Death’ and the original album. The LP was [...]

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11 things we learned from Matty Healy’s in-depth and revealing Zane Lowe interview

28 April 2017

It’s only been just over a year since The 1975 released their phenomenal, world-conquering second album ‘I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It‘, yet we’re already knee-deep in conversation about its follow-up. Get ready for a whole new bunch of information to salivate over, as band leader Matty Healy joined Zane [...]

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