Dave Grohl Cooks BBQ For Firefighters Tackling California Wildfires

Dave Grohl Cooks BBQ For Firefighters Tackling California Wildfires

California has been devastated by the fires over the past week. The current fires are caused by a combination of climate change and weather conditions. The blaze started last Thursday near Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles north-west of central Los Angeles. The death toll has risen to 31, with over 200 people still missing and with strengthening winds threatening to spread the flames. The fire is forcing massive evacuation – an estimated 250,000 people have…

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Aretha Franklin Documentary To Finally Premiere After 46-Year Wait

Aretha Franklin Documentary To Finally Premiere After 46-Year Wait

A long-awaited Aretha Franklin documentary is finally set to premiere. Over 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film ‘Amazing Grace’ will finally be released, therefore ending one of the longest and most tortured sagas in documentary film. The film, mainly shot by director Sydney Pollack, covers the performance of the Queen of Soul at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles’ Watts neighbourhood in January 1972, where Aretha was…

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Rihanna hits out at Donald Trump

Rihanna hits out at Donald Trump

Rihanna, 30, has hit out at US president Donald Trump over reports that one of her songs was being played at one of his rallies. She described the accident as “tragic”. Philip Rucker, a Washington Post reporter, tweeted that Rihanna’s Don’t Stop The Music was playing at a rally while aides threw free Trump t-shirts into the crowd. Rihanna reacted to the tweet and wrote: “Not for much longer … me nor my people would…

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Pharrell orders Donald Trump to stop playing his music

Pharrell orders Donald Trump to stop playing his music

Pharrell Williams has barred Donald Trump from playing his music at rallies. Pharrell Williams, the American rapper, singer, songwriter andrecord producer, has told US President Donald Trump to stop playing his music at political events. Said warning comes after the US leader attended an event, namely the annual Future Farmers of America Convention and Expo in Indiana on Saturday, where the song ‘Happy’ was played, just hours after 11 people were killed in a mass…

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Frustrated Glastonbury residents demand more local tickets

Frustrated Glastonbury residents demand more local tickets

Glastonbury residents are demanding more ticket allocation for next year’s festival. They think the number of tickets allocated for residents for the 2019 festival has somehow “gone wrong”. Michael Eavis, the English dairy farmer and the creator of the Glastonbury Festival, which takes place at his farm in Pilton, Somerset, had held back a number of full weekend tickets destined to the local people who could not get them when they went on a first sale on…

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Arctic Monkey’s Matt Helders working on solo music

Arctic Monkey’s Matt Helders working on solo music

Earlier this month, Arctic Monkeys‘ drummer Matt Helders revealed he was planning a solo album. “I will do it, I’m just figuring out why”. These days he has spoken again about his ambitions to release a solo record, saying he wants to ‘make a lot of music’ first to justify the record and added that the music he’s been working on sounds like “a John Carpenter kind of thing”. Matt Helders is a drummer and…

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Architects stream emotive new ‘Holy Ghost’ documentary ahead of upcoming album release

Architects stream emotive new ‘Holy Ghost’ documentary ahead of upcoming album release

Architects, the British metalcore band from Brighton, East Sussex, have released an emotive new documentary that shows the band discussing the events that paved the way for the forthcoming release of their eighth studio album, ‘Holy Hell’ which is due on 9 November 2018 / Epitaph Records. The band discuss the aftermath of losing Tom Searle, a founding member, and their understanding that, following his death, “the only path was forward”. On 20 August 2016,…

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Bob Dylan‘s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ to be made into film

Bob Dylan‘s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ to be made into film

Italian Director Luca Guadagnino (‘Suspiria’ and ‘Call me by your name’) is currently adapting Bob Dylan’s album ‘Blood On The Tracks’ into a feature film, namely into a “classic drama” by the Brazilian film company RT Features. “As long time admirers of one of the greatest albums in the history of music, we feel privileged to be making this film,” said RT Features’ chief executive Rodrigo Teixeira. “Our goal is to work with a filmmaker…

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Amy Winehouse hologram tour set for 2019

Amy Winehouse hologram tour set for 2019

An Amy Winehouse hologram tour is in the works and quite likely to happen next year. The show will feature “digitally remastered arrangements of [Winehouse’s] classics” while the hologram “will be backed by a live band, singers and theatrical stagecraft.” The show will “utilise new state-of-the-art proprietary technology” and guarantees an “immersive” venture into Amy’s awesome career. The singer, who passed away in 2011 at the age of 27, will be celebrated in The Amy…

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BBC announce new documentary ‘David Bowie: The First Five Years’

BBC announce new documentary ‘David Bowie: The First Five Years’

The BBC has announced the release of a new David Bowie documentary, entitled ‘The First Five Years’. It is the final film in a trilogy about the artist who died in January 2016 and who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Following on from the 2013 film Five Years (which was about Bowie’s creative peak between ‘Ziggy Stardust’ and the end of his Berlin period), and The…

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