M B V's Kevin Shields To The Mercury Prize Winners: 'God Help Whoever Wins. There are Sinister Forces At Work'
‘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.’
Chipotle, Corporate Food And Fiona Apple? How Did This Happen?
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
What Should We Do With The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
Wenner should sell it and go back to doing what he does best: putting Bruce Springsteen at the top of lists
No Doubt Has Pulled Their Native-American-Offending Video For 'Looking Hot' From YouTube
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.
One Direction Admit Copying… The Clash?
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
A Gil Reyes Interview That Discusses Elliott's Death Once Again
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.’
Randy Blythe 'Bail Denied'
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
A Few more Things About Elliott Smith's Death
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.
Memory Lane: An Unjustified Murder, Elliott Smith
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.”
What The Toxicology Report Says About Elliott Smith's Mysterious Death.
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 LAPD Cannot Be Compelled To Release Information About Elliott Smith's case.
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.’
Why is the Elliott Smith's mystery a dead end?
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.
Grohl On Rock: 2012 Is 1991
“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.”
Spellemannprisen Nominates Taake Despite Anti Islam Statements
‘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.’
Big Time Rush, Cursing To Children
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.
Courtney Love offering up Nirvana Songs To X Factor
‘@SimonCowell you want some Nirvana songs? @JanetJealousy is from sametown as Kurt? I have the perfect idea for that, call me babe.’
Courtney Love, The Never Ending Nightmare
‘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.’
Peter Hook getting angry at New Order
They’re hiding behind the charity gig.
the new Marilyn Manson album and at an opening of an art exhibit
morbid but beautifully done compositions.
portrait of John Lennon made of bullet cassings.
It’s not a painting
Peter Hook Responds To New Order Without Him
Peter Hook’s statement in response
the Sunset Junction Fair
I want it back
A Reader Comment on Gene Simmons Removal from Michael Jackson Tribute
“Everyone thinks Michael Jackson sexually abused me. He never touched me.”
The Ripple Effect: Sunset Junction Cancellation, Art Brut
Seriously, look how yummy they are!
Explosions in the sky and 9/11
so why the big fuss NBC New York
the city of LA denying the permits for the Sunset Junction Fair
Come on, bands are booked, tickets are sold, I just want it to happen….
Gary Numan: "Everyone in Santa Monica is Friendly"
someone needs to tell him the flowers don’t whistle and squirrels and rabbits cant talk
Mr 305 gets sued by Lindsey Lohan
she should be thankful for the name check
Kiss being removed from the lineup for the Michael Jackson's tribute concert
I hope he finds peace. I wish his family and friends all the best in these very sad times.
Rock and Roll and Too Much Information
The last thing I need is some baked rocker preaching how he found God and mineral water
Kings of Leon: How long will your fan 'family' put up with your crap?
Chronicles of Puke
"We Text", Velvet Revolver & Scott Wieland
I’d be mainlining anti freeze if I had to tour with Slash
Morrissey Nuggetts to Norway
atrocities to any life are just that, atrocious.
Elliott Smith and Samuel Beckett
‘Everyone is gone/Home to oblivion’
Edge Avoids Taxes
It’s really time to seriously investigate this !
Craig Owens should make up his mind: Are you in a Band or A Solo Wanna be?
promoting himself to no end
Tyson Ritter Whipped his Can at the Crowd
Took a year for the ink to dry on the paperwork cuz I’m just hearing of it now.
Morrissey: Wont Play If He Smells Burning Flesh
I can totally relate to my veggie brethren here.
The Edge (U2) losing his fight for his Malibu project
this is one of the three worst projects that I’ve seen in terms of environmental devastation,
Runaways Tribute, Court Battles and Cancer Cures
…….its a fuckload better than the original versions
Tupac Shakur 40th Birthday / Man confesses to involvement in '94 shooting and robbery
When in doubt, blast some Tupac and spread some peace
Joan Jett Got a Lawyer
a Main Man staffer who once worked at Jett’s record label implied the project had her blessing.
Taking Back Sunday- and taking back what's been said
don’t even get me started on God hating “fags”.
Instant Karma And All Bad For U2 And Coldplay
the pr veneer that covers em like a tapestry of lies is coming unravelled.
Cinderella VIP Packages
What the hell is this?
Moby says Ke$ha, Rihanna, Britney Spears… are not music
Moby is going to pass for a snob elitist
Courtney Love lifts up the sheets and stoops to new low
The woman is the queen of hot mess.
Give it Back Honky Cat
38 years later he wants his original back