‘Isn’t Mercury a phone company or something, anyway? What’s that got to do with music? We’re banned by them, and do you know why? Because we’re not on Amazon or iTunes. That’s one of the qualifying criteria. You have to have major distribution or be on iTunes or Amazon.’
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Back in 2009, the chain Chipotle was already offering free screenings of ‘Food, Inc.’ to prove it does things differently. This new animated film encourages people to discard the big evil machinery producing processed food, torturing animals and killing the earth and to pick healthier options
Wenner should sell it and go back to doing what he does best: putting Bruce Springsteen at the top of lists
As a multi-racial band our foundation is built upon both diversity and consideration for other cultures. Our intention with our new video was never to offend, hurt or trivialize Native American people, their culture or their history.
You know, this famous intro, this guitar riff followed by this scratching noise, yes it sounds so close it can’t be a coincidence. Of course after these first seconds, the songs have nothing in common, but this was enough to irritate the punk band’s fans, and me included
Just to clarify, it’s not just Elliott’s death. The film’s about an hour and a half, but I would say about fifteen minutes is dedicated to his death. Chiba’s not in the entire film. Most of the film is about his life and his friend’s reactions to his successes and his personality.’
This is just some heavy metal singer in a B level band don’t lose any sleep over it. Imagine revisiting a country you had been to a couple years ago, getting off the plane and being cuffed and carted off for a crime you didn’t even know happened
think about it, does it make sense to write a suicide note addressed to a person who is just there, behind the bathroom door? Is there even another case when someone committed suicide in the presence of another person and nevertheless wrote a suicide note? So weird.
Jennifer Chiba says “she heard a terrible noise coming from the kitchen.” In the police report, she said that it was a scream she heard. On other accounts, she called it a “thud.”
I have to repeat it: he had a normal dose of prescribed meds the day he died, hadn’t drunk any alcohol nor taken any street drugs,… no cold turkey, no overdose and all other stories you may have read or heard are lies.
The Hotline gives free access to lawyers (First Amendment and government access specialists) in California at Bryan Cave, LLP, a major San Francisco-based law firm, ‘for questions about access to government records, to agency and local government meetings and to court documents and proceedings.’
Elliott’s afterlife has never been so uneasy. How many articles do I read which are mentioning his death? A lot! I should say all the articles about Elliott Smith mention his death.The authors talk about ‘murder or suicide’ in the best-case scenario….
So you see it’s a matter of persisitance. Both he and I were kicked out with error for the Izod show yet we just kept trying. C’mon we cant stop scalpers, heck in some cases we need them but really lets not pretend its not obviously a blip on the screen.
“The late ’80s was full of over-produced pop that kids had nothing to grab hold of – they had no way of connecting to this hair metal band singing about strippers in a limousine on Sunset Boulevard.”
‘Our view, in the name of freedom of expression, is that it is shameful to adhere to Christianity or Islam’, and adding that ‘Taake has never been a political band, and we do not encourage either violence or racism.’
Now I’m all for bands using bad words in songs to express a strong emotion. But this band is sponsored by Nick- a children’s channel. They’re supposed to be setting an example and in all of the other versions of the song, it isn’t censored.
‘@SimonCowell you want some Nirvana songs? @JanetJealousy is from sametown as Kurt? I have the perfect idea for that, call me babe.’
‘You weren’t fucking married to him, I was. You didn’t get kicked out of a band by him, like Dave, he did. Go see the fucking Foo Fighters and do that shit.’
They’re hiding behind the charity gig.
morbid but beautifully done compositions.
It’s not a painting
Peter Hook’s statement in response
I want it back
“Everyone thinks Michael Jackson sexually abused me. He never touched me.”
Seriously, look how yummy they are!
so why the big fuss NBC New York
Come on, bands are booked, tickets are sold, I just want it to happen….
someone needs to tell him the flowers don’t whistle and squirrels and rabbits cant talk
she should be thankful for the name check
I hope he finds peace. I wish his family and friends all the best in these very sad times.
The last thing I need is some baked rocker preaching how he found God and mineral water
Chronicles of Puke
I’d be mainlining anti freeze if I had to tour with Slash
atrocities to any life are just that, atrocious.
‘Everyone is gone/Home to oblivion’
It’s really time to seriously investigate this !
promoting himself to no end
Took a year for the ink to dry on the paperwork cuz I’m just hearing of it now.
I can totally relate to my veggie brethren here.
this is one of the three worst projects that I’ve seen in terms of environmental devastation,
…….its a fuckload better than the original versions
When in doubt, blast some Tupac and spread some peace
a Main Man staffer who once worked at Jett’s record label implied the project had her blessing.
don’t even get me started on God hating “fags”.
the pr veneer that covers em like a tapestry of lies is coming unravelled.
What the hell is this?
Moby is going to pass for a snob elitist
The woman is the queen of hot mess.
38 years later he wants his original back