CLAWHAMMER Bannerman (Rhythmthod) Three albums into a solo career under the guise of Bannerman, but better known to his mum and friends as Richie Setford, one of New Zealand’s most invigorating and satisfying artists has produced an album that you want to righteously declare belongs in every music collection. Clawhammer features an eclectic cast of characters including Hollie Fullbrook and Alice Crowe and right from the get-go on Another Light lyrics – “these are uncertain times, I have left my courage behind” – that leave you gasping for air.
THE DEVIL PUT DINOSAURS HERE Alice In Chains (Universal) Twenty five plus years on and, in musical terms, Alice In Chains are getting to be dinosaurs. That they’ve survived this long, even after the death of core members Layne Staley and Mike Starr is partly because they are great riff merchants and are a lot closer to being a heavy metal band than their grunge roots might suggest.
A lot of people were disappointed with Star Trek: Into Darkness. The bosses at Paramount Pictures, which bankrolled the movie, were disappointed the movie didn’t score $US100 million in its opening weekend in the US (they had to settle for a meagre $US83 million).
Ashley Green, who played the beloved character or Alice Cullen on the Twilight movie saga, says it will be difficult to return to her normal life after being pampered so much while shooting the films. Most People Would React Differently Most people would love the perks that come with being a star of […]
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Mad cow disease, SARS and now swine flu: some diseases grab the headlines. But thousands of people worldwide suffer from very rare conditions, many of which few people have ever heard of